Children


Fast Adoption Fundraising Ideas

Posted on 22 April 2013

Planning to adopt a child is a big decision for a couple to make. The couple may already have children of their own who have their own set of needs, or they may be going into parenthood for the first time. Whatever your current situation is, your lives are going to change phenomenally once you [...]

Food Fundraisers Revisited

Posted on 26 September 2012

Well finally some common sense. We’ve seen school districts and even state legislatures determine that food fundraisers were a bad thing and they could no longer be held. That meant the end to cookie dough fundraising and candy fundraising which for years had been some of the most common school fundraising ideas. Now we read [...]

Fundraising Ideas for Kids

Posted on 20 September 2012

There are definitely some good fundraising ideas for kids. In fact we will discuss and link to some of the best ideas on this page. But the fact of the matter is that you can choose the best fundraisers available and still not get the results you hoped for if you don’t put some effort [...]

Do Prizes Produce Better School Fundraising Results?

Posted on 14 June 2012

There has been so much discussion on whether incentives or prices help school fundraising results or not. And a recent article in the Orange County Register about 7 top students fundraisers receiving terrific prizes created the opportunity to continue that discussion here. The main question is whether prizes produce better results or are simply given [...]

Students Raise More than $50,000

Posted on 13 June 2012

People who think students can’t or won’t raise money for their school fundraisers simply need to look to New York City to see how wrong those thoughts are. The Washington Post reported that New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will recognize a group of students who raised around $57,000 to help pay for the 9/11 Memorial. [...]

See where the good goes

Posted on 23 August 2010

Have you ever wondered where your donations and support goes? The website, “GoodGoes.org” allows you to meet local health workers and the children they help to survive. Each year, almost 9 million children in the developing world die of largely preventable and treatable illnesses before they reach the age of five – that equates to [...]

Oscar Winning Documentary Profiles The Smile Train, a Charity that provides life changing surgeries for children

Posted on 23 February 2009

The Documentary category at the Oscars doesn’t often get much attention. However for me when I heard that the film, Smile Pinki: A real-world fairy tale, profiled international charity The Smile Train my ears perked up. Smile Pinki tells the real-world fairy tale of one young life changed forever and takes you inside one of [...]