Sunday July 19th, 2015
10 AM – 1 PM
Mitchell Park, Palo Alto
Family Day is one of our biggest events of the year hosted just for PAMP members! It is a fun-filled day for PAMP families to mingle with other PAMP families, and enjoy food and fun activities. We’ll have live music, a petting zoo and pony rides, a catered lunch, balloon twisting, bubbles and more! Want to attend Family Day, but not a member yet? Learn more about member benefits and join today!
Thank you to Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford who is again acting as our Main Sponsor at the event and providing the food. In addition, they will be providing free carseat checks (must be reserved in advance, we will post the reservation schedule at the beginning of May on BigTent so stay tuned)
And thank you to Friendly Pony Parties, who will be providing the Petting Zoo and Pony rides for the event.
We will have approximately 15 other sponsors at the event who will be providing fun activities for the children.
Cheers to our Family Day Sponsors!
Interested in being a part of the action? Join the team and be a VOLUNTEER for one of our largest events AND fulfill your two-hour volunteer commitment at the same time! We will start taking volunteer signups in May, in the meantime you can email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up
Sponsorship Opportunities & Information
Family Day is one of PAMP’s three annual large events and brings hundreds of PAMP members and their families together to appreciate the dedicated volunteers that help lead our organization. It is a fun outdoor picnic with games and activities for the entire family.
Family Day Activity Sponsors get to interact with PAMP members and their children by leading games and activities during the event. This is a great branding opportunity for businesses and entrepreneurs that want to represent their businesses to the PAMP community in a fun and meaningful way. Family Day is a non-commercial event and in this format sponsors are not “tabling” or “selling” their products or services, they are simply representing their businesses by their own enthusiastic engagement in the activities they are leading.
With the cancellation of the Children’s Moon Festival the Family Day becomes our only outdoor “Large Event” for the year. This is a Members-only event, so you know that the people attending will be your primary target audience. We will be focusing more on promoting this event to our members and providing better food, entertainment and activities, so we expect attendance to increase significantly. In the past we have had ~500 people attend, we expect that to increase to 600-800 this year.
Key Sponsorship: get included in all online and printed advertising and promotional material for the event, get a full booth at the event in the high-traffic primary area, and get included in large signage at the event. Get a 100-word “ad-itorial” in the event day program to draw attention to your organization. With the expected increase in attendance, this is a great deal at $500, the same price as 2014, and these high visibility spots will be limited.
Limited Sponsorship: get included in all online and printed advertising and promotional material for the event, get a full booth at the eent, and get your logo included in large signage and the event day program. The cost for limited sponsorship will be $300.
Location: Mitchell Park is located at 600 East Meadow Drive in Palo Alto. The cross streets are East Meadow Drive and Middlefield Road. The Family Day celebration will take place at the Redwood and Pine Grove Group Areas.
Date & Schedule
|9:00am||Arrive for set up|
|11:30am||Lunch is Served|
|2:00pm||Complete Clean Up/Breakdown|
Checklist of Items to Bring
- Wear your company t-shirt or hat (you are your own branding)
- Bottled water (don’t forget to hydrate!)
- Sunscreen, sun hats
- Clipboard, pens and paper to collect email addresses (optional)
- Extra hands if you can get them! (optional)
- Age appropriate and environmentally-friendly prizes (optional)
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I give away prizes?
Yes please! If you are leading an activity and want to raise the stakes by giving away prizes for a friendly competition, please feel free! Keep in mind that our core membership has children between the ages 0-5 years old; therefore, we ask that you bring prizes that are safe, age appropriate and environmentally-friendly (i.e. minimal packaging).
Will I have a tent, table or space to display a banner or distribute materials?
Yes. We will provide a tent, 6-foot table and two chairs, which you are welcome to use to hang banners and distribute materials. We will also help distribute your materials in the PAMP bags that we will be giving away at the board table.
Can I sell my services or products at the event?
No, this is a non-commercial event and it is not appropriate to do transactions – your first priority is to lead the activities. However you can feel free to bring a clipboard, pens and papers to collect email addresses if members want to join your mailing-list.
Are Activity Sponsors providing childcare?
No, absolutely not! All of the games and activities require parent-participation and supervision. Under no circumstances should a parent leave their child unattended. This is generally understood by most members, but Activity Sponsors should remind parents whenever a situation arises to stay with their children. If a child is separated from his or her parent immediately notify a PAMP board member at the board table.
How will I know if my sponsorship request has been approved?
Shortly after emailing email@example.com, you will hear from the Development Manager to confirm your spot and activity.