Poker Tournament 2013 (Friday July 12)

Register Here: razoo.com/story/BlueHopePokerTournament2013

Who: YOU!

What: Our third annual poker tournament is a fund raiser for the House of Blue Hope Foundation. Everyone who makes it to the final table will receive a prize and the three finalist will receive an additional prize for their accomplishment! There will also be a beginners table for those who want to play, but are new to the game. Come play, and bring your friends to join in on the fun!

House of Blue Hope will be hosting our fourth annual poker tournament on Friday, July 12 starting at 7pm at Club Paragon (3578 S 108th St, Milwaukee, WI). Those interested in playing will be asked to give a $25 donation to participate. There will be prizes for the top three finalist as well as gifts for all who make the final table. You can enter to play the day of the event, although preregistering is encouraged.

** Beginners encouraged to play. There will be a beginners table for those new to the game!
** If you bring two friends who also play, your first buy-in will be free.
** Those who wish to come watch and enjoy the entertainment are more than welcome! Please join us and support your favorite players.

Please email aweise@houseofbluehope.org if you have any questions!

 

Where: Club Paragon (private event room) 3578 S 108th St, Greenfield, WI

 

When: Friday, July 12 starting at 7pm

 

Why: House of Blue Hope pulls kids off the streets and puts them into a safe living and learning environment. With such access to one of the top schools in the country, the current and future residents of the House of Blue Hope will be provided with top-notch educational opportunities in a country in which only about 12% of the population receives a secondary education.

Halloween Party Benefiting Blue Hope!

Please join us for an open bar at Pulse Karaoke Lounge (135 West 41st Street) in New York as we celebrate Halloween on October 30th from 6pm-8pm

For a $40 donation, you will receive two hours of beer, wine and well drinks in addition to amazing karaoke entertainment. Costumes are encouraged.

All proceeds benefit the House of Blue Hope!

Beer Pong Tournament Wrap Up

Thank you to the 30 attendees who came out to Bar 15 West  in Fort Lauderdale, FL on June 29 and played in the beer pong tournament benefiting House of Blue Hope.  Over $400 raised for the children of Blue Hope.  Special thanks to our corporate donors Rocco’s Tacos, Morton’s Steakhouse, Tap 42 Restaurant, Salon Bongini and congratulations to the winning team “Brandon St. Randy”, Kevin and Tracey Kennedy.

Milwaukee Events Recap

Thank you to everyone who came out and participate in our Milwaukee events extravaganza!  On June 15 and 16, we hosted our third annual poker tournament, our fourth annual Strides for Kids charity walk and raffle, and our first annual bags tournament and we raised over $3500.  The weather was (mostly) cooperative and a good time was had by all.  Special thanks to all our amazing corporate donors who supplied the great prizes and raffle items and a HUGE congratulations to the tournament winners:  Kyle Weise in the poker tournament and Matt and Mike Sabljak in the bags tournament. You can check out the photos on our facebook page!

Thank you, everyone, for your amazing support!

Bags Tournament 2012

It’s the House of Blue Hope’s first annual bags tournament!  Join us for food, music and beverages at Strides for Kids 2012 and your chance to win awesome prizes for the top three teams.  The tournament will be held at the Strides for Kids site (picnic site 3 at the root river parkway in Hales Corners) on June 16 starting at 12:30pm.  Teams of two can register for a $20 donation either the day or of you can preregister here to ensure your spot in the tournament!

**Please remember to click on “Dedicate my donation to someone” and enter your team name in the designation line when donating!

Poker Tournament 2012

House of Blue Hope will be hosting our third annual poker tournament on Friday, June 15 starting at 7pm at Club Paragon (3578 S 108th St, Milwaukee, WI). Those interested in playing will be asked to give a $25 donation to participate. There will be prizes for the top three finalist as well as gifts for all who make the final table. You can enter to play the day of the event, although preregistering is encouraged.

You can preregister here!

** Beginners encouraged to play. There will be a beginners table for those new to the game!
** If you bring two friends who also play, your first buy-in will be free.
** Those who wish to come watch and enjoy the entertainment are more than welcome! Please join us and support your favorite players.

Milwaukee Events Weekend!

