Fun Fundraising Ideas to Help You Reach Your Goals Quickly

Fun Fundraising Ideas

Organizing a fundraiser to raise money for a good cause can be a fun learning experience for all involved! Whether you are running a fundraiser alone or are working as a team, fundraising can be very worthwhile. You will most likely form stronger bonds with the people you work with and will make new connections that could even help you out in the future. Of course, for the fundraiser to be a success, you must think carefully about how to set it up and what to sell. Here are some helpful, fun fundraising ideas:

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Learn How a California School Fundraiser Raised Over $35,000

School Fundraiser Profile

Over $200 per participant raised!* How did they do it?

  • They chose to run Mixed Bag Designs’ profitable catalog fundraiser.
  • They pushed online fundraiser sales: 23% of their total orders came from online sales!
  • They signed up for their Fall fundraiser early, and ran it before September 30. The earlier in the season you run your fundraiser, the more likely it will be a huge success.

*School earns 50% profit per catalog order, 40% profit per online order

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Score Big Early Bird Rewards: Line Up Your Fall Fundraiser By 5/31!

School Fundraising Bonuses

Everyone knows getting back into the swing of things after summer break is no picnic. Shopping for school supplies and new clothes, gearing up for Fall sports, and mentally preparing for early morning routines can be overwhelming! Back to school often also means a Fall fundraising campaign. Fall is already a hectic time, but your fundraising program doesn’t have to be! Lock in your Fall fundraiser before school’s out for peace of mind come August/September AND some fundraiser freebies. Continue reading

Get Ready for Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Ideas

Class is now in session. Teacher Appreciation Week is May 8-12! If you can read this…thank a teacher.

Every day teachers educate, innovate, encourage, and touch the lives of millions of children across the world. They are real life superheroes. Help your child thank their teacher during Teacher Appreciation Week by sending them a thank you card, volunteering in the classroom or surprising them with a Mixed Bag or other gift.

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother's Day Gift Guide

April showers bring May flowers, and May flowers mean Mother’s Day is around the corner! We’d like to save you the effort of scouring crowded stores for a meaningful Mother’s Day Gift; our gift guide includes popular items that any mom is sure to love. Our exclusive patterns can only be found at Mixed Bag Designs, so give mom something (almost) as unique and beautiful as she is! Continue reading

New Fall 2017 Fundraising Catalogs Now Online!

Mixed Bag Designs Fall 2017 Catalogs Online

Your Fall fundraising campaign may feel far off, but now is the perfect time to get a head start! The earlier you select your fundraising program and line up your dates, the easier planning and logistics will be later on. Since high quality and easy-to-sell products are a big part of selecting a fundraising company, we are happy to announce Mixed Bag Designs’ Fall 2017 Fundraising catalogs are now online!

What’s new for Fall?

  • Two stylish new catalogs, Bag & Accessories and Kitchen & Home
  • Over 180 BRAND NEW products. Over 300 catalog items total, plus more online!

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How to Raise Funds for College

Raise Funds for College

With college costs skyrocketing, thinking about financing your degree can be overwhelming. The average class of 2016 graduate has $37,172 in student loan debt, up six percent from last year (Student Loan Hero). While student loans are a necessary evil for over 70% of college students, we are here to help you reduce the amount you borrow. Continue reading