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  • Shep Elem FRC & M.U.W. BUILD-A-BED PROGRAM

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    Name: Shep Elem FRC & M.U.W. BUILD-A-BED PROGRAM
    Date: January 9, 2019 - April 1, 2019
    Event Description:
    Pending Board approval, Shepherdsville Elementary FRC is partnering with metro United Way and our community to create a Build A Bed Program. Our program will provide 50 beds to our students that do not have beds. We believe that everyone deserves a good night sleep!  Shepherdsville Elementary Family Resource Center and Metro Unitted Way are working together to find sponors for this program. Shepherdsville Elementary will serve as the building site. 
    Media coverage will be of our building teams creating beds, and of the gym full of 50 beds!  All of our sponors will be recognized!

     We began our project when we heard thaat one of my students was sleeping on a large dog bed with his dog, and did not have a bed.  We then started to explore others that may not have beds.  We have students sleeping on the floor, on couches, and several children sharing small twin beds. 

    Local businesses and individuals can choose a variety of ways to sponsor.

    Here is what we need:

    Bed Sponsor  $170.00
    provides
    wood bed frame
    mattress
    sheets 
    comforter
    pillow
    mattress cover

    Businesses may also sponsor groups of items
    50  comforters         $1000.00
    50 sheet sets           $600.00
    50 mattress covers  $900.00
    lumber costs            $1900 total   (partial amounts appreciated)
    50 matresses           $3150 total  (partial amounts appreciated)
    Food for volunteers that will be building beds. (local restaurants)
    Bed Builders! (2 or 3 people from a business would be great.  Please wear a shirt representing your business!
      
    Any overage collected will be used for future Build a Bed programs in Bullitt County.
    Volunteers will need to register via email:  traci.gould@bullitt.kyschools.us or victoria.monday@metrounitedway.org
    Event Media:
    Location:
    Shepherdsville Elementary School
    (pending Board approval)
    Date/Time Information:
    We will be preparing for the build date in May.
    Contact Information:
    Traci Gould 502 869-7012
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