Published On: November 22, 2023
2023 Cookes with Santa
Santa, cookies, and toys oh my! It’s almost time for “Cookies with Santa”! Each year, Spare Key hosts this FREE event for families in need around the Twin Cities! This year, the celebration is taking place on Sunday, December 10th from 2-4pm! From Santa and crafts to toys and snacks, there is something for kids of all ages!
Published On: September 18, 2023
Spare Key is honored and proud to be the benefitting charity again this year for Lend Smart Mortgage’s Mike Lust Charity Golf Tournament presented by Network Title, Inc.! This tournament sells out each year, but there’ still opportunities to get involved and show your support to Spare Key! With Woodstock as the theme, a silent auction full of goodies, and an Ultimate Golf Raffle, it is sure to be the grooviest golf tournament of the year! Read on to learn about the day and how you can still get involved!
Published On: July 20, 2023
The Loop Golf Tournament
Spare Key loves partnering with local companies to continue to raise awareness and funds for the families we serve. The perfect example of this is our partnership with The Loop at their annual golf tournament and this year is The Loop’s 15th Annual Tournament. The day is bound to be a blast! Read more to learn about this partnership and the role that Spare Key plays in making this tournament a success!
Published On: May 18, 2023
Get a glimpse behind the curtain of what it takes to run a successful registration and check out process at an event as big as Spare Key’s Groove Gala! We love seeing our sponsors, board members, and supporters year after year and without our volunteers we could never make this huge undertaking happen so seamlessly!
Published On: March 17, 2023
Sure, we’ve all seen or been to events with silent auctions. They seem straight forward with items you can bid on to raise funds for the nonprofit putting on the event. But what does it actually take to make a silent auction happen? Turns out it’s a bit more labor intensive than one might think! Read on to learn everything the Spare Key team does each year to ensure our silent auction is a smashing success!
Published On: February 10, 2023
At Spare Key we are privileged to have helped thousands of families in their time of need throughout the past 26 years. The kindness and compassion of these families years after they received assistance is inspiring. Their willingness to give back in whatever way they can is just another reason Spare Key can continue serving families throughout the nation. We appreciate this kindness and generosity more than they could ever know.
Published On: January 11, 2023
Last month, Spare Key’s Chief Financial Officer Alexia Sebesta wrote about transparency on Spare Key’s Help Me Bounce platform. She explained how we give donors 100% confidence that their donated dollars are going exactly where they’re intended. But how does Spare Key handle transparency on our operational side to ensure that our donors can have confidence in giving funds directly to Spare Key? Read on to learn more.
Published On: December 1, 2022
Spare Key believes in 100% confidence and 100% transparency into your donated dollars on Help Me Bounce. But what does that actually mean? How does Spare Key ensure families on our platform are facing a medical crisis? How do we ensure that donated dollars go exactly where they’re intended? Read on to hear how Spare Key’s Chief Administrative Officer, Alexia Sebesta helps provide that transparency within her role each and every day.
Published On: October 28, 2022
Working on a small team brings its own set of opportunities and challenges. It helps you grow and learn in ways you’d never expect. And it teaches you that no one can do it alone. Here at Spare Key, we have a small but MIGHTY team of dedicated employees that put their heart and soul into their work. On top of that, we rely on knowledgeable partners, an extremely supportive Board of Directors, family, friends, volunteers, sponsors and more! Everything we accomplish for families facing medical crises is a direct reflection of these individuals’ dedication to Spare Key’s mission. Read on to hear Spare Key’s Chief Administrative Officer, Alexia Sebesta’s thoughts on working and growing within a small team!
Published On: September 22, 2022
At Spare Key we believe no one should have to choose between paying their bills and taking care of their loved one. This is why we launched www.HelpMeBounce.org – the Nation’s First Donor Directed Giving Platform. Learn more about how Spare Key helps more families across the nation with more bills than ever before through Help Me Bounce.