Great Fundraising Ideas: Live Raffle, Marketplace, Sign-ups

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Does the thought of organizing ANOTHER silent auction keep you up at night? Make you feel fatigued? It should. They have LOUSY return on investment. Do the math. Add up the hours required to finding and retrieving items, pricing, writing and framing descriptions, displaying, assembling auction book (while items are coming in), and disturbing guests for bidding. Now add in the days you spent coordinating the checkout and gaggle of volunteers. Don’t forget to include the fact that a wonderful evening ends by requiring guests … Read More

Shrove Tuesday, Mardi Gras

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What goes better with pancakes than … coffee? If you’re hosting a Shrove Tuesday / Mardi Gras Pancake event – serve & sell Haitian coffee !  Add some Haitian chocolate & make it a real party. Biggest winners?  Haiti’s small producers.  Learn more about adding Haitian coffee & chocolate to your fund raising arsenal. 10 Things you didn’t know about Shrove Tuesday (or pancakes): Eating pancakes on Shrove Tuesday is more than 1,000 years old and was was first adopted by the Irish where Lent meant … Read More