Open Letter to Potential Sponsors
Santa Hash 2017 (SH17) is where all the Hash House Harrier groups of Hong Kong come together to raise
money for charity. It is our way of giving something back to our home of Hong Kong.
Once again, SH17 is supporting Operation Santa Claus (OSC) organised by the South China Morning Post (SCMP)
& Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK), an appeal we have been involved with since its creation. Last year, Santa Hash
2016 raised over HK$**,***. In other recent years, Santa Hash 2015 raised over HK$50,000 and Santa Hash 2014 raised over HK$70,000, including HK$25,000
from the '12 Hashes of Christmas' organised by Moonie & Tin Tin from Sek Kong H3.
In order to raise as much money as possible SH17 is looking for sponsors to support us. Typically
such fundraising comes from companies, as well as some of the bars and restaurants frequented by the different Hong Kong
Hash groups. Sponsorship is generally in the form of a cash donation but may include special offers or dinner vouchers
etc. for the raffle. In recognition of their support the sponsors are provided with the opportunity of having their logo
added to the SH16 advertising and banners specially designed for the event. All funds collected will go to OSC with the
days expenses covered by SH17 via Hash Cash fees collected from the attending hashers. Individuals are also more than
welcome to make a personal donation.
The organisers of SH17 would
very much appreciate it if your company would consider sponsoring the event. While we will naturally accept any contribution,
a minimum sponsorship amount of HK$2000 is requested to secure a place for your logo on the event merchandise. The following
Sponsors are being sought:
- Main Sponsors: HK$5,000: Larger company
logo will be incorporated in the advertising, banners etc.
Sponsors: HK$2,000: Company logo will be incorporated in the advertising, banners, etc.
- Individual Sponsors: HK$500 plus will secure a Santa Hash Free Entry and a big thank you!
If you are willing to sponsor the event we will require an electronic
copy of your logo on or before 03 November 2017 so that we have enough time to finalise the design and order the merchandise.
You are of course also welcome to come along on the day and see
what it is all about, as is anyone else in your company; Free Entry for two only though!
We trust this gives you an outline of what we are planning but if you have any questions,
please do not hesitate to enquire. Full details of OSC, with details of Beneficiaries for 2017, are available on request.
All cheques should be made out to "SCMP Charities Ltd - Operation
Santa Claus" with your address (for sending a receipt) and "Santa Hash" written on the back.
Remember, all donations to OSC of at least HK$100 will be Hong Kong Tax Free.