A Press Release - January 2013

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Press Release - January 2013
legria Group, Inc., a.k.a. The Krewe of Alegria, a 501(c)4 not-for-profit civic organization made up of
business women within the Tampa Bay community distributed over $2,000.00 in value of new shoes and
socks in December of 2011 to Cornerstone Kids and the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch. This was done through
their own charity Alegria’s Kickin’ for Kids, Inc., a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. The generous support
from many Tampa Bay businesses and individuals, David Alexander Jewelry and A. Kilbride Insurance helped
make this possible. Contributions in kind from Alegria membership went to the Salesian Boys and Girls Club
of Tampa. We are truly grateful to all persons who have contributed to make this possible - thank you to all who
helped in this endeavor! Please visit our web site to view a list of our many contributors.
December Holiday 2012 Shoe cumulative Distributions
Cornerstone Kids - 30 children received the gift of new Nike athletic shoes and socks.
Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch - 30 children received the gift of new Nike athletic shoes and socks.
Cleveland Elementary - 90 First Graders received the gift of new Nike athletic shoes and socks.
The Salesian Boys and Girls Club of Tampa - 50 children received the gift of new shoes.
20 children at the Safety Harbor Neighborhood Center received the gift of new shoes.
40 children at the Safety Harbor Community Center received the gift of new shoes.
130 children participating in the Florida Blue Kids Running Program received the gift of new shoes.
(Part of the 2013 Gasparilla Distance Classic)
100 children at Hope Children’s Home received the gift of new PayLess Shoe Source shoes of their choice.
Made possible through contributions and funds raised by
A. Kilbride Insurance, David Alexander Fine Jewelry, Smarty Pants Kids,
Cameron Graphics, Latin Night Table Sponsors and Auction Item Contributors,
The Krewe of Alegria Fund-Raising Committee, and individual members of the Krewe of Alegria.
Special Thanks to Amy Mandel from Feet First, Tampa
Alegria’s Kickin’ for Kids, Inc.
[email protected] • www.kreweofalegria.com
P.O. Box 8703 • Tampa, Florida 33674
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Press Release - January 2012
legria Group, Inc., a.k.a. The Krewe of Alegria, a 501(c)4 not-for-profit civic organization made up
of business women within the Tampa Bay community distributed over $2,000.00 in value of new
shoes and socks in December of 2011 to Cornerstone Kids and the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch. This was
done through their own charity Alegria’s Kickin’ for Kids, Inc., a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization.
The generous support from many Tampa Bay businesses and individuals, David Alexander Jewelry and A.
Kilbride Insurance helped make this possible. Contributions in kind from Alegria membership went to the
Salesian Boys and Girls Club of Tampa. We are truly grateful to all persons who have contributed to make
this possible - thank you to all who helped in this endeavor! Please visit our web site to view a list of our
many contributors.
December Holiday 2011 Shoe cumulative Distributions
Cornerstone Kids - 34 children received the gift of new Nike athletic shoes and socks.
Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch - 30 children received the gift of new Nike athletic shoes and socks.
The Salesian Boys and Girls Club of Tampa - 70 children received the gift of new shoes.
Made possible through contributions and funds raised by
A. Kilbride Insurance,
David Alexander Fine Jewelry and Smarty Pants Kids,
The Krewe of Alegria Fund-Raising Committee,
and individual members of the Krewe of Alegria.
Special Thanks to
Amy Mandel from Feet First, Tampa and Nike Corporation
Alegria’s Kickin’ for Kids, Inc.
[email protected] • www.kreweofalegria.com
P.O. Box 8703 • Tampa, Florida 33674
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Press Release - January 2011
legria Group, Inc., a.k.a. The Krewe of Alegria, a 501(c)4 not-for-profit civic organization made up
of business women within the Tampa Bay community have distributed over $3,000.00 in new shoes
and socks in December of 2010 at Cornerstone Kids, Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch and the Our Lady of
Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Ybor City through their charity Alegria’s Kickin’ for Kids, Inc., a
501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. The generous support from Sykes Corporation and Gasparilla Day
Parade sponsorship of A. Kilbride Insurance helped make this possible. Contributions in kind from Alegria
membership and through Miles Cameron’s shoe drive at Hillsborough High School went to the Salesian
Boys and Girls Club of Tampa. We are truly grateful to all persons who have contributed to make this
possible - thank you to all who helped in this endeavor!
