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Home Sweet Home

Thursday night, Oct. 3, 2019 

6:00 pm - The Willows on Westfield
Doors open at 5:30

Celebrating Milestones: Join us for an evening to remember!

This is Going to be Big: Not only is it the 20thanniversary of our annual Home Sweet Home event, but this year’s fundraiser will be held on the 25thanniversary of the first family we helped in Indianapolis! 

About 400 supporters attended last year’s Home Sweet Home, raising $135,000 for families experiencing homelessness! The gathering is our largest fundraiser and crucial to help our neighbors in need. Last year, Family Promise of Greater Indianapolis served 57 families in our community … but it’s not just about emergency shelter …

Our mission is to truly break the cycle of homelessness. Once a family enters our door, everything we do – from the homecooked meals and compassion of thousands of volunteers to budget planning and assistance with rent – is focused on ensuring that family never returns to homelessness. Last year, no one in our AfterCare program lost their home, and our Family Assistance Fund prevented eight evictions. 

  • We can do this – we can work to end homelessness, and Home Sweet Home is one of the most important opportunities to help! Here are four ways to join us:
  • Save the date by purchasing tickets to the event Oct. 3 (When you buy event tickets online, you can pay by credit card to register your account details -- making it even easier to bid on items at the gathering through our silent and dessert auctions)!
  • Donate to the event’s silent auction!
  • Our most popular items are gift certificates to restaurants, entertainment and services as well as memorable pieces and collectibles. We also accept gift baskets and love creative donations! 
  • Sponsor Home Sweet Home– there’s a sponsorship level for everyone, and we’re offering unique advantages to support the event on the 25th anniversary of Family Promise in Indianapolis!

    Delicious Sampler Sponsor ($600)
    • Receives two (2) tickets to Home Sweet Home event ($170 value)
    • Company/congregation name on program, website, and slideshow at event
    • Name in four e-newsletters (distribution 1,400; open rate 30%)

    Treats To Share Sponsor ($1,250)

         Receives all of the above, plus…

    • Eight more ticketsto Home Sweet Home, making a table of ten ($850 value)
    • A quarter-page recognition in the program with your company logo
    • Your logo added to your name on the Family Promise website
    • Your logo added to your company/congregation name to the four e-newsletters
    • Your name and logo on the additional silent auction and ticket page website

    Icing on the Cake Sponsor ($2,000)

          Receives all of the above, plus…

    • Logo and name on signage/tag for one of the following underwriting opportunities:

                            __ Wine Pull                          __ Favors at place settings

                            __ Centerpieces at tables     __ Program/Printing 

                            __ Bar/Beverages

    • Social media mention/tag with logo or photo on Facebook (1,200 followers)
    • Increased size of recognition in the program to a half page

    **Exclusive**Cake Topper Dessert Auction Sponsor ($3,500)

      New sponsorship  for the event’s signature attraction: The Dessert Auction

     The Home Sweet Home dessert auction, emceed by WTHR’s Scott Swan, is a selection of more than 35 gourmet desserts on display from area bakeries and restaurants. Tables bid for rights to choose first, and bidding topped $48,000 last year with more than 300 people participating.

    Receives all of the above, plus…

    • An additional table of ten (10) tickets to the event (20 tickets total, $1,700 value)
    • A featured e-blast and sponsored social media post announcing the sponsorship
    • Recognition of “The [Your Company] Dessert Auction” on...
    • All event e-blasts (at least six)
    • A sponsored social media post (reach 3,000+)
    • Signage at the centrally located dessert auction tables
    • Only sponsor to receive verbal recognition by emcee from podium
    • Only sponsor to get full page (back of front page) recognition in program booklet
    • Company name and logo in 2020 Annual Report (1,500 printed, plus online)

            Click to download sponsorship form       Click for email ready version of sposnorship form

  • Share the event with your friends and family by email or on social media, inviting them to join you for this year’s milestone fundraiser!      
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Click here to buy tickets … and thank you for supporting our neighbors in need (see you in October)!

Missed last year’s Home Sweet Home? Take a look at 2018 event photos and read all about it … 

Our deep gratitude also goes to the 2019 event sponsors:


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Family Promise of Greater Indianapolis – 1850 N. Arsenal Avenue – Indianapolis, IN 46218       T: 317-261-1562      F: 317-261-6308

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