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Christmas Cheer

First Name Lisa
Last Name Selinger
E-mail selingerml@sasktel.net
Club Name Humboldt & District Kinettes
District # 3
Number of Members 10 or less
Community Size Small community (less than 20,000)
Community Type Rural
Project Name Christmas Cheer
Type of Project (check all that apply) Toy or Coat Drive, Hamper Program, Adopt-a-Family
If other, please describe
Was this project a fundraiser? No
Description of project Families in need apply for a food and toy hamper and we ask the community to Adopt a family during Christmas time. We make grant applications and send them out to BHP, SaskEnergy to ask for funds to run the program. It costs approx $15,000+ to support 54+ families
Service Hours 100+
Did you leverage this project as a way to recruit new members? No
If you answered yes to the question above, please explain:
How was this project promoted in your community? Through the radio and newspaper and word of month as well as Facebook.
What were some challenges you faced with this project, and how could your project be improved? The only challenges were low Kinette numbers but our husbands stepped up to help out once again.
What was the approximate budget for this project? $10,000-$15,000
If the project was a fundraiser, what were the sources of revenue for this project?
If this was a fundraiser, how much money was raised (minus expenses)? Not Applicable
What were the expenses for this project? Expenses were $15,555.06
Is there anything else you would like to share that would assist another club in duplicating this project in their community? Just to commit to it and get it done! They are more than welcome to contact us to see how we do it! This is our 15th year running the program.