1. Sign up for Amazon Smile at smile.amazon.com and select the Donna M. Crandall Foundation as your charity. A portion of every Amazon purchase you make by going to smile.amazon.com will go to DMCF. It might not sound like much, but DMCF has already received hundreds of dollars thanks to Amazon shoppers!
  2. Purchase one of the 450 limited tickets to the 19th Annual Emerald Eve. Contact Lisa Cheney at lisa@crandallfoundation.org.
  3. Donate an auction item—large or small!—to Emerald Eve. Contact Terri Snow at snow43056@aol.com to learn how.
  4. Donate a bottle of wine to the Emerald Eve wine raffle. Purchase your favorite bottle and drop off with the Foundation. Please note if you are purchasing the bottle in honor of or in memory of a CF patient. Contact Lisa Cheney at lisa@crandallfoundation.org.
  5. Be one of the 23 table flower sponsors at Emerald Eve for $100. Contact Lisa Cheney at lisa@crandallfoundation.org
  6. Donate three dozen cookies to be used in our holiday cookie tins, distributed to patients at Albany Med in December. E-mail Joan Hart at JHart1987@live.com.
  7. Shop for the legendary DMCF gift bags or seasonal-themed treats, which are given to CF patients admitted to Albany Med. Contact Lisa Cheney at lisa@crandallfoundation.org
  8. Donate a package of UNO cards in memory of Mary Breton to be used in the gift bags. (Ship directly from smile.amazon.com!) Mail or drop off cards to: DMCF / 50 Traditional Lane / Loudonville, NY 12211.
  9. Donate your favorite books or magazines to be given to patients in the DMCF gift bags. (Ship directly from smile.amazon.com!) Mail to: DMCF / 50 Traditional Lane / Loudonville, NY 12211.
  10. Donate a $25 gas card or Price Chopper gift card to the Foundation. Mail or drop off cards to: DMCF / 50 Traditional Lane / Loudonville, NY 12211.
  11. Consider being an Emerald Eve Corporate Sponsor. Amounts range from $500 to $2,500. E-mail Lisa Cheney at lisa@crandallfoundation.org.
  12. Consider a donation to the Foundation in lieu of birthday or Christmas gifts this year. We will be happy to send you a card! E-mail Lisa Cheney at lisa@crandallfoundation.org.
  13. Donate a favorite book to the “Living Room” on E5 at Albany Med. You could even ship directly from smile.amazon.com! Mail to: DMCF / 50 Traditional Lane / Loudonville, NY 12211.
  14. Host a Lemonade Stand/Challenge in honor of Dawn McGuinness to raise money for the DMCF!
  15. If you have other ideas for how to support or raise money for DMCF, please contact us—we are all ears! Contact Lisa Cheney at lisa@crandallfoundation.org.

Posted on:  August 28, 2020