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Rockford Area Pride Committee Seeks Partnership with Local Businesses and Launches Sticker Fundraising Campaign for 2024 Pride Parade


Rockford, January 20, 2024 — The Rockford Area Pride Committee is excited to introduce a special fundraising initiative in preparation for the 2024 Pride Parade. In exchange for a $2.00 donation, community members can actively contribute to the parade's success and, as a gesture of gratitude, receive a limited-edition, 2-inch, UV-resistant sticker featuring the official Rockford Area Pride roundel logo.

Darcy Pinasco, Fundraising Director, expressed enthusiasm for the campaign, stating, "Our stickers serve as a tangible connection between the community and the Pride Parade. The stickers are designed to be proudly displayed on vehicles, offices, and homes. With a $2.00 donation, individuals support the parade and become ambassadors of pride and inclusivity."

The Committee also seeks to partner with local businesses by requesting businesses accept donations and distribute stickers to donors on behalf of the Committee. Local businesses interested in supporting the cause are invited to contact the committee via email at Upon connection, businesses will receive up to 50 stickers to facilitate the acceptance of donations on behalf of the committee, fostering a community-wide effort to make the 2024 Pride Parade a resounding success.

The Committee has created a flyer for businesses to display, showing both that they support Rockford Area Pride and that donations and stickers can be found at that location.

Sticker flyer
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A picture of stickers available as a "thank you" gift to donors.
Photo courtesy of Maze Books in Rockford, Illinois.

Every $2.00 donation, facilitated by these stickers, directly contributes to organizing and hosting the 2024 Pride Parade. The Rockford Area Pride Committee extends heartfelt appreciation to the community and businesses alike, recognizing their pivotal role in creating a celebration of diversity, inclusivity, and pride.

For more information, please contact:

Rockford Area Pride Committee

1005 Fifth Avenue

Rockford IL 61104

About Rockford Area Pride Committee

The Rockford Area Pride Committee is a non-profit organization dedicated to organizing and promoting events that celebrate diversity, inclusion, and pride within the Rockford community. The committee strives to create a welcoming and supportive environment for everyone, fostering unity and understanding.

About Liam Foundation

The Rockford Area Pride Committee has partnered with The LIAM Foundation of Rockford to present the 2024 Rockford Area Pride Parade. The LIAM Foundation is an organization committed to supporting the LGBTQ+ community in and around Rockford, Illinois. Through various initiatives and partnerships, the foundation works to create an inclusive and affirming environment for all.


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