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2016 ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot



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Fundraising Challenge

Caritas of Austin relies on the community’s support and involvement to serve thousands of our neighbors who do not have a stable place to call home. Your generosity enables us to support people on their journey out of crisis toward self-sufficiency through housing, food, education, and employment services.

The Fundraising Challenge needs your help! Encourage your friends, family and coworkers to contribute by donating to you or your team. We can get you setup as an individual or a team quickly and help you message your friends on Facebook and elsewhere to participate by donating.

Together, we can help ensure that everyone in our community has the opportunity to be self-reliant.

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Start fundraising today!  Setup is quick and easy. You can fundraise individually or create/join a team!

New this year!  Individuals and teams will be competing for awesome incentives from ThunderCloud Subs and two of our local sponsors, Yeti and Alamo Drafthouse!

Raise enough funds for Caritas and you could receive a ThunderCloud Subs Aluminum Lunch Box, stainless steel Yeti Ramblers, Yeti Tundra Coolers, 50 Alamo Drafthouse movie tickets and more! See Individual Achievement Levels and Team Achievement Levels below for more details on how your fundraising can help Caritas and how incentives can be earned.

The Fundraising Challenge has already started and runs through the end of 2016!

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Participate by making a donation to an individual or team fundraiser! Your donations directly impact the local community, helping individuals and families achieve self-sufficiency through housing, food, education, and employment services.

Any donation helps! If you can donate $100, you’ll receive $10 in TCloud Turkey Trot Bucks redeemable at any ThunderCloud Subs location. Donate $250 or more and receive a Turkey Trot themed Yeti stainless steel 36 Oz Rambler Bottle! See details below.

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Individual Fundraiser

Achievement Levels

 

Top Fundraiser

Top Fundraiser receives the ThunderCloud Subs Golden Ticket worth 52 free lunches!  See details below.
Top Fundraiser also receives a 1 night stay at the Austin Hyatt Regency!  See details below.
Top Fundraiser may also receive bonuses for highest Achievement Level reached.

$75

Achievement Level: Cranberries!
Reach this level and your fundraising effort can provide a week of groceries for a family and help cover a monthly prescription co-pay!

Bonus!
Any Individual Fundraiser who’s highest Achievement Level is Cranberries will receive $10 in TCloud Turkey Trot Bucks. See details below.

$150

Achievement Level: Sweet Potatoes!
Reach this level and your fundraising effort can provide a work uniform and shoes for a newly employed person and a weeks worth of groceries for a family!

Bonus!
Any Individual Fundraiser who’s highest Achievement Level is Sweet Potatoes will receive a ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot Aluminum Lunch Box with $10 in TCloud Turkey Trot Bucks inside!  See details below.

 

$300

Achievement Level: Stuffing!
Reach this level and your fundraising effort can provide a bicycle, lock, lights, bike rack, and helmet for an individual to travel to and from work and provide 25 hygiene kits distributed in the Pantry.

Bonus!
Any Individual Fundraiser who’s highest Achievement Level is Sweet Potatoes will receive a ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot embroidered hoodie.  See details below.

 

$600

Achievement Level: Turkey!
Reach this level and your fundraising effort can help cover a month of childcare to enable a parent to return to work, or help furnish an apartment for a family!

Bonus!
Any Individual Fundraiser who’s highest Achievement Level is Turkey will receive a stainless steel Yeti Rambler 20 oz Tumbler and a stainless steel Yeti Colster!  See details below.

 

$1000

Achievement Level: Apple Pie!
Reach this level and your fundraising effort can provide CNA (certified nursing assistant) training to obtain a living wage job!

Bonus!
Any Individual Fundraiser who’s highest Achievement Level is Apple Pie will receive a Yeti Tank 45! See details below.

 

$2500

Achievement Level: The Big Gobbler!
Reach this level and your fundraising effort can provide vocational training such as CDL (commercial driver’s license) or HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning), that earn a person $25/hour upon completion!

Bonus!
Any Individual Fundraiser who’s highest Achievement Level is Apple Pie will receive a Yeti Tundra 75! See details below.

