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Re: fund raising ideas?

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Linda Kelty (lckelty)
Sun, 10 Oct 1999 10:46:23 -0400


I did a program similar to ART BY ME. Got very few orders, did it at cost
rather than a fundraiser, and wound up paying for part of the order because
some didn't come through with their payment. It has a few drawbacks. Get
pre-payment and art before doing it. Linda K.

>Tom Johnsen wrote:
>
>> So upshot one: I want to engage my students in fundraising (and fun) to
>> create money for an art club's activities and to increase the art
>> department's budget.
>> Has anyone got ideas for fundraising activities that are fun, legal, and
effective?
>>
>
>Yup. I have two ideas. First one is called _Art by Me_, which is based in
(I think)
>Charlotte, NC. They will provide paper and ideas, you give the paper to
your kids and
>they create a drawing, crayon resist, or whatever. Bright colors are best.
The kids
>take orders for the many products that are available (ie: keychains,
magnets, mugs,
>tshirts, mouse pads, and god knows what all else) that will be PRINTED WITH
THAT KID's
>ARTWORK. Then you send the finished works in to the company, which somehow
reproduces
>said artwork onto the aforementioned items.
>
>We are going to do this one in the spring (in time for mother's day), but
ideally you
>would do it in the fall, for maximum holiday gift-giving demand. The cool
thing is
>that the parents/grandparents/third cousin well removed is buying artwork
from Their
>Kid and not someone else's.
>
>Second idea, and very self serving on my part: Handcrafted Soap fund
raiser. E-me
>privately if you're interested in that.
>--
>Lisa Skeen ICQ#15554910
>http://www.living-tree.net
>
>Living Tree Pottery & Soaps, Summerfield, NC
>
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