Saturday, March 27, 2010

Valentine's Dance Fundraiser a sucess!

(a note from our current MOMS Club President) 
Congratulations on a fun and successful Valentine's Dance!  Aside from lots of positive feedback, here are some awesome numbers for you:
* 32 Members attended, bringing with them 40 children, and 13 other family members
* 78 Guests from our community were counted at the event, for
* A total attendance of 163
* Over 85 hours were volunteered by members the day of the event, plus countless more beforehand in planning, preparations, errands, and in our sweet-smelling kitchens
* DJ services by DJ Jazzy Jesse, 50 helium balloons from Trader Joe's, and $20 in paper products from Kroger, were all provided free of charge
* $305.00 was raised at the door in admissions and donations for Rejoice Ministries
* $173.65 was raised through the Bake Sale for Rejoice Ministries, for a
* Total donation to provide free dance costumes for Rejoice students of $478.65!
It completely warms my heart that our mommas came together to pull off a fantastic event, stepping up to fill all of the volunteer positions we requested, and working together admirably, drawing on our different strengths, to create a fun and festive event celebrating the day of love with our dear children.