Author: Kristen Albair

’18 Down & Derby


’18 Down & Derby


You’re invited to help The Shade Project fight back against skin cancer and save lives while sporting your finest hats and bow ties, sipping mint juleps and cheering on the “most exciting two minutes in sports!”

Your Ticket Purchase Includes:

• Live viewing of the Kentucky Derby broadcast
• Delicious mint juleps, Tito’s cocktails, wine, beer and Southern Fare
• Live auction and event program emceed by Ed Clements of KLBJ Radio
• Opportunity to win exclusive one-of-a-kind prize packages
• DJ entertainment, dancing and games
• Local racehorse meet and greet
• Digital photo booth fun

Schedule of Events:

4-5: 30 PM – Event Check-In and Cocktail Hour
5:30-6PM – Kentucky Derby Viewing
6-7PM – Live Auction & Education Program
7-9PM – DJ, Dancing, Casino and Derby Games


Purchase Your Tickets Today!

Amplify Austin Party!


Amplify Austin Party!

Amplify Austin Party


Join us for complimentary appetizers, prizes and a live remote by KLBJ.

Proceeds go toward our $5,000 Amplify Austin goal to help Gullet Elementary build a shade structure.

Help support our mission to prevent skin cancer and skin cancer-related deaths through sun safety education, skin cancer screenings and SHADE in public spaces

Don’t wait for the event, though! Donate to our Amplify Austin campaign today.



MOD Pizza Fundraiser!


MOD Pizza Fundraiser!

Enjoy a meal at the Mueller Market MOD Pizza (MAP) anytime on Wednesday, January 10th, show this flyer & 20% of proceeds will be donated to The Shade Project!*



*Offer valid only on the date(s) and at the MOD location identified on this flyer. Offer valid for dine in, take out or phone orders. Not valid for online orders. MOD will donate 20% of food and beverage sales to the organization. Tax, gift cards and retail sales are excluded from the donation.
’17 Thank You Party


’17 Thank You Party

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Thanks to your support, it’s been a fantastic 2017 and our skin cancer prevention mission is stronger than ever! Please join us to raise a toast and celebrate at our Thank You Party! You’ll enjoy a complimentary beverage + appetizers, prize winning opportunities and Taco Tuesday specials all night! And, feel great knowing the proceeds benefit SHADE!



Home Slice Pizza Fundraiser!


Home Slice Pizza Fundraiser!

Enjoy a meal at Home Slice Pizza anytime from October 1st – December 31st, mention the “Give Local” fundraiser when you order & VOTE FOR THE SHADE PROJECT as your favorite nonprofit!! A percentage of sales will benefit our lifesaving skin cancer prevention mission!


Home Slice Pizza

1415 South Congress Ave

Austin, TX 78704



Eat for Change at Chipotle!


Eat for Change at Chipotle!

Eat at the N Lamar Chipotle (MAP) anytime on Wednesday, October 4th & mention this fundraiser & 50% of the proceeds will be donated back to The Shade Project!*

*If placing an online order during the fundraiser, you must choose the PAY IN-STORE option & inform the cashier of your participation before paying. Gift card purchases during fundraisers do not count towards total donated sales, put purchases made with an existing gift card will count. Thanks!
Drink for a Cause: SHADE!


Drink for a Cause: SHADE!

Each month, Kung Fu Saloon selects a local charity to support with their Drink 4 a Cause program & The Shade Project was chosen for September! So, Join us at Kung Fu Saloon at the Domain (MAP) on Tuesday, 9/19 from 4-9PM for food, drinks & fun & FEEL GREAT knowing that 15% of sales will help support our mission to prevent skin cancer & skin cancer related deaths!


’17 Fishing for Shade!


’17 Fishing for Shade!



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November is National Healthy Skin Month, so it’s the perfect time for you & your family to join The Shade Project for a fun, sun safe day of fishing to fight skin cancer & save lives! So, grab your fishing gear, throw on your favorite SPF, hats & shades & we’ll see you November 4th at Camp Mabry! Kids 12 & under are FREE!

Your ticket purchase includes:

> Pond Fishing in 2 Large Ponds (Please Bring Fishing Rod)

> Bait (while supplies last) & instruction from TTZ

> Opportunity to Win Awesome Prizes

> DJ Entertainment, Live Music & Dancing

> Ice Cream Cone from Connor’s Creamery

> Popcorn from Austin Gourmet Popcorn (while supplies last)

> Face Painting by Art for Your Head

> Petting Zoo Fun with Tiny Tails to You

> Photo Booth Experience by Onpointphoto

> Two Strange Land Brewery Beers (Adults 21+ Years of Age ONLY)

> Performance by the Capital Gymnastics Showteam

> Survivor Speech by Local Mom, Bethany Greenway

> Lawn Games & Beach Volleyball

> Skin Cancer Prevention Education & Sunscreen

> Waterloo Sparkling Water & Culligan Bottled Water (while supplies last)

> Fresh Fruit from Trader Joe’s (while supplies last)

> Free Entry to the Military Forces Museum

> Access to the Camp Mabry Nature Trails

> The P. TERRY’S food truck will also be onsite with fantastic, made-to-order burgers & fries for purchase!


  • All adults must present valid driver’s license or state-issued ID to get onto the base

  • Please bring fishing rods if you have them

  • Please no pets

  • Event is rain or shine


THANK YOU to our event sponsors! To inquire about sponsorship opportunities, please contact



Blake & Kristi Stanford * USA SHADE * Aurora Diagnostics * Greenway Law Firm * Frost Bank * Texas Media Directory * Primrose School of West lake Hills * Occhio Appello Magazine * Elta MD Skin Care * La Roche-Posay