December Holiday 2010 Shoe cumulative Distributions
Cornerstone Kids - 38 children received the gift of new Nike athletic shoes and socks.
Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch - 20 children received the gift of new Nike athletic shoes and socks.
OLPH Catholic Church received 30 Payless Shoe Gift Cards for migrant children valued at 20.00 each.
The Salesian Boys and Girls Club of Tampa - 81 children received the gift of new shoes.
Made possible through contributions and funds raised by
A. Kilbride Insurance,
Sykes Enterprises, Inc.,
David Alexander Fine Jewelry and Smarty Pants Kids,
The Krewe of Alegria Fund-Raising Committee,
Students at Hillsborough High School, Tampa,
and individual members of the Krewe of Alegria.
Special Thanks to
Amy Mandel from Feet First, Tampa and Nike Corporation
Alegria’s Kickin’ for Kids, Inc.
[email protected] • www.kreweofalegria.com
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Press Release - January 2010
legria Group, Inc., a.k.a. The Krewe of Alegria, a 501(c)4 not-for-profit civic organization made up
of business women within the Tampa Bay community have distributed approximately $3,000.00 in
new shoes and socks in December of 2009 at Cornerstone Kids through their charity Alegria’s Kickin’
for Kids, Inc., a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, The generous support and Gasparilla Day Parade
sponsorship of Explorer Insurance and A. Kilbride Insurance made this possible. Several others received
the gift of new shoes made possible through additional contributions both in kind and monetarily. We are
truly grateful to all persons who have contributed to make this possible - thank you to all who helped in
this endeavor!
December Holiday 2009 Shoe cumulative Distributions
Cornerstone Kids - 38 children received the gift of new Nike athletic shoes and socks.
The Salesian Boys and Girls Club of Tampa - 65 children received the gift of new shoes.
Made possible through contributions and funds raised by
Adrienne Decker at Kilbride Insurance,
Jamie Stokes at Explorer Insurance,
David Alexander Fine Jewelry,
The Krewe of Alegria Social and Fund-Raising Committee,
Parents of Bowman Elementary, Tampa,
and individual members of the Krewe of Alegria.
Special Thanks to
Amy Mandel from Feet First, Tampa and Nike Corporation
2008 Committee Members, Contributors and Auxiliary Helpers
Jennifer Ellis, Joshua Ellis, Blanca Potts. Tracy Meyers, Cheryl Snyder, Janice Albury,
Annie Carapezza, Yolanda Villareal, Jill Cantrell, Miles Cameron
Jeanne Cameron, Committee Chair, Alegria’s Kickin’ for Kids, Inc.
[email protected] • www.kreweofalegria.com
P.O. Box 8703 • Tampa, Florida 33674
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Press Release - January 2009
legria Group, Inc., a.k.a. The Krewe of Alegria, a 501(c)4 not-for-profit civic organization made
up of business women within the Tampa Bay community have helped to distribute approximately
$12,000.00 in new shoes and socks in December of 2008 by joining with Mr. Russell Alonzo, Central
Park Village Youth Services and their charity Alegria’s Kickin’ for Kids, Inc., a 501(c)3 not-for-profit
organization. We are truly grateful to all persons who have contributed to make this possible - we have had
a tremendous year - thank you to all who helped in this endeavor!
December Holiday 2008 Shoe cumulative Distributions
Cleveland Elementary - 375 children received the gift of new athletic shoes and socks.
Cornerstone Kids - 33 children received the gift of new athletic shoes and socks.
The Salesian Boys and Girls Club of Tampa - 45 children received the gift of new shoes.
Made possible through contributions and funds raised by
Mr. Russell Alonzo,
Central Park Village Youth Services,
Adrienne Decker at Kilbride Insurance,
The Krewe of Alegria Social and Fund-Raising Committee,
Alegria krewe member Denise Lazzara along
with the parents at Bowman Elementary, Tampa,
and members of the Krewe of Alegria.
