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FUNDRAISER IDEAS

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McGugan (McGugan)
Thu, 22 Jul 1999 13:29:07 -0400


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Fundraiser Ideas (thanks to all who contributed: SanD, Reatha, MaryB, =
Lorena, Judy, JeanKing). I tried to catagorize these. Some details were =
left out, such as profits, etc. If you have more to add....

EVENTS:

Volleyball marathon (lock in gym overnight)

Watermachine

Marathon (coordinate with town & local runners club)

"Cow Plop Bingo" - selling 12 inch squares in a field and whichever is =
plopped in first takes home the prize - usually a percentage of the =
profit)

Auctions - local business donates scratch & dent (and better items), =
local pizza parlor attaches flyers to all delivered pizzas to announce =
event

Flea market (you charge vendors)

Prom dress sale - school gets about 50% of agreed-upon profit

"NON-EVENTS" - You mail invitations to individuals inviting them to stay =
at home, not get dressed, etc. "Phantom Dinners" are another name. =
Currently popular are "tea parties", you mail a tea bag with the =
invitation. May not work if your area already has some going on; usually =
works best around the holidays.

CAR WASH IDEAS

the typical car wash

Wash cars for the city or district (fire trucks, school buses, etc. and =
get paid lump sum for all washed)

"Car Care Day" - team up with local auto businesses and school tech =
classes to perform basic safety inspection, inconjunction with the =
National Car Care Council (October is "National Car Care Month")

SELLING STUDENT WORK

PMC (precious metals clay) jewelry (www.pmclay.com)

Ceramic Christmas ornaments

Cast Hand-made paper ornaments

Paint storefront windows for the holidays

Art Auction (school ususally makes about 10% profit)

Calendar - (themes abound, I saw one of student ink drawings that was =
wonderful), have printed at local print shop, Kinkos, etc.

Magnets, coffee cups, etc. - from those co.'s that reproduce student =
work on those items

OTHER

Sell concessions at sporting events (University appoints these spaces =
and coverage must be maintained to keep "contract" - students earn the =
minimum wage (about 5 students for 4 hours of work) which is given to =
the school

CANDY - buy wholesale and sell individual pieces at lunch, breaks, on =
buses, etc.

Sell Coffee and donuts to teachers on inservice or work days

Cheesecakes sales

Bake sales

COMPANIES

Humani-tees - t-shirts

Argus - posters

Great American Opportunities

those magnet & coffee cups with student work reproduced on them

Car tags - CarTags.net - sells personalized front auto tags with =
mascots, etc.

Lollipops, sports keychains, etc - EZFund.com

Magazines - APIFund.com

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Fundraiser Ideas (thanks to all who contributed: SanD, Reatha, MaryB, = Lorena,=20 Judy, JeanKing). I tried to catagorize these. Some details were left = out, such=20 as profits, etc. If you have more to add....

EVENTS:

Volleyball marathon (lock in gym overnight)

Watermachine

Marathon (coordinate with town & local runners club)

"Cow Plop Bingo" - selling 12 inch squares in a field and whichever = is=20 plopped in first takes home the prize - usually a percentage of the = profit)

Auctions - local business donates scratch & dent (and better = items),=20 local pizza parlor attaches flyers to all delivered pizzas to announce = event

Flea market (you charge vendors)

Prom dress sale - school gets about 50% of agreed-upon = profit

"NON-EVENTS" - You mail invitations to individuals inviting them to = stay at=20 home, not get dressed, etc. "Phantom Dinners" are another name. = Currently=20 popular are "tea parties", you mail a tea bag with the invitation. May = not work=20 if your area already has some going on; usually works best around the=20 holidays.

CAR WASH IDEAS

the typical car wash

Wash cars for the city or district (fire trucks, school buses, etc. = and get=20 paid lump sum for all washed)

"Car Care Day" - team up with local auto businesses and school tech = classes=20 to perform basic safety inspection, inconjunction with the National Car = Care=20 Council (October is "National Car Care Month")

SELLING STUDENT WORK

PMC (precious metals clay) jewelry (www.pmclay.com)

Ceramic Christmas ornaments

Cast Hand-made paper ornaments

Paint storefront windows for the holidays

Art Auction (school ususally makes about 10% profit)

Calendar - (themes abound, I saw one of student ink drawings that was = wonderful), have printed at local print shop, Kinkos, etc.

Magnets, coffee cups, etc. - from those co.’s that reproduce = student work on=20 those items

OTHER

Sell concessions at sporting events (University appoints these spaces = and=20 coverage must be maintained to keep "contract" - students earn the = minimum wage=20 (about 5 students for 4 hours of work) which is given to the school

CANDY - buy wholesale and sell individual pieces at lunch, breaks, on = buses,=20 etc.

Sell Coffee and donuts to teachers on inservice or work days

Cheesecakes sales

Bake sales

COMPANIES

Humani-tees - t-shirts

Argus - posters

Great American Opportunities

those magnet & coffee cups with student work reproduced on = them

Car tags - CarTags.net - sells personalized front auto tags with = mascots,=20 etc.

Lollipops, sports keychains, etc - EZFund.com

Magazines - APIFund.com

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