Fun Ways to Fund Raisefor Individuals or Groups Power Point by ilycul
BAKE SALE - Everyone's favorite! • Include baked foods from around the world • Provide printed recipe cards
Church wide/Neighborhood Flea Market Books Used clothes Restored bicycles and Baby things: car seats, etc Old Furniture
Hold an Autumn pot-luck dinner outside. Organize simple activities to attract children to the event - leaf rubbings, story-telling, etc. Charge admission for activities.
Hold a weekend car-wash to raise money. • Do a “contract” carwash, asking people to pledge a certain amount per car washed • Then wash cars for donations • Go back to the pledgers to collect from them also!
Contract Car Wash Form • Name of Organization:_____________________ • Name of Pledge Giver:_____________________ • Phone or email:____________________________ • Pledge amount: • $2 per car washed • $3 per car washed • $4 per car washed • Report: # of cars washed ___________ • Pledge amount collected: $_________ • Thank you given when collection picked up._____
Get your ministry group to suggest recipes and print and sell cookbooks. Have fun with recipes from children, from your pets, bachelor soup, etc.
Bachelor Soup • Go to store. • Purchase can of Campbell’s soup, any flavor. • Return home. • Open can, mix into saucepan with equal parts water. • Heat, stir, enjoy!
Holiday sale of hand crafted items, Christmas, Fall Bazaar, Spring Craft Sale • Involve your deaf group or the women’s group of the church
Pizza partywith Top-Your-Own Pizza toppings • Charge a flat rate for the pizza and a set amount per topping • Sell beverages • Have a donation jar
Variety show with • Dancers • Clown skits • Singing • Signing songs or deaf stories • Karate demonstrations • Magic • Comedy • Karaoke
Dinner Theatre, add a meal to the variety show • Charge Admission • Mystery Dinner • Menus are a riddle • Y in the road=fork • Rhymes with moon=spoon • Swimming in the lake this morning=fish • Cloud Juice=water Use your imagination! • Surprise the diners • Act out a murder mystery
Have a Pancake breakfast (or supper) with a few friends helping to • make and serve pancakes • sausages • coffee and juice
Flocking • Purchase plastic flamingos (8-10) • Sell insurance to keep them out of the yards of church members • Have a team go and put them out in friendly places who will pay to have them picked up • Whoever doesn’t buy insurance gets flocked • He who gets flocked gets to pick the next place (unless they have insurance) • Make a sign that says:
You’ve Been FlockedYou’ve Been Flamingoed • Thank you for supporting the Deaf Ministry at ________ Church • Church address and phone # • On the back of the sign, have a number to call to have the flamingos picked up and moved to the next location. • Only do this with a friendly group of church members.
Make yourself (and friends) available to run errands, • do yard work, or walk dogs, etc. • Make up fliers to advertise your services and • Explain where the money will go that is earned.
FAST from certain foods and save the money you’d spend • Give up one meal a week • Give up junk food • Save the money. If your church will do it with you, place containers around for members to place their change.
Game tournament: have a Checkers Tournament • charge small administration fee • sell light refreshments during the tournament • Monopoly ( or other board game) • Spades (or other card game) • Any popular game
Progressive Dinner with 3-4 other people: • charge tickets and • have these friends provide an • appetizer, • salad course, • main course and • dessert.
Sell Things • Candy • Candles • Magazines • Popcorn • Magnets • Luggage Tags
Luggage Tag Sales • All Luggage Tags are made from durable, heavy duty plastic(The same size, shape and plastic as credit cards) • All Luggage Tags come with clear plastic straps for attaching to bagsLuggage Tags are sold in SETS of 2 tags for $10.00(Your Group Makes $5 per sale!) • BECAUSE EVERYONE NEEDS BAG TAGS,you can expect to get 2, 3 or more orders from each family. • NO UP-FRONT PAYMENTYou don't have to pay us until AFTER you receive your ordered Luggage Tags.
On birthdays ask family and friends to make a money gift instead of buying something • Explain the event for which you are needing money. • Send photo from event with thank you.
Sell Calendars that you create and print on your desk-top computer • Add photos • Bible verses • Famous quotes
Internet appeals/campaigns with information about your need for funds. • Add photos and make an “e” brochure
Recycle bottle & can drive with collected items • Collect anything that gets a refund for you • Recycle other stuff just to be good to the environment
Spare change collection: • Give out quart jars and • Ask friends and church members to collect spare change every time they empty pockets or purses • Make a label for the jar that tells about your project
Hire out at Fireworks Stands at New Year’s and Fourth of July • Hire out to clean up after city wide celebrations
Check to see if outdoor theatres in your area hire ushers or concession workers.
Hire out to hang Christmas Lights and set up or clean up Christmas dinners.
Raffle Off Services • Babysitting • Garage Clean Out • Pet Sitting • Gutter Clean Out • Put Up/Take Down Storm Shutters
Letters • Church Members • Friends • Relatives
Ask Lion’s Club, Rotary, and other civic clubs to sponsor you • Offer a program when you return
Make things to sell • Craft items, pins, paintings, cards, decorations, needlework • Homemade pies, cakes, candy • Decorate T shirts • Make simple jewelry • Badge-a-minit buttons
Face Painting • Set up a face painting booth • Charge per design • Offer fun temporary tattoos (decals)
Loans from Relatives • Explain the need for the loan • Promise pictures of the event • Pay back in timely fashion
Distribute • Phone books • Pizza coupons • Circulars • Store ads
Set up a Vacation Fund that you don’t touch • Put in your earnings from odd jobs • Put in your money gifts from friends • Put in your profits from sales • Put in your family loans • Keep good records • Pay back promptly
Ideas from the Orlando Conference Participants • Soup Kitchen • Christmas Wreaths • Prayer Walk with a Cross • Koozies for water bottles • Silent Auction • African Night Dinner • Booth at your church’s Christmas Market
Ideas from the Orlando Conference Participants • Mexican Fiesta • Tacos • Fajitas • Salsa • Tamales • Grow and Sell Flowers • Christmas tree bells (ILY) • Pizza Kits
International Bazaar • Contact Amos Muyambo for Zimbabwe items • firstname.lastname@example.org • Contact returned mission teams for items from countries they’ve served.
Have a great time • Be friendly • Think enthusiastic and you’ll be enthusiastic • Sell up! • Educate folks about your project • Thank your patrons
So now, go out and raise all the money you need for your projects! Power Point by ilycul