Join us the weekend of June 15 and 16 in the Milwaukee area for three amazing events – come to one or all three!  It’s guaranteed to be a good time, whichever one(s) you choose to come to, and they all benefit the amazing programs at House of Blue Hope.  We hope to see you there!

Poker Tournament

  • Where:  Club Paragon (3578 S. 108th Street)
  • When:  June 15 starting at 7pm
  • Details:  Those interested in playing will be asked to give a $25 donation to participate.  There will be prizes for the top three finalist as well as gifts for all who make the final table. You can enter to play the day of the event, although preregistering is encouraged.  You can preregister here.  Beginners encouraged to play. There will be a beginners table for those new to the game!  If you bring two friends who also play, your first buy-in will be free.  Those who wish to come watch and enjoy the entertainment are more than welcome!  Please join us  and support your favorite players.

Strides for Kids charity walk

  • Where:  Root River Parkway, picnic site 3 (entrance at S. 92 Street & W. Forest Home Avenue)
  • When:  June 16 starting at 10:30am
  • Details:  Join us for our fourth annual 5K Walk/Run with Games, Raffle, Silent Auction, Food and Refreshments!  Entry Fees are $25 per participant preregistration (ends 6/15) and $30 per person day of registration.  Bring the kids – children under 12 are free!  The first 100 registrants will receive a free t-shirt and some great goodies.  You can preregister online here.  Pledges are also encouraged.  You can set up your own donation page online to collect pledges from friends, families and coworkers! Those who collect the most pledges will receive prizes. Simply go here, click on “fund raise” and set up your page!

Bags Tournament

  • Where:  Root River Parkway, picnic site 3 (entrance at S. 92 Street & W. Forest Home Avenue)
  • When:  June 16 starting at 12:30pm
  • Details:  It’s the House of Blue Hope’s first annual bags tournament! Join us for food, music and beverages at Strides for Kids 2012 and your chance to win awesome prizes for the top three teams. The tournament will be held at the Strides for Kids site (picnic site 3 at the root river parkway in Hales Corners) on June 16 starting at 12:30pm. Teams of two can register for a $20 donation either the day or of you can preregister to ensure your spot in the tournament!  Preregister your team here.

Strides for Kids 2012

Strides for Kids is back!  Join us for our fourth annual 5K Walk/Run with Games, Raffle, Silent Auction, Food and Refreshments.  Strides for Kids will be held at Root River Parkway, Picnic Site 3 in Hales Corners, WI and will start at 10:30am on June 16, 2012.  Join our facebook event to follow any new and exciting news.

Entry Fee:
$25 per participant preregistration (ends 6/15)
$30 per person day of registration
Children under 12 are free!

First 100 registrants will receive a free t-shirt and some awesome goodies!

Pre-register online here!

Pledges are also encouraged.

You can set up your own donation page online to collect pledges from friends, families and coworkers! Those who collect the most pledges will receive prizes. Simply go here, click on “fund raise” and set up your page!

There will also be a bags tournament starting at 12:30pm at the walk site! A $20 donation enters a team of 2 into the tournament for your chance to win some amazing prizes. Register here to ensure your spot.

March Madness Matching Gift Challenge!

House of Blue Hope is extremely lucky to have an amazing group of anonymous donors who are pledging to collectively donate $2500, but only if we raise that same amount during the March Madness NCAA tournament.

We need your help!! Please consider a simple $10 donation towards our goal of $2500. You can also help us tremendously by sharing this challenge to your friends, family, and coworkers and asking them to donate $10 as well. Together we can reach the goal and receive the pledged donation! But hurry, March Madness ends April 2 and so does this challenge – donate now!

Blue Hearts for House of Blue Hope

Blue Hearts for House of Blue Hope was a project started last year by NY teacher, Michelle O’Neill, that coordinated teachers and students spanning from New York to Florida.  Participating children were read the book “Heartprints” and then asked to leave their heart print through an act of kindness.  The children learned about the House of Blue Hope in Tanzania, and in support they constructed several hand-made Valentine’s Day cards that incorporated both “hearts” and a “blue house”.  This year, all four kindergarten classes on the Boca Raton campus made cards using blue tissue paper and hearts, spearheaded by teacher, Kate Sadowski.  These cards were then sold for $2 each with all proceeds benefiting House of Blue Hope.

The project was very successful and raised over $400 in its first year; we look forward to expanding the project next year to include additional schools and students.