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Team Fundraiser

Achievement Levels

Top Team

Team Captain receives 50 Alamo Drafthouse movie tickets to distribute among the team! See details below.
Team may also receive bonuses for highest Team Achievement Level reached. 
Individual team members may also receive bonuses for highest Achievement Level reached.  See above

$1250

Team Achievement Level: More Dessert!
Teams reaching this fundraising level can provide a deposit or a month’s rent for a refugee or formerly homeless family and cover monthly utility bills for a family transitioning into housing!

Bonus!
Any Team Captain who’s team’s highest Achievement Level (based on combined team member funds raised) is More Dessert! will receive a mix of five stainless steel Yeti Rambler 20 oz Tumblers and stainless steel Yeti Colsters!  See details below.
Individual team members may also receive bonuses for highest Achievement Level reached.  See above.

 

$2500

Team Achievement Level: The Turducken
Teams reaching  this fundraising level can provide vocational training such as CDL (commercial driver’s license) or HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning), that earn a person $25/hour upon completion!

Bonus!
Any Team Captain who’s team’s highest Achievement Level (based on combined team member funds raised) is The Turducken receives a mix of ten stainless steel Yeti Rambler 20 oz Tumblers and stainless steel Yeti Colsters!  See details below.
Individual team members may also receive bonuses for highest Achievement Level reached.   See above.

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Fundraising Challenge

Rules and Details

 

How Does the Fundraising Challenge Work?

Now through the end of the year, compete in the ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot Fundraising Challenge to raise funds  for Caritas of Austin through our online fundraising tools. All funds raised go to Caritas of Austin and have a direct impact on the local community by helping individuals and families achieve self-sufficiency through housing, food, education, and employment services.

New this year! Compete as an individual or as a member of a team and earn all kinds of awesome incentives from ThunderCloud Subs, and our Fundraising Challenge sponsors Yeti and Alamo Drafthouse! See incentives!

After signing up for the Fundraising Challenge, you’ll be given a personal fundraising page which you can share with your friends, family members, and co-workers online. They’ll have the option to donate directly to your fundraising efforts securely online and without you having to manage any donations yourself. It’s quick and easy and everyone can get involved.

Individual Achievements and Incentives

Incentives are awarded to individual fundraisers based on the highest Achievement Level an individual fundraiser reaches by the end of the Fundraising Challenge, December 30th 2016.

Receiving Incentives: With the exception of the $75 Cranberries level incentive which can be mailed to you, we ask that you pickup your incentives in January at the ThunderCloud Subs office @ 1102 W 6th st, Austin Tx 78703. Fundraisers who earn an incentive or incentives will be notified in early January with details on how to receive your incentive(s).

Note: Incentives are not cumulative. For instance, if you reach the $600 Turkey! Achievement Level, you will recieve the incentive for the $600 level, but not for any levels below the $600 level.

Fundraiser In the Lead: The individual fundraiser in the lead by end of day Monday November 21, will earn a place in our VIP corral at the front of the pack on Thanksgiving Day! Get your picture taken with the ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot mascots shortly before the start and get recognized by name as the leading fundraiser on the run PA before the start!

Top Fundraiser: The Top Individual Fundraiser by the end of the Fundraising Challenge, December 30th 2016 will, in addition to receiving an incentive for their highest Achievement Level reached, will receive the ThunderCloud Subs Golden Ticket worth 52 free lunches at any ThunderCloud Subs. In addition they will receive a 1 night stay on any Friday, Saturday or Sunday at the Austin Hyatt Regency.

Team Achievements and Incentives

Start or join a fundraising team and pool your fundraising efforts to make an even larger impact on the local community and also earn extra incentives!  You can start or join a team at any time even if you have already started fundraising as an individual!

In addition to team members each earning incentives for reaching Individual Fundraiser Achievement Levels, teams as a whole can receive incentives for reaching Team Achievement Levels. See incentives.

Team in the Lead: The team in the lead by end of day Monday November 21, will earn a place in our VIP corral at the front of the pack on Thanksgiving Day! Get your picture taken with the ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot mascots shortly before the start and get recognized as the leading team fundraiser on the run PA before the start!

Top Team: The Top Team Fundraiser by the end of the Fundraising Challenge, December 30th 2016 will, in addition to receiving individual and team achievement incentives, will receive 50 Alamo Drafthouse movie tickets! The Team Captain will receive the tickets and distribute as they see fit.

 

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Fundraising Challenge Sponsors

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