Friday, March 7, 2008

Fundraiser for St.Jude Children's Hospital

Today my 6 year old son (1st grader) came home with a Math-A-Thon booklet. It's a fundraiser to help with research at the St. Jude Children's Hospital. There are approximately 250 problems in his booklet and the idea is to get sponsors to pledge .5c, .10c, 20c or more for each problem. Or pledge a flat donation amount of $10, $20 or more.

For example, if you pledge .20c per problem and he complete's 200, your contribution to St. Jude would be $40. There are also some pretty nice benefits for him as well. Not only is he learning math to help the kids over at St. Jude, he is also rewarded by Math-A-Thon with prizes. Dorian is a great student and I have included a photo of all the 100's he came home with today. He's sitting at the living room table right now working on his problems.

If anyone would like to contribute, please do so. It's a great cause and you will help many many children over at St. Jude who are suffering from life threatening illnesses. The deadline is March 28th. On that day we have to turn in all checks to his school. If you would like to send a check, please make it paypable to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. If you would prefer to pay with credit card you may send payments to me via Paypal and I will then write a check off of my account for you.

You can email me at if you have questions and you may also send you paypal donations there as well. If you would like to mail a check, please email me for my mailing address. All checks must be received by March 27th at the latest to insure that we get them to his school in time.

Here are some photo's of all the stuff we received and of my son who is working so hard on his problems...

All of his 100's!

The Prizes he could win.

His Math-A-Thon book full of problems.

His Math-A-Thon book and Student/Parent Guide

The steps on how to raise money for St. Jude.

The sheet that we would like to fill up with all of your pledges and ours.

The boy with all the 100's and with a goal already set to complete his whole booklet and get all of the problems correct.

We appreciate anything you can give to help the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Even $1.00 goes a long way.

1 comment:

Natalie Dickey said...

wow! i hope your son does well! i would have enjoyed this more as a kid than the St. Jude bike-a-thon i always participated in! (yes, i am a nerd at heart!). anyway, good luck to him and have a great party!