A Shave EventShaving Heads to Make Miracles Happen June 10, 2012 At The Chattanooga Market
Jack SkowronnekThe “Jack” behindJack’s Chattanoggins-7th grader-Plays basketball and lacrosse-Plays video games-LOVES music-Likes to text-Doesn’t care for homework or chores-“Loves” being an older brother-Has a guinea pig-Likes to shave his head to raise money for kids’ cancer.-Since 2009 has raised over $23,000
How did we get here?• Jack read the book “Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie” in 2009 and was inspired to shave his head to help kids with cancer, mimicking the book• 2009 A virtual shave which raised $1200• 2010 First public shave which raised $3200• 2010 Caught the attention of the Chattanooga Market, received invitation to have event at the Market• 2010 Partnered with the Children’s Hospital at Erlanger to be the face of a citywide shave event• 2011 First Jack’s Chattanoggins (6/26/11) raised over $18,000
Children’s Hospital• Pediatric Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s Hospital is the only comprehensive oncology unit in the region• Serves over 3,500 patients each year• This year alone, more than 50 Chattanooga area children will be diagnosed with cancer; 95% will choose to stay at Children’s Hospital for treatment.• Children’s Hospital follows the same cutting edge treatment protocols shared by other top children’s hospital across the country.
How can you help?• Become a shavee• Recruit shavees• Become a sponsor• Make a donation• Be a volunteer the day of event
Sponsorship Benefits Benefit $5,000 $2,500 $1,500 $500 Presenting Gold Silver BronzeIndustry Exclusivity YESMention in radio advertising YES(based on availability)Network TV spot LOGO(based on availability)Promotional Posters LOGO LOGODisplay space at event* YES YESEvent t-shirts LOGO LOGO LOGOWeb presence and link to your site YES YES YESSocial Media YES YES YES YESSignage at Event* YES YES YES YES
Fundraising Ideas• Bake sale • Girl/Boy Scout• Matching gifts by fundraiser employer • Pancake breakfast• Yard/garage sales • Share information and• Car wash links via your social• Involve your child’s networks school (coin wars) • Sports parties (charge a cover to get in)
Keep up with the happenings…• www.jackschattanoggins.org - event site and online registration• www.jackshaves.org - Jack’s blog• www.youtube.com/biaggis69 - Jack’s channel• www.facebook.com/jackschattanoggins
For Questions or to Become a SponsorAli Dunn at 423.778.5870 or Ali.Dunn@erlanger.org
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