Party for Life sponsorship campaign kicks off with $25,000 from Mudpie
Home Accents Today Staff -- Home Accents Today, 11/8/2010 11:28:24 AM
Gift for Life announced the start of Party for Life's fundraising efforts, marked by a $25,000 Presenting Sponsorship from Mudpie. Mudpie founder and President Marcia Miller is being honored during the event with the Trailblazer Award, which recognizes an industry pioneer.
"The work that Gift for Life does to support AIDS research and education is important to the gifting community, as most of us have been touched by the loss of someone special to us," Miller said. "I want to encourage everyone to join me in supporting this worthy cause and its mission of care. Each contribution makes a big difference."
Party for Life's sponsorship levels range from $500 to $25,000 and include tickets to the event, program acknowledgment, inclusion in press releases and branding opportunities. In addition to Mudpie's sponsorship, commitments have also been received from the New York International Gift Fair ($15,000),
Dallas Market Center ($5,000), MMPI ($5,000) and Gift Shop Magazine ($2,500). The following companies and individuals are contributing at the $1,000 level: 41 Madison, Alan and Cathy Steel, Alok International, Appelman Schauben, Brandwise, Bungalow, Gift Box Corporation of America, Jenny Hammons Co., Mike Dean/Western Exhibitors, Wendy Tonkin/Western Exhibitors, Whereoware, Workman Publishing Co. Contributing at the $500 level are: Always Upward, Archipelago, Jill and David Sands, Leslie Nathan-Street, Right Angle Strategies, Travel Planners, Wellspring.
The event, to be held Jan. 30, 2011, at The Boathouse at Central Park, New York City, will include food, drink, a silent auction and a short program honoring industry leaders. Individual tickets are available for $125.
The primary mission of Gift for Life and DIFFA is to eradicate the AIDS pandemic in the U.S. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports an increased incidence of HIV infections in the United States in 2008. Working together, Gift for Life and DIFFA will continue to raise funds for HIV/AIDS service and education programs.
For more information, including ticket sales and sponsorships, contact Steven Williams at email@example.com, (212) 727-3100.
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