Amy Mandel from Feet First, Tampa and Nike Corporation
2008 Committee Members, Contributors and Auxiliary Helpers
Jennifer Ellis, Joshua Ellis, Blanca Potts. Tracy Meyers, Cheryl Snyder, Janice Albury,
Annie Carapezza, Yolanda Villareal, Susan Rodriguez, Jill Cantrell, April Alonzo, Miles Cameron
Jeanne Cameron, Committee Chair, Alegria’s Kickin’ for Kids, Inc.
[email protected] • www.kreweofalegria.com
P.O. Box 8703 • Tampa, Florida 33674
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Press Release - January 2008
legria Group, Inc., a.k.a. The Krewe of Alegria, a 501(c)4 not-for-profit civic organization made up of
business women within the Tampa Bay community have helped to distribute approximately $4,000.00
in new shoes and socks in December of 2008 by joining with Mr. Russell Alonzo, Central Park Village
Youth Services and their charity Alegria’s Kickin’ for Kids, Inc., a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization.
We are truly grateful to all persons who have contributed to make this possible - we have had a tremendous
year - thank you to all who helped in this endeavor!
December Holiday 2008 Shoe cumulative Distributions
Cleveland Elementary - the entire 3rd grade received the gift of new athletic shoes and socks.
Cornerstone Kids - 35 children received the gift of new athletic shoes and socks.
The Salesian Boys and Girls Club of Tampa - 30 children received the gift of new shoes.
Made possible through contributions and funds raised by
Mr. Russell Alonzo,
Central Park Village Youth Services,
Adrienne Decker at Kilbride Insurance,
The Krewe of Alegria Social and Fund-Raising Committee,
Alegria krewe member Denise Lazzara along
with the parents at Bowman Elementary, Tampa,
and members of the Krewe of Alegria.
2008 Committee Members, Contributors and Auxiliary Helpers
Jennifer Ellis, Joshua Ellis, Blanca Potts, Yolanda Villareal, Susan Rodriguez and Miles Cameron
Jeanne Cameron, Committee Chair, Alegria’s Kickin’ for Kids, Inc.
[email protected] • www.kreweofalegria.com
P.O. Box 8703 • Tampa, Florida 33674
Press Release - August 2007
Alegria Group, Inc., a.k.a. The Krewe of Alegria, a not-for-profit organization made up of professional
business women in the Tampa Bay Area have distributed nearly $2,000.00 in shoe gift cards, monetary gifts
and new shoes in 2006 through their charity Alegria’s Kickin’ for Kids, Inc. We are truly grateful to those
who have contributed to make this possible - we have had a tremendous year - thank you Alegria members
and Tampa Bay Community!
Summer Back to School 2007 Shoe Distributions
Metropolitan Ministries - 90 children received shoe gift cards valued at 20.00 each
2007-08 Committee Members
Jeanne Cameron, Chair
Adrienne Decker, Co-Chair
Jennifer Ellis, Blanca Potts. Colleen Laurain
Yolands Villareal, Susan Rodriguez, Tracey Wells
Alegria’s Kickin’ for Kids, Inc. • P. O. Box 8703 • Tampa, FL 33674-8703 • www.kreweofalegria.com
Press Release - January 2007
Alegria Group, Inc., a.k.a. The Krewe of Alegria, a not-for-profit organization made up of professional
business women in the Tampa Bay Area have distributed nearly $5,000.00 in shoe gift cards, monetary gifts
and new shoes in 2006 through their charity Alegria’s Kickin’ for Kids, Inc. We are truly grateful to those
who have contributed to make this possible - we have had a tremendous year - thank you Alegria members
and Tampa Bay Community!
Fall 2006 Shoe Distributions
Boys and Girls Club of Tampa - 60 children received the gift of new shoes
Salesian Boys and Girls Club - 50 children received shoe gift cards valued at 20.00 each
Cornerstone Kids - 38 children received shoe gift cards valued at 20.00 each
Metropolitan Ministries - 90 children received shoe gift cards valued at 20.00 each
2006 Committee Members
Kacey Griffin, Chair • Jeanne Cameron, Co-Chair
Adrienne Decker, Sherry Fisher, Blanca Potts
Alegria’s Kickin’ for Kids, Inc. • P. O. Box 8703 • Tampa, FL 33674-8703 • www.kreweofalegria.com
Press Release - January 2006
Alegria Group, Inc., a.k.a. The Krewe of Alegria, a not-for-profit organization made up of professional
business women in the Tampa Bay Area have distributed nearly $10,000.00 in shoe gift cards, monetary gifts
and new shoes in 2005 through their charity Alegria’s Kickin’ for Kids, Inc. We are truly grateful to those
who have contributed to make this possible - we have had a tremendous year - thank you Alegria members
and Tampa Bay Community!
