Past Fundraisers for the FIRST Foundation
Evan's FIRST Fundraiser
T-Shirt Sale 2014
During Ichthyosis Awareness Month 2014 we sold T-Shirts with a custom design inspired by Evan. All proceeds went to FIRST and we were able to raise over $1,000!!! I chose to use the quote "Cause we're all in this together and we love to take a bath," as I thought it was fitting for Evan. A family member illustrated my design for the shirts (same artist illustrated last year's shirt as well!!!) and we were able to raise awareness and funds for FIRST.
It Makes Cents to Help FIRST 2013
For Ichthyosis Awareness Month, I participated in the coin collection once again! I set the bar pretty high last year raising over $4,000. This year we were able to raise over $600 for FIRST, just from collection jars! My father in-law also hosted two fundraisers at his school and at the Germania Club in his town raising over $1,000 for FIRST!!!
T-Shirt Sale 2013
In the beginning of 2013 I designed a T-Shirt dedicated to my little man! My favorite quote written by my favorite band, "Sometimes We Live No Particular Way But Our Own", hugged the Earth on the back. Evan's FIRST Fundraiser was a success and we raised over $1,500 for the FIRST Foundation.
It Makes Cents to Help FIRST 2012
'It Makes Cents to Help FIRST' was a coin collection fundraiser during the month of May. Many jars were distributed around my community and state as well as other states and even Canada. The mission was to raise awareness about Ichthyosis while gathering donations to help benefit the FIRST Foundation who funds research to find better treatments and hopefully, one day, a cure.
This fundraiser was a HUGE success raising over $4,000 for the FIRST Foundation. I still cannot find words to express how grateful I am to everyone who participated and helped make this fundraiser so successful. Read more about this fundraiser and Ichthyosis Awareness Month HERE.
My good friend Tom participated in the Sandy Beach Triathlon in honor of Evan. Tom spent the month prior collecting donations for the FIRST Foundation. His efforts raised over $1,000 for FIRST. Tom traveled all the way up from Florida to Connecticut to compete in this event and Evan and I were there to cheer him on. Read more about this event HERE.
Rockhill Hopes for F.I.R.S.T.
in the Sandy Beach Triathlon 2012
Please check back soon for MORE upcoming fundraising events for the FIRST Foundation....