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1 Kid-Friendly Fundraising Ideas From A-Z A FREE VolunteerSpot eBook Fresh fundraising ideas for schools, Scouts, sports teams and youth groups! Suggestions for manageable, easy-to- do local fundraisers. Tools for getting more people to participate. Inside this eBook:

2 © 2009, VolunteerSpot DOING GOOD Just Got Easier! Copyright holder is licensing this under the Creative Commons License, Attribution Please feel free to post this eBook on your blog or it to whoever you believe would benefit from reading it. THANK YOU! ~ Team VolunteerSpot VolunteerSpot Philosophy At VolunteerSpot, we believe that volunteers should be rewarded for sharing their time and talents with those in need. All too often, volunteering means putting up with a certain amount of hassle or frustration – whether that is late night s, reply-all messages, reminder phone calls, or searching for a parking space. Our sponsors enable us to provide FREE tools that simplify volunteering, powering your good work in schools and clubs, in congregations and neighborhoods. We cant find you a parking space, but with VolunteerSpot, DOING GOOD just got easier!

3 Putting the Fun in Fundraising! No matter where you volunteer, fundraising can be a real challenge. Sometimes the hardest part is just thinking of an idea that suits your groups needs whether its your school, Scout group, congregation or community group. VolunteerSpot is here to help make your fundraiser more than just a financial success; we want to make it FUN! This eBook includes fresh ideas from A-Z to help you choose the right fundraiser, and tips for using VolunteerSpots free online tool to organize your group and get more people signed up to help! Kid Friendly Fundraising / VolunteerSpot, DOING GOOD just got easier!VolunteerSpot

4 A, B Art Gallery: Help kids create artwork or craft items. Sell their creations at a local art gallery or at the next school event. Auction: Ask families to donate items and hold a silent or live auction. Badminton Tournament Bake Sale Balloon-o-Grams: Take orders for balloon telegrams as a donation. Deliverers can also sing a song and deliver a card. Use VolunteerSpot to coordinate delivery dates. BINGO Night: Charge per bingo card or per game. (Check with your municipality first; a license may be required.) Bollywood Dance Party Kid Friendly Fundraising / VolunteerSpot, DOING GOOD just got easier!VolunteerSpot

5 C, D Car Wash Cat-sitting: Make flyers offering to care for pets while neighbors are on vacation or at work. Collect Change: Place labeled jars at local businesses so customers can fill them with pennies and spare change. Cooking Contest Coupon Books: Ask local businesses to offer a discount in a coupon book that can be sold to raise money. Decorate Cakes: Create a catalog and take orders. Dog Show: Invite dog owners to a community dog show! Have fun categories like cutest outfit, fanciest leash or best tricks. Charge an entry fee for pets and admission for spectators. Dog Wash: Organize a community dog wash. Kid Friendly Fundraising / VolunteerSpot, DOING GOOD just got easier!VolunteerSpot

6 E, F Egg Decorating Contest: Sell hard-boiled eggs to the kids, provide decorating supplies, then give prizes for best decorated egg in various categories. Face Painting: Offer face painting for a fee at your next event like a carnival, picnic or bake sale. Fashion Show Fishing Day: Plan a community outing at a pond or lake, or bring a pretend fishpond to the ballpark or soccer field. Charge kids a small fee to fish for candy or prizes. Football Tournament: Charge a fee to participants. Organize a contest to see who can kick, pass and punt the furthest. Give out small prizes to the winners. Fun Run Kid Friendly Fundraising / VolunteerSpot, DOING GOOD just got easier!VolunteerSpot

7 VolunteerSpots online scheduler makes it easy to get the help you need during your events. One-click sign-ups and automated confirmations and reminders help everyone keep their commitments. Save Time! Plan Your Fundraising Events with VolunteerSpot! Kid Friendly Fundraising / VolunteerSpot, DOING GOOD just got easier!VolunteerSpot

8 G, H, I Go Green: Decorate and sell reusable grocery bags and other eco-friendly items. Hair Braiding Hat Day: Charge a small fee for the privilege of wearing hats to school. The crazier the better; give awards. Haunted House Hula-hoop Sales: Check online for easy instructions for making custom hoops. Create a catalog or make-to-order. Ice Cream Social: Host an ice cream event for your next fundraiser…everyone loves ice cream! ID Tags: Design, personalize and laminate ID tags for kids backpacks. Game Night : Invite families to play board games. Charge a small admission fee and sell popcorn and drinks. Garden Party: Supply home- made baked goods, light music and tea served in fancy cups. Kid Friendly Fundraising / VolunteerSpot, DOING GOOD just got easier!VolunteerSpot

