12 Sep 80s Prom + Canvas
Colleen committed to raising $7500 as part of a team that will collectively raise $100,000 to fund a school in the Oromiya region in Ethiopia. Quite the challenge! She has worked so hard over the past 6 months and has finally reached her goal! What I love about her fundraising, or Creatribution (as imagine1day calls it) is the way she went about it. Here are some of the ways she raised money:
1. Pinwheel Print Shop: 100% of her revenue from her Etsy shop went to imagine1day. This deal ends tomorrow so pick up some adorable cards and help build a school!
2. 80’s prom (more photos at link). We rented out the top floor at Mainstay Rock Bar in downtown Cincinnati. It was totally tubular and included a bodacious photo booth, a rad DJ, some super sweet dance moves, and a Macaroni Michael Jackson for the winner of the dance-off (made by my husband with some serious amounts of hot glue and creative genius). We did a lot of Care Bare Stares to end the night. Psych! In all seriousness, it was so much fun and I now officially own my own crimper and Hammer pants.
3. Canvas: Boo organized an Art Auction at POSSIBLE, the digital agency where she works. Her co-workers submitted art that she organized and put up for auction. People bid on the different pieces and all the donations went to imagine1day. My husband and I were able to sneak in to join her and were really impressed with what she put together. It was fun to see how talented her co-workers are and I hope it becomes an annual event. I was able to debut my new Washi dress, as well, which was fun.