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Volunteer or Donate for Spaghetti Bingo – Two Dates!

It’s time to prepare for our annual Spaghetti Bingo fundraisers! The awesome fun happens on March 12 and again March 19 and there are lots of ways YOU can help!

Spread the word, VOLUNTEER or donate SUPPLIES, PRIZES, AUCTION ITEMS, or BAKED GOODS.

Spaghetti Bingo
Saturday, March 12, 2022
Saturday March 19, 2022

 6-9 PM
Lyon Park Community Center
414 N. Fillmore St.
Arlington, VA 22201

Tickets and More Info
Space is limited and we always have a sell-out crowd so get your tickets today if you are planning to attend!

VOLUNTEER Friday or Saturday Either Weekend

If you are interested in helping, here is a list of our volunteer needs. Go to Sign Up Genius if you can help! Feel free to sign up for more than one shift. Saturday evening volunteers will get a chance to eat & bid in the silent auction too. Please help us pack & clean everything up at the end if you can! We should be done between 10-11pm.

GENERAL SET-UP
Help cart in supplies & set up tables & chairs. Set up prize display, registration table, silent auction, drink station, bingo supplies, decorations, etc. Set up & test/troubleshoot AV equipment. 
Any part of FRI 2-8:30pm &/or SAT 3-5:30pm.

FOOD PREP
Help with cooking spaghetti, preparing salad and garlic bread & setting up & replenishing the food buffet. Wash pots & pans, etc.
Any part of FRI 3-8:30pm &/or SAT 3-5:30pm or 5-9pm. Please sign up for Clean-Up too if you can!

BINGO CALLERS
Charismatic volunteers needed to take turns calling the bingo games. Instructions & some suggested scripting will be provided in advance.
SAT 5:30-9pm. Please sign up for Clean-Up too if you can! 

CHECK-IN/OUT & SALES
Check in guests, sell bingo cards & raffle tickets, help guests with silent auction check-out, etc.
SAT 5-9pm. Please sign up for Clean-Up too if you can!

GENERAL EVENT SUPPORT
Misc. tasks. Verify winning bingo cards, spot clean, collect trash, communicate guest comments/requests to Rebecca, spin the bingo ball dispenser, fill in for other volunteers’ breaks, restock dessert table, encourage guests to spend $, etc.
SAT 5-9pm. Please sign up for Clean-Up too if you can!

BARTENDERS
(Must be 21+) Keep drinks table clean & stocked, take cash & drink tickets, open & serve wine & beer.
SAT 5-9pm. Please sign up for Clean-Up too if you can!

CLEAN-UP
Help clean up, pack up supplies & cart them out to the van, put tables & chairs away, take trash out, etc.
SAT 8:30-11pm

Sign Up!

Thank you!!

DONATE

There are many other ways you can help make this event a success. Please contact rebeccag@homewardtrails.org if you can help with any of the following.

Donate Silent Auction Items
Do you have an item of gift card to donate?  Do you have connections to a business who would like to donate goods or services?  Are you willing to help solicit donations?

Donate Bingo Prizes
Do you have fun items or small gift cards to donate for bingo prizes?  Are you willing to buy a few prizes to donate?  We will need prizes for adults and children

Donate Food and Supplies
Can you help cover the cost of food by donating spaghetti, pasta sauce, salad dressing, Parmesan cheese, soda, water or grocery store, Costco, or party store gift cards? The more we can get donated the more money we can raise for the animals!

Bake Desserts
Calling all bakers! You can get involved by donating your delicious baked goods for our dessert table. Can you help us provide a nice variety of yummy desserts by baking cookies, brownies, cupcakes etc.?  

Thank you so much for your help! We look forward to another great event!

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