Sponsorship/Donations

Help Us Stay Afloat!

Every breast cancer survivor deserves the opportunity to be empowered through safe and effective physical fitness and emotional support programs while surrounded by others who have walked the same path. Luminina Corp., dba Hope Chest, is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit agency whose mission is to provide unique programs to all breast cancer survivors.

Contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Generous donations from corporate sponsors and private donors enable the organization to continue to:

  • Provide year round weekly complimentary exercise classes in four locations throughout Western New York specially designed to meet the unique needs of breast cancer survivors
  • Provide from May through October weekly complimentary paddling sessions around Buffalo Harbor and canals
  • Participate and compete in domestic and international Dragon Boat Festivals
  • Raise awareness of the free exercise program in the WNY community 
  • Educate the public about early detection and the services of the Hope Chest
  • Purchase training equipment  for the exercise classes (weights, mats, etc)
  • Purchase and maintain the dragon boat fleet

Each year the organization reaches out to the community for sponsorship of the Hope Chest Buffalo Niagara Dragon Boat Festival. For more information on sponsorship levels and benefits, Click summaries below.

Caranation Ceremony Sponsor - $8,500 and above

The Carnation Ceremony Sponsor  will receive:

  • One sponsorship opportunity in this category.
  • Your company will be introduced during opening remarks of the event, during the carnation ceremony, and at the award ceremony at the end of the day. Your organization will be announced as the premier sponsor of the event.
  • Your company name and logo will appear on a sponsorship banner and DBF mobile app.
  • Your company name and logo will be prominently displayed on the Hope Chest website for one year.
  • Your company name will be announced throughout the event.
  • Your company provided .30 commercial played through Buffalo RiverWorks screens throughout the venue during the event. Your company ad will appear 4 times during the event.
  • Exhibit space will be provided at the event with table and chairs.
  • Opportunity to register one DBF team for your company for $1,000.
  •  A framed photo of your team.
  • Two free practice sessions for your team to occur the week prior to the event.
  • Your company will receive 10 parking passes for the venue for the day of the event.
Welcome and Information Booths Sponsor - $6,000

The Welcome and Information Booths Sponsor will receive:

  • Two sponsorship opportunities available in this category. One for the Welcome Booth and one for the Information Booth.
  • Your company name and logo will appear on a sponsorship banner and DBF mobile app.
  • Your company name and logo will be prominently displayed on the Hope Chest website for one year.
  • Your company name will be announced throughout the event.
  • Your company provided .30 commercial played through Buffalo RiverWorks screens throughout the venue during the event. Your company ad will appear 4 times during the event.
  • Exhibit space will be provided at the event with table and chairs.
  • Opportunity to register one DBF team for your company for $1,000.
  •  A framed photo of your team.
  • Two free practice sessions for your team to occur the week prior to the event.
  • Your company will receive 10 parking passes for the venue for the day of the event.
Entertainment Sponsor - $6,000

The Entertainment Sponsor will receive:

  • One sponsorship opportunity in this category.
  • Signage of your company name will be prominently displayed at the Entertainment area.
  • Your company name and logo will appear on a sponsorship banner and DBF mobile app.
  • Your company name and logo will be prominently displayed on the Hope Chest website for one year.
  • Your company name will be announced throughout the event.
  • Your company provided .30 commercia played through Buffalo RiverWorks screens throughout the venue during the event. Your company ad will appear 4 times during the event.
  • Exhibit space will be provided at the event with table and chairs.
  • Opportunity to register one DBF team for your company for $1,000.
  •  A framed photo of your team.
  • Two free practice sessions for your team to occur the week prior to the event.
  • Your company will receive 10 parking passes for the venue for the day of the event.
Marshalling Lane Sponsor - $4,000

The Marshalling Lane Sponsor will receive:

