RRC Sports & Activities Ministry â€œActively Connecting, Actively Servingâ€?
Red Rocks Church
18301 W. Colfax Ave. Golden, Colorado 80401
T 303.279.0425 F 303.279.0426
About Us Our Mission
Empower relationships through sports & activities for the purpose of mobilizing participants to collectively serve those in our community facing extreme challenges.
Any of us who have ever played a sport or been involved in a group activity know the power our involvement can play in developing close friendships. Sport naturally offers an environment that removes the barriers of race, religion and gender, and creates a path of consistency and accountability for relationship development and personal growth. It is our initiative to create opportunities for members of the RRC church and local community to participate in sport and active events in order to empower the development of strong relationships and healthy community.
“By yourself you're unprotected. With a friend you can face the worst. Can you round up a third? A threestranded rope isn't easily snapped.” Ecclesiastes 4:12 “Then the King will say, 'I'm telling the solemn truth: Whenever you did one of these things to someone overlooked or ignored, that was me—you did it to me.” Matthew 25:40
The overall mission behind the creation of this platform is to mobilize and empower the participants of our ministry to serve the greater needs of those in our community who struggle with difficult challenges. It is our belief that an individual’s willingness to serve these needs increases greatly when he/she: 1.
Is presented with a clear opportunity to serve.
Has a familiar relationship with those who are also involved in the same service.
We have a passion to reach out and love those in need -- orphans, physically and mentally disabled, at-risk youth, homeless, battered women and children, and others. We have partnered with several local organizations serving the needs of these individuals and will work handin-hand to participate in their programs and develop customized sports programs of our own to integrate with their current structure. Our programs include: • • • •
Sports clinics/camps One-on-one coaching/mentoring Heath education/activities Preparing & delivering meals and clothing
RRC Sponsorship Proposal
We need you to join in our efforts to fund and execute these programs. We believe this offers a beneficial opportunity to significantly impact our community all while promoting your organization to the Red Rocks Church congregation, sports ministry participants, partnered organizations, and members of our community.
Partner Organizations The organizations listed below are those whom the
RRC Sports & Activities Ministry will actively work beside to establish programs and activities that will improve the emotional, physical and spiritual well-being of its charitable membership.
MHDSA.org Mile High Down Syndrome Association exists is to assure inclusion and enhance independence of people with Down syndrome. We will achieve this by providing education, resources and support in partnership with individuals, families, professionals, and the community.
ADOPTION EXCHANGE AdoptEx.org The Adoption Exchange recruits families for children who have survived abuse and neglect, supports adoptive families throughout every phase of the adoption process, and trains child welfare professionals. The Adoption Exchange serves waiting children, current and prospective adoptive families, and child welfare professionals.
SAVE OUR YOUTH SaveOurYouth.org Save Our Youth transforms the lives of at-risk youth through mentor relationships, providing success in educational, emotional, and spiritual development.
ADVOCACY DENVER AdvocacyDenver.com AdvocacyDenver, formerly known as The Arc of Denver,Â is dedicated to protecting the rights of people with cognitive disorders and children with special educational needs. We empower people with developmental disabilities and their families to participate fully in community life.
MOUNT ST. VINCENT FOSTER HOME MSVhome.org Provides services and programs for children with a wide range of emotional and behavioral problems that are preventing them from functioning to their full potential at home, in the community, or in school. Mount Saint Vincent also provides programs, services, classes, and other support for the family. Children may be referred to Mount Saint Vincent by agencies, school systems, or insurance companies. Programs and services are also available to the general public.
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SOCKS PLACE SoxPlace.com Sox Place is a daytime drop-in center for street youth. These range in ages from 12 to 30 and belong to the youth subculture known as "street kids." Many have been abandoned by parents/guardians, some are victims of the foster care system, and most have been tossed aside by society. A hot meal, activities and a safe place is provided Monday through Saturday. Staff and volunteers spend their time interacting with the youth and building friendships in order to provide healthy and constructive relationships.
JOY HOUSE A 2-year transitional housing program that offers help and healing to low-income abused women and children who are leaving domestic violence situations and seeking to rebuild their lives.
