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Wendy 23rd Sep 2016

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Hello, I'm looking for inspiration to create a successful pink ribbon day/fundraiser that engages our staff and residents. It has not been done in our facility before so any suggestions or ideas would be very welcome.

Many thanks in advance.
Talita 25th Sep 2016
That's a lovely idea Wendy. I just looked it up and it's on the 24th of October (for anyone wondering) so still plenty of time to prepare.

A high tea party might be a nice idea? It would be easy to weave a pink theme into this.

This is a great question to ask on our Facebook Group page too :

Let us know how you go!
Wendy 27th Sep 2016

Thanks Talita for these links - they've given me some good starting points! Here's a couple more ideas to throw into the melting pot. Other suggestions welcome :-)

* I'm hoping to have some of the ladies bake cupcakes prior and we will wrap these and sell to staff/families as fundraiser
* Perhaps craft with ladies prior? Maybe paper flowers to use as decorations on day?
* With approval I'm hoping to raffle a "win a 1/2 day off" voucher. This is more of a fundraiser for the for staff but hopefully it will generate some interest!
* Encourage ladies and team/staff to wear pink on the day.
* I also really like the idea of having soft background music and reading some lovely poetry on the day.

As a fairly new face to Lifestyle and Leisure I'm very much enjoying the role and the process of creating activities to connect our beautiful residents :-)

Thanks again Talitha for ideas.
Talita 3rd Oct 2016
Great ideas Wendy, thank you for sharing! All the best and keep us posted!

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