Fundraising

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The goal: to raise $20,000 in 24 hours.

One Day: May 6, 2014

With the help of generous sponsors, the Ann Arbor Community Foundation will be providing $500,000 in matching funds for 50 local nonprofits.

AAACF will match 1:1 every dollar raised by Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels up to $10,000, making it possible for to raise $20,000 or more in one day to help us keep the “Wheels under their Meals”.

The online giving event is being hosted at www.givelocalannarborarea.org– a website powered by Kimbia, Inc.

During 24 hours on May 6, 2014 anyone, no matter where you live, can give with an online donation to any one of the participating nonprofits atwww.givelocalannarborarea.org. The minimum donation is $10. Donors can opt to give via check or cash directly to YMOW by May 1st, 2014 and the donation will be recognized on the Give Local day.

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Breakfast at the Farmstead – Sunday May 25th

feral_foods_csaJoin us at feral foods CSA  as they open their doors in benefit of YMOW. Come on out Sunday May 25th, 2014 from 8 am – noon.

Head out to the Farm and meet your fellow community members to enjoy a hearty vegetarian breakfast made from all local ingredients!  Suggested cash donations for adults are $12-$15 and $5-$10 for kids!

If you are planning on enjoying some delicious food- please RSVP at  http://tinyurl.com/localbreakfast

 

Color Run Ypsilanti –  Saturday June 21st, 2014

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Volunteers Needed … For every volunteer YMOW enlists for the Color Run we receive a $25 donation, which will feed a homebound Senior for one week.

This year the Color Run will be held in downtown Ypsilanti on Saturday June 21st, 2014.  Volunteers will be needed on Thursday June 19th – Saturday June 21st.  Shifts will run from Thursday afternoon through Saturday afternoon on June 21st.  

If you are interested in volunteering on YMOW’s behalf for the Color Run, please email info@ymow.org or call our office at 734-487-9669.  We will followup with additional information for this fun event.  Already running, why not run for the cause and join team YMOW.

Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels “Ruby” Anniversary Celebration

Save the Date:  July (3rd or 4th Friday)

Time:  TBD

Cost: TBD  (tickets will be on sale by late April or early May)

Join us for a great event that will honor the past 40 years and the next 40 years of Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels serving a meal with a Smile to homebound Seniors of Eastern Washtenaw County.  This event will honor former 1st Baptist Pastor Bingham who started it all.  We will also, thank many great community leaders, Eastern Michigan and former board members for their commitment to YMOW.

We know that “Ruby’s” are precious and so are you so please join us for a fun filled evening.

Unique and Memorable Sponsorships will be available soon..

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