Posted on: October 1, 2011
ONGOING YEAR LONG
Albertson’s Community Partners
Shop at Albertson’s Grocery Store, use your community partners card and help the school raise money. We receive a quarterly check based on gross sales.If you don’t have your card pick one up in the office.
St.Mary’s Flea Market
If you have good stuff to donate- clothing, kitchen items, books- we can take them at our Flea Market that runs every Saturday outside the rectory. (9am-2pm) Bring it to the Rectory on Saturday or anytime during the week. Every Monday, Rosemary gives the school a check and the flea market is well know around the island. Please help us and donate for our school.
St. Mary’s Gift Shop
Visit the St.Mary’s Gift Shop for so many ideas. Need a birthday gift or graduation gift-they have lots of ideas and something for everyone. All their proceeds benefit our school so help support the Gift Shop.
Cut and collect box tops, drop them off at school and each box top brings in $0.10. Those dimes add up to big money.
If you shop online, make sure to check out the link from www.maryimmaculatekeywest.com
Shop through our affiliate links to Amazon.com and 4 – 6% of your purchase will go to MaryImmaculateSchool (with no added cost to you)! Simply click on our banners and shop ’till you drop… and feel good about it!
If you shop at Footlocker, Travelocity, Flowers.com and Subway you can help raise money for our school. These merchants have a link from our site to help our school raise funds.
We have bricks that name your loved ones, living or departed or to share in the thanks to those in your life. With an engraved brick along our path of faith, you can see them for a lifetime. Help support our school with a purchase of one of the bricks.
World’s Finest Chocolate Bars-October
Each year our community looks forward to the kids from Mary Immaculate coming around selling the World’s Finest Chocolate Bars. Each family takes home a box of 50 bars. We ask each family to sell at least one box or more if you can.
All kids get there picture taken for our school year book. The Interstate Studio company gives us a rebate based on the types of picture packages you buy. So when the form comes home, take a good look at the packages available. Remember Christmas is just a few months away and these special items make great gifts.
Father Tony’s Golf Tournament-October 22, 2011- New fundraiser/Karen Carter (chairperson) 797-4553. New Tournament to benefit Mary Immaculate. Looking for donations of prizes and golfers to participate in this event. If you can offer a donation please bring to the school. Matching funds will be donated.
Fantasy Fest Parking-Fri and Sat Oct 29-30
We park cars all over the property at Mary Immaculate. We need helpers from Friday 12n thru Saturday night midnight. Its’ fun and we raise BIG BUCKS. Sign up in the office.
Holiday Greenery/Yankee Candle
Make Holiday Shopping easy with these great gift ideas. Live Holiday Wreaths that arrive for Christmas. Or select something from the Yankee Candle Catalog. Great gift ideas and a great way to raise money.
Tea Party and Handbag Auction-Nov 12, 2011 (1pm-5pm)
WANTED ALL LADIES. Come and celebrate and have a bit of fun at the 3rd annual Handbag Auction. If you have any handbags or accessories to donate we could use your donations. We auction off designer handbags (and knockoffs) with a REAL AUCTIONEER. We also have a Chinese Auction with wallets, totes, jewelry and women’s accessories. With lots of wine and champagne it’s sure to be a lot of fun.
Book Fair (early December)
Each year the Scholastic Book Fair comes to Mary Immaculate. It runs for one week and we open the fair before school, during lunches and after school. We need a parent coordinator to help organize the volunteers that is needed to run the Book Fair. It’s fun and the kids LOVE IT.
Rock n Roast- Feb 4
This event has become one of the largest for Mary Immaculate. It consists of LIVE music throughout the entire event, with a full Pork Roast Dinner prepared by Chef John Correa from Café Sole and a silent auction with lots of great stuff. Last year we had over 300 items. If anyone has anything to donate (items, gift certificates) to the silent auction please contact Robin Beede the coordinator (305-304-7451).
Knights of Columbus Fish Fry’s-Lent-through Easter
Our Fish Fry’s have become famous and our neighbors look forward to this Friday night tradition during Lent. KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS serve it up in our cafeteria. The families of Mary Immaculate bring desserts, help to set up and clean up. Each classroom will be given a certain week to be in charge and it’s up to those parents to help with the Fry that week. But we can always use EVERYONE’S desserts each week.
Mr. Earl Duncan has been VERY GENEROUS to our school and has donated a NEW CAR to our school that we raffle off. We ask that each family sell 2 tickets and we need help selling them after all masses. We need a parent coordinator to help schedule the volunteers to sell after church. A few parents have done it during the entire sale of the tickets and we need more helpers.
Mariners 5K Run-April
New last year, this event headed up by Bascom Grooms prove to be an excellent fundraiser with sponsorships and lots of signed up runners. He’ll be getting a committee together again this year as the Mariner’s March turned out to be a HUGH success.