The MDI Music Boosters are a dedicated and active group who offer multiple fundraising opportunities every year. Money collected during fundraising efforts go into students' personal music accounts and/or the Boosters' general account to help support student scholarships andvarious music department programs and activities. These fundraisers include:
MDI Marathon Pre-Race Pasta Dinner October 15, 2022 This event is THE major fundraiser that supports music student summer scholarships, ensuring continuing growth and development for our student musicians. The dinner will be held Saturday, October 15 at MDI High School and parent and student help is needed for this well-organized and highly- successful event. Please sign up HERE.
Citrus Sale November Fresh delicious oranges, grapefruit, and apples from Florida are ordered in November and delivered before the December break. See any music student or Music Booster for ordering information. Students can earn up to $10 per box of citrus sold, with earnings going to their Student Account.
Returnable Bottle Collection Boxes (Ongoing/Year-round) The Music Boosters have one returnable collection sites on Mount Desert Island. In 2022-2023, there will be opportunities for students to sign up to maintain the bottle boxes - and earn money for their student accounts while doing so. Our contracted collector will haul the bottles, but it is exceptionally helpful for the loose bottles to be placed into bags and for garbage to removed up to two times per week. The Music Boosters will announce more information about this program after the September 2022 meeting
We welcome parent involvement in the Music Boosters to explore new fundraising opportunities to benefit our students and program.