Spring 2019 Ergathon

Ergathon

The Spring Ergathon is Arlington Belmont Crew's annual spring fundraising event.

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 per season.

Q: When and where is the Erg-A-Thon? 

When:   Sunday May 5, 2019  10:00-12:00

Where:   In Arlington at the KickStand Cafe

In Belmont on the park in front of Belmont Savings Bank

Q: What are the goals of the Erg-A-Thon?

Fundraising - $25K for capital equipment expenses not covered by athletic fees

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 5, 2019 the ergs will be arranged in 2 public locations in Belmont and Arlington. The Team will be divided into mixed groups, with each having the goal of trying to complete a certain number of meters on the rowing machines (aka ergs) with the overall goal of 400,000 meters for the entire Team.

Q: How do I donate?

You can sponsor an individual rower by writing a check, giving cash or using the donate button on this page (enter the rower’s name in the "Add a note" field).  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.  Best time to donate is when it is requested.  No reason to wait until May 5thAll donations are due by May 6, 2019.

 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.