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Become a Sponsor

Click your sponsorship donation level to submit your donation online.  Your credit card will be processed through the PTO Square account.  Please contact pto@stmaryschoolaiken.com with any questions!  Please allow up to 1 hour for your receipt to be emailed to you!  Thanks!

To submit your sponsorship donation by mail, please send to Attn: Colleen Lucas, St. Mary Help of Christians School PTO, 118 York St. SE, Aiken, SC 29801.  Please make check payable to St. Mary's PTO. 

Here are some ways for your business or family to sponsor the 1st Annual St. Mary’s School Gingerbread Dash 5K Fun Run!


GINGERBREAD MAN DASHER - $1000

  LOGO PRESENCE:

  • BANNER - 1 displayed on event site (day-of)
  • YARD SIGNS – 2 displayed on event site (day-of) and 1 displayed inside St. Mary’s School Gym (post-event for 1 year-round)
  • STRING BAG – your logo on string bag given out to racers (must become a sponsor and submit logo by 11/15)
 
*Emcee to announce your company as a title sponsor (via sound system) for duration of Gingerbread Dash Run
*4 Gingerbread Dash String Bags
*Gingerbread Dash event related websites and SMS social media pages
*Placement of 1-company promotional piece inside official Gingerbread Dash String Bag (to be provided by your company)
*1-table for opportunity to display promotional items (featuring banner) at event site day-of

Gingerbread Man Dasher Sponsorship

$1,000.00

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GINGERBREAD SPRINTER - $500

LOGO PRESENCE: YARD SIGNS

  • 2 displayed on event site (day-of)
  • 1 displayed St. Mary’s School Gym (post-event for 1 year-duration)
  • STRING BAG – your logo on string bag given out to racers (must become a sponsor and submit logo by 11/15)
 
*Emcee to announce your company as a sponsor (via sound system) for duration of Gingerbread Dash Run
*2 Gingerbread Dash String Bags
*Gingerbread Dash event related websites and social media pages

Gingerbread Sprinter Sponsorship

$500.00

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GINGERBREAD MARATHON MAN - $250

LOGO PRESENCE: YARD SIGNS

  • 1 displayed on event site (day-of)
  • 1 displayed inside St. Mary’s School Gym (post-event for 1 year-duration)
*Emcee to announce your company as a sponsor (via sound system) for duration of Gingerbread Dash Run
*1 Gingerbread Dash String Bag
*Gingerbread Dash event related websites and SMS social media pages

Gingerbread Marathon Man Sponsor

$250.00

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GINGERBREAD JOGGER - $150

 *LOGO PRESENCE:  YARD SIGN - 1 inside St. Mary’s School Gym (post-event for 1 year-round)
*Emcee to announce your company as a sponsor (via sound system) for duration of Gingerbread Dash Run
*Gingerbread Dash event related websites and SMS social media pages

Gingerbread Jogger Sponsor

$150.00

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Gingerbread Dash 5K Donation

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The goal of the St. Mary’s School Gingerbread Dash 5K Run is to bring the community together to have fun and generate funds for a worthy cause – St. Mary’s School.  No contribution, whether it is your time, your donation, your service, or your goods is too great or too small. We hope that you will join our race in pursuit of caring for our school… and that ever-elusive Gingerbread Man!

**PLEASE NOTE THAT SPONSORSHIPS MADE AFTER 11/15/21 WILL NOT INCLUDE STRING BAGS OR HAVE LOGO PRINTED ON BAG.  ALSO, SPONSORSHIPS MADE AFTER 12/02/21 WILL NOT INCLUDE DAY-OF YARD SIGNS OR BANNERS. PLEASE EMAIL COMPANY LOGO TO OUR PTO SPONSORSHIP CHAIR, CHRISTY HINES, AT CHRISTYHINES1224@GMAIL.COM.

Sponsorship Request Letter

Dear Aiken Community,

“RUN, RUN, AS FAST AS YOU CAN!”  St. Mary’s School will host its First Annual Gingerbread Dash 5K Run at Aiken’s Citizens Park on Saturday, December 11, 2021, from 7am to 2pm. This event is open to the public - all ages and abilities are welcome.  All proceeds will benefit St. Mary’s School’s PTO and we encourage you to wear your favorite ugly sweater or Christmas costume!

Please consider joining us and/or sponsoring this seasonal and festive event!  In exchange for sponsoring, your company will receive prominent visibility and exposure. 

Please note our festive sponsorship opportunity packages following this letter.  The sponsor packages range from $1000 to $150; although, all donations are welcome and can be customized to suit your business’s needs. We encourage our sponsors to provide their own promotional materials/products; however, we do plan to create promotional materials based on the package chosen.  

We hope you consider supporting this holiday season event where friendships and lasting business relationships are sure to be,”On Your Mark!”   

We are sincerely grateful for your support. Together, if we can, let’s catch that Gingerbread Man! 
 

Sincerely,

Christy Hines
Gingerbread Dash 5K Sponsorship Chair

Saint Mary Help of Christians Catholic School
Laura Andrews Webster – Principal
118 York St. SE, Aiken, SC 29801