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Brigade-Wide Fundraisers

 Supporting Brigade-wide Fundraisers is a great way of raising funds for children at Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital


  Community Rewards  

 You can earn donations just by using your Rewards Card when you shop Fred Meyer.

It is easy – 1. Get a rewards card. 2. Link your card to Mary Bridge Brigade (91137).

3. Shop.  For detailed instructions or assistance call Fred Meyer Customer Service at 1-866-518-2686, or contact

Michal Tallman, 253-265-6050 or email



Amazon Smile

Do you shop online at Amazon?  If so, Amazon will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to Mary Bridge Brigade if you start your shopping at

Contact person: Michal Tallman, 253-265-6050 for email

  How to sign up:

Go to

Enter your User id (usually email address) if you have an Amazon Acct.

Enter your Password

Pick your own charitable organization: type in  Mary Bridge Brigade

Hit Select

You’re done




Guild Events & Fundraisers

Supporting Guild Events & Fundraisers is a great way of raising funds for children at Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital




 September 1-October 31, Thursday-Friday, 8am-4pm – Annie D. Bucsko Guild

 Ghost Party for Halloween

 Fundraising by Mail (invites to be mailed in August)

 Contact: Inge Swenson, 253-564-6448


 September 9-10, Monday-Tuesday, 8am-4pm – Esther Hodges Guild

 Collective Goods Sale

 TG/MB Hospital Cafeteria, 315 MLK Jr. Way Tacoma, 98405

 Contact: Julie Winger, 253-241-9974,


 September 19, Thursday, 4pm to Closing – Lillian Shotwell Guild

 Rhein Haus Takeover (10% of the proceeds from food sales will be donated)

 Rhein Haus, 649 Division Avenue, Tacoma, 98403

 Contact: Judie Guthrie, 253-370-7009,


September 21, Saturday, 6pm –  South Sound Ya-Ya’s


VFW Hall 2902 Martin Way E., Olympia, 98506

Contact:  Beccy Minder 360-888-4802,


September 29 Saturday, TBD – Dr. Penrose Guild

Taste of Wine

Blend Wine Shop, 8914 Key Peninsula Hwy, Lakebay

Contact:  Joyce Tovey, 253-884-3878,


October 2, Wednesday, 4pm-8pm – Esther Hodges Guild

The Old Spaghetti Factory Takeover (15% off dinner and alcohol proceeds will be donated)

1250 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, 98402

Contact:  Michal Tallman 253-265-6050,


October 5, Saturday, 11am – 2pm – Dotha McCormick

Fashion Show – Then & Now…Stepping into the Future

Tacoma Country & Golf Club, 13204 Country club Dr SW, Lakewood 98498

Contact:  Charlene Richardson, 253-861-4234,


October 25, Friday, 11am-2pm -Donnie J. O’Neill

Salad Bar Luncheon & Bazaar ($10 for lunch)

St. Edward Catholic Church, 601 West C St., Shelton 98584

Contact: Vickie Gonzales, 360-229-1442,


Oct 29 – Nov 15, Tuesday & Friday Only, 10am-4pm – Peninsula Guild #1

Holiday Sale

Location to be determined, Gig Harbor 98335

Contact:  Robyn Kopczynski, 206-866-5319,


Nov 1-2, Friday – Saturday, Nov 1 – 4pm-9pm & Nov 2 – 9am-4pm – Dr. A.W. Bridge Guild

Mountain Country Bazaar – Over 60 artisans’ hand-crafted items to choose from plus enjoy a meal or snack in our café.

