Running an event or fundraiser for T&E Care

Over the years a number of families, organizations or businesses have offered to run events or fundraisers that involve T&E Care. Stores have done shopping days for T&E Care. Families have held parties with donations to T&E Care instead of hostess gifts. 5K’s have been run for T&E Care. There may be a special event where T&E Care representatives will be in attendance.  There are lots of options; be creative and help us out while having a great time! Check below to see if there are any special events or fundraisers currently being offered. In the meantime, contact us at information@tecare.org to talk with us about hosting an event or fundraiser.

Upcoming/Current Special Events

Bundt Cakes for T&E Care

Friday, November 9

Who doesn’t love cake???  And now you have the chance to eat cake and support T&E Care all at the same time!  It can’t get better!  T&E Care volunteer, Erin Shine, and her husband Mike are opening a new store in Gateway Shopping Center called Nothing Bundt Cakes.  The grand opening, with lots of fun surprises, will be on Saturday, November 10, but on Friday, November 9 T&E Care is honored to be part of the special “Give Back Day” to kick-start the new store.  All day long any sales made will result in a 20% donation to T&E Care!  What a wonderful way to start a new business!  (AND SPECIAL TREAT – NOTHING BUNDT CAKES WAS THE FEATURED DESSERT AT OUR FALL FEST ON NOVEMBER 3 – SO THOSE OF YOU WHO ATTENDED THAT EVENT KNOW HOW AMAZING THESE CAKES ARE!!)

ALTERNATIVE GIFT MARKET 2018

Buy a Present. Give a Future!

Saturday November 10 • 9am-3pm
Sunday November 11 • 9am-3pm

 Saint Luke Lutheran Church
203 North Valley Forge Road, Devon PA

 Looking for alternatives to mall-shopping this holiday season?   Wondering what to give Uncle Bob instead of one more necktie?   Want your holiday gifts to make a difference in the world?  Then go to the 6th annual Alternative Gift Marketnow in a new location and with extended hours! This event offers “alternatives” to standard commercial gifts during the holiday season.  You will find unique hand-made and fair-trade gifts for everyone on your list, and your purchases will help local artisans and people in need around the world!

Proceeds from the Alternative Gift Market will benefit T&E Care.  If you go to the market, please also take a non-perishable food donation for the Great Valley Food Cupboard. Check out the website for the Alternative Gift Market for more details and follow them on Facebook for the latest updates!

This 6th Alternative Gift Market is being co-organized by three churches — United Church of Christ at Valley Forge,  Baptist Church in the Great Valley, and Saint Luke Lutheran Church in Devon.

MOJO Fitness Annual Turkey Burn for T&E Care – JOIN US! 

Saturday, November 24, 2018
9:30am-10:30am – Delaware Valley Friends School 

Cindy Brauer, the head of Mojo Fitness, is once again offering the opportunity to come together and burn off the extra calories from your Thanksgiving turkey dinner, including all that stuffing and pies!  Mojo Fitness is a GREAT way to exercise and have fun all at the same time.  NO previous experience needed,  The cost is just $10 per person and all the proceeds raised will be given to T&E Care.  This is a wonderful exercise opportunity for people of all ages and skill level!

Weihnachtsmarkt 2018 – December 8 and 9

Saturday, December 8, 3:00-7:00
Sunday, December 9, 3:00-6:00
Willowbrook Farm, 1750 N. Valley Rd., Malvern, PA

Come and experience the magic of a German Christmas market (“Weihnachtsmarkt”) here on the Main Line! The beautifully decorated Barn at Life’s Patina at Willowbrook Farm will serve as the wonderful backdrop to this German Christmas tradition. Soothing traditional Christmas music and the smell of mouth-watering treats helps everyone forget the pace of modern, hectic life for a while and help them remember what this festive time of year should really be all about. Come and enjoy homemade German delicacies and a cup of mulled wine (“Gluhwein”) or hot apple cider while looking for that unique hand-crafted gift from one of their artistic local vendors or from Life’s Patina.  Children are encouraged to attend with a puppet theatre, Santa Claus, and a bonfire for roasting marshmallows!

They are collecting donations for T&E Care throughout the event as well.

Please email them for any questions.

Special Fundraisers for T&E Care in 2017 and 2018

Thanks to these special groups who held fundraisers earlier this year for T&E Care.

Band Show and Dinner at 30 Main – Thanks for supporting T&E Care

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Again this year 30 Main (Berwyn) and The Deck 5 Band joined forces to lend a hand for the TEC Holiday Drive.  20% of the cost for anyone who had dinner at 30 Main will come to T&E Care. The band played wonderful oldies from 7:00-10:00, entertaining all who were in attendance. Gift cards and donations for the holiday drive were the cover charge, and we appreciated all who participated!

Band members were all local: Deck 5 included Mike Roche (vocals & harmonica); Fred Lara (guitar & vocals);  Rusty Rahmer (guitar); Rich Cooper (bass & keyboards); and Ryan Pohlig (drums).   Thanks to all those who gave up their time to support our organization!

TENNIS CLINIC FOR T&E CARE 2018

We were fortunate to have in our midst an international tennis star who ran a one-day clinic for area youth and adults.  The clinic was run on June 25, 2018 at his facility – Level 7 Tennis Academy in Malvern.  Participants paid $50 each, all of which went to T&E Care. Many many thanks again to Fazal for donating his time and talent for T&E Care!
Just for background,  Fazal Syed is from India and was the national grass court champion of India in 2000!  He moved to the USA to attend Temple U and played there as #1 singles and doubles champ.  Other awards include:  US 30s Doubles National Grass court champion 2010; US 35’s Singles National Grass court champion 2011; Represented India in the Davis Cup 1998-2001; Coached US Open 2005 mixed doubles champion Mahesh Bhupathi, as well as doubles players Mahesh and Martin Dam (top 10 doubles team); and most recently the USTA Middle States Pro of the year in 2017.  He is one serious tennis player!!!  Plus he’s a really nice guy!

