WHAT: The Bowl for Jason's Friends Foundation annual fundraiser is a fun community event involving nearly 1000 bowlers, and even more donors and sponsors. Last year nearly $270,000 was raised through the 2013 Bowl, and the 2014 goal is $300,000!
The Bowl for Jason's Friends event is held to honor and CELEBRATE the bowlers who have collectively gathered a tremendous amount of money to help Wyoming kids with cancer. The bowling, shoe rentals, food and beverages are FREE during the event for all participants.
WHEN: Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the El Mark-O Lanes, 2800 CY Avenue, Casper, WY.
WHY: The Bowl for Jason's Friends Foundation is the primary source of revenue for the funding we provide to each family whose child is battling a brain or spinal cord tumor or other childhood cancer.
WHO: People of all ages and ability are encouraged to participate in the Bowl, from families, the workplace, churches, civic groups, or teams of ANY KIND! Don't wish to bowl, but want to help? Become a Phantom Bowler! (See information below.)
*Wyoming companies are also encouraged to become a Corporate or Lane Sponsor. (See links below.)
This is a non-smoking event.
How To Participate
FORM YOUR TEAM(S): Form your bowling team or teams consisting of five (5) bowlers per team with one designated person as the team captain.
CONFIRM YOUR TEAM AND RESERVE YOUR TIME: With your team members decided, assure your team's place in the Bowl and reserve your time here: Click here for the Team Information Sheet.
*NOTE: The team captain will be notified of the assigned bowling time. Your team's bowling time is not confirmed until you have received notification from Jason's Friends Foundation.
GET YOUR TEAM PACKETS: Using the links below, team captains may download their team packets consisting of Team Captain Instructions, the Team Information Sheet, and five Individual Donation Packets per team by clicking the links below — OR — Packets may be picked up at any First Interstate Bank, any Hilltop National Bank, El Mark-O Lanes, or at the Jason's Friends Foundation office.
COLLECT DONATIONS: Team captains should distribute the Individual Donation Packets as soon as they are obtained to assure bowlers begin to gather donations immediately.
Each bowler collects a minimum of $75 in donations prior to the team's designated bowling time. NOTE: If using the downloaded Individual Donation Sheet, attach it to a large envelope for collection of the donations. ALL BOWLERS MUST BE SURE TO FILL OUT ALL DONOR CONTACT INFORMATION COMPLETELY TO ALLOW JASON'S FRIENDS FOUNDATION TO THANK AND SEND A RECEIPT TO THE DONOR.
EARN PRIZES! All bowlers collecting $75 in donations will receive a free t-shirt for the event. Collect even more donations and have the opportunity to be in competition for either the adult prize packages category or the youth (17 or under) prize packages. For every $75 in donations collected, receive a drawing ticket and the opportunity to win a prize. Additionally, there are prizes given every hour throughout the event.
Enjoy the BOWL FOR JASON'S FRIENDS FOUNDATION Event!
- COLLECT ALL YOUR DONATIONS AND BRING THEM WITH YOU to El Mark-O Lanes at 2800 CY Avenue, Casper, WY 82604 at your team's designated bowling time on Saturday, March 1, 2014.
NOTE: There will be no follow-up billing for collection of donations. Only donations turned in at check-in, for the bowler's assigned bowling shift, will count toward the prize packages competition. Late bowler donations will be considered general donation dollars.
- PLEASE arrive at least 20 minutes prior to your assigned bowling time to check-in, turn in your donation envelopes, receive your event t-shirt, door prize drawing tickets and lane assignments to bowl at your scheduled time.
- Your team will bowl as many games as possible within your team's allotted bowling time of one hour and fifteen minutes.
Jason's Friends Phantom Bowlers
If you are unable to participate as a bowler for the event but desire to collect donations for this great cause, become a Phantom Bowler. Please pick up an Individual Team Member packet or download the Donation Sheet here: Click here for the Individual Donation Sheet and attach it to a large envelope.
Turn in your donations prior to the event at the Jason's Friends office at 340 West B Street, Suite 101, Casper, WY 82601, or the day of the event at El Mark-O Lanes. Phantom Bowlers are eligible to participate in all other aspects of this fun event, including the incentive prize packages competition.
BECOME A CORPORATE OR LANE SPONSOR: Our sponsors are a huge part of the success of the Bowl. Click the link below to participate as a Corporate Sponsor ($2500 or up with extensive advertising benefits for your company—details on form) or a Lane Sponsor ($300 or up; receive a Lane sign at the event.)
If you have any questions, call Jason's Friends Foundation at 235-3421 or click here to email us.
The success of our fundraiser is a direct result of great community commitment and participation statewide. Your involvement, whether as a corporate sponsor, lane sponsor, prize sponsor or bowler gathering donations, is a very important component in our success. Thank you for your support!