Our Bowling Tournament and Silent Auction is just around the corner (May 28)!
If you or someone you know has a company with a product or service you would like to donate we would love to have it! No matter how big or small all would be greatly appreciated! Donations are starting to arrive. Let’s make the silent auction a huge success so we can help Olivia do what she wanted to do most – help others!!!
Olivia’s Trust is pleased to announce the winners of our $1000.00 post-secondary scholarships:
These wonderful young people are a testament to Olivia’s spirit of compassion, kindness and inclusion. They have all been shining examples of how simple acts and kind gestures can make all the difference for their school and community.
We wish you all nothing but the best as you begin your journey to the rest of your lives.
Spaces are now available on our first ever Wine, Spirit and Craft Beer Board!
The Board has spaces numbered 1-100. For the bargain price of $10.00 you will earn a chance to win over $500.00 worth of wine 🍷, spirits 🍸and craft beer 🍻
The lucky winner will get to take home 7 bottles of wine, 3 bottles of hard liquor, 1 bottle of mead, 10+ bottles of craft beer (5 of which are Limited Edition) along with 35+ cans of craft beer from various local craft beer breweries. We even have a special bonus of Heady Topper and Focal Banger all the way from The Alchemist in Stowe, Vermont for anyone wanting to try these world renowned beer!
Message what space you would like, once we confirm it is available, e-transfer your money (to email@example.com) along with your name and a contact number to be reached at.
Once all of the spaces have been sold we will draw the winner! Good luck to all who participate 😊
Family, friends and volunteers of the Olivia Jollota Memorial Trust invite you to our Annual Bowling Tournament 🎳 and Silent Auction Fundraiser! Let’s all come together to raise funds so we can continue to help Olivia do “Great Things!”
DATE: May 26, 2018
TIME: 7:00 pm
COST: $25.00 per person (includes shoe rental if needed). Book your lane early as we always sell out!
This fun-filled evening begins at 7 pm sharp with a 3-string bowling tournament consisting of 14 teams (5 bowlers per team). Winner takes home a ribbon 🏅 and bragging rights! (We ask the bowlers to arrive at 6:30 for lane assignments)
During the tournament we will also be holding our Silent Auction with tons of great items to bid on – bring your wallets (cash, e-transfer and cheques only).
All evening we will be selling Olivia’s Signature Tree items, holding a bake sale, 50/50 draw, weighted blanket raffle and selling spaces on our NEW Wine and Craft Beer Board!
We cannot think of a better way to honour and celebrate Olivia since her passion was bowling! All funds raised this evening will go back to our community in the form of post-secondary scholarships and donations to organizations that focus on our youth, animals in need and those less fortunate.
~ Don’t forget to join our Face Book Event to see updates and the silent auction items as they become available 😊
NOTE: If you would like to donate an item, gift certificate or service for the Silent Auction let us know and we will make arrangements to pick it up)
Courtnee’s Weighted Blankets is once again raffling off blankets with all proceeds to go to the Olivia Jollota Memorial Trust for our scholarships!!!
Thanks to the very talented Courtnee Estabrooks for donating not one but TWO beautiful Weighted Blankets! The beige quilt style is a 15 lb. double and the black, white and dark teal is a 20 lb. double for a combined value of $600! (Scroll down for pics)
Last year Courtnee donated one double size weighted blanket and raised $700 for Olivia’s Trust. This year Courtnee wants to double what she raised and with the support of our wonderful community I have no doubt she will succeed!
To purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win one of these gorgeous Weighted Blankets please contact Courtnee via her Face Book site, “Courtnee’s Weighted Blankets” and email money transfer her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tickets are $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00. Please include your name, phone number and area of residence. Draw date is May 28, 2018.
Good luck everyone! And thank you Courtnee 😍
Next up to receive some kindness this holiday season from Olivia’s Trust is Phoenix.
Olivia’s passion was helping others, especially those less fortunate. She helped many friends who had lost their homes for various reasons so we could think of no better way to honour her memory than to give to Phoenix.
Today Olivia’s Trust donated winter coats, hats, mitts, socks, toiletries and other goodies for 6 females and 6 males 🎁
If you or your family and friends are looking for a way to donate or give back you should consider Phoenix. Go to http://www.phoenixyouth.ca for their Wish List and ways to donate.
“Phoenix is a non-profit, community based organization located in Halifax, Nova Scotia. At Phoenix we believe people matter – all people. Since 1987, Phoenix has been dedicated to supporting youth between the ages of 11 and 24, families, and communities across multiple locations in Halifax. Our team of caring professionals recognizes that each person who comes to us has unique needs and personal strengths. We believe that people are the leaders in their own lives; Phoenix is a leader in supporting them.
We believe that people matter. All people. We all have the right to respect, dignity, support, and the opportunity to thrive.”
All the best to you and yours this holiday season from Olivia’s Trust 🎄
We are thrilled to announce one of the recipients of Olivia’s kindness this holiday season will be Feed Nova Scotia.
Olivia’s Trust is donating $750.00 to help put turkeys on the tables of those in need. We would like to send a special thank you to Jym Line Glassware Ltd. for matching our donation to make it a total of $1500.00. That means 60 families will get a turkey with the help of our donations.
We would encourage all other businesses and individuals with the means to match or exceed our donation to help ensure every family in need has a turkey to share with their loved ones on Christmas Day 🎄
Stay tuned for more donations from Olivia’s Trust this giving season 🎁
November 28, 2017 is #givingtuesday. Join us for a global day of giving so we can continue Olivia’s legacy of giving back.
Olivia’s Trust focuses on post-secondary scholarships, our youth, animals in need and those less fortunate to receive her kindness, compassion and acceptance.
Please consider the Olivia Jollota Memorial Trust for your donation this year.