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NSUJL’s 12 Days Of Christmas Fundraiser

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NSUJL’s 12 Days of Christmas – NSUJL celebrated 12 awesome days of Christmas this year! We were very blessed with our awesome sponsors. Thank you Buckingham Manufacturing, Linemen’s Supply, Bashlin Industries, Klein Tools, Hi-Line Utility Supply Co., Farwest Line Specialties, LLC,, Power Shark, Beth Patrick of Vintage Gypsy Collection/Plunder Design, Brook Elms of Elms Candles, Abigail Braatan of USBORNE Books and NSUJL Board of Directors! We raised $3,900.00 which will help provide assistance to Linefamilies in the coming year.

Day 1 of NSUJL’s 12 Days of Christmas

NSUJL auctioned off three festive Winter/Christmas themed wreaths for Day 1 of NSUJL’s 12 Days of Christmas. The first one was red white with gold through the wreath. The second was blue and white and had a sign that said “I’ve got friends in snow places,” and the third was pink, white with red candy canes. The festive, wreaths let everybody know that they are proud that a Lineman lives there!

Day 2 of NSUJL’s 12 Days of Christmas

Hi-Line Utility Supply sponsored a basket full of awesome goods for our second day of Christmas! The basket included Klein Tools – Tradesman Pro™ Touch Box 9Qt Cooler, Madi Wire brush / Knife, Quickeeze Adjustable Sleeve Straps, Hi-Grip Xtreme Glove Protectors, Wood Owl Auger Bit, Line Pride – 2018 Limited Edition T-Shirt, Hi-Line Sun Glasses, Hi-Line Insulated Mug, Rubber Good Visual Inspection Guide, Hard Hat Stickers.


Day 3

NSUJL wanted to send a very special thank you to those who donated basket number three! Thank you Betty Elms of Elms Candles, Beth Paupard-Patrick of Vintage Gypsy Collection/Plunder Design, Abigail Braatan of USBORNE Books and Tina Jones.

The basket included (2) Lineman AF Decals, (1) God Bless & Keep Our Lineman Safe Christmas Ornament, (1) Lineman Wife Ornament, (1) Elms Candles (soy) – Christmas Hearth 1) Elms Candles (soy) – Peach, (1 )Power Shark Apparel Koozie (1) – 10/12 Youth Power Shark Tee, (1) – XL Ladies Mama Shark Tee (1) – XL Mens LineLife Tee, (5) – Pens , (1) Thanks & Blanks: (13) Handcrafted Cards, (17) Handcrafted Blanks with colorful envelopes in a Keepsake Box.


Day 4

The basket for day four of NSUJL’s 12 Days of Christmas was brought to us from Klein Tools! The cooler that they provided was filled to the top with awesome items.   It included: Klein Tools – Tradesman Pro™ Touch Box 9Qt Cooler, Farwest Line Specialties Hat, Streamlight Task Light, Lineman Keychain, Klein Tools Mini Grunt Sack, Line Work Ornaments by Scott Pendergast, Storm Soldiers II Movie Klein Tools Barbecue Spatula & Fork, Klein Tools Beverage Opener, Klein Wireless Jobsite Speaker.


Day 5

Day 5 was our “Dinner and a Movie” basket. The gift cards made a great date night. Especially, if you’re not together all the time, you have to enjoy every moment together, right?

The basket included: (2)- Red Robin: $50, Olive Garden/Longhorn: $100. AMC: $50, Hot Tamales, Junior Mints, Reese’s pieces, Swedish Fish and Orville popcorn.

Day 6 of NSUJL’s 12 Days of Christmas

The basket for day six was worth over $600.00! The items were amazing quality! Thanks to Buckingham, this set included Buckingham’s own exclusive BuckLite Titanium pole climbers with patented GRiP Technology which aids in preventing cut outs, equipped with patented hook and loop bottom climber straps, industry-leading hook and loop cushion wrap cinch pad with metal insert, set of magnetic gaff protectors.

The features and benefits are great. They are: BUCKLITE Titanium POLE Climbers are rated to 350 lbs. and exceeds ASTM F887 standards. Dowel & Screw design allows for easy gaff change out. High Strength-to-Density ratio (Strong and lightweight). Grip Technology keeps the gaff pointed toward the heart of the pole. Grip Technology aids in preventing cutouts, allowing for a better, more comfortable setting of the foot and arch. Grip Technology also allows optimum gaff placement on the pole and promotes ease of climbing.


