Jake’s Great Cloth Carrrnival: A Piratey Day of Play

Jake’s Diapers is excited to announce our 2nd Annual Jake’s Great Cloth Carrrnival: A Piratey Day of Play, sponsored by The Learning Shop. This fun-filled family event is to be held on Saturday, March 28, 2014, 9 am to 2 pm, at the Celebration Campus of Faith Lutheran Church, 3100 E. Evergreen Dr. in Appleton.

SuCarnival2015_SaveTheDateSq_v1ited for children of all ages, with fun & educational activities, Jake’s Great Carrrnival is an event your family does not want to miss. There will be islands of fun, including face-painting, arts, crafts and more with The Learning Shop The Building for Kids Children’s Museum, the Diaper Derby, Toddler Island, the Bouncin’ Bus LLC, Live Music with Randy Peterson, bouncehouse & the Kiddiepillar with Fun Pros, photobooth with Carried Away Snapshots and more!

Did we mention there will be prizes, along with a snack bar, featuring Happy Bellies Bake Shop, Sartori Cheese & Hey Popcorn Guy; and a Silent Auction with items for all ages?

The first 200 families will also receive family Goodie Bags!

There is also a Donation Drive! While our main focus is cloth diapers, we help with other urgent needs when we are able. Donations of the following items are greatly appreciated: cloth diapers, glucose test strips (One-Touch or Reli-On brand), shorts (NB-5T), underwear (to 5T), formula (to feed babies whose Mom’s died in childbirth), burial gowns, nipples and bottles.

Schedule of Events:
9 am: Carnival opens!
11 am: Music with Randy Peterson!
12 pm: The Diaper Derby (A Race for Crawlers); referreed by our friends at The Metta Birth Project, our newest Fox Valley Diaper Drop!
1:30 pm: Finale Music with Randy Peterson!
2:00 pm: Silent Auction ends.

Volunteer, silent auction donation, and sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact [email protected] to find out more!

To purchase Early Bird Tickets, click here! Tickets are $4/child in advance, or $5 at the door. Family passes can be purchased for $12 in advance, or $15 at the door.

Proceeds benefit Jake’s Diapers, a 501(c)3 non-profit cloth diaper ministry helping those in need, whose caregivers have to choose between food & diapers. Founded in April of 2013, Jake’s Diapers has impacted the lives of over 1,600 babies in need, in fourteen countries, including our own Fox Valley backyard. In 2014, the Starfish Program was launched. The Starfish Program provides custom made, appropriately sized modern cloth diapers to children & adults with unique needs. Jake’s Diapers is on track to reach over 2,000 lives in 2015! There are two local pilot projects planned in 2015; one in the Fox Valley and the second in Greater Green Bay. More information can be found by e-mailing [email protected]

 

Special thanks to our sponsors!  

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Special thanks to our Silent Auction Donors!

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