Mission Viejo High School Instrumental Music

MusicNotes Week of 11/30

Week of November 30
Special Fundraising Opportunities
#GivingTuesday is next Tuesday December 1st. It’s the perfect day to make your Program Donation or an extra donation to the program! Even better, set up a Facebook fundraiser and invite your friends and family. Facebook will match up to $7 million given through their FB fundraisers and we want to get some of that money! If you would like to make your Program Donation on 12/1 through Facebook, contact marchingband@mvhsmusic.com to find out how.
Starbucks gift cards are available NOW as a quick gift for the holidays! Contact our SCRIP manager or Boosters president to purchase $5 and $10 Starbucks gift cards. While supplies last.Download the RaiseRight app (use MVHSIMBA’s enrollment code 444B593B1L2L4) and purchase gift cards or e-gift cards to give as gifts or use during your holiday shopping.Place your orders with our SCRIP manager by Sunday, December 15 to receive your physical gift cards by 12/18. SCRIP manager: Judy Phillingane: musictreasurer@gmail.com, 949-328-6883
MVHSIMBA President: Carolyn DeBerard:  pres.mvhsimba@gmail.com

Fall and Winter Concert Details
Your students have been working so hard on their work for the Fall Concerts, and we are excited to share that we have decided to combine the Fall and Winter virtual concerts into one 1st semester virtual concert extravaganza! Be on the lookout for the date of this event, soon to be announced! The Marching Band virtual show will also be postponed, so check back for the date for that as well!
After School Skills Camps
After school “camp” registration NOW OPEN! These are no-cost skills clinics for Color Guard and Percussion (both Battery and Pit). Days/times still TBD but we will be starting to meet after the Thanksgiving break.. This is available to all students including those that are full-time distance learning. Don’t forget to upload your physical as well. Contact marchingband@mvhsmusic.com with any questions. Registration is at https://apps.dashplatform.com/dash/index.php?Action=ProgramFinder/index&leagueID=738&cid=saddleback&company=saddleback&facilityID=1&seasonID=54.
Check out our current fundraising opportunities:
Need gift cards for Black Friday or stocking stuffers? Download the RaiseRight app to order (you can now have physical gift cards shipped directly to your home) or contact musictreasurer@gmail.com to place an order. Amazon, Starbucks, and lots more are available and give a percentage back to our program (more info directly below).
ShopWithScrip/RaiseRight: Buy gift cards (physical cards and e-cards) from your favorite brands and a portion goes back to MVHSIMBA. Download the RaiseRight app on your phone to easily browse over 750 restaurants, stores, online shopping sites, and more that participate.
Link a bank account or credit card in the app and purchase e-cards almost instantly for a small fee, or place the order and pay the coordinator directly with cash or check. See the flyer for instructions on how to Join a Program on the RaiseRight app with the MVHSIMBA enrollment code.
Textile Drives: We collect discarded textiles (clothing, drapery, bedding, shoes, purses, etc) for which we receive a set amount per pound. This fundraiser may occur several times a year and it
is a great way to not only support the Instrumental Music program, but a great way to clean out your closet! Our first pickup for the year is scheduled for November, but we will collect from you anytime! Text the Booster President at 949-981-5262 to arrange a pickup.
AmazonSmile: A percentage of eligible purchases made through AmazonSmile are donated to the Instrumental Music program at NO EXTRA COST TO YOU! To register, visit smile.amazon.com and select Mission Viejo High School Instrumental Music Boosters Association as your charitable organization. Then do all of your normal Amazon shopping through the AmazonSmile site.
Ralphs Community Giving Program: A percentage of your grocery purchases are donated to the Instrumental Music program at NO EXTRA COST TO YOU! It is as simple as registering your Reward Card and selecting Mission Viejo High School Instrumental Music Boosters Association as the program to which you wish to donate. NOTE: The Ralph’s Giving Program requires you to renew your selection every September 1st.
Corporate Matching: Many companies will match your charitable donation to MVHSIMBA, some up to 100%! Please check with your company to see if they participate in a matching program. This is a FREE way for you to double your donation!