band fundraisers
Dix Hills

Gerald Filardi

Territory Sales Representative

Born in The Bronx and raised on Long Island. I graduated from Walt Whitman High School and earned a scholarship to attend and play football at Penn State University from 92’-96’. I was a 2 yr. starter at inside linebacker. I earned my bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Penn State University. I was signed as a free agent with the Pittsburgh Steelers. I am married to my amazing wife, Kim, and we have 3 sons. I enjoy spending time with family, traveling, and attending sporting events. I am the head football coach of Hills West High School. I stay active by coaching, training football fundamentals and techniques, and working out. As a coach, and my involvement in youth football. I am extremely blessed and honored to have the opportunity to help our fundraising partners efficiently meet and exceed their goals. VR is committed to raising the most amount of money possible while returning the maximum amount of time and effort to the groups and individuals we serve. VR prides itself on our best-in-class fundraising platform and unmatched customer service. Please reach out if I can be of service or request additional information.

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Sandpoint Football Fundraiser

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of $100,000 goal

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Allen Band and Colorguard Drive 2023

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of $70,000 goal

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of $25,000 goal

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