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1 Est. April 2014 About Us Learn about our mission and our organization Corporate Opportunities Page 2 Get your business involved with our charity. Sponsor a shelter, use your expertise to make a difference in these children s lives. Page 6 How To Donate Here are some ways you can help make this dream a reality. Contact Us Page 3 Questions? Reach to us and we ll be happy to answer any question you have. Page 7 Volunteer Opportunities We are always looking for helping hands. See how you can help. Page 5 Continue

2 Our Mission About Us Cake, Candles and Confetti, Inc. is a grassroots charity that provides birthday parties for homeless children in the Capital Region of New York State. We believe that every child should feel celebrated on their special day with family, friends, and the community. We want to give these children an unforgettable day filled with Our Organization Founded in 2014, is a volunteer organization currently serving local shelters and hoping to expand our program to serve more shelters in the Capital Region of New York State. The charity was created when the team at Christine A. Wheat Special Events Firm, LLC, based in Saratoga Springs, wanted to combine their expertise for creating memorable occasions with their passion to serve in the community, giving us the inspiration to start Cake, Candles and Confetti, Inc. 2

3 How to Donate Your gift will be a huge contribution in making a homeless child s birthday as joyous and special as can be. This all won t be possible without the help from individual donors like you. We ve listed various ways to donate on a monetary level below. Donate Online Donate by Mail Checks can be mailed to: Coming soon Cake, Candles and Confetti, Inc. Donate on Site Drop off your donations at our office Sed et tellus at quam sagittis pharetra. Donec faucibus sagittis justo. *Please call or us no later than 1 day before your intended drop off day. Office Number: For the month of April, we will only be accepting In- Kind Donations. 3

4 Party Schedule see attached. The monthly party schedule is updated once a month and is viewable in the attached document. You can find updated times, wish list items that need to be donated along with the rules and regulations of the specific shelter. How to Donate (continued) Make an in-kind donation: For each party, we go through a lot of supplies including tablecloths, party hats, napkins, etc.... Here s the wish list on items we need: o Plates o Napkins o Cups o Utensils o Table Cloth o Party Hat & Crowns o Birthday Horns & Blowers o Birthday Candles o Balloons o Decorations (accordion décor, o Goody Bags o Candy (no peanuts) o Face Paint o Craft Kits (jewelry making, Stain glass, pottery ) o Bubbles o Mini yoyos o Mini toys & games for goody bags o Juice boxes o Beverages o Birthday Cake/ Cupcakes o Other Please note the monthly party schedule for the drop off location or pick-up specifics for your donated items. 4

5 Volunteer We can always use more help and there are many ways you can do that! Regardless of how you choose to participate, just know that you are helping to make a homeless child s birthday an incredible one. Donate for a Party: Each month we will update the list of birthday parties on the Party Schedule document. Sign up to donate a gift for a child, party supplies, or goody bag gifts etc. You can drop these donations at our office in Saratoga Springs, NY. Volunteer at a Party: Find a party on our monthly schedule and us. (E.g. If you know a student that needs to fulfill their service hours for graduation requirements. Please contact us.) Fundraising or Supply Drives: Host a fundraiser (car wash, bake sale, etc. ) or a supply drive (toys or party supplies). Refer back to our Supply and Wish List. Throw a Birthday Party with our mission in mind: Is your birthday coming up? Choose to support Cake, Candles and Confetti, Inc. by having your party guests bring in items from our Wish list. You can drop-off the donation items at our office in Saratoga Springs, New York. 5

6 Volunteer (Continued) Corporate Volunteer Opportunities Sponsor a Shelter Would your company like to that sponsor that special day for every child in a homeless shelter for a whole year? Your company can touch the lives of every child in the shelter for a whole year with a $5,000 tax-deductible donation. Have a team volunteer with Cake, Candles and Confetti, Inc. and do a little team -building. Families and employees can volunteer at birthday parties however often they would like. Number of volunteers needed at each party vary by party and is noted in the attached party schedule. Other ways your company could support our mission of bringing joyous celebrations to homeless children is by: Contributing professional services; We are constantly looking for ways to grow our services so if you think your company could help us spread our mission (PR, marketing, printing etc. ), do it! Hold a Party Supply Drive with your company. Look at our monthly updated wish list to see what we need most. 6

7 Special Thanks to our Corporate Sponsors! 7

8 Cake, Candles and Confetti, Inc. April 2014 Contact Us Address: Cake, Candles and Confetti, Inc. Christine Wheat Tonya Pellegrini Lawrence Jillian Simeone

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