OUR DONOR COMMUNITY & COMMUNITY EVENTS
Our patrons and donors are truly the angels that keep our services available. In this section, we will feature many of those angels whose generosity helps to fund services that are so critical to families who are in the fight of their lives. Please check back often to read who is supporting Ann’s Place with fundraising events and why.
The 2013 Amber Room Run From the Sun 5k, on Thursday, August 15th, was a huge success! It was a beautiful evening for a 3.1 mile run or walk and post-race BBQ. 424 runners and walkers came out to support Ann’s Place cancer support services agency.
A round of applause to The Amber Room Colonnade staff who volunteered countless hours of planning and organizing for the race, to benefit Ann’s Place. Hats off to The Amber Room for hosting the BEST post-race party in Connecticut!
Congrats to all of the runners and walkers that collected pledges. Together, you raised over $9,600 for Ann’s Place. New this year, we had teams from: Fairfield County Bank, Union Savings Bank, General Motors Company, People’s United Bank, Stew Leonard’s, FuelCell Energy, and Waterworks. Contact Lori@annsplace.org for more info on how to form your company, school, church, etc. team for next year.
Thank you to all the event sponsors and donors. The top sponsors were: General Motors Company, Rose’s Superior Cleaning Service, Rose and Kiernan, Stew Leonard’s, Putnam Self Storage, SportsPlex, Fairfield County Bank, Mittler, Mercaldo & Braun, The Rizzo Companies, Paul Dinto Electrical Contractors, i95 FM, Ridley-Lowell, Putnam Automotive, and the Pennysaver. Thank you to Summit Entertainment for donating the DJ services. The following sponsorships came in after the race materials and t-shirts were printed: Maron Hotel and Subaru.
Thank you to all of the volunteers! The event would not have been possible without you!
The Amber Room Run From the Sun 5k is professionally managed each year by JB Sports, www.jbsport.com.
Ann’s Place, The Home of I Can provides cancer support services to hundreds of survivors and their loved ones each month. All services are free of charge, thanks to the support of our community and fundraising events like the Amber Room 5k.
Some of the 2013 Fundraisers for Ann's Place