Sponsorship Opportunity How will my funds be used?
How will my company benefit?
By joining us as a sponsor of the RRC Sports Ministry, you WILL impact the lives of hundreds of individuals who need our help. Your money will be used to help us provide a wide range of sport and health related services to bring these individuals a sense of belonging, self-worth, and love. All sponsorship donations go to Red Rocks Church, a 501(c)3 organization to fund the program, administrative and facility costs associated with the following initiatives:
Your organization will gain exposure to a wide range of
• Improve and increase the number of sport & active opportunities for foster children and those facing mental and physical disabilities.
groups over one full calendar year: • 2,000+ RRC members • 400+ RRC Sports League participants • Partner organizations’ staff & supporters • Other sponsors • Venue partners (Lucky Strike Bowling, Colorado Christian University, Mountainside Fitness, etc.) Your organization will be promoted through the following options:
• Development of various sport clinics and camps we can host for our partner organizations.
Logo on league t-shirts Each league will offer free, trendy, well-designed t-shirts to
• Promote the essential need for one-on-one mentors and educate them on effective coaching techniques. Also funding activities for the mentor and youth to participate
each participant. These shirts are designed to be fashionable so they are worn frequently exposing your organization as a sponsor to our community.
together. • Rent venues for our programs and create a fund to work towards building our own facilities. • Purchase and distribute food and clothing to hundreds of homeless and low income individuals in our local communities. • Fund costs for transporting children to and from program venues. • Fund appreciation activities for volunteers.
Logo on Volunteer t-shirts Volunteers who participate in our RRC Sports Ministry programs for our partner organizations will receive specially designed t-shirts to wear during clinics, camps, activities, etc.
Logo on team picture photo frame Each team participating in an RRC league will receive a photograph of his/her team within a well-designed cardboard photo frame displaying logos of our sponsors.
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Banner displayed at RRC league events
Official league sponsor
At all league events we will display your organizationâ€™s banner. It is the sponsors responsibility to submit the banner.
As a gold sponsor you will be listed as the official sponsor of a RRC league. You will be listed on all materials promoting the league. For example, RRC Bowling League sponsored by XYZ Corporation.
Listed at RRC Sports Ministry booth Your organization will be listed on a banner which will be displayed at the sports booth during RRC church services. Members attend the sports booth for league info and registration.
2010 RRC Golf Tournament discount As an RRC Sports Ministry sponsor you will not only have priority options of the 2010 RRC Golf Tournament sponsorships, but will be given a discount
RRC league gift bags promotions
RRC team sponsorship options
Your promotional materials will be included in RRC league gift bags which are distributed to each league participant. These materials can include informational brochures, coupons, giveaways, etc.
Outside of our leagues, RRC currently organizes several teams participating in city/community leagues. We have a separate offering to sponsor an individual team, and offer discounts to our league sponsors based on their sponsorship level.
RRC Discount Card Your organization listed on the RRC Discount Card which will be offered to all 2,000+ members. You must provide a discount off retail rates in order to be included. This is a valuable tool for local retailers and restaurants looking to access the RRC Sunday service member base.
Quarterly reports on program initiatives You will receive quarterly reports detailing participation in RRC leagues, partner program initiatives and progress, and RRC participation within these initiatives. This information will help you measure the value of your sponsorship to know your funds are being well utilized.
Sunday service exhibitor Your organization will have the opportunity to exhibit a booth outside of RRC Sunday services to promote your offerings. Currently RRC offers three services each Sunday. Gold sponsors can exhibit four Sundays within a calendar year and Silver sponsors can exhibit twice.
RRC league gift bag sponsor These sponsorships include your organization to be the gift bag sponsor for one RRC league. Your logo and contact information will be included on the bag that will be distributed to all participants of the particular league.
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Sponsorship Levels Your Sponsorship Applies to All Sports Leagues Each sponsor benefit applies to all sport leagues and activities which the RRC Sports Ministry hosts within one calendar year. Each pledge gives the sponsor the following benefits for one full calendar year of RRC sports leagues from the time the pledge agreement is submitted. A list of applicable RRC sports leagues is found on the following page.
