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Fall Carnival Information- October 27

Our Fall Festival has a Backyard BBQ theme.

I am reaching out to parents at our school to help with specific donations.

Hopefully all of you received the 1/2 sheet of paper sent home with your child asking for "cake" donations for our cake walk.  For the cake walk, we need small, individually wrapped cake like items (brownies, honey buns, ding dong, etc)  These can be turned into your child's teacher or the front office and will be accepted up until the Monday prior to the fall festival, which is October 23.  At the Fall Festival, the cake walk is a ticket only event & raises quite a bit of money.

With our backyard BBQ theme, I am hoping to get families who are willing to lend out their baggo boards & bags (cornhole)  The purpose of these boards is to have them set up around the school for some extra fun, as a free event.  If you have a board with bags you are willing to lend out for the event please let me know.

Lastly, monetary donations.  As a Fall Festival Committee, we have found in past years, if parents could donate monetarily this helps alleviate the up front cost for supplies.  Some up front costs are to purchase food (this year we are serving hamburgers or hotdogs with chips & a drink) condiments, water bottles, serving items (plates, napkins, forks, etc) 

If you work for a business or you own your own business please consider donating to our Fall Festival. The IRS recognizes us as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, Tax ID # 47-5272845, so donations are tax deductible on a federal tax return under IRC Section 170.  However, we are classified by the state of AZ as an informal non-profit organization, so donations cannot be claimed on state taxes.  However, such donations can be classified as a "marketing expense" as we are happy to display a sign with the company or business name at the event.

Checks can be made to Highland Arts PTO or if you are interested in donation a specific item, please contact us directly & I can let you know exactly what is needed.