Here are twenty creative fundraisers you can run to bring in income for Carolina Boxer Rescue!i
#1 - Bingo Is Its Name-O – Get prizes donated and charge an entrance fee.
#2 - Spelling Contest- Hold a spell-a-thon with each contestant collecting donations for the number of words they spell correctly. The top winners receive donated prizes.
#3 - Gold Donation Drive - Participants ask friends and family to donate old jewelry they no longer wear and turn the gold in for cash.
#4 - 50/50 Raffle - Sell raffle tickets and offer half of the proceeds as prizes.
#5 - Carwash - Coordinate group members to wash cars in a high traffic location for donations.
#6 - Cook-Off - Solicit local celebrities to enter their best dishes and have people pay to vote on the winners.
#7 - Holiday Present Wrapping - Coordinate with a store to offer gift wrap services during the holidays.
#8 - Pink Flamingos - Deliver a group of fake pink flamingos to a donor’s yard and leave a note explaining the cause and asking for a donation to “replant” the flamingos in the yard of the next “victim” the first donor designates.
#9 - Garage Sale - Collect gently used items from group members to be sold at a yard sale.
#10 - Text Message Donations - Use a service that allows your organization to receive donations of $5-10 by text messages.
#11 - Balloons with Prizes - Sell balloons for $10 each and insert a number in each that corresponds to a raffle ticket given to the purchaser. Pop a balloon for each available prize and read off the winning number.
#12 - Change Drive - Start a competition between classes, families or individuals by giving them each a coin jar to collect change for a designated amount of time. The one with the most collected wins a prize.
#13 - Rent a Volunteer - Volunteers commit to working for an afternoon doing any odd jobs sponsors “hire” them to do.
#14 - Dress Down Day - In schools or offices with specific uniforms, everyone gets to dress down if they raise enough money to meet a goal.
#15 - Golf Tournament - Hold a tournament at a golf course that will offer reduced greens fees and get prizes donated. Getting local celebrities to participate will draw more participants.
#16 - Spa Night - Offer to have female volunteers give manis, pedis and 5 minute massages at a Women’s Night Out for donations.
#17 - Solicit on Halloween - Use this door-to-door holiday to collect coats, candy, or change for CBR!.
#18 - Give Something Up Campaign - Sponsors commit to give up a regular activity for a month and donate the money they save to CBR!.
#19 - Restaurant Profit Sharing - Ask a local restaurant to donate 10% of their profits on a designated night for your cause in exchange for encouraging supporters to eat there.
#20 - Gas Station Fundraiser - Coordinate with a local gas station to have volunteers serve as gas station attendants who pump gas and clean windshields for donations for a day. ( i dont know if any gas stations still do this, but if they do, it's a great idea!)