31 12, 2019

A Year-End Update from Rick V.

2020-05-04T13:43:56-05:00December 31st, 2019|

Dear Phans,  The holiday season is coming and going just as fast as the rest of the year! But I hope you've been enjoying family and friends as this decade comes to close. I was able to spend some time outside during this 55 degree weather with family myself.  For those that have already donated to our year-end campaign, THANK YOU!  Please let people know you've supported a great cause and share my year-end fundraiser on your social media platforms. If you haven't donated yet, there's still time to make that last-minute year-end tax contribution! You can do so easily by clicking [... Read More]

27 12, 2019

It’s the FINAL Phantom $5 Friday!

2020-05-04T13:42:14-05:00December 27th, 2019|

It's your last chance to participate in a Phantom $5 Friday in 2019! Every Friday in December, we've encouraged our Phans to donate just $5 (or more!) toward our Year-End Campaign. Today, we're only $1500 $1000 away from matching Paul Holden's $5k challenge!No amount is too small to impact hundreds of young people every year - young people who will go on to lead classrooms, businesses, communities, the armed forces, and beyond!40 people have already given more than once to a $5 Friday Fundraiser this December. Will you join them and support the life-changing performing arts experiences that shape the next generation [... Read More]

17 12, 2019

Year-End Update and new $5k match challenge from Paul Holden

2019-12-17T15:18:36-06:00December 17th, 2019|

Thanks to some very generous donors, we met Mike Oldemeyer's $5k match challenge over the past weekend. The new total brings us over halfway to our goal of raising $50,000 before the end of 2019! Check out the list of heroes supporting Phantom Regiment here. Here are some other cool stats about our Year-End fundraising to date: Total number of individuals who have contributed to our Year-End Campaign online or via Facebook The number of individuals who have made more than one donation during our campaign! WOW! Total amount raised to-date! Paul Holden pledges to match the next $5k in donations! [... Read More]

11 12, 2019

Year-End Match Challenge: Mike is matching the next $5k!

2020-05-04T10:54:11-05:00December 11th, 2019|

Because of the generosity of phans across the world we met Ryan Tysdal's $10k match challenge and have exceeded our first fundraising milestone during our Year-End Campaign!  You can check out the list of donors on our official Thank You page. We still need your help to hit our next milestone! It's our goal to raise $50,000 before 2020 to ensure that Phantom Regiment can provide life-changing performing arts experiences into the next decade and beyond. Alum Mike Oldemeyer ('94, '96, '98) is matching the next $5000 in donations from right NOW until 12/25! I marched with Regiment for three [... Read More]

3 12, 2019

Thank You to our Year-End Donors!

2020-05-04T13:53:38-05:00December 3rd, 2019|

[ultimeter id='11659'] In 2019, Phantom Regiment provided life-changing performing arts experiences for thousands young people from around the world. We couldn’t do it without one key element… YOU. We’ve set a goal to raise $50,000 by the end of 2019. Money raised during our Year-End Campaign helps us to expand our programs to reach even more young people next year. Will you add your name to the list below and be a hero for the next generation of influential leaders? DONATE NOW Thank You... Jacqueline Penrod  Lebaron Ed Kloehn Alejandro Mondlock Jared Ross Corey Pearce William Thomas Carrie Aubrey Sean Griggs [... Read More]

3 12, 2019

Meet our Match: Ryan Tysdal (’96-00) shares why now is the best time to support Phantom Regiment

2019-12-02T18:23:55-06:00December 3rd, 2019|

Phantom Regiment Alumnus Ryan Tysdal has agreed to match the first $10,000 raised during our 2019 Year End Campaign. We asked him to share  a little about why he decided to support the corps with such a generous donation. I grew up in Sioux Falls, SD, and still reside there today. I remember it was around this time in 1995 that I was getting ready to get in a car and drive halfway across the Midwest to the audition camp for the 1996 Phantom Regiment. That weekend trip to Rockford would change my life forever. My audition score was a ‘3’ [... Read More]

3 12, 2019

A Letter from the Executive Director: Year-End Donation Opportunity

2019-12-10T14:31:14-06:00December 3rd, 2019|

Dear friends, phamily, and phans, 2019 is coming to a close, and we’re getting ready for the next decade as we enter 2020. Before we get there, we need to put the finishing touches on 2019. You should be delighted to hear that the surveys from all the young people in all of the various programs were very positive! We are definitely making an impact on them, as well as providing that positive life-changing experience, as stated in our Mission. You should be proud of that as you had a hand in helping us deliver those experiences. So, thank you. [... Read More]