Conference Wish List, 2019 Ann Arbor

~ SOFT’s 2019 Conference Wish List & Donation Portal ~

Conference Fundraising (in addition to registration fees)
Conferences cost about $60,000, which must be raised from donations and registration fees.
Any amount can be donated for any purpose…it’s not necessary to completely fund an item.   Click here to open a donation form –  the form allows applying your donation to one of the items below or to be used as needed by the conference committee.   Donated items for the Auction should be sent to:  xxxxxxxxxxxxx (TBA) xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.   Amounts shown below are estimates at this time.

Saturday Picnic: Plastic Kiddie Pools for Drinks, $180

                   Conference Need:


Item Status

Welcome & Conference Materials Bags, etc ($1500)
Name tags and lanyards
Gifts for SOFT Children $250
Medical Director’s Hotel Cost $750
 Bottled Water expense $300
Child Care Supplies and Snacks – $400
Welcome Dinner – $6000
Welcome Dinner Decorations – $250
Welcome Dinner DJ – $575
Sibling Outing Transportation $450
Sibling Outing Lunches $250
Sibling Outing Admission $250
Sibling Outing T-Shirts $250
SOFT Friends Video  Generously donated in kind by Kris and Hal Holladay in memory of Kari Holladay.
Hotel Audio/Visual Costs – $1000
Photo Booth Props $350
Massage Table (changing table for older kids) $250
Hotel Meeting Room Expense – $3500
 Photography:  Services $800
Saturday Picnic: Food,  – $2800
Saturday Picnic: Tent, Tables, Chairs – $4200
Saturday Picnic: Drinks – water, juice, soda $1200
Saturday Picnic: Dessert – cakes & cookies $800
Saturday Picnic: Yard Games – Jenga, Cornhole, Giant 4 in a row, etc $500
Saturday Picnic: Transportation – $800
Balloon Celebration materials and supplies:
Grand Rounds food & drink – $1,000
Workshop Snacks & Kids Workshop Lunches – $800
Remembrance Outing Bags, Gifts,
Food & Drink – $700
Remembrance Outing facility rental/admission: $500
Medical Clinic Lunch Expense – $1200
Medical Clinic Transportation Expense – $700
Wednesday Ice Cream Social: Ice cream, toppings, sauces etc $950
Wednesday Ice Cream Social Drinks $350
Thursday Lunch – $5,000
Friday Evening Event
Breakfast Expense – All Days – $4,000
Thursday Breakout Sessions Snacks – $600
Auction Refreshments – $3,500
 Miscellaneous Snacks for Families – $600