Utah Foster Care is excited about what the Chalk Art Festival can offer to sponsors. Great exposure for your message and the opportunity to connect your business or company with a respected Utah-based non-profit.
For sponsorship, food truck, and vendor space information, call Debbie Hofhines (877-505-5437).
Meet the Sponsor: The Gateway
By Deborah Lindner
Utah Foster Care is proud to shine the spotlight on our longtime partner in presenting the Chalk Art Festival, The Gateway Shopping Center.
Twelve years ago, the newly-opened Gateway was looking for events to bring people downtown. I was a public relations manager, trying to craft a signature event to showcase the need for foster families for Utah children. It was a match made in heaven.
The Gateway closes its main artery, Rio Grande Street, to provide the venue for a brilliant gallery of street art that starts on Friday, with Utah Foster Care information booths sprinkled throughout the festival. By the time Saturday afternoon rolls around, 20,000 people will have viewing the 60 murals that decorate the street.
“Gateway is very choosy when it comes to the charities we support,” says Rochelle Fraser, Marketing Director for The Gateway. “Utah Foster Care is one of the top organizations that we and our parent company, RPAI, will continue to assist in its efforts to raise awareness of the need for foster families in Utah.”
Utah Foster Care is grateful to Gateway’s management and marketing departments for their dedication to our wonderful cause that we bring to the community through the creativity of our artists.
Friday, June 17
Artist Check-in: 3pm
Festival Hours: 4–9pm
Saturday, June 18
Festival Hours: 10am–9pm
Foster Dad of the Year: Noon @ Main Stage
Artwork Judging Begins: 4pm
Artist Awards: 6pm @ Main Stage
Sunday, June 21
Murals remain in place all day, for Fathers Day viewing.
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