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Shillito's Elves on the Levee

A project in Union, KY by Jerome Gels

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Help us bring back the greatest Christmas tradition in Cincinnati. The Shillito's Elves can return with your help.
Backers: 364
Average Pledge Per Backer: $62

Funded: $22,683 of $21,000
Dates: Jul 10th -> Aug 24th (45 days)
Project By: Jerome Gels
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we are open

November 23rd - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)


November 3rd - via:
I sent an email to some levels of sponsorship earlier stating we don't have your address - please ignore that email as it went out to people who did send us the address.  Those that have not sent there address will receive a reminder from... (Read More)

Merry Christmas - First Surveys going out

September 15th - via:
Great news - Our tickets are back from the printer and they look great.  We are going to begin sending these out here shortly.  We are going to begin with those that supported at the family pass level.  That group only will receive a survey this... (Read More)


September 6th - via:
I wanted to give everyone a quick update. First, thank you for your support.  This has been a dream come true, but now comes a lot of hard work and patience.  Over the next weekends I will begin full-filling the kickstarter sponsorships. There is a... (Read More)


August 24th - via:
You are all amazing!!!!  THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR HELPING US BRING THIS BACK... I AM SO EXCITED I CAN BARELY TYPE.... So I will send a message out tonight when I am of sane mind :). We are going to make this a great holiday season, thank you for making... (Read More)

So close - 12 days left

August 12th - via:
If each one of you help us get a $25 sponsor, then we can hit our goal by Tuesday. When we first started this project we had so many people tell us it wouldn't work. The only way it can happen is "you have big corporate sponsorship." Thank you for... (Read More)

Naughty and Nice List + $5248 Until the Elves are saved

August 7th - via:
Ok - So we are thinking about adding a naughty and nice banner in the window as a sponsorship level.  What do you think?  Would you pay to put someone on the naughty list? Couple of things 1. To get the word out we are going to decorate some of the... (Read More)

Just $6003 left and the Elves are saved

August 6th - via:
I am going to do my best to email everyone individually, but we have to put on hold the move of the elves for Wednesday night.  We need to do some prep work in the area, the hundreds of elves and props would be too to work around.  Also, we want to... (Read More)

Things are moving slow but...

August 2nd - via:
I hope July treated you well.  Things are moving slow right now, but I am getting ready to send out two more emails on the project.   I am working on three things right now that I could use your help with. First, I am sending out an email tomorrow... (Read More)

$8750 until we reach full success

July 26th - via:
Hey guys - I wanted to let you know that we are $8750 until we are fully funded.  That is great news, things slowed up a bit since Tuesday but with your help we will hit our goal.  Thank you for your support. I am working on Bringing in Santa Claus... (Read More)

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