Fishing Rod Foundation Co. is excited to host a new fundraiser experience to share our program with the community! Your support of the event will directly impact the children and families we serve through the sport of fishing, helping to ensure more children can realize their full potential through our mentorship, life skills training, and health and wellness programming.
Join us for an afternoon of fun for a cause at Riverview Park on Friday, May 6th, 2022, for a Kentucky Derby-themed fundraiser event complete with a Fascinator Hat Contest for the women and come sip on the official drink of the Kentucky Derby, the Mint Julep cocktail. The event will also feature a Chinese Auction with items inspired by the Kentucky Derby and more.
The founder, Mike Payne will host a Cigar and Bourbon paring for the guests featuring several of Kentucky’s premier bourbons and whiskeys. Participants can enter to win a bottle of whiskey from a local Pittsburgh Distillery.
Learn about the most prestigious American horse race, The Kentucky Derby. It is the longest-running sporting event in the United States dating back to 1875, all while having fun, raising funds and awareness for Fishing Rod Foundation Co. Come and have some fun in the sun with us, plus there will also be a host of fun giveaways!
It’s a safe bet that you won’t want to miss our first-ever Kentucky Derby Fundraiser party.
Start time: Doors open at 3:00 p.m.
Friday, May 6th, 2022 3pm – 8:00pm
Location: Riverview Park, 159 Riverview Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15214
Activities: Upscale Buffet, Southern-themed Food, and Drinks, Chinese Auction, Live Music, Raffles, Games, Prizes, and Fascinator Hat Contest for the Women ($200 Prize & Trophy)
Attire: Derby-appropriate attire encouraged
Your OFFICIAL Kentucky Derby Glass!
Each attendee will receive an official Kentucky Derby drink glass!
About Us: Fishing Rod Foundation Co. is a Pittsburgh-based 501(c)(3) organization that uses fishing as a catalyst to mentor and support at-risk youth. The Fishing Rod Foundation Co. was created to give less fortunate kids the opportunity to experience the beauty of the outdoors and to introduce them to the sport of fishing while providing mentorship, vocational and life skills training. Fishing Rod Foundation Co. also supports US Military Veterans and their families by sponsoring therapeutic outdoor recreational fishing experiences and therapy. We understand that many individuals would love to go fishing or enjoy other outdoor activities but may be limited by their circumstances.
Show your support by becoming a Sponsor: This special fundraising event will be promoted to a wide target audience, giving you an opportunity to market your company, products, and/ or services to a broader audience. Most importantly, support from our sponsors helps provide essential programming so that kids from less fortunate households can grow up safe, healthy, and prepared for life. We appreciate your earnest consideration! All donations are tax deductible. For more information regarding sponsorship packages call: 412-586-7443
This article is sponsored by the Fishing Rod Foundation, Co.