“Sweet” Fundraising With Our Kitchen & Home Catalog

Mixed Bag Designs Kitchen & Home

Mixed Bag Designs has always had lots of fun and exciting styles to sell for your fundraiser—but only recently did we start offering products you can TASTE. Lots of fundraisers involve yummy food, but Mixed Bag Designs offers foods that are both delicious and healthier alternatives. We have gluten free cake and cookie mixes, and foods made from all-natural ingredients.

Besides our food mixes, we have kitchen gadgets to help you prepare tasty and well-rounded meals. Our Veggie Chopper makes chopping up ingredients for your favorite salsa, main dish or snack simple. Give the easy-pull cord a few pulls to prep your foods without lugging out a big food processor. Our Spiralizer easily turns your favorite soft vegetables like zucchini and squash into veggie “noodles.” Use them for salads, saute them and more! Click here for recipe ideas from our website.

Besides food items, shop for kitchen accessories, home decor, party goods and great gifts in our Kitchen & Home Catalog. With a great price-range, tons of variety and products everyone will love, fundraising with Mixed Bag Designs just got even better. Between our Kitchen & Home and Bags & Accessories Catalogs, choose from 100s of sure-to-please items.

Earn up to 50% profit with Mixed Bag Designs’ flexible and easy fundraising program.

Go GREEN for St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Whether you are Irish or not, St. Patty’s Day is a great time to celebrate with good company, good food and good thoughts.

Everyone knows that green is THE color of St. Patrick’s Day and of Ireland. Green popcorn, cookies and cakes abound on this festive holiday, but Mixed Bag Designs has some top green products, too! Even better, our goods are “green” in an eco-friendly way as well. What better time to stock up on your favorite finds than today?

Green Designs from Mixed Bag Designs

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Creating an Eye-Catching Fundraiser Display

Mixed Bag Designs fundraiser display

Schools that run a Mixed Bag Designs fundraiser sure know how to set up great displays! Brill Elementary in Texas and Fruitvale Jr. High in California sent us some helpful photos of how to set up an effective fundraiser display. Continue reading

Behind the Scenes of a Mixed Bag Designs Catalog Shoot

Mixed Bag Designs PhotoshootMixed Bag Designs is in the middle of another exciting photo shoot. Even though it’s only March, we are revved up for Fall 2015! Our photo studio is full of our creative team, models and tons of great new designs. Continue reading

Top 6 Reasons Why Mixed Bag Designs Fundraising is the Best

Mixed Bag Designs Fundraising

Mixed Bag Designs fundraisers are the best around! Not only do we offer unique and exclusive fundraising products, but we offer big profit too—your organization receives 50% from every catalog sale. We also offer online only fundraiser options (for 40% profit), and any out of town friends and family can shop online to support catalog fundraisers, too! Sell from two colorful catalogs, our Bags & Accessories Catalog and our Kitchen & Home Catalog. There’s something for everyone, and at an average cost of $15 our designs are affordable, too. Continue reading

25 Great Fundraiser Incentive Ideas

Fundraiser Incentives

Even if you are running a great catalog fundraiser, encouraging students to participate can be tricky. Also, you don’t want to spend much money on incentives because that will cut down on your fundraising profits. Mixed Bag Designs fundraiser reps have worked with lots of schools and groups, and we’ve compiled some awesome incentives from real schools to help encourage your sellers to bring in those orders!

Individual Seller Rewards

  • Any seller who turns in an order gets a free sucker
  • Consider having small rewards for number of orders brought in: 1 order = a sucker, 2 orders = a sucker and smarties, 3 orders = a sucker, smarties and bouncy ball, etc. Kids will clamor to collect them all!
  • Sell a certain amount ($50 is a good suggestion) and the seller gets to attend a pizza party
  • Gift Cards for the top sellers: $75 to #1, $50 to #2 and $25 to 3rd place. Try to get local businesses to donate.
  • Top sellers of the week get a special badge to wear for a day
  • Top sellers of the week get a shout-out on the daily announcements

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10 Best Fundraising Event Ideas

Fundraising Event Ideas

Fundraising events can be a fun and rewarding method to meet your organization’s fundraising goals. We picked 10 of our favorite fundraising event ideas to get your wheels turning to plan your next fundraiser! Consider hosting a fundraiser event PLUS a catalog fundraiser to skyrocket your earning potential!

Trivia Night: Have parents and friends sign up a team for a trivia night and charge a certain amount per person to participate. Use a small percent of each entry fee to create a cash prize. Then, offer the prize to the winning trivia team! Such a simple idea can raise a lot of funds for your cause, plus the event is fun for everyone! Trivia nights are a great way for parents to get to know one another, and foster fun competition among friends. Continue reading