Creative Fundraising Ideas

Ask everyone you meet –

Do not prejudge whether people will give. Let them say no or ignore your letter rather than not ask.

 Auctions –

-Auction off a prime parking space at work.
– Auction off a half or whole day off
from work.
– Auction a picnic lunch.
– Auction desserts, homemade
dinners, local art work or other
creative and fun items.

 Bake for Cure’s Sake –

Hold a Friday bake sale so employees have treats for the weekend. Ask for items to be wrapped attractively so they could be given as gifts.  Encourage breakfast items as well as sweets like cookies or bars.

Birthday Party with a Purpose-

Ask friends to donate to your event in lieu of gifts.

 Carpool –

for fun and profit.

Car Wash –

an oldie, but a goodie….

Change Jar –

Keep a change jar in high traffic areas. All change is donated to your  fundraising totals.

Dedicate –

Dedicate your our personal effort to someone who suffers from EB or someone who life was taken because of EB.  Include that in a letter along with a self-addressed envelope.

Dress Down Day –

Co-Workers pay a designated amount to have a Casual Friday

Garage Sales –

Ask your friends and family to clean out their attics, garages and basements
and bring items in for a huge sale.

Matching Funds –

Ask your CEO/President to match the total amount that you raise.

Pot Luck Lunches –

Name a certain day of the week “Pot Luck Day.”  A group of coworkers takes turns preparing foods, salads, desserts, etc. and
offer to employees at the workplace at a set
price or donation.

Restaurants to the Rescue –

Ask a local restaurant or cafe to contribute a portion of the proceeds for the day.  It could be for a certain menu item or a daily special.

Unique Boutique –

Collect or make unique one-of-a kind items for raising funds via a silent or live auction.

 

 

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