Luminaria Bags Reminder

Dear YO students,

Just a reminder that all AYSP students and families volunteer during the luminaria fundraiser by folding 25dz/300 bags (DUE Monday, October 1) and all 8th grade – 12th grade students and families volunteer during Luminaria Day (Saturday, December 8) - making/assembling luminarias at several workhouses kindly hosted by AYSP families and orders are delivered by AYSP parents who sign up as delivery drivers.


FOLDED BAGS DUE Monday, October 1

Please take a look at the attached PDF for examples of how the bags should look when you return them.


HOSTING A WORKHOUSE on Saturday, December 8, 2018

Workhouses are the home base for assembling and delivering luminaria orders in their part of town on Luminaria Day. Teams of AYSP students and families are assigned to each Workhouse to support these efforts.


In the weeks prior to Luminaria Day, Workhouse hosts prepare by collecting their supplies from AYSP, making space for sand to be delivered to their home, attending a Workhouse meeting, organizing the roles of family members, and carefully reading the Workhouse handbook to be sure they are prepared for the big day.


On Luminaria Day, the Workhouse hosts are the “boss” – directing workers, checking quality, and organizing deliveries. Hosts usually work to make their house fun by playing music and energizing workers. Workhouse hosts also help to coordinate a potluck to keep everyone fed (many family recipes are exchanged on Luminaria Day!)


If you are willing to host a workhouse please sign up HERE


VOLUNTEERING AS DELIVERY DRIVERS on Saturday, December 8, 2018

During Luminaria day we will need many drivers (trucks and large vehicles preferred) to help deliver luminarias. Delivery volunteers will sign up to work with a specific workhouse and deliver within that area.

If you are willing to volunteer as a delivery driver please sign up HERE


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