The Vail Valley has so many amazing events supporting local charities! Lucky us, they all like to celebrate with creative FUN-raisers! Here are a few you definitely want to mark your calendars for…
Annual Stock the Pantry Food Drive
Week of November 7, 2016
The 16th annual Stock the Pantry Food Drive will take place the week of Nov. 7 throughout Eagle County. Donation locations are at any City Market in Eagle County, Wal-Mart in Avon, Village Market in Edwards or Ridley’s Market in Gypsum. Bring food, buy food or drop off cash or a check. Tax receipts are available upon request.
Non-perishable items such as canned goods, rice, beans, pasta, cereal and juices are suggested and needed. Participants are asked to refrain from donating items stored in glass containers, items with expired dates or homemade food items.
All food and cash contributions will be distributed locally to food pantries operated by the Salvation Army. For cash donations, make checks payable to “Town of Vail” with “Food Drive” in the memo line. A tax deductible letter will be mailed for each check. In Vail, cash or check donations can be dropped off at the Vail Police Department records desk through Nov. 16.
For more information or to volunteer to collect food at one of the locations, call Craig Westering, of the Vail Police Department at 970-479-2200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
UnVailing Party presenting the Vail Undressed® Calendar
Thursday, November 10th, 2016 5:30-9pm
Join the Vail Valley Charitable Fund in celebrating a new edition of the Vail Undressed® Calendar to mark their 20th anniversary! What 48 locals will be bearing it all this year? Did you know nearly 500 local members of our community have posed in the buff over the last 20 years of this fundraiser? The UnVailing will be hosted by local favorites: Erik Williams and Trista Sutter.
What: UnVailing Party
Where: Vilar Performing Arts Center, 68 Avondale Ln, Beaver Creek, CO
When/About: 5:30pm Drinks, Appetizers, Silent Auction
6:30pm Doors Open
7:00pm the big UnVailing begins and you can see who is in the 2017 Vail Undressed® Calendar!
8:00pm Calendar Signing
Cost: $45 VIP Admission (general admission, plus champagne, preferred seating & chance to win Golden Bear diamond disk necklace)
$35 General Admission (1 drink ticket, 1 calendar, appetizers and the UnVailing)
Starry Night School Fundraiser
Food & Wine Gourmet Tasting
November 11, 2016
Join Saint Clare of Assisi for their annual Holiday Food & Wine Tasting fundraiser. This year it’s being held at the elegant Maya Restaurant in the Westin Riverfront Resort in Avon.
There will be premium wines, food tastings, classical guitarist, silent auction and a wine pull for a chance to win a trip to Palm Springs!
What: Starry Night Tasting
Where: Maya Restaurant, 126 Riverfront Ln, Avon, CO
Cost: $50 per person
Duchess Ride Fundraiser at BOL in Solaris
November 10, 2016
KIDS | ADULTS | COME ONE, COME ALL. 100% of proceeds benefit Duchess Ride’s winter youth development programs. These camps cultivate tenacity, camaraderie, and creativity in young girls. This winter they will be running three 6-week on/off snow camps featuring snowboarding, skateboarding and more. And one 12-week off snow camp called STRONG, focussed on girls self-awareness, identity and esteem. Come out to support this great organization!
What: Duchess Ride Fundraiser at BOL in Vail
Where: BOL in Solaris, 141 E. Meadow Dr. Vail, CO
When: 5:30-9:00pm FREE KEG. Raffle.
Cost: $10 Entry (under 21) | $15 Entry [21+] | $30 Entry + Bowling
Tickets: We have 3 1-hour long rounds of bowling! Email Carly at Carly@duchessride.org to reserve a spot!
GET YOUR GEAR HERE!! @ the silent auction.
Vail Valley Charitable Fund
Shop for a Cause
November 12, 2016
The 11th Annual Holiday Shopping Extravaganza will be held this November 12th at the Outlets at Silverthorne, CO. The Vail Valley Charitable Fund is pleased to be named as one of the organizations benefiting from the Outlet’s fundraising efforts.
Shop for a cause! This is the perfect time to stock up on your holiday gifts for family and friends.
Tickets include breakfast, lunch, dessert bar, beer, wine & cordial tasting – PLUS discounts to the outlet stores and hourly giveaways!
What: Shop for a Cause
Where: Outlets at Silverthorne, CO, 246 Rainbow Dr, Silverthorne, CO
Cost: $25 donation per person Click here to purchase your ticket online. Be sure to choose “Vail Valley Charitable Fund” when you check out!
Vail Library Wine Tasting
November 18, 2016
Supporting your local library just became easy! Join the Vail Public Library for an evening of books, wine, hors d’oeuvres and laughter. Vail Public Library is hosting a wine tasting event, compliments of our local winery, Vines at Vail. Minimum donation of $10.00 suggested. Proceeds from this event will help fund library programs. For more information, please contact Alison Harakal at 970-479-2331 or email@example.com.
What: Vail Library Fundraiser
Where: Vail Public Library, 292 W Meadow Dr, Vail, CO
Cost: $10 donation per person