Fundraising: The Key to Championship Success
Fundraising is key to the Lafayette Band’s success. The Lafayette Band Association offers a wide-range of fundraising activities to keep The Pride of the Bluegrass at a championship level. We need everyone’s help to ensure the legacy of Lafayette Band’s standard of excellence. To get involved or if you have questions about any of the fundraising opportunities described below, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ON-GOING FUNDRAISING OPPORTUNITIES
If you would like to donate to the 18-time State Championship Lafayette Band, please click the donate button below. The Lafayette Band Association is a registered 501(c)(3) organization and all donations are tax-deductible. We thank you for your support!
We welcome the support of area businesses to the on-going tradition and excellence of the Lafayette Band. With over 200 members and families, thousands of Band Alumni and other supporters, Lafayette Band reaches deep into the Lexington community and beyond. Becoming a Corporate Sponsor can benefit both business and community while helping to ensure the continued success of the Lafayette Band. Click here for the 2017-2018 Corporate Sponsorships. Please email email@example.com for more information about our exciting Corporate Sponsorship Program.
Restaurant & Event Night Fundraisers
Throughout the year, restaurants and establishments in the Lexington community host "fundraising nights" that allow LBA families & friends to enjoy a meal or event, while supporting the band! LBA receives a percentage of all purchases made during these special events. Watch for announcements on social media, in the weekly eNews, and on the Lafayette Band website.
Lafayette Band is proud to sponsor “Tuesday Night Bingo” at 1230 Eastland Drive (Jackpot Bingo) as of August 2017. Bingo runs year-round and if you are interested in volunteering on Tuesday evenings, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lafayette Band Association is proud to be a part of volunteering at events throughout the year at Churchill Downs. Whether it’s carving meat on Millionaires Row or working concessions, Churchill Downs makes a donation to LBA for each person’s hard work. Join the fun!
FUNDRAISING EVENTS & PRODUCTS
Sunday, August 6 from Noon – 6pm in the Lafayette Cafeteria
Want a good night’s sleep? Lafayette Band has just what you need! Our Mattress Fundraiser offers a showroom set up at Lafayette High School of quality name-brand mattresses at 50% off retail price! And the best part? The Band makes a profit from every mattress sale. Invite your friends, your neighbors, and everyone you know to the Lafayette Band Mattress Sale. Find more information here.
Discount Card Fundraiser
July 31 through August 18
A perennial community favorite, the annual Lafayette Band Discount Card Fundraiser kicks off at the start of Band Camp! The Discount Card is sold for $10 and provides year-long savings and buy-one, get-one free offers at merchants throughout Lexington.
August 24 through September 11
Kentucky Proud Gourmet Popcorn * Cheese/ Summer Sausage * Chocolates
Each year in August and September, the band members sell quality cheese, summer sausage varieties and gift packs. Adding to the success of this fundraiser, the Band also has available Kentucky Proud Gourmet Popcorn from Lexington-based Popcorn Paradise. We even have our very own popcorn - The Lafayette Band Mix! This fundraiser offers some scrumptious goodies, while supporting the Lafayette Band.
LAFAYETTE INVITATIONAL PRESENTED BY ASBURY UNIVERSITY
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2017
Each Fall, the Lafayette Band hosts its very own Lafayette Marching Band Invitational with some of the finest bands throughout the Commonwealth. The all-day competition is held on the campus of Lafayette High School and also serves as a fundraiser for The Pride of the Bluegrass. Lafayette Band is proud to have Asbury University as the official Invitational Presenting Sponsor.
JAZZ BAND DANCE & SILENT AUCTION
The annual Jazz Band Dance and Silent Auction is a great evening of fun, music, and bidding! All families and students come together to have a great time for a great band. Dance the night away to the awesome tunes of the Lafayette Jazz Bands while bidding on great items like restaurant gift cards, event tickets, one-of-a-kind Lafayette items, and much more. It’s a night you won’t forget!
Lafayette Band Raffle sponsored by Fazoli’s
April – May 2018
$10,000 Cash Prize! Tickets for this fabulous raffle are only $10 each and anyone can win! There is no age requirement, and you do not have to be present at the drawing to win. Band members and their families are eligible! The raffle is conducted under Kentucky Charitable Gaming Commission rules and regulations.
FUNDRAISE WHILE YOU SHOP
The Lafayette Band Store has all your gear to support the Lafayette Band. From basic shirts to custom-made wear and everything in-between. Look for the Band Store at football games and at various times through band camp and the marching season. Look your best by buying from the Lafayette Band Store and support The Pride of the Bluegrass!
KROGER CARD COMMUNITY REWARDS PROGRAM
Lafayette Band NPO Number 10043
Simply register online at www.krogercommunityrewards.com. Enter the NPO number or select Lafayette Band from the list and click on confirm. Lafayette Band NPO Number is 10043. Remember, purchases will not count for Lafayette Band until after you register your card(s). Simply swipe your Kroger card every time you make a purchase and you will earn money for Lafayette Band!
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Fundraising phone number is 859-353-2900