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2020 Nutcracker Ball

Sunday, December 6, 2020

A Charlotte family tradition since 1988

Please join us in support of The Nutcracker Ball’s 32nd Celebration!

An in-person event will not be possible due to Covid-19, but we hope to bring the spirit of this wonderful event to your home! All sponsorships include one cookie decorating kit for your family and one for a Wayfinders scholar. Our goal is that all 150 Wayfinders scholars will receive a cookie decorating kit! You will also receive a pack of 25 holiday card inserts saying, “a donation has been made in your honor.” Cookie kits will be provided by Sweet Spot Studios and will be delivered to you along with the cards on Sunday, December 6th between 2 – 4 p.m.

We hope you will join us this year with a sponsorship of the Nutcracker Ball to support our charity beneficiary – Wayfinders (formerly Bruce Irons Camp Fund). Thirty-two years ago, a group of Charlotte families were inspired to host an elegant holiday evening to benefit charity organizations near to their hearts. Their mission was to create a fun-filled atmosphere for families, while demonstrating to their children the power of philanthropy.

This year has been challenging for everyone. The coronavirus pandemic has brought long existing inequities in our own community into the spotlight. Nowhere is this more evident than in the disparate resources available to families as they navigate virtual learning. Virtual learning is not created equal, and the lack of resources available to less affluent families and their children will lead to a widening of the educational and opportunity gap. Funds raised by this year’s Nutcracker Ball will provide Wayfinders scholars with the extra support and opportunities they need this year more than ever.

For questions, please email hgriffith@wayfindersnc.org or call 704-236-2149.

Please join us in letting our scholars and their families know that we stand with them and for them!