Summer 2005 Back-to-School Allocations
Hope Children’s Home - 54 children received shoe gift cards of 21.40 each
Salesian Boys and Girls Club & OLPH Catholic Church - 55 children received shoe gift cards of 20.00 each
december 2005 holiday Allocations
The Red Cross/Hurricane Katrina victims - 77 children received shoe gift cards of 20.00 each
Krewes Kare/Hurricane victims - $600.00 in cash and shoe gift cards plus 60 pairs of new shoes
Cleveland Elementary School, Hillsborough Co. - 50 fifth graders received shoe gift cards of 20.00 each
Stephen Foster Elementary School, Hillsborough Co. - 65 fifth graders received shoe gift cards of 20.00 each
Boys and Girls Clubs of Tampa - 62 pairs of new shoes
OLPH Catholic Church/Migrant worker’s children - 19 children received shoe gift cards of 20.00 each
Made possible through contributions and funds raised by
Mr. Russell Alonzo
Adrienne Decker at Kilbride Insurance,
The Krewe of Alegria Social and Fund-Raising Committee,
Alegria krewe member Denise Lazzara along with the parents at Bowman Elementary, Tampa2005 - 2006 \
Committee Members
Kacey Griffin, Chair • Jeanne Cameron, Co-Chair
Adrienne Decker, Lisa Januchowski, Judy Hughes, Sandy Show, Arlene Martinez
Alegria’s Kickin’ for Kids, Inc. • P. O. Box 8703 • Tampa, FL 33674-8703 • www.kreweofalegria.com
Press Release - August 2005
Alegria Group, Inc., a.k.a. The Krewe of Alegria, a not-for-profit organization made up of professional
business women in the Tampa Bay Area have distributed shoe gift cards through funds collected through
their charitable drive entitled Alegria’s Kickin’ for KidsSM. During the month of July, 2005 the following
agencies have been recipients of gift cards.
Hope Children’s Home - 50 children received shoe gift cards valued at $21.50 each.
The Salesian Youth Center and
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church - 55 children received shoe gift cards valued at $20.00 each.
Alegria’s Kickin’ for KidsSM 2005 Committee Members
Kacey Griffin, Chair
Jeanne Cameron, Lisa Januchowski, Linda Blick, Sandy Show, Judy Hughes, Sherry Fisher,
Rhonda Robertson, Michele O’Neal-McCafferty, Cheryl Scalzo
Alegria Group, Inc. • P. O. Box 8703 • Tampa, Florida 33674-8703 • www.kreweofalegria.com
Press Release - January 2005
Alegria Group, Inc., a.k.a. The Krewe of Alegria, a not-for-profit organization made up of professional
business women in the Tampa Bay Area have distributed new shoes that they have collected and purchased
through their charitable drive entitled Alegria’s Kickin’ for KidsSM. The following agencies have been
recipients of new shoes.
The Children’s Home - 56 children received the gift of new shoes.
Florida Sheriff’s Youth Ranches - 20 children received the gift of new shoes.
The Salvation Army (Naomi’s Daughters) - 48 children received the gift of new shoes.
Cornerstone Kids - 48 children received the gift of new shoes.
The Spring of Tampa Bay - 50 pairs of shoes were given.
Back Yard Bears Day School - 35 pairs of shoes were given.
Metropolitan Ministries - 75 pairs of shoes were given.
Alegria’s Kickin’ for KidsSM 2004 Committee Members
Kacey Griffin, Chair • Cheryl Scalzo, Co-Chair
Lisa Januchowski, Maria Rodriguez, Rosa Saylor, Cindy Paille, Linda Blick, Jeanne Cameron
Alegria Group, Inc. • P. O. Box 8703 • Tampa, Florida 33674-8703 • www.kreweofalegria.com