*Please consider asking friends/family/employer for pledge dollars for your efforts.
*Please consider sponsoring riders for their efforts.
*If you’d like to make a pledge, let us know and we’ll list your pledge on this page.
All of this is done in true grass-root fashion. BMR does not touch any of this money (we just don’t have the room in our vault). If you are groovy enough to pledge and/or donate, please send the money directly to the school (info in the bonus listing).
The below map is interactive and compliments the listing of Whole Food locations found in the bonus listing.
*** PLEDGES BELOW: (Tell us your pledge and we'll add it!) RenoGrace has pledged a one-hundred-dollar-bill (which took her 2 years of chores to earn). RG will send it off to William Lipscomb 5th Grade class the instant NANCY FOOTE earns her 25th Whole Food Store. AND IT HAPPENED (CLICK) == Eric Bray has pledged one hundred dollars for every rider who earns the BE052 bonus. == Jerry White has done a masterful job soliciting pledges, if you'd like to jump on this bandwagon, please let Jerry know!. Jerry Writes: Greetings Doners, I was quite pleased to find that there are 38 Whole Foods markets within a day's ride of my house. So obviously I must visit all of them in the same day. This is where you come in: Please sponsor my "Day Of Whole Foods Insanity" by pledging to donate to the kids of Lipscomb Elementary. I'll take a dollar amount per store, or a flat rate, or whatever you please. And I also offer to make your donation go farther by matching it 50 cents on the dollar. (I am too afraid of a dollar for dollar match because I know you guys will donate a lot.) But yes, I will write a check for half of the total LDRider / IBDone donation up to $500. So come on riders, you can scrape up a thousand bucks. It's for the children. So far I have over $300.oo pledged. Send me private email with DOWFI in the subject line if you're interested in pledging my ride!: jerrywhite518 _(at)_ gmail.com
“Help Those Who Help Themselves”
That is why this cause is so fun. These 5th graders are energized, creative and are executing genuine-real-efforts daily to reach their goal.
Below we will give periodic updates on what this class is up to …as they strive to reach their goal.
Lisa Landry says:
Sky Ranch Update: The students organized a school wide Movie Night, providing hot dog dinner and a movie to more than 100 students and siblings. They did the set-up, food distribution and clean up and raised $800 toward their goal. Crowdtilt donations are coming in and things are going well. The kids are busy planning more events and writing personal thank you notes to each and every donor.
As a class assignment, Laura asked them to write an essay explaining what this trip means to them. Here is one of my favorites (click image)