Food / Candy Fundraisers


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 [...]

50 Percent Profit Cookie Dough Fundraisers

Posted on 04 June 2012

One of the misconceptions about cookie dough fundraisers is how much profit your group can make. No matter how often a website talks about profit lots of people assume that their group will make 50% profit. So I thought it might be helpful to talk about profits and cookie dough fundraising. The fact is that [...]

State’s junk food ban could take bite out of school fundraisers

Posted on 07 May 2012

We were a little stunned when we saw an article that was posted on the Drudge Report. The story comes from the Boston Herald and it talks about how state regulations would negatively impact school fundraising efforts .. especially cookie dough fundraisers and bake sales. The articles starts with: The Departments of Public Health and [...]

Cookie Dough Fundraisers to Try

Posted on 02 May 2012

We’ve meant to discuss the effectiveness of cookie dough fundraisers for a long time and now that the fundraising season is ending for schools and sports organizations we felt like this was as good a time as any. Cookie Dough fundraising has been around a long time. Historically larger groups chose this option because of [...]

Candy Fundraisers Can Raise Lots of Money

Posted on 08 February 2012

Don’t ever question whether or not Candy Fundraisers Can Raise Lots of Money. They can, they do and they will continue to be a great fundraising product. We just came across an article in the Statesmen Journal. A group of people really had a passion for their library. In fact they needed to raise around [...]

Lollipop Fundraising Companies

Posted on 06 February 2012

Let’s talk about how to choose the best Lollipop Fundraising Companies. It is one of the easiest fundraising products to purchase so a quick discussion should tell you all that you need to know. Fundraising lollipops are more or less a commodity in the fundraising industry. There are only a few manufacturers that produce lollipops [...]

Candy School Fundraisers

Posted on 31 January 2012

There was a time that Candy School Fundraisers were the most common way to raise money. But that’s changed over the past few years. There’s a few reasons why it is not as common. Some are valid and some not so much. The biggest reason there’s been a reduction in candy school fundraisers has been [...]