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Re: Fundraising ideas


From: Rick (rlarson_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Jul 23 2003 - 16:11:47 PDT

We have been doing this at our school through the PTO. I had not bought anything until
this year, when the music teacher wanted to get proceeds from the cookie dough sales. It
comes in a plastic tub ( just scoop and bake)and is really good -
Betsy wrote:

> This year, our school began participating in a fundraiser called "Market
> Days". I don't know if this is available in all states or just around the Ohio
> area. People order (mostly frozen) food items from the Market Day
> organization--order forms are sent home once a month. The food items range from cookie
> dough to chicken entrees to pizzas--there are hundreds of items from which to
> choose. I have not tried any of the food, but fellow teachers say it's wonderful.
> Then, once a month, teachers help unload the Market Day truck and pack up the
> orders. Customers pick up their orders and pay shortly after--so, unloading,
> sorting, and pick-up happen within maybe a two hour time range. (Ours was
> 5-7 PM on a Friday.)
> We have raised several hundred dollars each month through Market Days. Has
> anyone else out there worked with this fundraiser?
> Irene
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