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6 Fundraising Events Ideas to Do at School

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School can be one of the greatest experenciences of one’s life. But, when you’re a kid, a school can sometimes be boring, tedious and not very entertaining. But you can get through it by socializing, creating bonds with friends, and having fun! Here are 6 fundraising ideas to do at School.

Trivia Tournaments

There is no such thing where you can have more fun than a game! Yes, to kids,  competition in a healthy way, can be very helpful and also a fun way to learn new things.

Through trivia, you are helping the kids interact with one another by forming groups where they can develop team building processes. Besides trivia can be aimed at different age groups and other varying cultures

Yard School Sales

Sales can actually be a good thing when it comes to kids having fun. The whole idea of buying new things and selling the old ones, already gets them hyped. And there is nothing like learning new things about negotiating.

So, what you have to do is to get everybody to donate things for the sale. Then, have good cause for the sale. Like donating the money raised to a good cause, that would teach the kids the importance of helping others. And finally, promote it!

Join A Club

Socializing and making friends is very important when you’re in school. And if you’re not the best at it, there are lots of things that can help you, like joining a club.

When you join a club you are obligated to interact with people that have the same interests than you, here you can learn new things, and make friends at the same time!

Talent Shows

We all have a talent, but we have to discover it. Talent shows are always a go-to when it comes to making kids participate in fun activities. They love it. The students can dance, sing, act and show off other skills. These type of events take a lot of practice and time, therefore make sure you do it in a calculated time, so it won’t be a disaster.

Give an award to the winner,  so everyone will be excited and motivated the next year.

Participate In School-Sponsored Activities.

Most schools tend to have a variety of activities where you can pick from. Give it a try. It can be school dances, theater, and festivals. By participating you will make friends and you will be gaining a new experience at the same time.

Halloween Parties

Halloween can be the most exciting day for kids in the whole year. Why wouldn’t it be? They get to get costumes and eat candy all day! Make sure you celebrate and do something fun for that day where the kids can be entertained.

Decorate the classroom using a scary-theme, put spooky objects around the school,  and make the kids wear costumes.

You’ll need to ask for the help of other students to entertain the other kids.  Some of the things that you can do are: To paint the students’ faces in a spooky way. You can also make prepare halloween treats. They’ll love it and play Halloween games.

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6 Fundraising Events You Can Do on a Tight Budget

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Many people think that fundraising events need to be expensive, but with these 6 ideas, you will see that you do not need a lot of money for your donors to have a great time and to raise funds.

Candy in a jar

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This is a fun way of raising money. All you need is a clear jar and candies. Try to pick candies that everybody loves like M&M’s or Jellybeans. The fun part is that people have to guess how much candy is in the jar.

You can charge for people to be able to guess or ask for a donation, have in mind that people may give less than you thought or surprise you with more than you expected. Remember to count candies before the event.

Weight Loss-a-Thon

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This is a healthy and fitness choice for an event. Participants can sign up individually or in groups. The main object is to lose a certain amount of weight during the event.

People can set an amount of money for when they reach their target loss or set an amount per pound lost. You can find instructors or nutritionists to help you with the event, they will be the participants’ mentors.

Daily Indulge Drop

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In this opportunity, you need to encourage people to quit something they do daily. For example, if they buy a chocolate every day, they would save the money they normally use to buy chocolate for a month and at the end donate it to your charity.

This way people can see how far money goes and also help others.

Dollars for dares

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Nowadays this is a trend. Everybody heard about the “Ice Bucket Challenge” or any other dares in order to raise money for good causes. You need to establish a dare and an amount of money. When the amount is reached you need to do the dare. You can stream it or do it in a public event and raise even more money for your cause.

Flash Mob

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This is a fun way to get people to donate and participate to help your cause. You need to get organized about what to do, pick a location, preferably public and get the choreographer for the mob.

To raise money, you can ask people for a fee to participate and ask them to spread the voice to keep adding donors. The more people participate, the more money you will raise, but remember it has to be a surprise.

50/50 Raffle

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The spin-off in this kind of raffles is that instead of giving all the money to the winner, the money raised goes 50% to the winner and 50% to your cause.

You need to have as many people as you can. Try to do discounts for groups and have many options to pay. In each ticket write the name and phone of the donor so you can contact them without any problem.

All of these are good options to raise money for tight budget events. You can use them to drive attention to your cause and to create awareness while having fun. You can even combine some of them in your event and have more things to do. There is always a way to help others, do not quit.

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The 6 Most Important Fundraiser Events in the World

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Nowadays, you can find that there is a lot of people who are going through terrible situations that are out of their hands. However, there are many organizations and groups that create ways in which others can help them.

Thanks to today’s technology, it is easier to help others with whatever is in their possibilities. In fact, there are so many options and ways to do it that you can choose, from donating online to searching for events close to you where you can have an active participation in the process.

If your goal is to help others, you can participate in many social events. Here we will show you some of these events.

Oxfam’s Dressed by the Kids Day

Kids get to dress you up as foolish as they want and raise awareness on sustainable clothing and poverty.

Movember

Spent the whole month of November without shaving your mustache to raise awareness on men’s health issues.

Walk the walk

Create an outfit that includes colorfully decorated customized underwear and show it off in public in order to fund breast cancer research.

Global Citizen Festival

Use social media to spread the word on some of the world’s biggest issues and win nice goodies in the process.

Homeless World Cup

Homeless people get to participate in an activity that helps them integrate into society and show off their skills. Really heartwarming.

Starve a Vampire. Donate Blood

Donate blood and feel like a cool vampire fighter in the process.

These events raise money either to create awareness regarding health issues or to fight against poverty. They are the best option to help people around the globe.

But, if you want to help those without a voice and protect animal welfare, these are the events for you:

Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale.Show off your delicious vegan recipes and raise awareness against animal cruelty at the same time.

Great Gorilla Run

Get to save Gorillas by dressing up as one and running through a marathon. Have fun while creating awareness against animal cruelty and raise funds for causes related to these objectives.

If you prefer protecting people, animals, the environment or all together, then you will want to try to actively participate in making a change in the world. The most important thing is that you actually start doing something. And little by little, there will be a lot of results.