Eatonville Baptist Church, 825 Eatonville Hwy, Eatonville 98328

Contact:  Sharon Rosenkranz, 253-651-1748,


November 16, Saturday, 9am-2pm – Mary Edna Agnew Guild

 Holiday Bazaar

 Waller Road Grange, 2708 64th St E, Tacoma, 98404

 Contact: Kay Armstrong, 253-845-3223,

                 Jean Horne, 253-845-4017,


November 22, Friday, 9am-4pm – Ida Marge Guild

Holiday Bazaar

Buckley Hall, 127 River Avenue, Buckley, 98321

Contact:  LuAnne Hedges, 360-897-8039,


December 2, Monday, 10am-3pm – Esther Hodges Guild

Collective Goods Sale at Allenmore

Allenmore Hospital Basement Classroom, 1901 S Union Avenue, Tacoma, 98405

Contact: Julie Winger, 253-241-9974,


December 7, Saturday, 8am-11am – Sacajawea Guild

Breakfast with Santa

Moose Family Center #1109, 1400 Grand Ave, Centralia

Contact:  Jon gust, 360-748-0692


December 16-17, Monday-Tuesday, 8am-4pm – Esther Hodges Guild

Collective Goods Sale

TG/MB Hospital Cafeteria, 315 MLK Jr. Way Tacoma, 98405

Contact: Julie Winger, 253-241-9974,


December 16-18, Monday-Wednesday, 10am-8pm – Erma & Robert N. Shumate Guild

Book Wrap

Barnes & Nobles, 1530 Black Lake Blvd SW, Olympia, 98502

Contact:  Barbara McLean, 360-352-8695


December 19, Thursday, 4pm to Closing – Lillian Shotwell Guild

 Rhein Haus Takeover (20% of the proceeds from food and alcohol sales will be donated)

*Patrons can bring toys to be donated to the kids at Mary Bridge Children’s

 Rhein Haus, 649 Division Avenue, Tacoma, 98403

 Contact: Judie Guthrie, 253-370-7009,




 Mary Bridge Brigade Ongoing Guild Sales 2019



Donna Baydek’s Cans & Coins Collection Ida Marge Guild

Year round collection of crushed aluminum cans for recycle and collection of coins from community & guild to honor deceased guild member Donna Baydek who began this in 2004 with her husband.

Contact: Evie O’Connor, 360-897-8247, no email


Bean Soup Project Mary Edna Agnew Guild

$4.50 each.  Make an easy meal – Includes recipe for making a great pot of soup.

Contact: Linda Allen  253-922-5318,


Sock Monkey Dolls  –  Mary Edna Agnew Guild

Handcrafted sock monkey dolls – $25 dressed and $20 undressed.  Available January 1 thru December 31, 2019

Contact person: Deanna Lindahl 253-848-0508


Checkbook Calendars Friendship Guild                  

2019 Checkbook-size calendars. $4 each.

Contact person: Judy Mork, 253-820-8006 253-759-3679,


Wall Calendars–  Lillian Shotwell Guild

$6 each

Our Annual 2019 Wall calendars are now available from Guild members or in the Mary Bridge Gift Shop.

Contact person: Judy Mork,  253-759-3679,


Ballpoint Pens –  Capt. Sue Dauser Guild

Pens read Mary Bridge Brigade, Champions for Children’s Health, 253-403-1427.

$5 each. These pens are available from Capt. Sue Dauser Guild members, or in the MBB Office. Look for the Flowered Box, take a pen, and leave $5, or more.

Contact persons: Agnes Schultheis 360-876-3195 or Anita Sheehan 360-779-8185


Baby’s First Year Calendars

$15 each. Calendars provide information about normal child development and behaviors, make helpful suggestions for care, and point out potential dangers.

Contact: MBB Office at 253-403-1427


Peanut Butter Balls –  Esther Hodges Guild

Homemade, fresh peanut butter balls for sale twice per year (Spring & Fall).

Contact person: Michal Tallman, 253-265-6050,


Mary Bridge Brigade Logo Lapel Pins –  Karen J. Lynch Guild

$10 each. Colorful, official Mary Bridge Brigade logo pins. These pins make promoting our organization name even easier.

Contact person: Karen Lynch 253-588-9043,


Mary Bridge Brigade Aprons –  Donnie O’Neill Guild

$20 each. Black aprons with Mary Bridge Brigade logo on the front.

Contact: Vickie Gonzales 360-427-6770,


Mary Bridge Brigade Playing Cards –  Weenonah Guild

One deck $8. Two decks $15.  Sold at meetings and events

Playing cards with the colorful Mary Bridge Brigade logo on them in different color choices.

Contact: Norita Stewart 253-584-1649,


Pie Sales – South Sounds Ya-Ya’s Guild

Price range from $5 – $8 depending on pie availability.

Contact:  Darlene Smith, 253-592-5428,


Brown Bear Car Wash Fundraiser Esther Hodges Guild

Car wash tickets will be sold and good for the basic car wash at any Brown Bear branch in the Puget Sound area. (Start Date TBD).

Contact: Julie Winger, 253-241-9974,





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Complete a Guild Event Information Form (GEIF) for all projects/fundraisers.

Once the Projects Committee approves your event, the information will be added to this list.

If you want additional information added to this current list, contact  MBB Office 253-403-1427, email