The Festival of “Fostering” Trees 2017
is back for another year continuing our mission of raising awareness and funds to support Maine youth involved in the foster care system, while joining the entire community together by providing a beautiful festival of decorated Christmas Trees for you to enjoy and hopefully win!
Where & When is the Festival of “Fostering” Trees (FOFT)?
Where: Foster’s Clambake 5 Axholme Road York, ME
When: Thursday November 30th, Friday December 1st, Saturday December 2nd & Sunday December 3rd open daily from 10:00am – 8:00pm
Calls to all winners will be placed on Monday December 4th from 6:00pm-9:00pm
Pick-up of ALL trees will be Tuesday, December 5th between 8:00am-Noon – NO EXCEPTIONS!
Tree Set-up Days & Times:
Saturday November 25th & Sunday November 26th – 10:00am-6:00pm – NO EXCEPTIONS!
Admission is “FREE”: Voluntary donations of non-perishable food items and/or a monetary donation can be made at the door for the York Food Pantry. Come and enjoy the amazing “Spirit of the Season” without spending a penny – purchasing raffle tickets is optional.
Raffle Tickets: 25 raffle tickets for only $5.00, available to purchase at the Festival.
How can I participate?
Donate a decorated artificial Christmas tree, any size, style or fashion, traditional or non-traditional, (be creative) using any type of materials and the tree will be raffled off at the end of the festival. All trees will be set-up and decorated by the participants. Please write your Confirmation # on your tree box. Extension cords are provided.
Can I donate something else instead of a tree?
Monetary donations & gift certificates are great ways to participate in the Festival & ALL items will be used appropriately.
Who receives the proceeds?
The Festival of “Fostering” Trees (FOFT) serves as the signature fundraising event for A Place Called H.O.M.E. – Having Opportunities Means Everything, which exists to serve the multifaceted and critical needs of older youth (16-26) who are aging out or have aged out of Maine’s foster care system and find themselves in need of a support system.
How can I enter a tree?
Email your COMPLETED Entry Form to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to P.O. Box 72 York, ME 03909 by Monday November 13th call/text 423-4281 FMI.
NOTE NEW INFO:
All Entries must include a tree (or be in the shape of a tree) in excellent condition, with lights, a tree topper, tree skirt & decorated on all sides!!!