Tuesday, February 23, 2010

What's New and Upcoming In Cabrini Madness

The Cabrini Madness Tourney is spreading like wildfire inside and outside of the program. We launched this FUNdraising idea just last month and thanks for all of the hard work, dedication, creativity, and team work we have not only raised over $5,000, but the overall program advocacy has increased dramatically. I want to take the time now to present a couple of "stats" and some information on some upcoming events and Cabrini Madness projects:

Total Amount Raised as of Feb. 23rd: $5,081

Number of Teams: 13

Number of overall Participants: 114 students, staff, volunteers, board members, and outside of Cabrini Connections' supporters

Cabrini Madness Promo Videos:
"Great Heart Promo Video"

Team's Upcoming FUNdraising Events:

Passion's Team: Friday, Feb. 26th at Empire Liquors 1570 Milwaukee, team member John Knight is having a birthday/charity party from 10-2pm. "Instead of buying me a drink for my birthday, donate to Cabrini Connections!" FREE ENTRY!!!

Also on Friday, March 12th at Galway Arms, 2442 N. Clark from 7-10pm, Passion's Team is hosting another event. This will be an adult "Cabrini Madness Bar Night" for people to come out, have some drinks, eat, socialize, and yes...you guessed it SUPPORT CABRINI CONNECTIONS!!! $40 includes all you can drink (beer, wine, and mixed drinks), appetizers, and DJ DTF will be playing music. This should be a GREAT event!!!

Team Awesomes: Saturday, Feb. 27 at The Green Heart Shop, 1911 W. Division St. from 4-7pm. the team hosting a "Shop and Sip" and is inviting people to come out for an afternoon of shopping, complimentary wine, and appetizers all while supporting the Cabrini Connections' program. Tickets are $15 AND 15% of all purchases during the event will be donated to Cabrini Connections. Tickets can be purchased online and in advance here Learn more about their this event and The Green Heart Shop here.

The Lebrons: Friday, March 5th at The Market Bar, 1113 W. Randolph St. from 6-9pm. the team is asking for people to come out have some drinks, eat some food, and have fun while supporting the team and the overall Cabrini Connections' program. Cost is $15 and that includes a drink ticket and light appetizers!!!
I'm going to end by writing not really as a blogger, but just as a person who is so proud of all of the hard work, program advocacy, and creativity that people have been displaying as a result of this Cabrini Madness project! Whether we stay at $5081 or raise a MILLION dollars...I'M IMPRESSED AND PROUD!!! If you are impressed with this project, if you are a fan of hard work and creativity, if you just want to support a great cause and program you can do that with a simple click of a button. Go to this website and select one of the many Cabrini Madness team and add to the team's score.

~Hope, Build, Believe, and Achieve~

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