School Club Fundraising – Ideas for the Holidays
Need Holiday Fundraising Ideas for Your School Club?
The Christmas Holiday is the perfect time to promote a school club fundraiser. Not only are customers in the mood to donate, they’re also in the mood to buy! It’s a win-win situation for them and for your club.
Christmas Store at School
Market to students with a Christmas Store that includes items they can use for gifts to other students, friends, teachers, parents, and siblings. These items should include some things that are holiday themed and be in the lower price range. Stocking stuffers such as holiday shaped lollipops, themed pencils, travel size lotions, lip balm, gum, and candy bars should sell well. Also, spirit items such as t-shirts and tumblers would make great sales. Other ideas are: Candles, Katydids candy, Holiday decorations, tree ornaments, craft items, home-baked cakes and cookies.
Favorite Items for School Christmas Store:
- Holiday Shaped Lollipops
- Winter Themed Smencils
- Travel Size Lotion
- Lip Balm
- Gum and Mints
- Candy Bars
- Katydids Candy
- Holiday Decorations
- Tree Ornaments
- Craft Items
- Baked Goods
Hold a Christmas Raffle
An easy way for your school club to earn funds is to hold a raffle! Choose an item that will make a great Christmas gift and raffle it off at school and at school and local events, plus local stores. The most popular raffle items are Electronics. Gift Baskets and Seasonal items are also popular during the holidays. A Giant Christmas Stocking filled with toys is a great idea.
Popular Raffle Products:
Order-Taker Fundraiser Ideas
If you start early enough, you can use one of many order-taker type fundraisers that offer products that can be used as a gift. This could include almost anything, but the most popular choices are Katydids candy, VA Diner Peanuts, Candles, Jewelry, and Tumblers. Cookie Dough is also a great idea for holiday sales. Keep in mind you will have to start your fundraising campaign in time for products to arrive and be delivered to customers in time to use as a Christmas gift. You’ll have to wait for the brochures to arrive, run your campaign for at least two weeks, send your order, wait one or two weeks for delivery, and then distribute to customers. To be on the safe side, you should probably allow about 6 weeks before Christmas for an order-taker fundraiser.
Favorite Order-Taker Brochures for Holiday Gifts:
Cookie Dough Order-Taker Brochures:
Cookie Dough is another great idea for clubs, especially the school FHA club. Most people do a lot of baking during the holidays and having pre-made cookie dough is a variety of yummy flavors will be irresistible! You could also have a bake sale to promote your cookie dough.
Happy Holiday Fundraising!
Whatever products you choose for your school club fundraiser, you are sure to have great selling success during the holidays. Remember to START EARLY as people tend to start their holiday shopping early. I would recommend starting shortly before Thanksgiving or immediately after. Happy Holiday Fundraising!