Your logo on league t-shirt
Your logo on volunteer t-shirt
Your logo on team picture photo frame
Your banner displayed at RRC league venues
Your organization listed on banner displayed at sports booth during RRC church services
Your promotional materials included in RRC league gift bags
Your organization listed on RRC Discount Card (discount must be given)
Your organization exhibits outside of RRC Sunday services
RRC league gift bag sponsor
RRC league official name sponsor
Discount on 2010 RRC Golf Tournament sponsorships
Option for RRC team sponsorship
Quarterly reports on program initiatives
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2010 Sports Schedule RRC LEAGUES The leagues listed below are those that Red Rocks Church initiates and operates fully. Participants come from members of our congregation, their friends, and members of our community. We strive for excellence in every aspect of our leagues, with the goal to implement the accurate level of competition with the highest level of fun. It is also important to note that each league will include at least one service day. On this day, participants of the league will break from the sport and collectively serve a need of one of our partnered organizations.
Sand Volleyball RRC will be going into its 5th season of summer coed sand volleyball. This league has grown in numbers each year and we expect the same in 2010. Last year we had 80 participants play at Lakewood Park sand courts of Alameda and Kipling in Lakewood. This league starts in May and concludes in late July. Bowling RRC is going into its 2nd annual season of coed bowling. 2009 brought in 84 participants each Monday night from January through March and we expect that number to grow in 2010. We will host the RRC Bowling League at the Belmar Lucky Strike in Lakewood.
It is important to note that all RRC leagues, teams and activities are funded by the participantsâ€™ entry fees. Sponsorship funds will not be used to fund any portion of our adult leagues other than any costs associated with promoting our sponsors such as t-shirts and banners. Future usage may include scholarship opportunities for community members who cannot afford to participate in RRC events or activities.
Dodgeball RRC hosted a one-day dodgeball tournament in the summer of 2008 which included over 100 participants. We are eager to build from this momentum and begin a full 8-week dodgball league in the fall of 2010. We will host this league at Colorado Christian University near Wadsworth Blvd. and Alameda Blvd. in Lakewood. We anticipate 64 participants. Bocce RRC will introduce Bocce into the league lineup in the summer of 2010. We will host the bocce league at the outdoor courts in heart of downtown Belmar, Lakewood. We anticipate 10 two-person teams for a total of 20 participants. Fitness Challenge
Ultimate Frisbee RRC has sponsored several ultimate Frisbee teams competing in city leagues each of the past three years. Since the interest is so great, we will be offering the RRC Coed Ultimate Frisbee league starting in the summer of 2010. We anticipate approximately 60 participants.
RRC will be offering two 3-month fitness challenges throughout 2010. These Fit Body Bootcamps will be conducted each Saturday at RRC throughout the 3-month challenge. ------------------------------------------------------------------
RRC TEAMS Basketball RRC is gearing up for its first annual menâ€™s basketball league. This league will be hosted at Mountainside Fitness off Ward Rd. & McIntire Rd. in Arvada. We are anticipating six teams with 7-8 players each for approximately 42-48 participants. We will start this league in late February and conclude in April.
RRC Sponsorship Proposal
RRC currently organizes several teams participating in city/ community leagues. We have a separate offering to sponsor an individual team. Contact email@example.com for more information on becoming a team sponsor. These sports include soccer, softball, ultimate frisbee, indoor volleyball, flag football, kickball, and others.
Sponsorship Application Please print the following application and fax to (303) 279-0426. For questions or additional information contact: Scott Russomanno Director of Sports & Activities (303) 279-0425 firstname.lastname@example.org
Organization/Sponsor Name: _________________________________________________________ Contact Name: ______________________________ URL: _________________________________ Email: ____________________________________ Phone Number: _________________________ Address: _____________________________________________________________________ City: ______________________________________
Sponsorship Level [Select one]
Gold Sponsor [$5,000]
RRC Team Sponsor [$250]
Silver Sponsor [$2,500]
RRC Team Sponsor [$500]
Bronze Sponsor [$1,000]
RRC Team Sponsor [$1,000]
Individual Sponsor [$250]
Total Amount Pledged $______________________ Signature __________________________________ Date ______________________________________
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