Wine Survivor 2018 – Starting the Campaign
2018’s Grande Prairie Wine Survivor – Ht Mortgage group is doing our annual fundraiser the Wine Survivor for a new cause. Our Goal? To purchase skates and helmets for Children in Grande Prairie and area.
Q: Where can I get an entry form?
A: Right here 🙂
Q: In other years hasn’t the wine survivor gone to the bike for kids fund?
A: Yes, but we wanted to make a bigger difference. The thing with bikes is only a few kids get to enjoy them, and not even right away. Skates are a healthy outdoor winter activity that they can use right away! And we can buy more pairs of skates than we can bikes, so more kids benefit!
Q: I like the name wine survivor, what does it mean?
A: Well every team donating has 4 slots. Starting November 12th, each day we draw names of all the participants. When your name is drawn, you’ve been kicked off wine island. When all 4 of your teammates names have been drawn, your team is out of the running. The final teams to survive on wine island win!
Q: Wine Island?
A: Well it’s a nice visual. Maybe I’ll get a YouTube video going casting people off.
Q: How much of the wine-raiser proceeds goes to the kids?
A: This is a 50/50 style draw. 50% of the proceeds go into buying skates and helmets, and the other 50% is going into wine.
Q: What type of wine?
A: I’m easily influenced. Send me an email with suggestions on your favorite labels to firstname.lastname@example.org I know a couple of contest’s have been lobbying for unique label’s and more expensive wine’s… but sometimes a big mass of stuff looks good too.
Q: Buy how much wine could my team get if we win?
So the first team kicked off wine island will get 10% of the wine, and the last team kicked off will get half the wine. That leaves 25% and 15% for 2nd and third place teams.
Q: But Roughly how much?
A: Well last year we ended with 42 teams so thats…. $2100 towards wine – hmmmm – that’s a lot of wine. The real numbers will depend on the type of wine we go with. Local fruit and honey wines? Rare wines? Top Label Wines?
Q: Skates for the kids?
A: Ultimately these skates are going to end up at the Salvation Army to distribute to kids and family’s in need around Grande Prairie.
Q: I don’t like wine, can I still participate?
A: Yes! Just let us know that you want your money to go directly to skates and it will. 100% of it.
Q: Where do I get my entry forms?
Interview with Jill Napen, Office Manager at Dominion Lending Centers Ht Mortgage Group in Grande Prairie
More Questions? Give her a call at (780) 513-6611