King Bay KidsPresents the inaugural Hoops for HopeCelebrity Charity Basketball GameIn support of Sparroway Outreach Programs and Community Initiatives
Celebrity HostMark StrongSpecial Performance by:Divine BrownDate:Sunday October 16thTime: 3pm-8pmVenue: Jarvis Collegiate
Please contact:Enza RuscilloEvent [email protected]
FAMILIES + BASKETBALL = OPPORTUNITIESIts no secret that more and more families are turning to basketballas family entertainment . Lets harness that trend and use it to create opportunities for boys, girls and families in need in our own backyard.Families now represent more than 75% of the participants in professional and non-professional basketball events.Basketball camps for kids and youth are popping up across the country.Families are looking for new ways to interact, while their kids ache for some fun that will help them build character.The basketball industry has embraced this growing market and has helped forward movements like this for some time.These celebrity basketball events have been tremendously successful and sparked a desire for MORE.This has lead King Bay Kids to create the Inaugural Hoops for Hope Celebrity Charity Basketball Game and Fun Fest.This event serves as a fabulous day where kids, families, and basketball enthusiasts can celebrate their love for the sport and raise funds for families in their own backyard.
This years event will feature celebrity sports players, Olympians, Para-Olympians, media & industry leaders in business and entertainment.Celebrity basketball players include actors from Degrassi and many more.The half-time show will include performances by Divine Brown and Mayhems Finest a hip hop dance crew formed by dancers from the hit TV show: So You Think You Can Dance Canada.The day will consist of 3-on-3 tournaments, a three-point shooting contest, incredible raffles, live performances, keynote speakers, face-painting, arts & crafts, barbeque, and delicious treats, along with the main event the celebrity basketball game.Event goers can either participate in the tournaments & contests, enjoy live performances, or come and cheer on their favourite ball player.Adults will be asked to donate a minimum of $10; children under 12 are FREE.All proceeds from the event will benefit the Sparroway Outreach Programs run by King Bay Kids as well as Sisters of Soul a new initiative which will fully integrate women into the workforce with dignity.
FAMILIES + BASKETBALL = HOPE
Presenting - Event Presenter - $10,000 - One availableWill be the only presenting sponsor of main event, top billingJoint press release announcing sponsorshipLogo placement on basketball player jerseys, volunteer t-shirts, all marketing material and social media promotionsTop logo placement on game banner and digital boardPresenter of Halftime show by Divine BrownFormal recognition, thanks at main game, event and donor wall. Banner on our website. Presenter of VIP Lounge Package will be custom made to specifications of sponsor 15 free entries to eventOpportunity to donate to Hoops for Hope Swag bags
Presenting - $7,500 - One availableRecognition as Celebrity Green Room Sponsor on all print media, game day material and signage, on website and in social media promotionsLogo placement: 3-on-3 trophy and 3 point shoot out trophyLogo placement on all marketing material, website, on all social media promotions Formal recognition, thanks at main game, events and donor wall Logo on step and repeat in VIP Lounge 10 free entries to eventOpportunity to donate to Hoops for Hope Swag bags
Platinum - $5,000 - 5 availableRecognition as Gold Sponsor on all print media, game-day material and signage, on website and in social media promotionsFormal recognition, thanks at main game and event & donor wallFree entry for 5 individualsOpportunity to donate to Hoops for Hope Swag bags
Gold - $2,500 - 10 availableRecognition as Silver Sponsor on all print media, game-day material and signage, on website and in social media promotionsLogo placement & mention on Facebook, twitter and Hoops for Hope website Formal recognition, thanks at main game and event and on donor wallFree entries for 2 peopleOpportunity to donate to Hoops for Hope Swag bags
Silver - $1000 - UnlimitedRecognition as Silver Sponsor on all print media, game-day material and signage, on website and in social media promotionsFormal recognition, thanks at event Free entries for 2 individuals Opportunity to donate items to Hoops for Hope Swag bags
Bronze - $500 - UnlimitedRecognition as Bronze Sponsor on game-day material and signage, on website and in social media promotionsFormal recognition, thanks at eventFree game entries for 2 individualsOpportunity to donate items to Hoops for Hope Swag bags
Friends of Hoops-for-Hope $250 UnlimitedMention on Facebook, twitter and Hoops for Hope website Mention on donor wall Thanks at event1 free entry to eventOpportunity to donate items to Hoops for Hope Swag bags
MORE THAN JUST A BASKETBALL GAMEKing Bay Kids is an outreach program to the Metro Housing Area called Sparroway, located in the Leslie and Finch area in Toronto, Canada.80% of the kids in this community are being raised in a single-family home with that parent being the mother.There is a higher incidence, for kids in these areas, of being involved with the criminal justice system, teen pregnancies, and an alarming rate of high school drop-outs.Since 2003, King Bay Kids has been involved in empowering kids in this community to overcome the challenges they face on a daily basis.Currently King Bay Kids offers a number of programs, including:Homework clubs 3x per week, including a hot mealCharacter clubs an opportunity for strong, confident youth to become advocates for SparrowayOvernight camps for up to 20 youth, one per yearChristmas parties hot meals and $50 gift certificates for 30 lucky momsUniversity & college education subsidies
SISTERS OF SOULA new endeavour that fully integrates moms into the workforce with dignity.Provides them with resume writing service, interview skills, hair and makeup services, job-appropriate clothing, bus fare, baby sitting service, and refurbished cell phones to give them a point of contact and ownership over the entire process.
Our goal is to raise $50,000 to support these incredible programs which will shape strong, confident young boys and girls and empower single moms. A strong family unit is the key to a harmonious community.
PARTICIPANTS & COMMUNITYJarvis Collegiate a high school rich in athletic and entertainment history will play host to the inaugural event.With a solid population base, most of which is in the middle and upper income bracket, very conscious, urban and active, this is an ideal location for the event.With the help of celebrity basketball players, King Ba Kids is reaching out to people across the GTA and surrounding areas through blogs, newsletters, websites, social media, concerts, and PR professionals.The combination of the celebrity basketball game and a youth-focused charity struck a positive chord with many people.Through an extensive marketing and advertising strategy, King Bay Kids plans to welcome approximately 1,000 participants to our event on SaturdayOct. 16th 2011.
Education is the right of every boy and girl and is key to transforming their lives and the life of their community.
As a sponsor of this event, you will be making a significant contribution to society. Your brand will be part of an event which will attract a desirable target market of 30-45 year old parents, their young children, and 16-22 year old adults. How else can your company and employees benefit?Unlimited brand exposure with complete media planComplimentary and/or discounted entriesFostering teamwork through volunteeringProving a true sense of corporate social responsibilityCreating networking opportunities with our other sponsors, their leaders and employees
PARTNER WITH US
We look forward to working with you in order to raise $50,000 for Sparroway Outreach Programs.
We look forward to partnering with you to give underprivileged kids a fighting chance.
Effie Karadjian and Enza RuscilloEvents by Effie & Enza
Julian ArthurReSet Music