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1 Ancient Order of Hibernians Patrick Torphy Division

2 Who is the AOH? Oldest Irish Catholic Organization in the US Friendship, Unity, Christian Charity Help Sick Feed the Hungary Homeless Wounded Soldiers Catholic Church Clergy The Polar Plunge Helps Catholic Schools Raised over $550,000 in first 7 years Last Year $135,000 Provide Opportunities for Students Attend Stay in Catholic Schools Infrastructure Projects

3 Why is the Plunge Good for Schools? You keep 100% of what you raise! The AOH pays all of the Expenses Creates excitement in your school Day of Catholic Unity

4 Itinerary January 12th, Sunday 9:30 Members arrive for Setup 10:30 Registration Opens 11:30 Controlled Chaos Opens 12:30 Registration Closes 12:30 Pipers Warm Up/Begin 12:45 People Movement 1:00 Plunge Takes Place (12:55) 1:15 Around the House Open 3:00 Presentations 3:30Raffle Drawings

5 Polar Plunge Information Sources How Can Schools Get The Word Out School Websites Church Bulletins School Handouts Signs in School Telephone Messaging PTA Meetings

6 Collecting Pledges Pledge Checks must be made out to the SCHOOLS Collect and Batch At Schools (Avoid Cold Feet including Pledge Forms The Pledge Forms MUST be submitted with the amount collected. Monies Received during/after the Plunge should be made out directly to the Schools. No Pre-Registration Night Plunge Day Registration by Jan 12 th 12:30 PM, In Water by 1:00 New

7 Sponsorship Collection All Sponsorships Must Be Received by December 15th (T-Shirt Printing, Create Signage) Sponsorship Evidence Must Be Received in Advance; Separate from the Pledge Receipts Sponsorship Recognition More Announcements On Screen Advertising Follow-up Irish Festival Invitations

8 Who Are the Schools Participating Schools Cardinal McCarrick CBA Holy Family Lakewood Immaculate Conception Mater Dei Mother Teresa Notre Dame Sacred Heart St. Ann’s Parish St. James St. Mary’s New Monmouth St. Rose of Lima St. Aloysius St. Leo All Saints Hudson Catholic RBC St. Benedicts St. Catherine’s Lakewood St. Jerome’s St. John Vianney Colonia St. John Vianney HS Holmdel St. Veronica

9 School Reps Each school must have one key contact Funnel for Plunge Info Create School Plunge Committee Foster School Involvement Maximize Opportunity

10 How It Works AOH Raises Funds To Cover Costs Hibernian Activities T-Shirts Promotional Items Pub Crawl Sponsorships Raffles Schools Raise Funds To Fund Tuition Assistance Programs, School Project, Infrastructure, Sports Teams Pledges Sponsors Parish Collections In School Event Challenges

11 Work The Sponsorships Sponsorships Added To School Totals Last Year Individual Sponsorships $5,000 (1) $1,000 (3) Smaller Sponsorships Add Up! The Schools Keep Their Sponsor Money

12 Maximizing Your Plunge Get People Behind A Project Give Prizes for Pledges over $100 Encourage larger Pledge Amounts Class Rewards for Participation Schools Rewards for Participation Dress Down Day Homework Passes Penny Races Dine for Dollars

13 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 Each School Received 100% +of what they contributed What do the Hibernians Get? Unity, Friendship, Christian Charity 2008 AOH National Charity Award We get a great day with you

14 AOH Polar Plunge January 12, 2014

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