Our one and only fundraiser is held in the Spring. We have three days of fun! Our children participate in a Trike-a-Thon by riding their bikes, trikes, or scooters and earn money from pledges. At the same time we hold a Silent Auction of donated items such as weekend trips, sports tickets, fun children’s parties, etc. The three days culminate with a Friday Family Fun Event with fun activities for the children, yummy food, and lots of things to do. The Silent Auction ends at this event as well. All monies raised are used for improving the educational environment for our children and families.

TAT FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

HOW DOES THE TRIKE-A-THON WORK?
Held on the lower parking lot, Wednesday & Thursday morning, typically during the 3rd week of April, each class has 20 minutes to ride laps around a course on their “trike.” As the children ride, parent volunteers count and record the number of laps. This is not a race, speed is not important! We all cheer each other on. Riding schedules will be posted in each classroom closer to the event. TIP: Have your child(ren) set a lap goal!

COME EARLY FOR THE PANCAKE BREAKFAST! Enjoy complimentary breakfast and coffee each morning of the Trike-A-Thon. Open to COL families and caregivers/guests!

WHAT TRIKE WILL MY CHILD RIDE?
We encourage you to bring a trike (or bike or scooter) from home, whatever your child feels most comfortable and safest on. School tricycles may also be used, but there is a limited supply. All riders must wear a helmet.

WHEN CAN I BRING MY CHILD’S TRIKE/BIKE/SCOOTER? For your convenience, you may bring your child’s bike/helmet the Tuesday before, and park it in the Fellowship Hall. Please be sure to clearly label child’s name with masking tape on both bike & helmet.

HOW DO WE RAISE FUNDS?

TAT PLEDGES: Your child can earn flat-rate or per-lap pledges. Youngest students average 5 laps; older students 15-25 laps. Forms available in the office or download here.

TAT SPONSOR: Become a sponsor of the event, or sign a local business to sponsor. Forms are available in the office or download here.

SILENT AUCTION: Donate/solicit item(s) for the Silent Auction individually and/or through your child’s classroom. Bid on items at the Silent Auction. You will help & have fun shopping! Download or stop by the office for our solicitation letter, and Silent Auction Donation Form.

FAMILY FUN NIGHT: Come for food, fun and the conclusion of the Silent Auction. Ticket sales go toward our goal!

GIVE WHAT YOU CAN: From volunteering your time to giving a flat overall donation, anything that you can give counts.

WHEN CAN I BRING IN AUCTION ITEMS OR DONATIONS?
Your donations can be dropped off/mailed to the office any time up to the due date specified. Silent Auction items typically need to be in 2-3 weeks before the event. Trike-A-Thon pledges are accepted up to a month after the event. Donations can be made by check, cash or credit card. (Credit card payments are only accepted for fundraiser transactions)

HOW DO I GET INVOLVED IN TAT?

Support and encourage your child to collect pledges. Ask family, friends and neighbors!
Come cheer on your child/class when they ride. Friends and family are welcome too!
Volunteer. There will be sign up sheets posted in each class closer to the event.
Celebrate! Bring your family and friends to the Family Fun Night. This event is open to all so please extend the invite! The more the merrier, and the more we raise!!!!


THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

 

 
 

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