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Corporate and Family Sponsorship Opportunities

100% of the proceeds of Storybook Ball exclusively benefit Please Touch Museum’s literacy programming for young children. The Museum is committed to providing enriching and meaningful literacy-based learning experiences in an informal environment, both in our Museum and in our community.


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n Saturday, March 15, 2014, Please Touch Museum celebrates our 6th Annual Storybook Ball. Families are welcomed to explore the Museum after-hours for an enchanted evening of play and stories. The event features: appearances from our

favorite storybook characters; a dance party in our grand ballroom, Hamilton Hall; special programming and activities; delicious cuisine and more. Throughout the spring, Please Touch Museum celebrates literacy with a series of programs, performances, and special events. Each we year invite our Please Touch Museum Book Award winning authors to present their stories. The Book Award, celebrating its 29th year, honors children’s books that help discover the joys of reading and learning, all while reflecting Please Touch Museum’s philosophy of learning through play. Celebrate Stories, Please Touch Museum’s Annual Storybook Ball and Book Award are presented by The Albert M. Greenfield Foundation


Cinderella

Support the big dreams of over a thousand children who find books that fit like a glass slipper when participating in our Books to Know, Books to Grow! program. Through this program, children in pre-K through 3rd grade have a ball reading and playing with PTM staff in their classrooms. Benefits: •2  4 VIP tickets to Storybook Ball (includesVIP parking, admission, food and beverage) and admission to the Storybook Ball VIP Hour from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in the Carousel House (includes food, beverages, photo opportunities and carousel rides with your favorite storybook characters) (valued at $1,440)

$8,000

• Logo on all Storybook Ball programs (1,400 impressions and date sensitive) • Logo on all Storybook Ball tickets (1,400 impressions and date sensitive) • Logo and link on Please Touch Museum’s website (over 350,000 page views a month)

•5  0 general admission passes to Please Touch Museum (valued at $850)

• Listing in Please Touch Museum’s Annual Report (over 3,000 impressions)

•5  0 general admission passes donated to participants in our Stories in Schools programs*

• 15% off one Museum event rental (does not include food, beverage, rentals, etc.)

• 50 carousel tickets (valued at $150)

• A PTM ticket e-store will be set up for corporate sponsors only, enabling all employees to access discounted general admission tickets to PTM (valid for one year)

• Recognition on sponsor screen in Hamilton Hall •O  pportunity to distribute a giveaway item (provided by your organization)


Robin Hood

Support a merry band of toddlers as they explore stories and words through the Early Bookworms program. The program encourages a love for books, music, and of course, sharing. Benefits: •2  0 VIP tickets to Storybook Ball (includes VIP parking, admission, food and beverage) and admission to the Storybook Ball VIP Hour from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. in the Carousel House (includes food, beverages, special programming, and photo opportunities with your favorite storybook characters) (valued at $1,200) •4  0 general admission passes to Please Touch Museum at Memorial Hall (valued at $680) •4  0 general admission passes donated to participants in our Stories in Schools programs* • Listing on sponsor screens in all food station areas •O  pportunity to distribute a giveaway item (provided by your organization)

• Logo on all Storybook Ball programs (1,400 impressions and date sensitive) • Listing on all Storybook Ball tickets (1,400 impressions and date sensitive) • Logo on Please Touch Museum’s website (over 350,000 page views a month) • Listing in Please Touch Museum’s Annual Report (over 3,000 impressions) • A PTM ticket e-store will be set up for corporate sponsors only, enabling all employees to access discounted general admission tickets to PTM (valid for 6 months)

$5,000


Alice in Wonderland

Support children as they find their voices and use their imaginations to write their own stories, poetry, and letters through the Please Write Program. You might even get written in as the hero at the end! Benefits: • 16 VIP tickets to Storybook Ball (includes VIP parking, admission, food and beverage) and admission to the Storybook Ball VIP Hour from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in the Carousel House (includes food, beverages, photo opportunities with your favorite storybook characters) (valued at $960) •3  0 general admission passes to Please Touch Museum at Memorial Hall (valued at $510) •3  0 general admission passes donated to participants in our Stories in Schools programs*