Jennifer on the Avenue – Special Shopping Day for T&E Care

Thanks again to the folks at Jennifer on the Avenue for hosting this special day for us.  $350 was raised in this endeavor – that’s a lot of shopping!  We very much appreciate this ongoing support!

Monday, May 7, 2018 3:00-8:00
722 West Lancaster Ave, Berwyn
Come shop and and a % of the sale will go to help T&E Care.

New Eagle Fun Run – May 2018

Again this year the families and students at New Eagle Elementary School held a special event to support T&E Care. This Fun Run encourages the students to get some exercise all while supporting a great cause. Over $2,000 was raised again with this effort.  New Eagle – you ROCK!

 

You Pay We Play fun at Beaumont Elementary School – April 2018

Beaumont ES students recently participated in a You Pay We Play program with donations going to our camp program.  This is a great program that helps cover the costs for students going to local fun summer camps.  We really appreciate the BES students and families helping to make our summer camp program even more special for others in the community.

Weihnachtsmarkt 2017 – December 3

Once again many many folks experienced the magic of a German Christmas market (“Weihnachtsmarkt”) here on the Main Line! The beautifully decorated Barn at Willowbrook Farm served as the romantic backdrop to this German Christmas tradition. Soothing traditional Christmas music and the smell of mouth-watering treats helped everyone forget the pace of modern, hectic life for a while and helped them remember what this festive time of year should really be all about.  We thank the organizers of Weihnachtsmarkt for donating all proceeds to T&E Care.  Over $1000 was raised at this special event – with a match from SAP as well.  THANKS to all!

Please email Helena Malarkey at 5malarkeys@gmail.com for any questions.

Band Show and Dinner at 30 Main – GREAT results

Thanks to all who joined T&E Care folks and some great bands on December 2, 2017 at 30 Main in Berwyn.  For the cover charge everyone was asked to bring a gift card to be used at the T&E Care Holiday Drive.  From 6 to 10 both the Deck 5 Band and the Blue Sky Band played wonderful music for all those in attendance.  Band members are all local: Deck 5 included Mike Roche (vocals & harmonica); Fred Lara (guitar & vocals);  Rusty Rahmer (guitar); Steve Chiles (bass); and Ryan Pohlig (drums). Blue Sky included Dave Long (vocals, harmonica, & guitar); John Spangenberg (guitar & vocals); John Bergh (guitar & vocals); Dave Glarner (vocals & keys); Dan Wheeler (bass & vocals);  Joe Cafarcio (sax); and Todd Pohlig (drums). Special guest was Matt Funchion!  Over $1400 in gift cards were raised at this event!  What a GREAT partnership!

 

We also greatly thank 30 Main for offering the Dine and Donate option from October 26 through December 6, 2017.   20% of the cost of your dinner went to T&E Care.  What a delicious way to support T&E Care!

MOJO Fitness Annual Turkey Burn for T&E Care – a huge success 

Saturday, November 25, 2017
9am-10am
Delaware Valley Friends School (DVFS)
What another huge success for T&E Care!  This from Cindy Brauer, the head of Mojo: “Yay! So pumped to announce that in one short hour, our lil’ Mojo Turkey Burn raised $600 for T&E Care. Our thanks to DVFS for the use of their gym and to our Mojo community (once again!) for your generous support.”

 Mojo is a FUN dance-based (pop-hiphop music) workout infused with circuit training. Instead of complicated “steps”, the focus is on form and intensity … both low and high impact. All exercise levels and rhythms welcome. The classes are family friendly.

Jennifer on the Avenue supports T&E Care

Thanks again to Jennifer on the Avenue for hosting a shopping day for T&E Care this past November.  This New York Style Boutique in Berwyn is a great place to do some holiday shopping!  We are thankful once again for their support.

Daphne’s Details – Shopping Day for T&E Care

October 25, 2017

We were excited to have a new shopping partner supporting T&E Care this past fall.  Daphne’s Details in Berwyn offered 15% of all proceeds sold on the 25th to T&E Care.  Daphne’s Details is your monogramming and personalization station!  All products bought at Daphne’s are monogrammed for FREE!  The event was just in time for your early holiday shopping.  Thanks again to Daphne’s for offering this fun support!

New Eagle Fun Run – May 2017

Once again the families and students at New Eagle Elementary School held a special event to support T&E Care. This Fun Run encourages the students to get some exercise all while supporting a great cause. Over $2,000 was raised with this effort.  It’s a major WOW.

Talbots Shopping Day for T&E Care – April 2017

Thanks to the local Talbots in Paoli for hosting a shopping day for T&E Care on Tuesday, April 25. We really appreciate this offer and were so glad to see so many shoppers at the store. In addition to the 10% of sales donation to T&E Care, we received a $100 gift card from Talbots that we’ll use as a raffle prize at the Fall Fest. That is a great start to that event and we thank Talbots.

To see summaries of past fundraisers, see Archived Special Fundraisers.

The mission of T&E Care is to maintain a network of people providing financial and other material assistance to persons in need in and around the Tredyffrin and Easttown township areas.

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