Great Fundraising Ideas: Live Raffle, Marketplace, Signups

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Looking for Great Fundraising Ideas? Tired of the silent auction?  You should be — they have LOUSY return on investment. Try these best fundraising ideas at your event or gala this year, and you’ll be happier with returns: hold a live raffle every 30 minutes — your most obnoxious friend will make it F-U-N set up a marketplace of Haitian goods have a table to sign up guests to visit Haiti with your team to see your work in action; this creates long-term donors who become … Read More

What’s better than a Silent Auction?

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A marketplace. We know you’re in the middle of fundraising season.  We also know the HOURS (days, months) you’ve spent on the (staff dreaded) silent auction. If you’ve ever questioned the cost-benefits of the silent auction, we have a solution. This year at your annual gala – put up a small marketplace / table of goods sourced directly from people (artisans, farmers) who benefit from sales. A producer-direct marketplace is the perfect alternative:  you save valuable time while raising money and folks go home with something special. … Read More

School Fundraising, Chocolate & Coffee

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School Fundraising Ideas:  use Haitian Coffee, Chocolate, Art Hey parents, kids, teachers:  Add  Fair Trade #Haitiancoffee, chocolate & art to your next school fundraiser & generate proceeds fast — while simultaneously supporting Haiti’s small producers. 80% of adults drink coffee Haitian coffee is excellent — chocolaty sweet with mellow citrus-highlights. It’s the perfect way to raise money. We offer different Roasts, Decaf AND Single Serve Haitian coffee 24 minimum, 12 ounce bags, flat ship Set your own retail price — earn a minimum of $3 a bag — over … Read More

Pledge to Drink Haitian (coffee cart fundraiser)

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Great Fundraising Idea Nonprofits:   Monthly Coffee Cart 80% of adults drink and will spend $300+ a year on coffee — why not Haitian? Get folks to pledge / sign up to drink Haitian for the year Distribute bags via a coffee cart / table on the first Sunday of every month.  At the office or school, put monthly coffee in the break room for pickup. Set and post a concrete goal for money raised.  Track progress, share photos, stories. The big picture : If just … Read More