Day 7

Day seven’s prize was donated by NSUJL’s President, Rae Johnson. The items were from Bath & Body Works. The basket included:  Vanilla & Patchouli Aromatherapy Bath Fizzy, Majestic Pure Himalayan Scrub, New York Biology Dead Sea Mud Mask, Shea Cashmere Hand Cream, Natural Sea Salt Invigorating Spa Scrub, Chamomile & Lavender Effervescent Foot Soak, Cabana Breeze Shower Jelly, 2 Face Sheet Masks, Keep It Clean Loofah, $100.00 Kohl’s Gift Card.


Day 8

Day eight of NSUJL’s 12 Days of Christmas was colorful! The day included Bashlin attire and bags, courtesy of Bashlin! They will make your lineman stick out in a crowd with the orange color and the camo duffle bags. They look great! The details of the bags, attire and trucker hat included (1) Bashlin 11BPD-C Back Pack Duffle Gear Bag with an awesome hard plastic bottom,  drawstring closure with buckles to secure top cover,  exterior made from weather resistant poly-coated material, interior lined with abrasion and puncture resistant black ballistic nylon and padded back with adjustable shoulder straps and rubberized handle. The dimensions are 26″Hx50″ (around) and the front pocket is 16″x16″x4. There was also  (1) Bashlin Long Sleeve Shirt ( Winner to choose the size) and  (1) Bashlin trucker hat.

Day 9 of NSUJL’s 12 Days of Christmas

If you like wine, then day nine was for you! The winner received a trio of wines from California and gourmet cookies, chocolates.

The items included: bottle Redtree Cabernet Sauvignon red wine, bottle Redtree Pinot Noir red wine, bottle Redtree Chardonnay white wine, Lindt Lindor milk chocolate truffles, Made Chocolate maple cocoa truffles, J&M oatmeal cranberry white chocolate cookies, Angelina’s sweet butter cookies, Dark & white chocolate peppermint bark, White chocolate Bavarian pretzel with red holiday drizzle, rectangular red basket.

There were regulations for the winner of the basket. The winner had to be at least 21 years of age to win the basket. The winner must also be 21 to sign for the basket when it is shipped to their location. We could not mail wine to IN, KY, MS, ND, TN, UT due to state restrictions.


Day 10

The basket for day ten was for anybody that loves tools! The basket was courtesy of, and included Buckingham 13 Pocket Tool Apron with Magnet in BuckGreen (4500YG9M2), 1pr Bucket Hooks (2401-3) along with 1 Blanket Hook (2405)., BuckErgo Skinning Knife w/ Notch Blade and Ring (70913G), Buckingham 12 Slot Staple Stick (574), MADI Hammer w/ Mill Face (MLH-1), MADI Folding Skinning Knife (SALK-1), MADI Staple Remover (SR-1), Rauckman 4-n-1 Ratchet Wrench with Pivoting Ends (BW-288), Lowell Double Shot 9/16” & ¾” Impact Socket (21-R4C13-0000), Speedy Sharp Knife Sharpener (SSY), Buckingham Long Sleeve Shirt.


Day 11

Klein Tools donated a basket for day eleven! The awesome basket included Reflective HiViz Green T-Shirt, XL, Mini Leather-Bottom Bucket, Canvas Zipper Bag 4-Pack, Klein Tools Digital Camo Hat (in green), Klein Tools Bottle Opener, Limited Edition Klein Tools Buff, Assorted Stickers/Decals.


Day 12

Santa really outdid himself with the final basket for NSUJL’s 12 Days of Christmas! Donated by Linemen’s Supply Inc., this basket included: Buckingham’s exclusive BuckAlloy Aluminum pole climbers with patented GRiP technology which aids in preventing cutouts. Finished in the ever popular Safety BuckGreen, equipped with patented hook and loop bottom straps, Industry leading hook and loop cushion wrap pad with metal insert, Set of magnetic gaff protectors.


A huge THANK YOU to our sponsors for NSUJL’s 12 Days of Christmas 2018, and congratulations to all of our winners!

NSUJL hopes everyone had a happy, healthy, holiday season and wishes you a very happy new year!!