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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Hello,

There are still opportunities for everyone to make their mark and become eligible for a weekly incentive prize over the next 6 weeks leading up to the event on Saturday November 3rd. Every dollar you raise ensures that a foster child has good chance for a promising future. 

Check out our current incentive:

You have until tomorrow midnight September 19th , get 5 people to register and join your team and make a personal donation of $25.00 (to commemorate our 25thAnniversary) and you will be entered into a drawing to receive a $50.00 Marshall’s gift card.  Personalize your steps page and send requests for new team members.
 
Best regards,



Luis
 

And the Winner is!!

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Hi,

I am happy to announce that
JILL RIDINGER of TEAM COUGARS is the winner of an Orlando weekend stay courtesy of BlueGreen Vacations.  CONGRATULATIONS Jill for fundraising over $500 and becoming an SOS Champion!  In addition to Jill, we have 4 other champions.

Sandra Ortega $1,280

Robin Cohen $725
Samone Gibson $520
Carolyn McKenzie $500



There are still opportunities for everyone to make their mark and become eligible for a weekly incentive prize over the next 6 weeks leading up to the event on Saturday November 3rd. Every dollar you raise ensures that a foster child has good chance for a promising future. 


Check out our current incentive:

Between September 13th and 19th, get 5 people to register and join your team and make a personal donation of $25.00 (to commemorate our 25th Anniversary) and you will be entered into a drawing to receive a $50.00 Marshall’s gift card.  Personalize your steps page and send requests for new team members.
 
Best regards,



Luis

What will you do in the remaining final hours?

Wednesday, September 12, 2018



Hello,

There is still time to raise $500, become an SOS Champion, and be entered into a drawing for a two-night stay at a BlueGreen Vacations resort in Orlando, FL. 

Every dollar you raise ensures that our foster children are prepared to face the work ahead on stable ground.  Our tutoring and therapy services give our children the academic and emotional stability to focus on being a child aspire towards a bright future.
 
You have until MIDNIGHT to make your fundraising mark! If you raise $1,000 you have 2 entries in the drawing to win!
 
All the Best,


 
Luis
 

Drumroll Please….!!!

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Greetings,

Let’s get straight to the point and announce the following individuals who have attained SOS CHAMPION status by raising $500 or morefor this year’s event to take place on Saturday November 3rd at Tradewinds Park in Coconut Creek. CONGRATULATIONS!!

Sandra Ortega $1,265
Robin Cohen $740
Jill Ridinger $625
 
They will be entered into a drawing to win a 2-night stay at the Fountains resort in Orlando, compliments of BlueGreen Vacations.  As CHAMPIONS, they will receive special recognition on the day of the event and a special 25th anniversary commemorative T-Shirt, and a champion medal.



Visit Bluegreenvacations.com

If you are not currently listed as a CHAMPION…it’s not too late. You have 1 days remaining! A few of you are so close you can make it!
Here are a few ways to get to $500 quickly:

  • Make a self-donation
  • Ask 20 people for $25.00
  • Send donation request emails from your Steps page to your address book
  • Add your donation link to your Facebook or social media pages
  • Register if you have not done so
     
Thank you for your support…our children are counting on you!

Sincerely,


Luis Garcia
 

Phone Fan

Monday, August 27, 2018



Hello,

There is still time remaining for you to register and receive a phone fan! Join the ranks of the following registered participants from this past week who have received a FREE phone fan.
 
Kiwanis Club of Coral Springs
Clint Henderson
Lucy Sessions
Dennis Shuman
Elizabeth Guimaraes
Kevin Krayer
Sandra Ortega
Dean Meadows
Vivian Rodriguez
Marcela Phillips
Christina Silva
Melanie Urena
Heather Ford
Wayne Linton 
Alan Renzer
Marie Goodrum Johnson 
Alison Trautmann
Laura Whitehead
Kenneth Lichstein
Perry Victor
Jane Schafrann



This summer is "SIZZLING" as one of the hottest on record and at SOS as we celebrate 25 years of serving foster children! We want to help you beat the heat as you get on board and register for the 2018 Steps for SOS 5k run walk event which is just 10 weeks away!

