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Ultimate Donation List

9 years 2 months ago #167285 by Fundraiser mom
Replied by Fundraiser mom on topic Ultimate Donation List
To husky Pride: I think Disney will donate in 2-consecutive years, as long as the event is at least 1 calendar year apart. We received last year and this year from them. Check your event dates. Unless the guidelines have changed?
9 years 2 months ago #167281 by HuskyPride
Replied by HuskyPride on topic Ultimate Donation List
We have actually had the most luck with local businesses, some local boutiques donated really nice auction baskets, and since we live in an area that is still very much under construction, we got sizable donations from most of the area home builders too. We were turned down by Disney this year because we got tickets last year.

We did have an offer of a cruise at one point that disappeared when I asked for something in writing to make sure we marketed it accurately. I eventually looked into the company that had offered it and was glad that they didn't follow through on their promise because it could have been a real nightmare if it had gone as badly as I think it might have.
9 years 2 months ago #167265 by jdietrich
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Thank you so much for the suggestions! This sight is great. Being a newbie is tough, but this group has made it a little easier. Thank you again!
9 years 2 months ago #167261 by Anonymous
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I have secured lodging at a B&B in metro Louisville that the owner is willing to let me trade for a city that I have attraction tickets for: Orlando, DC, NY, or Chicago. If anyone wants to create a Derby package & can trade, please notify me.

For Baltimore, have you tried Medieval Times, Reginald Lewis museum, River & Trail Outfitters, Rockville ice rink, Smithsonian IMAX, Studio theatre,Synetic theatre, Terrapin adventures,Tonic restaurant, Trapeze school, Watermark cruise,Wolf Trap, Puppet company (echo MD), Potomac grill, Potomac pizza, Montgomery parks (ask for canoe passes), Luray caverns, Imagination Stage, Dance Place, Center Stage, American visionary art museum, Cocova,

For Wisc: Try Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark, Unger eye care, & Milo's sandwiches, both Blue Harbor Resort & spa and Kalahari resort will sell you discounted certificates

Northern Ohio: African Safari Wild Park in Port Clinton, Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park
9 years 2 months ago #167259 by Anonymous
Replied by Anonymous on topic Ultimate Donation List
Just wondering what you put down as a value for signed items, like the Jan Brett poster or a Sports team signed photo? Thanks!
9 years 2 months ago #167258 by Lee Vecchiarello
Replied by Lee Vecchiarello on topic Ultimate Donation List
We just received a gift card donation from Plymouth Cards, www.plymouthcards.com. Our group works with students on the spectrum and so this company likes to support special needs organizations/schools. They don't have the info on their website, just fundraising, so we just emailed them on their contact form.
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