$2,500

•L  isting on sponsors screens in the Program Room and the Storytime Locations

• Listing on all Storybook Ball programs (1,400 impressions and date sensitive), Please Touch Museum’s website (over 350,000 page views a month), and Please Touch Museum’s Annual Report (over 3,000 impressions a month) • A PTM ticket e-store will be set up for corporate sponsors only, enabling all employees to access discounted general admission tickets to PTM (valid for 6 months)


Madeline

Support our youngest learners crawling in a row, and experiencing their first letters in every way – touching, looking, and sometimes munching. Crawl into a Book brings pre-literacy support into childcare centers, encouraging kids to soak up a printrich environment and get extra exposure to language along the way. Benefits: •8  VIP tickets to Storybook Ball (includes VIP parking, admission, food and beverage) and admission to the Storybook Ball VIP Hour from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in the Carousel House (includes food, beverages, photo opportunities with your favorite storybook characters) (valued at $480) • 15 general admission passes to Please Touch Museum at Memorial Hall (valued at $255) • 15 general admission passes donated to participants in our Stories in Schools programs* •L  isting on all Storybook Ball programs (1,400 impressions and date sensitive), Please Touch Museum’s website (over 350,000 page views a month), and Please Touch Museum’s Annual Report (over 3,000 impressions a month)

$1,500


Peter Pan

Support PTM as we reach faraway places, second to the right, and straight on ‘til morning! Our staff visit schools throughout Philadelphia and the five counties, bringing the joy of Please Touch Museum to kids who are far away through the Museum without Walls program. Benefits: •4  VIP tickets to Storybook Ball (includes VIP parking, admission, food and beverage) and admission to the Storybook Ball VIP Hour from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in the Carousel House (includes food, beverages, photo opportunities and carousel rides with your favorite storybook characters) (valued at $240) • 8 general admission passes to Please Touch Museum at Memorial Hall (valued at $136) • 8 general admission passes donated to participants in our Stories in Schools programs* • Listing on all Storybook Ball programs (1,400 impressions and date sensitive) • Listing on Please Touch Museum’s Website (over 350,000 page views a month) • Listing in Please Touch Museum’s Annual Report (over 3,000 impressions)

$500


Knights of the Round Table

If you cannot attend Storybook Ball, please consider being a Knight of the Round table, which makes it possible for children participating in the Museum’s Books to Know, Books to Grow! program to attend the event free of charge. Books to Know, Books to Grow!, is a play-based literacy program which is part of our Stories in Schools programs offered to children in Pre-K through 3rd grade in elementary schools in the Parkside Neighborhood. Participation in the program helps students build an interest in reading and encourages a life-long love of books. Benefits: • 4 Storybook Ball tickets will be donated to children participating in the Museum’s Books to Know, Books to Grow!, program. • Listing on Storybook Ball programs (1,400 impressions and date sensitive) • Listing in Please Touch Museum’s Annual Report (over 3,000 impressions) • $250 is tax deductible *Stories in Schools is Please Touch Museum’s mobile literacy program that brings book-based workshops into early classrooms in Philadelphia childcare centers and schools.

$250


Storybook Ball is presented by

Co-Chairs: Hallee Adelman and Ashley Govberg


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Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA 19131. www.pleasetouchmuseum.org.

I/my company/family want(s) to become a sponsor of the event:

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$8,000 Cinderella

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$1,500 Madeline

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$5,000 Robin Hood $500 Peter Pan

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$2,500 Alice in Wonderland $250 Knights of the Round Table

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Only_______ tickets will be used. We would like to donate the remaining tickets to Please Touch Museum’s Parkside Neighborhood families.

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If you have any additional questions, please contact 215-581-3175 or events@pleasetouchmuseum.org

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Please Touch Museum’s official refund policy is as follows: 100% refund 30+ days prior, 75% refund 15+ days prior, 50% refund less than 2-weeks prior, no refund after the event has occurred. If you have received event registration confirmation and/or tickets, they must be returned prior to receiving a refund. All requests must be in writing. Thank you.

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Please Touch Museum® is a non-profit organization. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1.800.732.0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.


Please Touch Museum, Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park, 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA 19131. www.pleasetouchmuseum.org.


Storybook Ball Sponsorship Brochure 2014