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Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Fund Raising Success Stories

The following Fund Raisers were done by
Creative Individuals who just wanted to help.

North School gathered more than $1,000 to help Paul. Contributors included individuals, a Papa John Pizza Fundraiser, Boy Scout Pack 15, the Grace Women Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and North School PTO.

Customers at the European Pastry & Deli dug into their pockets and contributed $267 for Paul.

Adam Seiler's hobby is winning stuffed animals at carnivals. He generously donated many of his furry friends to the Fun Fair as raffle prizes.

Students at Forest School in Des Plaines had a Pocket Change campaign and all that change added up to $1,070.
That's a lot of change!

A vase set out on the counter at Europe Jewelry in Arlington Heights netted $88.95 from customers.

Christ Church in Des Plaines sponsored a two-day garage sale October 12-13. Donations were plentiful and even homemade Barbie and Football Cakes were donated for a silent auction bidding. The proceeds from this event were $1,500.

North School in Des Plaines sponsored a fun fair September 29. Children played many games, won prizes and enjoyed lunch and special treats.  Activities included face painting, cake walks and much more. Among the raffle prizes was a TV/VCR.  The Fun Fair raised $3,518

Aetna Bearing Company sponsored a benefit dinner-dance September 21 at Manzo's Banquet Hall in Des Plaines.  In addition to Aetna Bearing, special thanks go to Jim and Liz O'Malley, who sold 125 (!) tickets and secured many generous donations.
The Dinner Dance included a hearty dinner. The Golden Nuggets Orchestra, which volunteered their services, provided beautiful music for listening pleasure and dancing.  Raffle prizes ranged from gift certificates to a 3-day Bahamas cruise. In all the dinner raised $18,700.

The Rosemont Cavaliers recently invited the Pietrowski's to their 18th annual Cavalcade of Brass Drum and Bugle Corps competition, which was held at Maine West High School in Des Plaines.  The Cavaliers competed with 7 other nationally acclaimed corps, one coming from as far away as Sweden.  The Rosemont Cavaliers won.  The Maine West Athletic Boosters sponsored the event and put up a change jar for Paul, which collected $1,100.50.  They also passed out flyers for the Paul Pietrowski Foundation.  Paul was given a Cavaliers T-shirt.  Many thanks to Dennis Mylnski and to John Nonan, contest chairman of the Rosemont Cavaliers.

Wendy Johnston recently invited us to speak on behalf of the Paul Pietrowski Foundation
at Trinity Lutheran Church of Des Plaines. Due to her efforts and the generosity of the parish the
foundation received many donations.Wendy and her children have also been helping in other ways
such as passing out flyers.

Father Cysterian Church in Willow Springs a small church in Willow Springs collected donations of $4,924.
To the church and their congregation we say Thank You.

Would your congregation like to help? Why not ask on Paul's behalf.

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100% of donated money goes to the Foundation
All costs are picked up by the Sponsor.
501(C)3 Foundation EIN 36-2181978

For donations or information please call 847-297-0101

Paul Pietrowski Foundation

C/o US Bank
Why Not Aluminum, Inc. 
701 Lee Street
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Des Plaines, IL 60018
US Bank Account # 199372261354
 Paul Pietrowski Administration Address:
1000 Executive Way, Ste 202 
Des Plaines, IL 60018
Donations can be sent either directly to the bank or to the administration office.  Please make your tax-deductible donation to the Paul Pietrowski Foundation. If you need a receipt, it is better to mail your check to the Administration office. Donations in the amount of $500 or more will receive a receipt for tax purposes. 100% of donated money goes to the Foundation!
501(C)3 Foundation EIN 36-2181978.

Paul thanks you for your consideration.

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