2018 Move-a-thon Results and Thanks!

We want to thank EVERYONE who gathered pledges/donated to our fall fundraiser this year! Together we raised $5,570 online and $2,608.37 in cash/checks for a total of $8,178.37 in gross donations. We reduced our expenses over $300 to $2,220.37 for total net proceeds of $5,958! This money will go toward funding this year’s field trips, teaching materials, technology, fun community events and other needs right here at our own school.

MANY THANKS are in order!

Running our fundraiser is a big undertaking, and it wouldn’t be possible without the help of many people including volunteers, school staff and community sponsors. Please take a moment to appreciate our amazing team for their help in making the 2018 Move-a-thon fundraiser a success!

Move-a-thon Planning and Execution: Jeaneane McNulty (Benevolent Mastermind), Daisy Valdez (Pledge Receiving, Incentives Distribution, flyer translation, and generally willing to step up and do whatever was needed!), Gabriella Hinojosa and Dianna Gielstra (Car Rider Donation Day support), WBE PTA Board (shout-out to Dan Huff for receiving and processing donations and reimbursements as Treasurer).

WBE Staff: Belinda Cini (Leadership and Promo), Marco Pedraza (Photos and Logistics), Annie Miller (Promo/Broadcasts), Amy Palermo (Broadcasts), Jody Farris (Logistics), Amy Higgason and Jennifer Price (Receiving & support), Cafeteria Staff (Concessions/Event support), Custodial Staff (Assembly/Lunch on Stage support) and of course all classroom teachers for keeping the kids excited, promoting the fundraiser, managing incentives and participating on event day!

Event Day Staff: Kelly Coad (Set-up/Tear-down, All-Day Event Spirit), Kathy Sanjar (covering classes), Jaime Castillo (Sound), and a BIG shout-out to our dance teacher Jme Washburn who really ran with our student dance performance this year. It was the highlight of the event!

Event Day Volunteers: Art Salguero, Dan Huff, Marcus Horton, Kearson McNulty, Laura Gomez-Horton, Dianna Gielstra, Lori Alvarado, Savannah Anciso, Samuel Farias, Tonya Moore, Anabel Villa, Kim Pollard, Tara Fisher-Munoz, Valerie Milo, Erin Caffey, Carol Glinski. Also the extremely helpful parents recruited the morning of to help with set-up when we were running behind, and a couple of folks who just showed up and pitched in! (ALL DAY): Daisey Valdez, Michael Linares

Community Sponsors: Urban Air Trampoline Park (Prize donations), Elite Metal and Fence (temporary fencing, stage and set-up/tear-down support), GoodPop (Donated 500 healthier popsicles!), Wells Branch MUD (Tent/tables), Wells Branch Soccer Association (Lent us their wacky air dancer), Heather Johnson (Travis County VDR who staffed our Voter Registration Table), A+ Federal Credit Union (Green Apple youth savings program table)

Ideas? Feedback? If you would like to be involved with the planning and execution of next year’s Move-a-thon (or any of our fundraising efforts) or if you just want to share your feedback and ideas, we would love to hear from you! Email us at: fallfundraiser@wellsbranchpta.org

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