Fundraising

2018 Fundraising Priority: New Uniforms

The AHS marching band is currently at 140 students and growing quickly! (As Asheville grows, so does the band!)  Our current uniforms are worn out, and their number insufficient to keep up with the expanding program. In order to look our best as we represent our hometown throughout 2018 and over the years to come, we need to raise $18,000 to purchase new uniforms… and continue to instill pride in our musicians and community.

We are seeking Community Sponsors to help us raise funding to purchase these new uniforms. Please consider supporting the band program at one of the following levels:

 

Member Level ($50)

Thank you for helping purchase one uniform jacket!  

Please accept:

  • Your name recognition on the AHS Band website, social media and on all concert programs

 

Section Leader ($200+)

Congratulations, you have purchased at least one new uniform! 

Please accept:

Member level rewards, plus:

  • Public announcement of your generous gift at 2018 home football games. 

 

Captain Level ($600+)

Wow!  A group of students have new uniforms!

Please accept: 

Section Leader rewards, plus:

  • Name/Logo on the side of our traveling band trailer
  • Six complementary home football game tickets 
  • AHS band t-shirts

 

Drum Major ($1000+)

You may have outfitted a full section of the band!!

Please accept: 

Captain Level rewards, plus:

  • Catered tailgate dinner for up to 8 people:  brought to you before the 2018 game of your choice.

 

Parents and friends of the band are asked to approach local businesses, foundations, and individuals who may be in a position to make donations in support of these new uniforms. For more information, please contact Laurie Towers laurieatowers@gmail.com or 828-230-0593.

Please make checks payable to Asheville High School Band or use the big, shiny red button below to donate by credit card or PayPal:





Year-Round Fundraising Opportunities

FirstGiving allows directed donations to any student through their personalized websites. Check it out and make a donation today! Not sure which student to donate to? You can donate directly to the band.

Harris Teeter Neighborhood Food & Pharmacy Link your Harris Teeter VIC card to the Asheville High School Band.   Our VIC number is 2316. Ingles Markets Link your Ingles Advantage card to the Asheville High School Band.   Our Advantage number is 30968 .

Please note: You must re-link your card (after the first day of school) every school year!

Or, you can donate at any time (via PayPal)…




Donations can also be mailed to: Asheville High School Band Association, PO Box 772, Asheville, NC 28802

(Please make checks payable to Asheville High School Band Association — Thank you!)

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FAQs

Why do we need to fundraise? Didn’t we already pay a $300 band fee?
Yes, most families have paid the $300 annual fee. However, it costs approximately twice that to run the band for one year, and it’s a goal of the AHS Band Association to ensure financial hardship does not prevent any student participating.

To raise the other half of our annual expenses, we organize a number of fundraisers.