  • Four sponsorship opportunities in this category.
  • Signage on one lane prominently displayed.
  • Your company name and logo will appear on Hope Chest website for one year.
  • Your company name will be announced throughout the event.
  • Opportunity to register one DBF team for your company for $1,000.
  • Exhibit space at the event with table and chairs.
  • Two free practice sessions for your team to occur the week prior to the event.
  • Your company will receive 5 parking passes for the venue for the day of the event. 
Dragon Boat Sponsor - $4,000

The Dragon Boat Sponsor will receive:

  • Eight sponsorship opportunities in this category.
  • Signage on one boat prominently displayed.
  • Your company name and logo will appear on Hope Chest website for one year.
  • Your company name will be announced throughout the event.
  • Opportunity to register one DBF team for your company for $1,000.
  • Exhibit space at the event with table and chairs.
  • Photo of your team.
  • Two free practice sessions for your team to occur the week prior to the event.
  • Your company will receive 5 parking passes for the venue for the day of the event. 

 

Dock Sponsor - $4,000

The Dock Sponsor will receive:

  • Two sponsorship opportunities in this category.
  • Signage on one dock prominently displayed.
  • Your company name and logo will appear will be prominently displayed on the Hope Chest website for one year.
  • Your company name will be announced throughout the event.
  • Exhibit space at the event with table and chairs
  • Opportunity to register one DBF team for your company for $1,000.
  • Two free practice sessions for your team to occur the week prior to the event.
  • Your company will receive 5 parking passes for the venue for the day of the event.
Best Tee Shirt Contest - $2,500

Sponsor will receive:

  • One sponsorship opportunity in this category.
  • Your company name and logo will be prominently displayed on the Hope Chest website for one year.
  • Your company name will be announced throughout the event.
  • Exhibit space at the event with table and chairs. 
Best Costume Contest Winner - $2,500

Sponsor will receive:

  • One sponsorship opportunity in this category.
  • Your company name and logo will be prominently displayed on the Hope Chest website for one year.
  • Your company name will be announced throughout the event.
  • Exhibit space at the event with table and chairs.
50/50 Raffle - $1,000

Sponsor will receive:

  • Two sponsorship opportunities in this category.

  • Your company name and logo will be prominently displayed on the Hope Chest website for one year.

  • Your company name will be displayed on the 50/50 buckets.

Chinese Auction/Basket Raffle Event - $1,000

Sponsor will receive:

  • One sponsorship opportunity in this category.

  • Your company name and logo will be prominently displayed on the Hope Chest website for one year.

  • Your company name will be displayed on a banner at the Basket Raffle tent.

Hope Chest Merchandise Sales Event - $1,000

Sponsor will receive:

  • One sponsorship opportunity in this category.

  • Your company name and logo will be prominently displayed on the Hope Chest website for one year.

  • Your company name will be displayed on a banner at the Merchandise tent.

Dragon Boat Paddle Barrel Sponsor - $1,000

Sponsor will receive:

  • One sponsorship opportunity in this category.

  • Your company name and logo will be prominently displayed on the Hope Chest website for one year.

  • Your company name will be displayed on a banner.

Feed The Dragon Sponsors

Sponsor will receive:

  • Your company name and logo will be prominently displayed in the Buffalo Niagara Hope Chest Dragon Boat Festival APP.
  • $500 Celestial Dragon Level

  • $250 Imperial Dragon Level

  • $100 Jade Dragon Level

Make a Donation

Private donations in any amount are extremely appreciated at any time of the year and can be conveniently made through PayPal above.

Alternately, monetary donations and sponsorship payment for the Hope Chest Buffalo Niagara Dragon Boat Festival can be made to "Hope Chest" and mailed, with Sponsorhip form to:
Luminina Corp.
dba Hope Chest
PO Box 1021
Getzville, NY 14068

Click here to download sponsorship form.

In-kind gifts are gratefully accepted as well.
Provide information pertaining to the in-kind gift as well as your contact information, including day and evening phone to: hopechestbuffalopp@gmail.com

Give through the United Way & employee giving campaigns!
Designate Luminina Corp., dba Hope Chest as the recipient of your donation. Many companies now have matching gift programs. Contact your HR department for the necessary forms and send them along with your donation.