Q. Why does Arlington-Belmont Crew need to fundraise?
Arlington-Belmont Crew is a 501c(3) non-for-profit and receives no financial support from either school or town. We cover all expenses through fees and donations from generous supporters. Our parents, extended families, alumni, community members and local businesses come together to support our athletes. The per season operating budget to pay for coaches, team travel, training, race fees, scholarships, and equipment repair exceeds $100,000.
Q. When and where is the Erg-A-Thon?
When: A Sunday in May 2019 (date TBD) from 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Teams will be in Arlington and Belmont public locations (TBD). All are welcome to attend.
Q: What are the goals of the Erg-A-Thon?
- Fundraising - $22K for operational expenses and capital expenses (boats, oars, rigging etc.)
- Team Building for Athletes
- Recruiting and Community Awareness
Q. How does it work?
Rowers will each raise a minimum of $250.00 over the next few weeks. On May 6, 2018 the ergs will be arranged in 2 public locations in Belmont and Arlington. The team will be divided into mixed squads, with each having the goal of trying to complete 31,250 meters on the rowing machines (aka ergs).
Q: Are there any fundraising tips?
Yes! Here you go.
Q: How do I donate?
You can sponsor an individual rower by writing a check, giving cash or using the on-line donation system at abcrewteam.org (select the rower’s name from the pull-down menu). Donations in any amount are appreciated. Suggested amounts for Erg-A-Thon: Friend $25 Supporter $50.00 Champion $100.00
All donors will be listed on the Erg-A-Thon Thank You Page at www.abcrewteam.org
All donations will be due several days after the Ergathon event.
Q: What are corporate sponsorship levels?
- Gold $1,000: Name on Sponsor Banner on day of event in both Arlington and Belmont locations, name recognition in all PR for event in local papers, name on front page of AB Crew website for spring season
- Silver $500: Name on Sponsor Poster on day of event in both Arlington and Belmont locations, name recognition on Sponsor Thank You Page of AB Crew website for spring season
- Bronze $250: Name on Sponsor Poster on day of event in both Arlington and Belmont locations, name recognition on Erg-A-thon Thank You Page of AB Crew website for spring season
Additional sponsorship levels are available for boat naming and other naming opportunities. For additional details please contact Tara McCabe at firstname.lastname@example.org