9 J, K, L Jewelry: Have children string beads, weave colorful thread bracelets and make other jewelry to sell for a low price. Brings out the creativity in kids while raising money! Jump Rope Contest Karaoke Night: Charge an entry fee to a karaoke event. Sell food or partner with a local pizza restaurant to donate a percentage of sales. Key Chains: Make and sell a variety of colorful key chains made out of beads and lanyard. Kite Day: Hold a kite flying and decorating contest. Charge an entry fee and sell food and simple kite- making supplies. Lollipop Sales: Sell lollipops at pep rallies, sporting events, band concerts or other special events. Sure to be a crowd pleaser! Ask local businesses to donate items such as lollipops and karaoke equipment in exchange for free advertising and promotion! Kid Friendly Fundraising / VolunteerSpot, DOING GOOD just got easier!VolunteerSpot

10 M, N, O Make Memories: Create a photo-book or DVD of your groups activities to sell. Marathons: Ping Pong, Badminton, Dancing. Movies on the Lawn Night Out for Parents: Provide group babysitting in an auditorium or gym at a nominal rate (usually $5 – $15/child). Older students plan games, movies, crafts and other fun activity stations. Little kids have a blast with each other and with the BIG KIDS! Note Cards: Decorate note cards for holidays and other occasions. Package and sell them in sets. Old Christmas Tree Pickup: Help neighbors dispose of their Christmas trees by arranging to pick them up for a small fee. Kid Friendly Fundraising / VolunteerSpot, DOING GOOD just got easier!VolunteerSpot

11 P, Q, R Pancake Breakfast: Host a pancake breakfast. Kids can mix pancake batter and serve plates, but keep them away from the stove. Picture Taking Potted Plant Sale Quiz Night: Gather families together for a night of trivia fun. Raffle Read-a-Thon Reserved Seats: Reserve the best seats at your schools next performance or sporting event and raffle them off. Kid Friendly Fundraising / VolunteerSpot, DOING GOOD just got easier!VolunteerSpot

12 S Seeds: Sell seed packages and offer to plant them for another small fee. Sing-a-long: Kids and parents enjoy singing to classic movies like Sound of Music or Grease, or joining in to sing Christmas Carols and Holiday Songs. Gather in a large hall or on the lawn and sell snacks and drinks. Skateboard Fun Day: Coordinate with your local skate park to plan a day of demonstrations, lessons and a competition with prizes. Sock Hop Soup Delivery: Take orders for delicious soups this winter. Kids have fun helping prepare and deliver the soup (usually cold, in small coolers). Spelling Bee Fundraising is a great way for kids to learn about financial responsibility and how to work together. Kid Friendly Fundraising / VolunteerSpot, DOING GOOD just got easier!VolunteerSpot

13 T, U, V, W Talent Show Temporary Tattoo Studio Tricks: Create a trick/practical joke menu and take orders for a small fee. Also sell Insurance to avoid the pranks. Used Book Sale: Organize a used book and CD/DVD drive then resell them for a small price. Vacation Babysitting Fun: Older children plan fun activities and crafts for younger ones as drop-in group babysitting. (see Night Out for Parents) Watermelon-Eating Contest Wreath Sales: Make seasonal wreaths to sell for all occasions including Spring, Autumn and Winter holidays. Kid Friendly Fundraising / VolunteerSpot, DOING GOOD just got easier!VolunteerSpot

14 X, Y & Z X Marks the Spot: Host a Pirate Party for young children in your community. Include treasure maps, games and refreshments. Yard Sale Zany Ideas: Brainstorm with your group to think of more fundraising ideas and share them on our blog. Zap: That was easy! Plan your next fundraiser with VolunteerSpot and make it easy to coordinate parents and get the help and materials you need to be successful! With a few simple clicks, VolunteerSpot can help you organize your next fundraising event – and its free! Just log on to to get started! Kid Friendly Fundraising / VolunteerSpot, DOING GOOD just got easier!VolunteerSpot

15 Thank You! Thank you for downloading this FREE eBook from VolunteerSpot. VolunteerSpot We take the hassle out of volunteering and make it point- and-click simple to schedule all your volunteer activities with our FREE, powerful, real time calendar sign up tool. © 2009 VolunteerSpot, DOING GOOD Just Got Easier! Copyright holder is licensing this under the Creative Commons License, Attribution We love to hear what you have to say! If you: Liked this eBook Shared this eBook with a friend Used some of the ideas in this eBook, or came up with some of your own Love volunteering Want to be more involved with your kids school Want your kids to be involved with sharing, caring, and benefiting others …And much more! Be sure to visit our blog to post your comments and read what other volunteers have to say!


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