With your help, our awesome Furbowl team raised $1600 during our Pixie Project fundraiser–and with the anonymous donor match for teams earning $1000 or more, that’s $3200!
Amazingly, we didn’t place first, second or even third in this contest of hard core pet people who, collectively, raised more than $68,000 during the fundraiser. Out of nearly 40 teams, we placed a respectable sixth—something we’re quite proud of! We had 59 donors and an average donation rate of $26.00 each.
Highlights of the Furbowl bowling celebration party last Saturday include:
- I took probably my first shot in a decade (celebratory Pixie Project shots were made available at the check-in). It was green and probably the sweetest thing I’ve ever ingested. I will probably not take a shot again for another decade.
- I scored exactly 104 in both games. YOU try doing that twice in a row.
- One team member man who shall not be named bet AGAINST his team member woman’s bowling performance and won $20. He vowed, of course, to use his earnings to take said female team member out to drinks, as would any man who finds himself in this particular predicament.
- Mandy and I wore the same outfit. Naturally, we had to get a photograph and we both came out looking young and skinny. Maybe it was the mustard yellow, maybe it was the dim lighting but either way it’s a win.
- There were fantastic bowling alley strobe lights and some spoil sport wanted to turn them off. (The crowd voted against him)
- The world’s most questionable dj played blared sad Coldplay songs at extremely loud volumes followed by the song “I’m No Angel.” The three female members of our team immediately went into pregnant Amy Poehler on SNL mode for at least the rest of the evening.
- Ezra lovingly nuzzled the voluptuous, Pixie Project Stay Puft Marshmallow Man who was there for reasons I cannot explain.
Thanks to everyone who supported our event. It was an awesome experience for each one of us and we’re thrilled to be connected to such a supportive community of people who give back to great causes.
As Aaron would say, “People helping people.” (or, pets, in this case)