Love for the Lillards Basket Bingo & Raffle
This event posted by: Amy Pickett
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Lewistown Fire Hall
11101 Hessong Bridge Road
Frederick, MD 21701
( 301 ) 898-9988
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Basket Bingo & Raffle to Benefit the Lillard Family of Myersville, MD
The Mombook Charitable Events Committee announced today that they will host the Love for the Lillards Basket Bingo & Raffle on Sunday, March 17, at the Lewistown Fire Hall in Frederick, MD. Mombook will donate 100 percent of proceeds to the Lillard Family Relief Fund, established to build a memorial childrens public playground to honor the memory of Sophie, age 3, and Madigan, age 6, who were killed in a tragic house fire January 31.
Advance tickets for the Love for the Lillards Basket Bingo & Raffle are on sale now for $25 and are expected to sell out quickly. Tickets are required for all attendees age 2 and over and include lunch, desserts, bingo, and door prizes. Beverages will be available for purchase. Doors will open and lunch will be served at 12:00 p.m. with bingo to start at 2:00 p.m., followed by raffle drawings. Raffle tickets will be on sale during the event (cash only).
The fundraiser is being organized by local Frederick moms’ group, Mombook. “Our group and our community are coming together in a way no one could have imagined. The tragedy experienced by the Lillard family is an unfathomable one, and we are trying to help in any way we can,” said Mombook founder, Michele Pyle.
This event is funded entirely by generous donations from the local community and the hard work of dozens of volunteers. Mombook is currently accepting donations for themed baskets, prizes, and professional services to support this event. Donations may be pledged at: www.basketbingofundraiser.wordpress.com/donate.
For information about this event and to purchase tickets, visit: www.basketbingofundraiser.wordpress.com. Information is also available on the event Facebook page: www.facebook.com/LovefortheLillardsBasketBingo and by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.