You Can Boost The Cadets to the Top of the DCI Giving Challenge

Created on Monday, 29 Jul 2019 09:56:51

Ladies and Gentlemen, Behold The Cadets!

For those of you who haven’t seen the 85th Anniversary Edition of The Cadets, this is how audiences across America have been introduced to the 154 young men and women who make up the remarkable version of this year’s corps.

For those who have yet to see this exceptional group of performers, BEHOLD, is the name of the 2019 production featuring a storyline in honor this year’s 50th Anniversary of Women in the corps.

Off the field, thanks to you, The Cadets have built one of the strongest communities of fans, parents, alumni and volunteers in support of the corps. This support is critical for us to provide a world-class experience.

From buses to food to instruments and equipment it takes a dedicated group to ensure all of the needs of our members are met so that they can focus on their job: being the very best Cadet, and the very best individual they can be.

Today kicks-off the DCI Giving Challenge, the annual competition between our fellow drum corps in a contest to see who can raise the most funds before August 2.

Katie, we ask you to help support The Cadets in this activity-wide fundraiser, as well as boosting The Cadets through the end of the tour! Just click and make your contribution today!

You can support The Cadets in two ways:

  • Become a member of the 2019 Maroon & Gold Club. So far nearly 900 of your fellow Cadet fans and alumni have joined the Maroon & Gold Club and we’re just 100 members and $20,000 short of our goal for the summer! Click Here:
  • Power The Cadets with a donation to the foodraising campaign. You can sponsor a day, a meal or give a financial donation towards staples such as peanut butter, cereal, fruit or Gatorade with your contribution. Click Here:

As you know, all contributions to the Maroon & Gold Club are dedicated to the operational costs of The Cadets. These funds help the corps to offset the direct expenses that it takes for 154 members plus educators, volunteers, and staff to tour for 90 days each summer. Your donation will go a long way towards the success of the 2019 corps and set the stage for 2020 and beyond.

The young women and men of The Cadets deserve the very best. Please join us with a tax-deductible contribution to the present and future of The Cadets. Visit us online at

Thank you in advance for your support!

In Service,

Vicki Ferrence Ray
Executive Director
Youth Education in the Arts


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