Magical Night of Giving
What is Magical Night of Giving?
This popular annual holiday fundraising event will be held on Sunday, November 23 from 6:30 pm until 9:30 pm. Magical Night of giving is a three-hour shopping extravaganza, yielding exclusive savings, exciting door prizes and family-oriented entertainment.
Is Magical Night of Giving open to the public?
The mall is open to the general public during the event; however, we encourage you to purchase a ticket by making a $5.00 donation to a participating non-profit organization, which entitles you to the exclusive savings offered by mall merchants.
How do I purchase a ticket?
Tickets will be available to the general public from local non-profit and charitable organizations. They can also be purchased in our Mall Office Monday thru Friday 8:30 am until 5:30 pm as well as at the door.
When should I arrive for the event?
On the evening of the event, mall stores close to the public at 6:00 pm for preparations. Stores re-open at 6:30 pm for your shopping enjoyment and remain open for the duration of the event.
Why is Magical Night of Giving held?
Magical Night of Giving allows our mall to give back to the community. 100% of the funds raised through ticket sales will go to various non-profit organizations. This event has become a fund raising mainstay, and many of our local charities count on this annual event to bolster their fundraising efforts so they can continue their good works throughout our community.
This event also provides a unique chance for people to get a jump-start on their holiday shopping. With the many store discounts and specials being offered MAGICAL NIGHT VIP shoppers can save money while raising funds for local non-profit charitable groups.
How do non-profit organizations make money?
The event presents an opportunity for local non-profits to benefit by receiving 100% of the funds raised from ticket sales. Any qualified non-profit organization, including schools, churches and other groups wishing to become a part of the event, will receive pre-printed tickets from the mall, which its members can sell to the public. There are no start-up costs or fees to the organizations that sell tickets.
Why do shoppers want to buy tickets?
First, all the money generated by ticket sales is donated to the non-profit group selling the tickets. Ticket holders receive special offers and discounts. Second, many of last year’s attendees cited that the spirit of this event was one of the most enjoyable aspects which started off there holiday season. Shoppers attending will find a variety of family-friendly activities and entertainment to enjoy throughout this special evening.
I don’t want to shop or make a donation. Can I just enter the drawing?
You can enter the drawings by sending a 3 ½ x 5 card complete with your name, address, daytime phone number, date of birth, and email address to: MNOG DRAWING c/o Weberstown Mall, 4950 Pacific Ave Ste 500, Stockton CA. 95207. All mail-in entries must be post-marked by November 10, 2014.
Individuals may also visit the Mall Office during regular mall hours and request an official entry form, which must be deposited into the Official Entry Box, located in the Dillard's Court, on the night of the event. Incomplete entries will not be accepted. Individuals must be 18 years of age or older to be eligible for prizes and must be able to provide proper identification to receive a prize.
Tell me more about the prizes?
Prizes of varying values will be awarded throughout the evening. All ticket holders, including the general public, are eligible to win a prize. You must complete the reverse side of the ticket, submit a mail-in entry or obtain an official entry form, deposit the ticket or entry form in the Official Prize Entry Box located in the Dillard's Court. Winning numbers will be posted on a tote board. To enter the drawing, you must be 18 years or age or older, but do not need to be present to win. Details, including a list of available prizes, are available in the Magical Night of Giving Official Rules and Regulations available at the Mall Management Office, or on-line at www.weberstown.com. Employees of Glimcher Realty Trust and its affiliate companies are not eligible to win prizes but may take advantage of the MAGICAL NIGHT VIP discounts.
Just how big is this event?
In 2008, more than 200,000 shoppers and charity patrons attended Magical Night of Giving at Glimcher malls across the nation, raising $1,100,000 that went to over 1,000 non-profit organizations in the 22 cities that participated.
How do we get involved?
Representatives of qualified non-profit organizations interested in becoming a part of the event are encouraged to reserve tickets by calling the Weberstown Mall office at 209-477-0247.