Welcome to the Kids’ Action Club Raffle in support of the Lawrence Community Shelter!

The Lawrence Public Library organizes clubs for kids, and the Kids’ Action Club brings together youngsters who want to help make Lawrence a better place!

These kids asked themselves, “How can we help?”

And this raffle is the great idea that they came up with!

Please join us on Zoom on February 18 to meet our celebrity guest, author Kwame Alexander, winner of the Newbery Medal for The Crossover, from 2:00 to 2:30, followed by the announcement of the raffle winners at 2:30! (If you can’t attend, don’t worry, we’ll email all winners!)

Date: Thursday, February 18, 2021
Time: 2:00-3:00 PM (author visit with Kwame Alexander from 2:00 to 2:30; announcement of raffle winners begins at 2:30)
Location: Zoom (if you wish to attend, please register here; you will then receive the Zoom invitation by email shortly in advance of the event)

If you wish to attend the announcement of the raffle winners on Zoom, please make sure to
REGISTER here!

See below for the super special local artists and businesses that have generously donated the 19 prizes, which you can also view below! And please show these sponsors how much we love them for loving Lawrence!

On February 18, we will announce the winners at the raffle event! Please let us know if you have a prize preference in the space at the end of the form on this page.

The more tickets you buy, the better chance you will have of winning a prize! (Prizes will be limited to one per participant.)

Please purchase your raffle tickets by means of the secure form on this page.

For more information, please contact Jenny Cook, jcook@lawrence.lib.ks.us.

Meet the kids and learn why they wanted to help!

Thanks to everyone who supported the raffle!

Ticket purchasing has now closed.

Check Out the Prizes!

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1. Photo session with Leah Evans Photography for 30 minutes. $400 value.

Generously donated by Leah Evans Photography.

2. Signed 2020-2021 Season KU Basketball. $150 value. Generously donated by Gail and Kevan Vick.

3. "Fireflies" by Lindsey Yankey. Framed, matted, and signed print. $140 value. Generously donated by the artist.

4. Mindful Reminders Prize Pack from Wonder Fair. This gift set includes one of Wonder Fair's most popular art prints by local Grace D. Chin, a reminder from the moon that "You Do Not Need to Be Perfect To Be Whole." It's paired with a few tools to help you kick start a mindful journalling practice, including a Leuchtturm1917 "Change" Journal, the newly released School of Life title "How to Think More Effectively," and matching pen and stickers. $80 value. Generously donated by Wonder Fair.

5. The Raven gift pack! Includes buttons, mug, $20 gift card, stickers, pennant, and window decal. $60 value.

Generously donated by The Raven.

6. "Rainbow Star" by Sara Gillum. $60 value. Generously donated by the artist.

7. Toy Store Gift Card. $50 value. Generously donated by the LPL Friends & Foundation.

8. "Dolly Parton Dress" by Liza MacKinnon created for this event. $120 value. Generously donated by the artist.

9. The Benevolent Botanist Prize Pack from Wonder Fair includes a "Pressed Botanicals" original signed and numbered screen print by Atlanta, Georgia-based Methane Studios pairedwith a "Flowers in my Back Yard" zine created by local Lawrence youngster Mira Dunn, a hand-bound floral-covered watercolor sketchbook featuring repurposed and reclaimed materials by KC-artist Thayer Bray, and a"Shades of Nature" watercolor pocket box. $120 value. Generously donated by Wonder Fair.

10. "Anthophilia" by Matthew Lord. $200 value. Generously donated by the artist.

11. Love Garden donation. TBA. Generously donated by Love Garden.

12. "Space" by Lindsey Yankey. Framed, matted, and signed print. $130 value. Generously donated by the artist.

Published by Candlewick Press / My Grandma and Me.

13. "Blankets" by Lindsey Yankey. Framed, matted, and signed print. $140 value. Generously donated by the artist.

Published by Candlewick Press / My Grandma and Me.

14. Doodle Party Prize Pack from Wonder Fair. This group of drawing supplies includes a "print-spiration" by local artist Iris Cliff, whose spotted kitty art print is fave at Wonder Fair. Make work like theirs (but give it your own twist!) with a Magma Art & Illustration sketchbook, Kawaii Doodle Class drawing instruction guide, set of 10 pastel Tombow dual-brush markers, and 6 comic-pro manga Micron pens. $100 value. Generously donated by Wonder Fair.

15. "Hawksbill Turtle" by Lindsey Yankey. Framed, matted, and signed print. $120 value. Generously donated by the artist.

16. "Scarves" by Lindsey Yankey. Framed, matted, and signed print. $140 value. Generously donated by the artist.

17. "You're Never Too Small" by Lindsey Yankey. Framed, matted, and signed print. $110 value.

Generously donated by the artist.

18. READ Prize Pack. A collection of BIPOC Books, delicious snacks, custom baked goods,

and a $25 gift certificate to The Raven. $60 value. Generously donated by READ Lawrence,

Marylin Hinojosa, Kids' Action Club member Veronica O'Connell Hill, and the LPL Friends & Foundation.

19. The Roost Prize Pack. A $25 gift certificate, two mugs, and two t-shirts. $80 value.

Generously donated by The Roost.

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