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Have a Winning Fundraiser With Wine

The popularity of wine has been on the upswing in recent years, with no sign of letting up.  A wine raffle is a great way to raise funds for your organization. Contact wine merchants and/or distributors in your community and ask them to donate or sponsor bottles for your event in exchange for publicity in your advertising and marketing materials. Also consider requesting that donations be above a certain price point (for example, "Please contribute bott

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End The Baby Shower Monotony With A Diaper Raffle!

A diaper raffle is a great way to help prepare moms-to-be with one of baby’s most essential items while breaking up the usual array of baby shower games with something out of the ordinary. There are several ways to go about holding a diaper raffle at a baby shower. Include a note or cute poem with the shower invitation explaining that guests who bring a package of diapers will be entered into a raffle for a prize. Guests with last names beginning with A

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Holiday Fundraiser Ideas That Help Lessen The Burden On Families

Holiday Fundraiser Ideas That Help Lessen The Burden On Families Preparing for the holidays can not only be stressful, but often overwhelming for many families. Your organization can help with holiday fundraiser ideas that offer a number of useful services and can help keep Mom and Dad’s to-do list short. Amid the hustle and bustle of preparing for Christmas – all the shopping, decorating, and travelling adds up – it’s easy to lose track of time. Your gr

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A Holiday Fundraiser That Will Feed Your Sense Of Community

Ready or not, summer has officially ended and fall has begun. As the holiday fundraiser season approaches, thoughts turn toward preparing for gatherings of family and friends … but for many, this is when a busy life is made even busier and more stressful. You can help alleviate some of the crush of the holidays and help foster a sense of community while getting the word out about your organization by hosting a Thanksgiving feast for everyone. Plan to be

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Halloween raffle ideas to make your event spook-tacular!

As the leaves begin ever so slowly to turn colors and the temperatures start to cool off from the height of summer's glory, thoughts naturally turn to the glories of fall … hoodies, hot cocoa, football scrimmages and – arguably the most popular of all – Halloween. October's increasingly popular holiday can help your organization raise money to support its charitable work. As the big day (or night!) approaches, more and more families will be heading out in

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Celebrate the changing weather with a fall carnival fundraiser

Soon enough, in many parts of the country the leaves will begin changing colors and those gentle breezes will take on a crisp feel. A great way to celebrate the changing of the seasons is with a fall carnival fundraiser to help support your organization. The ideal venue will offer indoor as well as outdoor space to accommodate a variety of activities. Brightly colored décor is practically a must, and you can add a festive autumn look to your event by de

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August means it’s Back To School fundraiser time

In many areas of the country, the month of August means it's time for school to start again –and time to start planning your organization's back to school fundraiser. Your group can give mom and dad a hand and raffle off gift baskets full of supplies for a back to school fundraiser. Coordinate with your local school districts to determine what specific items will be needed by students in the coming year: many schools maintain a list of commonly needed i

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Experience raffles are worth more than money

When it comes to fundraisers, it's fun to offer something different. If your organization is looking for an unusual drawing, think about experience raffles. At first glance, this drawing looks much like many others: you print out your customized raffle tickets and sell them throughout the community. What makes this type of event unique is that the prizes aren't tangible. Instead, entrants enter to win the chance to do or participate in something the...

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Fundraising opportunities abound at summertime cookouts

Father's Day gatherings With the month of June come Father's Day and the first official days of summer – warm, sunny days that are perfect for cookouts and outdoor fun. Your organization can host a barbecue and serve up delicious food and games for the whole family. Consider how many volunteers will be needed to take care of setup, breakdown, cooking and cleanup. You'll also need a small team of volunteers to arrange advertising for the event. It's a g

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Memorial Day fundraisers – summer season

For many people, Memorial Day fundraisers over the long weekend mark the unofficial first days of summer.  One great way to generate interest in your organization's fundraising raffle is to offer irresistible summertime necessities as prizes. A day at the beach is a classic way to enjoy a sunny summer's day, so items like suntan lotion or sunscreen, beach towels/blankets, sunglasses, disposable cameras, bug spray, flip flops, sudoku or crossword puzzle
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