About the Fair Our Back-to-School Fair is a way to welcome students and families to a new school year, spread awareness about foster children, provide.
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About the Fair Our Back-to-School Fair is a way to welcome students and families to a new school year, spread awareness about foster children, provide access to community resources and have fun at the same time. This year our Back-to-School Fair will benefit Foster Kids Charity, a non profit organization with a mission to provide clothing, toys & nutritious food to foster children in the state of Texas. About 500 students, parents and community members are expected to attend to discover the many resources that the DFW community has to offer. Advance funds and donations from area businesses and organizations help make the fair possible.
Entertainment The Critter Man: Live furry animal show (10 am -11 am) A Bounce House Arts & crafts Ice Cream Face painting Free hair cuts Free eye/hearing tests Free back packs & school supplies Raffle Mavs Man Radio Channels such as 94.5 and 97.9 FM
What You May Win in the Raffle $100 Gift Certificate: “Learn how to Skate” 2 Free Movie Tickets Free dinner for two certificate at local restaurant $50 Gas Card
What impact will the fair have on students and parents in North Dallas? The Back-to-School Fair is an important way to bring families together to celebrate the beginning of the new school year. It is also to learn about programs and services that support awareness and can make the world a better place. Families who have attended the fair appreciate how the school system, community organizations and businesses join together to support parents, students and fosters.
Who supports the Back-to- School Fair? The fair would not be possible without the support and collaboration of government agencies, local businesses and individuals. Donation of money, services or supplies help make the fair a success.
How can I participate in the Back-to-School Fair? You can participate in the fair in the following ways: Make a financial contribution Donate a product or service for the prize drawings Donate backpacks Volunteer to help on the day of the fair
How do I donate backpacks or an item/service for the prize drawings? Please complete and submit an online participation form, or print the form and mail it to Foster Kids Charity, 12830 Hillcrest Rd #111 Dallas Texas 75230online participation form
Are donations tax deductible? Yes, your donations to the Back-to-School Fair are considered a charitable contribution. You will receive a letter that includes the Foster Kids Charity Inc. employer identification number for your tax-exempt contribution.
Why Should I Donate? The Back-to-School Fair is an annual event presented by Foster Kids Charity, with key support from businesses, community organizations and individuals. This year, as families continue to face economic challenges, we want every child who visits the fair to go home with a backpack. Your contributions are essential in helping us meet this goal. Funds are also greatly needed to support our charity mission. Donations will go towards purchasing clothing and items in need for children in Foster care. In addition to funding, donors may wish to contribute door prizes or offer children’s activities. A range of sponsorship levels is available. In gratitude for your support of our students and the Back-to-School Fair, donors will be recognized in a variety of ways.
Recognition for Donors Gold ($1,000-$3000) Special thank-you announcement onstage Commemorative plaque Name, Logo and info about the organization listed in the Back-to-School Fair program Recognition on the Foster Kids Charity website Thank you letter Silver ($500 - $999) Name, Logo and info about the organization listed in the Back-to-School Fair program Commemorative plaque Recognition on the Foster Kids Charity website Thank you letter
Recognition for Community / Individual Donors Friend (under $500) Name of the organization listed in the Back- to-School Fair program Recognition on the Foster Kids Charity website Thank you letter
How will the community know of my donation? Names of our business and community partners will be listed on the Foster Kids Charity website and in the program. We are inviting local news channels to feature our event. Upon their agreement, we will take this opportunity to thank donors properly.
Date: August 13, 2011 Time: 9:30 am – 11:30 am Location: Campbell Green Recreation Center, 16600 Park Hill Drive, Dallas TX, 75248. Remember: All contributions are tax deductible. Foster Kids Charity Inc. Employee Identification Number: 35-240-9387