Drive for Schools 2011

Drive for Schools

To raise funds for construction of our new multipurpose gymnasium, Mount Madonna School participated in Drive for Schools! ALL stubs, money, and unsold tickets were due back by Thursday, October 13th. The auto/cash drawing took place on Sunday, October 23rd at 1:00pm at the Capitola Auto Mall (Toyota). You do not need to be present to win. LIST OF WINNERS

THANK YOU to families and students for your support of the Drive for Schools ticket sales.  We raised $8,519 for our Capital Campaign.

The 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade classes sold the most tickets and they will celebrate with pizza lunch parties!

Congratulations to our top individual fundraisers who will receive gift certificates as a thank you for their outstanding efforts:

  • Alyssa Feskanin (9th gr) – 102 tickets! WOW!!!
  • Noah Tervalon (4th gr) – 72 tickets!
  • Isabella Cambell (1st gr) – 70 tickets! 
  • Savannah Cambell (3rd gr) – 61 tickets! 
  • Benjamin Pearson (2nd gr) – 61 tickets!

More Information and Background
Toyota of Santa Cruz is sponsoring a FREE Child Safety Event on Sunday, October 23, 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the dealership, 4200 Auto Plaza Drive. As a service to families in our community, this program provided by DNA Lifeprint, offers Biometric Fingerprinting, Digital Photograph and DNA Identification as part of an individual Child Identification Kit, which you will take home with you.

Drive For Schools, founded in 2005 by Subaru of Santa Cruz and now sponsored by the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and The Capitola Auto Mall, has successfully raised more than $1.5 million for Santa Cruz County schools through an annual car giveaway.

The Drive for Schools fundraiser drawing (like a raffle) offers a grand prize NEW Toyota Prius or Subaru Outback or $25,000 cash… plus over 100 exciting prizes! 

This week, we sent home 2 books/ 12 tickets with each student.

  • Tickets to enter the drawing are sold for $5.00 each or 6 tickets for $25.00.
  • Please ensure that the ticket purchaser fills out the entire ticket stub, and you keep that portion to turn in to the office.
  • Give the larger part of the raffle ticket back to the purchaser so they can claim their prize, if they win. Must be 18 years or older to win.
  • Checks should be made payable to Mount Madonna School (or MMS).  

 Please return ALL stubs, money, and any unsold tickets by Thursday, October 13th.   

The drawing will be held at the Capitola Auto Mall at 1pm on Sunday, October 23, 2011. **Need not be present to win**  For more details and full prize list, please visit

If you need more tickets, please contact Letty or Lara in the Office. If you choose not to sell tickets, please return them to the office immediately.

Three top MMS ticket sellers will earn a gift certificate of their choice from Amazon, iTunes, Starbucks or other.

Classes with 100% participation earn an ice cream party!

Top selling class earns a pizza party! (Based on per capita sales, considering our class sizes vary.)

We appreciate your effort in helping to raise funds toward construction of a new multi-purpose gym.

Questions? Suggestions? Please contact Lara Kilpatrick at 408-846-4032 or email or Letty Bess, email

Architectural rendering of new gym:

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