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Derby 20202020-07-28T14:08:12+00:00
09/05 | FUNNER @ HOME
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EVENT DETAILS
WHAT: PWS Derby
WHERE: FUNNER @ HOME
WHEN: NEW DATE: Saturday | September 5, 2020
2:30 – 7:30 PM
ATTIRE: Derby Attire
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WELCOME
DERBY RESCHEDULED TO SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2020

The PWS Derby is the annual fundraising party for PWS in Colorado. The Derby usually takes place on the first Saturday in May, but due to COVID Churchill downs moved the 146th running to Saturday, September 5th so we are adjusting our 15th annual fundraiser accordingly.

We invite you to participate in our event this year with smaller gatherings at your house and a live virtual feed and auction to help keep you connected! While many things have changed since last year, the needs of our kids is greater than ever before so we hope you will be able to support us this year!

Funds raised will  continue to support the following programs:

HOW CAN YOU HELP?

RAISE MONEY ONLINE

Create an online fundraising page and get your friends and family to support our cause.  Raise $1,000 and you can received a FREE Derby party @ your house ( Derby admission packages )

BECOME A FUNDRAISER

SPONSOR THE DERBY

Want to help offset the costs of the event and promote your business?  Consider becoming a sponsor at levels starting at $1,000!

BECOME A SPONSOR

HOST A  DERBY PARTY

Host a Derby party at your house and invite your friends and family to join!  At home Derby parties include a catered meal, 2020 Derby logo face masks, glasses, and t-shirts. Don’t forget the mint juleps and add a bottle of bourbon!

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IN KIND DONATIONS

We will have a virtual auction with a live feed! Have an in kind donation you would like to donate?  Registered for the auction on the website and you will see a link to Donate an Item!

DONATE AN AUCTION ITEM

HOST a DERBY PARTY

HOST a Party for 4

$250
  • Host a party for 4 at your house. This package includes: Catered meal for 4 and the following 2020 Derby logo items (4 masks, 2 glasses, 2 t-shirts)

Host a Party for 8

$450
  • Host a party for 8 at your house. This package includes: Catered meal for 8 and the following 2020 Derby logo items (8 masks, 4 glasses, 4 t-shirts)

Host a Party for 16

$850
  • Host a party for 16 at your house. This package includes: Catered meal for 16 and the following 2020 Derby logo items (16 masks, 8 glasses, 8 t-shirts)

Host a Larger Party

  • Want to Host a Bigger event at your house? Contact us at derby@pwsaco.org for more information.
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Individual Invited to a PWS Derby Party: $75 per adult  | Includes Derby face mask & choice of logo item

Couple Invited to a PWS Derby Party: $125 per adult  | Includes 2 Derby face masks , Derby glass, Derby t-shirt

Derby FAQ’s

What can I do with EXTRA PWD’s?2020-03-02T22:03:20+00:00

If you are left with PWD’s at the end of the night you can take these home!  Unfortunately, they will not be good next year and any un-used PWD’s will not be converted back to USD.  All Prader Willi Dollar purchases are considered a donation to PWSACO.

What are Prader Willi Dollars?2020-03-02T21:55:43+00:00

Prader Willi Dollars (PWD) are the currency used at the PWS Derby event.  You MUST use PWD to bet on the race; however PWD can also be used at the event in place of cash.  1 PWD = 1 USD.

Can I bring my kids?2018-03-13T13:43:04+00:00

Yes!  The PWSACO Derby is a family friendly events.  We have activities for kids of all ages.

Can I bet on the Race?2020-03-02T21:59:53+00:00

YES!  Make sure to research the horses in advance.  All betting must be done with Prader Willi dollars (PWD).  There is a $20 min bet per card and all bets must be made in $5 increments.   Odds are paid out based on the odds at the event and will be paid out in PWD after the race.

2019 Derby Photo’s
2018 Derby Photo’s

GET INVOLVED

Interested in helping solicit donations for the auction or have a item you would like to donate? Want to volunteer at the event? Let us know how you want to help by completing the form below.