With Covid restrictions changing on an almost daily basis, many events are on hold or cancelled altogether. Nonprofit Sauers Cares didn’t let that hold them back from delivering hope through a creative solution with Virtual Bingo!
The nonprofit held the event to benefit the Superhero Project. The Superhero Project works to assist families with babies born and residing in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of the hospital.
“The Superhero Project wishes to thank the entire team at Sauers Cares for choosing to support us this November. November is a special time for our charity, as we just celebrated our 5th birthday. And it’s because of thoughtful individuals like those at Sauers Cares that we can continue our mission of supporting families in the NICU,” said Kelly Gallagher, founder of The Superhero Project.
Virtual Bingo Event
The Virtual Bingo event, held via Zoom, drew a virtual crowd of about 85 participants on Friday, November 13th. Incredibly, those friends raised more than $900 for the Superhero Project to keep helping families.
“We will use these funds to provide a holiday to remember for our local NICU families. Thankfully, this December, the holiday spirit will be in full swing because of this support,” Gallagher said. She also thanked Sauers Cares for choosing to make a difference in the community.
The Sauers Cares team organized this event of family fun and even joined in with their own family.
Prizes included Amazon gift cards and family photo shoot by OM Media.
Stephanie Sauers-Boyd who set up the event was thrilled about this new fundraising opportunity.
“Organizing and running this event was a lot of fun. It felt good being able to produce something safe to do that was a nice change of pace for everybody. Also, I have to give a big shout out to my 7-year old who sat quietly next to me playing the whole time (even though he was frustrated he wasn’t winning!). It’s very rewarding including my kids in the behind-the-scenes of everything Sauers Cares sets out to do for the community. I love having him exposed to the diversity of challenges that surround us in our backyards and bringing him along to fulfill our mission.”