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SPONSORSHIP
PROGRAMS

OLYMPIC RINGS

$500.00


GOLD MEDAL

$250.00


SILVER MEDAL

$100.00


BRONZE MEDAL

$50.00


INTERESTED IN DONATING ANOTHER AMOUNT?


OTHER DONATION IDEAS

If you would like a small gift in exchange for your donation, here are some ideas of what I could provide. All items will be personally selected by me while I'm in Greece, and shipped to you by me on my return to the United States. Postcards, however, will be mailed from Greece. Be sure to provide a mailing address!

POSTCARD

$20.00


Traditional Olive Oil Soap

$30.00


Greek Honey

$40.00


Worry Beads

$50.00


   

THANK YOU!

Let me start by saying a big THANK YOU to the people who have already helped me in ways large and small. Some of you (many!) have listened to my ups and downs, others have cared for my pets, given me rides to the airport, made monetary donations. Without you, I never would have gotten to Greece in the first place for the February audition. Some of you found my story on the internet and, inspired by it, wrote to me. Often, your emails arrived at a time when I needed them the most.

And now I feel like I'm going for the gold. Every step of the way has seemed impossible, but little by little I'm getting there, often just when I'm ready to give up! And every time I feel despair and say "I can't," a voice inside says, "how can I not." With your help, I'll get to Athens and at last realize a dream that has been in my heart for so many years. Join in my dream. If you can't be in Greece, join in the celebration of the Closing Ceremonies via your TV or the Wild, Wild Web. Look for me...I'll be there!

Thanks!
Cat


OLYMPIC DREAM SPONSORS

  • OLYMPIC RINGS
    • John Eerenberg - North Carolina

  • GOLD MEDAL
    • Anonymous Donor - Washington
    • Willanna James - Louisiana

  • SILVER MEDAL
    • Karen Commins - Georgia
    • Robert Bodesheim - Pennsylvania
    • Donna Hanley* - Alaska
    • Terry Thrasher* - Alaska

  • BRONZE MEDAL
    • Linda Bishop - Arkansas
    • Keith & Vivian Andrepont - Louisiana
    • Anonymous Donor - Louisiana
    • Kitty Turner - Colorado
    • Patrick Slay* - Tennessee
    • Richard D. Hebert* - Louisiana

  • OTHER CONTRIBUTIONS
    • Chris Gradney - Louisiana
    • Tommy - Scotland
    • Betty Astrand - Australia
    • George Georgiopoulous - Greece
    • Antonia Wood - New Zealand
    • Rachel Stein - Pennsylvania
    • Richard D. Hebert - Louisiana
    • Lisa Warner - Louisiana
    • George Viator - Louisiana
    • Troy Chaney - Louisiana
    • Crystal Hebert - Louisiana
    • Ashley Martin - Louisiana
    • Belinda Bolterauer - Germany
    • Jennifer Hamilton - Louisiana
    • Launey Miller - Louisiana
    • Chief Jonty Coco - Louisiana
    • Jack E. Reed - Louisiana
    • Claire Hernandez - Louisiana
    • Carol Robertson - Maryland
    • James Hebert - Louisiana
    • Frank Johnson - Louisiana
    • Betty Archon - Louisiana
    • Judith Jennings - California
    • Karen Lyu - Minnesota
    • Bob Meyer* - California
    • Amy Wickstrom* - Indiana
    • Andre' and Amber Herpin* - Louisiana
    • Jack E. Reed* - Louisiana
    • Carolyn Landrum* - Louisiana
    • Carol Robertson* - Maryland
    • Marcus Landry* - Louisiana

CORPORATE SPONSORS


MEDIA COVERAGE

  • The Advocate, Angie Simoneaux - Louisiana
  • The Daily Advertiser, Beverly Corbell - Louisiana
  • The Butler Eagle, Karen Baier - Pennsylvania
  • KQIS, 102.1 FM, Big Tuna - Louisiana
  • KRVS, 88.7 FM, Judith Meriwether - Louisiana
  • KTDY, 99.9 FM, Debbie Ray and CJ - Louisiana

CLOSING CEREMONIES CURRENT DONATIONS: $1901.14 as of 9/02/04

*AUDITION TOTAL DONATIONS: $385.00


HOW YOU CAN HELP

Support and sponsorship in many forms is most welcomed, and very much needed. Anything from a ride to the airport, $1, and up to $2000 or more. Please don't think that small donations--as little as $0.25--aren't welcomed or appreciated. Many people sending small donations can make a difference. I think we lose sight of that fact that for some a meal at a fast-food place is a cheap meal...but for others it's an extravagance.

Nothing is provided to volunteer performers (me) in the way of transportation, accommodations, and probably not food. Only our costumes are provided...and the opportunity to make history! Below are some suggestions on how you can provide support. Some of the suggested prices are in euros.

  • TRANSPORTATION
    • LFT Lafayette<->ATH Athens flight is around $2000
      GOT IT!
    • ride to the airport-Lafayette
      GOT IT!
    • ride from the airport-Lafayette
      GOT IT!
    • 24-hour bus pass to/from the airport-Athens
      2,90 EUR, approximately $3.70
    • additional funds for 24-hour bus passes around Athens
      I do plan to walk a lot, but it would be nice
  • ACCOMMODATIONS
    • $85 + $25 for Servas Organization traveler membership and 5 books
    • funds for shared house rental in Athens
      house could be 650+ EUR/month; I will be there six weeks
    • funds for stay at Youth Hostel in Athens
      per night prices for July, a shared room ranges from 8,15 EUR ($10) to 27 EUR. In August the price jumps to 85 EUR ($103)!
    • recommendations for a place to stay in Athens
    • a friend in Athens who can offer a place to stay
    • a "hospitality club" member(s) in Athens who can offer a place to stay
    • funds for two or three nights at international youth hostel in Istanbul
      estimated 10 EUR/night with hostel pass (which I have)
  • MEALS
    • funds for purchase of freeze dried foods
      GOT IT!
    • funds for meals, groceries in Athens
  • MISCELLANEOUS
    • a TV, radio, or newspaper that would like to have me as their foreign correspondent covering the Olympics
    • pet care, pet food, litter
      GOT IT!
    • plant care
      GOT IT!
    • lawn maintenance at my home (you get all the ripe tomatoes from the garden)
      I have some great neighbors who offered to help!
    • euros for initial arrival in Athens
      GOT IT! Bad exchange rate: 20 EUR cost $26.31 :(
    • international phone card
      3,50 EUR for 17 international minutes, 1 hour local; approx. $4.59
    • postcard and stamp money
      international airmail postage is 0,65 EUR, a postcard about 0,30 EUR; approx. $1.25
    • a friendly person in Athens to talk to
      GOT IT!
  • FUN!
    • excursions in Greece
    • excursion to Crete
    • excursion to Istanbul

If you have a specific request for how your donation is to be used, please let me know. In appreciation, your name will be listed on this web page unless you specify otherwise. I am willing to promote you (or your business) in whatever manner is appropriate and also acceptable to the Olympic Committee in exchange for your assistance. You can make donations by clicking on any of the donation buttons.

Donations are through a PayPal account. If you are an eBay user, most likely you have already used PayPal. Credit cards are accepted through PayPal, and foreign currency will be converted.

Check are also acceptable and can be sent to me at the address below. Please make payable to:

Cat Dancing Productions
Box 91104
Lafayette, LA 70509-1104, USA
email: Email-at-catdancingproductions.com


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