Sandbox Foundation Holds it Third Annual Fundraiser

The Sandbox Foundation held its Third Annual Spring Fundraiser as a Wine & Charcuterie party.  Guests were asked to bring two bottles of wine to the event.  One bottle was opened and served, while the other was sold in a silent auction.  Record contributions were received, helping the foundation to fund six scholarship awards for 2018.

Three Continuing Scholarships were announced, with all of the recipients on hand to receive their awards.  Winners of the 2018 Continuing Scholarships are: Jared Newton, Austen Malczewski and Adam Walters.

Jared , Austen and Adam are proud recipients of the 2018 Sandbox Foundation Continuing Scholarships.
Jared , Austen and Adam are proud recipients of the 2018 Sandbox Foundation Continuing Scholarships.

 

The 2018 Wayne Scholarship recipient was announced as: Noah Schultz, a graduate of De La Salle, who is headed to Western Michigan.  Noah could not be present due to a (prom) date with a girl.  Good choice Noah.  We’ll be certain to catch up with you later.

The Barbara Faye and Inspirations Scholarships will be announced durint the RHS Honors night, scheduled to be held Monday, May 21st.

Sandbox Foundation Third Annual Fundraiser

Early Guests

Early Guests

Early guests study the auction items

Guest gather

Guest gather

Guests gather to learn the rules of the night's auction.

History of the foundation.

History of the foundation.

Rock details the history and purpose of the foundation for the guests.

Continuing Scholarship Recipients

Continuing Scholarship Recipients

Jared, Austen and Adam are proud recipients of the 2018 Continuing Scholarships

Advisors and Recipients

Advisors and Recipients

Foundation Advisors, Pastor Draeger, Rock and Cheryl announce the 2018 Continuing Scholarships

Auction Extended

Auction Extended

Additional table space is cleared to make room for more auction items.

Guest enjoy the weather

Guest enjoy the weather

Foundation guests move outside to enjoy the seasonable weather.

Auction Anticipation

Auction Anticipation

Guest keeping track of important auction items.

Early Samplings

Early Samplings

Early guests begin to sample the auction items.

Final Rush

Final Rush

A final rush to bid, before the auction ends.

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2017 Wine and Cheese Gathering

The Sandbox Foundation held its second annual fundraiser on Friday, May 12th.  The event was a “Wine and Cheese Gathering”, with guests donating two bottles of wine.  The first bottle was uncorked and served.  The second bottle was sold at silent auction.

Advisors and Recipients

Advisors and Recipients

Jared and his proud mother (Anna)

Jared and his proud mother (Anna)

Adam and his proud parents (Karen and Dave)

Adam and his proud parents (Karen and Dave)

Blessing their journey

Blessing their journey

Preparation for a talk with God

Preparation for a talk with God

Colleges promote debt

Colleges promote debt

USA Today reports that Colleges are promoting Student Debt in admission letters

Adam Walters receives a 2017 Wayne Scholarship

Adam Walters receives a 2017 Wayne Scholarship

Jared Newton receives the 2017 Inspiration Scholarship

Jared Newton receives the 2017 Inspiration Scholarship

Smiles around... on a very good day

Smiles around... on a very good day

If you want to be happy for a day...

If you want to be happy for a day...

Rock describes the Sandbox Foundation objectives

Rock describes the Sandbox Foundation objectives

A jar of Moonshine sneaks its way into the auction

A jar of Moonshine sneaks its way into the auction

Jared setting the stage for his next move

Jared setting the stage for his next move

We got BIG bottles and little bottles

We got BIG bottles and little bottles

John gives the food a helping hand

John gives the food a helping hand

Jozette checks her Wine APP on a prospect

Jozette checks her Wine APP on a prospect

MD 20/20 is always a party favor

MD 20/20 is always a party favor

Wine baskets add variety to the auction

Wine baskets add variety to the auction

Early candidates appear on the auction block

Early candidates appear on the auction block

The kitchen is a popular place

The kitchen is a popular place

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Scholarship recipient Jared Newton (graduating from Dakota HS) was on hand to receive the 2017 Inspiration Scholarship, with his mother Anna.  Scholarship recipient Adam Walters (graduating from Utica HS) was also on hand to receive a 2017 Wayne Scholarship, with his parents Karen and Dave.

Foundation advisors were able to expand grants for 2017 to six, with the final two to be Announced and Awarded during the Romeo HS Honors night, scheduled for May 22nd.

Greektown Bus Trip Fundraiser

Register now for an afternoon of fun on our

Greektown Casino Bus Trip

Greektown, Street 2

April 1, 2017  (3:00pm – 10:30pm)

Buses depart Country Meadows Shopping Center (located NE corner of 21 mile/Garfield)

Cost is $30 per person and includes $20 free slot play at Greektown Casino

First come/first served (only 100 spots available)

Personal coolers allowed on the bus!

50/50 Raffle

Jello Shots for Sale

Contact Trip Host: Sherry Frost at 586-482-9683 for more information

Click here to download our Sign-Up Sheet

Not a gambler?  Use our buses for an inexpensive trip to your favorite Greektown Restaurant

All net proceeds will benefit the Sandbox Foundation