We appreciate your support and look forward to you joining us on Saturday November 3rd at Tradewinds Park in Coconut Creek for our special 25th anniversary run/walk to improve the lives of our foster children. Your participation will ensure that our children go through the school year with tutoring twice a week in reading and math, as it will prepare them with everything they need to focus on their education. 

Please visit www.stepsforsos.org before August 28th and register to receive your personal SOS USB cell phone fan. Help us and we will help you beat the heat!

Sincerely,


Luis Garcia
Manager Steps for SOS 

 

Starbucks

Monday, August 27, 2018



Fundraisers!

There is still time remaining for you to register and make a $25.00 donation towards your 2018 Steps for SOS fundraising goal and join the ranks of the following fundraising leaders who will receive a FREE $5.00 Starbucks gift card in the mail next week.

Mary Jameison 
Lucy Session
Marcela Phillips
Amy Lacomb
Sandra Ortega
Jacqueline Donovan
Jeanne Nelson
Diana Marrero
Antonio Mendez
Yahaira Alonzo
John Pond
Jeffrey Kagan
Daniel McMahon
Australia Espinal
Yvonne Lopez
Pamira Davidson 
Marie Johnson
Alison Trautman
Sarah Burlingame
Alan Renzer
Lisa Slone
Kenneth Lichstein
Alan Levine
Jane Schafrann 




You already have taken the most important step by registering for the 2018 Steps for SOS 5K run/walk event to take place on November 3rd at Tradewinds Park in Coconut Creek. For this, we want to say, "THANKS A-LATTE!"
                                                     

Consider yourself an SOS fundraising pioneer as you set out to help raise money to endure that each of our almost 70 foster children live the life that every child deserves. This month your dollars will provide tutoring in reading and math, and purchase back to school clothes, uniforms, and shoes.

Raise $25 or more between now and August 26th and you will receive a $5.00 Starbucks gift card. You can either make a personal donation or send friends and family members a customized message from your Steps for SOS webpage asking that they support you. Visit www.stepsforsos.org/donate.

Note: This week is the beginning of our fundraising incentives. Please be sure to read all of them as we have some very nice items in store!

Sincerely,


Luis Garcia
Manager Steps for SOS

Why not keep a good thing going?

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

To keep a good thing going, we are extending the FREE chick-fil-a sandwich promotion for each person who registers online at  www.stepsforsos.org  between July 24th to 31st. Join the growing list of those who have made a commitment to be a part of this year’s SOS 25th anniversary event.



Yvelaine Alexandre
Beverley Armstrong
Evelyn Burns
John Canino
Nicole Canino
Karen Clowers
Milan Curcic
Tina Dudley
Lilian Garcia
C Gold
Dave Gravelle
Fabiola Groves
Heather Hughes
William Lee
Alicia Ligienza
Brian Ligienza
Nathalie Longobardi
Marta Luzim
Ronald Luzim
Carolyn McKenzie
Tim McPherson
Mitshuca Moreau
Nicole Opacki
Camila Orco
Cindy Page
Omnisha Philostin
Patty Pierce
Trevor Raborn
Elizabeth Rivera
Cecilia Ruiz
Yuli Ruiz
Francelina Sanchez
Justin Santasier
Gavriel Simon
Melissa Wright

 

Don't miss out on our FREE Chick-Fil-A lunch promotion …

Tuesday, July 10, 2018


 …why pass up a good thing??!!  Simply register for this year’s Steps for SOS event at https://www.stepsforsos.org/Account/Register and your free gift card will be on it’s way to you in the mail. Register between July 10th and 16th to be eligible



 
A special shout out to the following SOS SUPERSTARS who have taken the first step of registering and are on the way to helping our foster children live the life every child deserves!
 

  • Kamil Thomas
  • Whitney Johnson
  • Gloria T
  • Diana Cevallos
  • Nicholas Simpson
  • Kayla Merew
  • Kevin Kearney
  • Ronelle Kruger

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Friday, June 8, 2018

WELCOME TO OUR 2018 CHAIR

Tuesday, May 8, 2018



Famous P. Rhodes 
Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer