Australian Fundraising Ideas Blog

Learn the secrets to holding a fun and profitable fundraiser from Mr Fundraising himself, Billy G - and others who have made fundraising work for their school or organisation!

My School Walk or Run for Fun Customer Feedback

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“Extremely professional and very easy to run. Great fundraiser for very little effort. Easy to do with minimal volunteers.” C. Jacobsen

“Well that was certainly an easy fundraiser! I'm extremely pleased with the support and speed of service we have received from Australian Fundraising. I was amazed that I could put the prize request in on a Friday and have the prizes by Tuesday! Thank you for making my job easier”. C. Walbutton

"What a great fundraiser! Our school currently has 240 children and we managed to raise $7500 from our recent walk-a-thon. That was $1800 more than our previous year’s fun run.  The prizes were fantastic and definitely gave the children incentive.  Not only was it a fun and healthy activity on the day it also greatly benefited our school.  We received great support from the team at Australian Fundraising Specialists.  We would definitely recommend this fundraiser".  A. Water State School P&C

“Our program was awesome once the rain eased up and all fun run options - wrist bands, water, sorted prizes also delivered quickly were successful. Parents responded well and the students enjoyed contributing to school resources.” M. Felton

"Fundraising was made very easy with the help of Australian School and Club Fundraising Specialists. Our school managed to raise approximately $12,000 net. The prizes were of excellent quality and the children had plenty to choose from.  From the P&C’s perspective, the computer program made the collation of monies and prizes very simple. When the prizes arrived (on time) the order was exactly as ordered". M. Westerman

"On behalf of the Southern Cross Catholic School Parents & Friends Association I would like to thank you for your generous support of our  inaugural Riverway Walk.  The event was a great success with almost $33,000 having being raised, exceeding our wildest expectations. We have been amazed by the level of support for this event and the positive feedback. While the children did a tremendous job in seeking sponsorship from friends, relatives and neighbours, your contribution toward incentive prizes for the event certainly helped to keep them focused".   K. Clarke

“Extremely professional and very easy to run. Great fundraiser for very little effort. Easy to do with minimal volunteers.” C. Jacobsen

“Fantastic opportunity to encourage students to be active and healthy while raising a lot of money to purchase resources to help their education.” K. Eakin

“The whole process allowed for an easy and exciting way to raise funds for our club.” C. Deviny

“Ran very smoothly, no problems at all. Prizes delivered promptly. Will be doing this again in 2013 for sure!” T. Parker

“Our program was awesome once the rain eased up and all fun run options - water, sorted prizes also delivered quickly were successful. Parents responded well and the students enjoyed contributing to school resources.” M. Felton

Billy G Cookie Dough Feedback

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What does everyone think about our Billy G's Gourmet Cookie and Biscuit Dough?

"Hello, I was wondering if anyone in my area was fundraising with your amazing cookie dough? I'm in Victoria 3134 (I am willing to drive a far way if necessary lol)!"

"G’day Billy G. Saw a great idea on Facebook showing your cookie dough being used on the outside of a cupcake tin. The end result being a cookie dough shell that could then be filled with ice cream, or whatever else people want to put in it. I mentioned it at work and the Cookie Dough is now in high demand again! Could you please email me a flyer that shows varieties available & how much tubs are? It could be another good way to raise some cancer research funds."

"Put it this way - if I knew someone locally doing a Billy G cookie dough fundraiser I would throw out all the meat I had bought and frozen and replace it with cookie dough. My DP would go mental, but it would be well worth it. Mmmm...cookies... "

"Drool! We had Billy G Cookie Dough at Kindy last year and I sold about 40 million tubs at work, they are that popular. White Choc and Macadamia is our fav but love all of them! Great straight out of the tub... yummo!"

"From start to finish Australian Fundraising was most helpful and diligent at all times. So far this year the Cookie Dough fundraiser has been our most successful (and might I say most delicious).  I had the pleasure of speaking with some of the children this morning who had cookies last night for dessert - they all had the most wonderful reports of the cookies being "soooo yummy". I spoke with a couple of parents also who baked cookies (pretty much as soon as they got home on most accounts) and raved at how easy it was & how some wished they had ordered more tubs (I learnt the hard way the first time too!). Your accounting software is easy to use and makes collating/ordering/packing very easy - thanks! I look forward to "doing it all again" soon." Murarrie State School P&C

"The Billy G’s fundraiser was considered a huge success which exceeded our expectations, not only due to the money we raised but how well supported it was by the school community. Not only did we raise much needed funds for our school, but it was made very easy by being supported by the software package, which took all the hassle out of collating everyone’s order form. Even our few left-overs were in high demand!" Briony Burt

"We are very pleased with the outcome. Firstly with the number of orders and the overall amount raised. Secondly it was so easy to run. It's been terrific. You can pencil us in again for next year." Lindy M, Mt Cotton State School

"We are a school of only 115 students but we sold over 500 tubs of cookie dough; it was so easy to run, your tally software was a delight to use and it was a pleasure to work with your company". Casey B, Bouldercombe Primary School

"It really does sell itself. Plus the incentive prizes are great. Parent's are becoming tired of always having their hand in their pockets for the school, so it's fantastic that we can offer a fundraiser where parent's can purchase cool products and still support the school – talk about win-win. The software made ordering a breeze. We have had all good feedback from our customers and it's nice to see kids with Billy G's cookies in their lunchbox. I would heartily recommend this fundraiser to anyone – it's easy, different and rewarding and supportive. Good onya Billy G!" Alligator Creek State School

"I thought if the school could get 100 tubs ordered I would be happy. You said we would easily get to 400. I am still collecting orders this afternoon and we are over 700 tubs. So easily run and this is one of our most profitable fundraisers in years." Deborah G, Oxley State School

"We were surprised at how much we sold. Basically the cookies sold themselves with very little effort from us which will make it easier when we do it again as people should remember how good they were." Suzanne D, Kurwongbah State School

"Thanks for such a good fundraiser. Everyone loves their cookies and the gifts have all the children happy and excited. Looking forward to next year's fundraiser". Timboon Kindergarten. Sold 256 tubs from 70 forms.

How to encourage parents to volunteer at school

shutterstock_58122331Be flexible - Don't get hung up on how frequently each parent volunteers. Everyone has different amounts of time they can contribute and by being flexible you can benefit from what they can give instead of scaring them off altogether with required commitments.

Be grateful - Parents who are sincerely welcomed and thanked for their contributions and hard work are more likely to volunteer regularly because they feel appreciated.

Be creative - Think up a variety of ways for parents to get involved at your school. Allow parents to make suggestions on what they could, and would like to, bring to the group. Everyone has different strengths and it can be beneficial to tap into those resources.

Be positive - Have fun, show your volunteers a great time. Mix it up and move away from the dull and boring aspects at every meeting or function. If you are having a blast as a group, others will be itching to join you and be part of something bigger.

Be connected. The stronger the connections in your group, the better the results. It pays to pair like minded people into sub-committees and delegate tasks they are keen to work on. This not only offers a great opportunity for strong friendships but the school benefits from a happy, productive and united group of volunteers.

Be vocal - Encourage your current parent leaders to be advocates for the group so they recruit new members over time. For some it is second nature to discuss what they do inside their school volunteer group while others could do with a reminder!

Be generous - If it's always take, take, take it will soon tire your hard working volunteer group. Add in a little giving back - a meal together, coffee and snacks, a special outting, the little things can say thank you the loudest and help to make it all worthwhile.

How to fundraise when times are tough and families don't have much to give

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Regardless of whether we are in a strong economy or a weak one, the quickest way to stop fundraising is to stop asking for support. If you don't ask, you don't get!

That said, there are ways to take current circumstances into consideration and create a fundraising program that takes family situations into account.

When times are tough utilise fundraising programs that give the supporters something in return. The better value the return is, the higher the level of support.

A great example is the Billy G's Gourmet Cookie and Biscuit Dough fundraiser, even in tough times the weekly grocery list usually contains some form of treat or snack food. By offering this solution in the form of a fundraiser the funds that are already dedicated to these types of products in the weekly budget are covered. The added ability to then offer a large range of cookie flavours at a competitive price where families can save money AND support their local school, group or not for profit organisation is a win-win situation!

The Scratch and Support cards are another great fundraising program suited for groups of all sizes. It's easier to spare a few dollars and feel like a contribution has been made with little to no impact on the weekly budget. These smaller donations offered by a group of people very quickly adds up to reach substantial fundraising goals. The added bonus of giving supporters a set of discount vouchers makes for excellent return on investment and is sure to make for happy fundraising supporters.

For more information, or help on how you can get the most out of your fundraising projects, please contact us.

Top 10 reasons why people support fundraising programs

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Here are some of the top reasons why people support causes and not for profit groups...

  1. ... because I was asked to.
  2. ... because donating to a fundraising project makes me feel like I am helping a good cause.
  3. ... because I want to support someone who is trying to reach a goal.
  4. ... because I felt obliged.
  5. ... because I can relate to the fundraising goal and want to help achieve it.
  6. ... because I had spare change/funds handy.
  7. ... because I felt inspired.
  8. ... because I needed a tax deduction.
  9. ... because giving makes me feel like part of the group/organisation/school.
  10. ... because I wanted the item for sale (chocolates, bonus items, raffle prize.)

It is far easier to run a successful fundraising program once you understand the motivation behind why people support various fundraising projects and causes.

How to use Social Media to increase Fundraising profits

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The power of social media is essentially the power of word of mouth, regardless of whether it is on purpose or accidental. Getting your supporters to spread the word makes a HUGE difference. People can't support something they just don't know about.

The first step to creating a social media presence is to set a plan. Be clear about your goals - what you are fundraising for and what you are offering in order to achieve this. Target the people who will most likely support you and get the message of who, what, when, where, how out there. The easier you make it for them to support you, the more likely they are to do just that!

Build your support base with Facebook

6 degrees of separation will soon spread it far and wide through friends, family, associates and colleagues. Fundraising is all about telling a story - explain who your group is, what they are fundraising for and the more you reach out and involve others the more likely they are to support you. Share your goals, let them know how they can support you and make it easy to action the decision.

The best ways to gain attention on Facebook includes:

  • Status updates about progress/news/info as the fundraiser progresses
  • Request the post be shared/on-posted
  • "Like" if you support prompts
  • Create a group to maintain even more focus and attention
  • Link to websites that support online donations/purchases/support methods
  • Load images of others supporting the cause (inspire others)
  • Tap into YouTube videos and other media to engage on a visual level
  • Share on other pages and groups with like-minded demographics/followers


Create a following with Twitter

Once your group builds a Twitter following you can easily push awareness even further. Getting re-tweets and interactions from other people drastically increases exposure. Mixing with other groups will give them the chance to promote you to their followers as well. Remember the focus of sharing is to create a community, stir up some excitement and motivate others into wanting to help your cause and donate or support your fundraiser. You can even link your Facebook page with your Twitter account which will save a lot of work and remove the duplication.

Remember to share your successes with your social media followers. There is nothing better than seeing the final achievement.

If your fundraising goal was to purchase a new playground for Junior school, or to build a football club canteen take photos, share stories about the unveiling, let followers know the final amount of funds raised. It becomes a community success and not just a group/school one. This also makes it far easier to gain their support again down the track as they have a more emotional connection.

Billy G's Gourmet Cookie Dough - Add a splash of colour

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It's no secret that everyone loves our Billy G's Gourmet Cookie and Biscuit Dough, it's always in high demand! We often get customers sending in great tips and ideas and it's time to start sharing and inspiring!

With St Patrick's Day, Easter and Mother's Day fast approaching we have some clever ideas that can easily be achieved with any of the cookie dough products:

  • Add a splash of colour to the dough (for best results use any of the light dough batters). One school did this in their Tuck Shop/Canteen selling pink coloured, heart shaped, Choc Chip cookies and they sold out straight away. They made more for lunch sales and they sold faster than they could bake!
  • Roll the dough flat and cookie-cut shapes to suit themed events.
  • Ice the finished cookies and decorate with icing and sprinkles.
  • Bake egg-shaped cookies ready for Easter.
  • Let the kids bake and decorate cookies to give to Mum on Mother's Day.

Regardless of whether you are making the cookies to enjoy with friends and family, for resale or as a gift - they are sure to be a treat that's in high demand.

Enjoy and keep the stories coming - we love hearing (and sharing) tips and tricks!!!

St Patrick's Day - 17 March
Easter Day - 31 March
Mother's Day - 12 May

 

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Check out the Billy G's Gourmet Cookie Dough range here.

New vinyl banners to promote My School Walk or Run for Fun fundraiser

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Make sure your fundraiser is unforgettable! Display the new vinyl banners on your front fence/gate to ensure high exposure for the duration of your fundraiser. Boosting exposure also boosts support and funds.

“I just received the boxes of goodies for the My School Walk or Run for Fun Program including the vinyl banner, juice sticks, sponsorship brochures and participation certificates. The new vinyl banner is a great idea. It certainly will generate interest and keep the students and their families aware of the fundraising event.”
Damian Anderson, HPE Teacher

Click here to find out more about the My School Walk and Run for Fun program for 2013.

(Vinyl banners are also available for the Billy G's Gourmet Cookie and Biscuit Dough Fundraiser)

2013 Australian Fundraising Programs - find out what's new!

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Our 2013 fundraising programs are now up and running to assist groups raise those valuable and much needed funds. What’s new in 2013:

Promotions

  • “Win an iPad” Family Fun promotion
  • We issue discount vouchers worth over $140 to those families that support all of our fundraising programs run by groups
  • Free freight for 1st term deliveries of the cookie dough
  • Free $100 of sports balls for booking the My School  Walk or Run For Fun
  • Free freight for the luxury, designer greeting  cards for deliveries to 30 June
  • Free silicone slap watches for raffles booked by 31 March
  • Major bonus prizes for booking Crest Chocolates by 31 March

Product Programs

Click here to view our latest enews release.

There really is a Billy G!

We’ve been asked on numerous occasions...

Is there really a Billy G?

The Gaydon family own and operate Australian School and Club Fundraising Specialists™. We have been involved in the fundraising industry for over 18 years.

Bill Gaydon developed the scrumptious tastes of the Billy G’s Gourmet Cookie and Biscuit Dough range. So, there really is a Billy G!

We have developed the various fundraising programs you see on our website and in our product catalogues and on our website. Together with our team of loyal, knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff we offer our friendly and efficient service in developing your fundraising requirements.

We look forward to hearing from you soon. (If you’re really lucky we might even organise a free sample or two to get you started!)

P.S. The photo was taken at the 2012 Brisbane Ekka by Billy’s daughter, Kylie. Billy G still takes his daughter to the Ekka even after 30 years. It’s a tradition!

Best ways to promote a fundraiser

Many Australian groups and organisations underestimate the power of promoting their fundraiser. With websites, blogs and social media your potential reach in this day and age is huge.

You should be promoting your fundraiser in the following mediums:

- Posters
- Flyers
- Newsletter articles/features
- Enewsletters
- Facebook
- Twitter
- Blog
- Website feature
- YouTube

You can also rely on your support network and ask them to on-promote through the same mediums they can control. Word of mouth is powerful and with so many great ways to reach your audience make sure you don't cut yourself short.

Using tools like social media and YouTube doesn't have to be all serious or a cry for help. Viral, amusing, unique and inspiring ideas are often far more effective and create a bigger wave of awareness (and support). Don't be affraid to have a little fun!

Fundraising for a good cause

It is one thing to organise, choose and run a fundraiser - it is another thing to ensure you get the very most out o fit possible. One way to improve the profits you raise is to share the story behind why you are fundraising.

Make your audience aware of what you are fundraising for and how their donation or purchase can help. Making a tangible difference can be far more motivating than an elusive one.

Make sure you outline the happy outcome and benefits that will result from a successful fundraising program. A common goal can easily bring people together.

Make your group feel involved. The more invested they are in the fundraiser the harder they will work towards involving others. They will also share in the pride that comes as a result of the success.

Set a target - this can create a sense of working towards a set achievement and of course creates even more excitement once you surpass that goal. Ensure the goals are realistic - going over is a much better result than just missing the set goals. Gauge by previous fundraisers to give you an idea of what's possible for your specific group.

Remember to thank those who supported and assisted in the fundraiser - that gratitude will go a long way, especially if you raise funds frequently.

Cheerleading group fundraising success

A small Cheerleading group of only 20 members sold an amazing 36 Scratch & Support fundraising cards in just a few weeks making a net profit of $2,400.

Results like this are easy to achieve, let us show you how! Contact us today on 1800 657 489 and we can discuss your group and what will work best and make huge profits.

How to pick the right fundraising company to work with

It can be difficult knowing which company you should select when it comes to running a fundraiser. To help take out some of the guess work here are a few things to take into consideration.

1. How long have they been operating for?

A company that has stood the test of time immediately tells you they know what they are doing. If they didn't - they wouldn't still be running 10-20 years later. The longer they have been around for the more knowledge, tips and advice they have which can be incredibly useful especially to those who are new to running fundraisers. There is also a good chance they know which products will work best for your school, group or organisation increasing the success of the program you end up running.

2. Costs and profits

The products on offer from each company can also help narrow down the selection. Look at the amount of clear profit you will make AFTER you have purchased the fundraising product(s)/program. The ability to return left-over products is another element to take into consideration in the event you don't sell as much as you estimated. Some companies allow return of over-stock for some programs, others do not. If you pick a company or program that don't allow returns you may need to rely on their guidance and advice for ordering the correct amount for your group.

3. Friendly and approachable

Customer service is also important. It's nice to be able to phone up and ask a question without feeling like you're being a nuisance. You can usually gauge the level of service within moments of discussing your ideas and program preferences. It can be beneficial to select the company that can't do enough for you and will willingly discuss solutions and suggestions with minimal prompting. Don't be shy to ask as many questions as you can think of prior to committing to a program to ensure you make the right choice.

4. Goods supplied

Some fundraising programs come with all you need to run and support your fundraiser in a nice neat package whilst others come with very little support leaving you to create your own promotional materials to promote your fundraising event. Find out if your buyers will receive any information to support the program, if you have to pay extra for it, or whether you have to do it yourself. If there are costs involved you should weigh those up against the time and effort it will take to create your own, and how successful that will be in comparison. A fundraising program is only as successful as the promotion behind it.

5. Buyer incentives

Some companies offer bonus items to help increase the profits of your fundraiser. These bonus items can be used for seller incentives and to boost profits. This can aid the ultimate success and is worth consideration prior to making the final choice.

6. Go Local

Picking a company that is located locally (in the same state or region versus overseas) can also add peace of mind. They tend to be easier to get in touch with and there are no language and time barriers. It is also important to ensure safety standards and product quality assurances are in place and that all goods and services are guaranteed. Using a local company will also speed up the delivery of goods and materials.

How to get the most out of your fundraiser

It can be daunting to select the best fundraiser for your school, group or organisation. Fundraising is hard work and you want to get it right the first time to ensure you don't get your volunteers or families offside with multiple attempts.

We have put together a few hints to make your decision easier. If it's one thing we know, it's FUNdraising!

Do your research first
Don't second guess which fundraising program your group will support - ask them what they want. Even if you narrow down the selection to 2-3 options it gives everyone a chance to feel involved creating a closer connection to the program (which means more profit).

Take the weather into account
In warmer weather programs like sunscreen, raffles with holiday prizes and sport or activity based fundraisers such as the My School Walk or Run For Fun may be more productive. In cooler weather programs like Crest chocolates or Billy G's Cookie Dough might appeal more (to name a few).

Plan around seasonal events
Seasonal links also prove productive such as Cookie Dough at Christmas time promoted as gift ideas or entertaining treats, greeting card packs or linking up a raffle fundraiser with an annual event or fete to value add and boost profits further.

Costs versus benefits
Weigh up the cost of the program, the amount of time it will take for volunteers to execute and the end profit potential based on a low and high response. Pausing for a moment to ensure it is feasible, tangible and profitable will ensure you know exactly what you are getting into prior to committing.

Exclusivity and value
The harder the product is to get the more profitable it will be. When deciding which fundraiser will work best for your school ensure that the price is competitive and that it is in reach of your supporters. No matter how great the product is, if they simply can't afford it in the weekly budget they can't support the fundraiser no matter how much they want to.

 

Fundraising, when it's done right, does work and we see it every single day. This month a small Kindy in Murray Bridge with 150 families sold an impressive 392 Billy G's Cookie Dough tubs. At $4 profit per tub that's a great success.

Billy G's Cookie Dough is one of the best selling fundraisers in Australia!

Don't take our word for it... even the Billy G's Cookie Dough and Australian Fundraising Facebook walls speak for themselves:

"I'd love to see updates of any customers who are currently selling their fundraising dough, I love this stuff, it's just that I don't know anybody who is fundraising more than once a year... and once a year is not enough for this yummy dough!!" L.R.

"Can u buy your mixtures anywhere else other then fundraisers.. I dont know anyone doing them at the moment.." S.A.

"Love the cookies.... so easy to make and taste beautiful..." C.L.

"YUMMMMMMMMMMMMM!!!! What a treat, William loved rolling the dough, only took us 20 minutes, as a mum I loved that there was NO MESS!! Thanks Billy G!" M.W.

"Hi is there any schools near mackay fundraisin so i can buy another tub! its beauitful stuff." S.D.

"We are a school of only 115 students but we sold over 500 tubs of cookie dough; it was so easy to run, your tally software was a delight to use and it was a pleasure to work with your company".

What are you waiting for?! Learn more here.

How to run a successful fundraiser

It is one thing to run a Fundraising event, it is another to make sure you get the very most out of it for maximum profits. Here are five tips to help you achieve your goals.

1. Offer incentive prizes
At Australian Fundraising we have seen first-hand how effective offering incentive prizes can be. Regardless of whether the prizes are aimed at the parents or children, it gives someone something to aim for. Our children's toy incentive prize programs have been known to increase profit by as much as 40%. The more achievable you set the rewards and incentives, the better chance you have of your group trying to win them. As an example our Billy G's Cookie Dough fundraiser offers sellers a selection of a toy prize after they sell just one tub. Easy! Australian Fundraising even offer free incentive prizes that you can hand out with some programs.

2. Make sure you have a committee
By having a team of helpers it makes it easier to ensure everything is in order. It reduces stress and ensures the event runs smoothly. The more people involved, the more likely you are to get a higher level of commitment from your entire group. Excitement and interest is contagious.

3. Be organised
It might go without saying but you would be surprised how many groups fail to set a timeline or stick to it. A short fundraiser is a good one. A running time of 2-3 weeks should be more than sufficient which ensures everyone keeps their focus and gets it all over and done with quickly. When running an order form fundraiser speed will help ensure your funds come in quickly and the goods go out soon after. Ask for a copy of our Fundraising Planning Kit.

4. Show progress
Make sure you let your fundraisers know where you are tracking for profit. This creates excitement and sometimes even a dash of competition and can help further increase your profits. It also makes your group feel appreciated as you show off the great work they are doing. A progress thermometer is also a quick and easy idea which you can attach to your website for even more exposure.

5. Pick a fundraiser everyone WANTS and LOVES
If no one wants to participate in your fundraiser, you aren't going to do much more than waste your time. Pick three popular options and then let your group make a selection on which one they like best. This may cause some small arguments, especially if the group is divided, but a simple majority rules should get your fundraiser showing the best possible results. You can always compromise and run the second favourite later in the year and then play the profits off against each other for even better results!

10 ways to recruit fundraising helpers - many hands make for light work

shutterstock_177123701. If you want people to volunteer and help with fundraising you need to ask them. Many people don't volunteer because no one has asked, or worse still, they offered and no one thought to take up the offer at the time!

2. Dispel the fears that come with volunteering for fundraising. People are often scared if they put their hand up they will be held accountable for hours of time they just don't have to give. Be clear that you will honour the time constraints and take what they can offer.

3. Just like with fundraising programs it is important to maintain a high level of communication with your volunteers. Use a mix of mediums - flyers, website notices, social media, newsletters, emails and scheduled meetings. (This is a great way to advise of your collective achievements too!)

4. Don't run a fundraiser just because it's been done before or what the school/group/club always does. Ask your group or school members for fresh ideas, this will involve more people and give you a heap of new ideas which keep it fresh every year.

5. Host an event and invite your group to attend with a no-pressure approach. Casual conversation will soon bring the volunteers out of the woodwork and it will give you a chance to discuss their interests, how they can be involved and how much time they can give. A gradual approach to joining a fundraising committee works best.

6. Showcase what goes on and share your goals. If you keep your meetings and plans top secret no one will care to know more about it when you announce the fundraising program or initiative you want to run. Open the door and let everyone see what goes on - it will be contagious!

8. Great leadership will attract others like a magnet. If your leader is strong, appreciates the help they get and seamlessly manages the load on their plate this will attract more volunteers and allow for a smooth operation. A great leader shares their vision short term and long term and excites others to join in.

9. The power of positive marketing - don't just promote your fundraising events but highlight the great work your volunteers are doing along the way. Tell everyone what the achievements to date will/have resulted in and encourage more involvement along the way. It's never too late to lend a hand.

10. If you make the involvement on a personal level, not a money making and fundraising one, you will see far better results. When there is an emotional investment the need to help and be involved will come as second nature

Register for the My School Walk or Run for Fun program and claim your free sports pack

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Introducing a well constructed and easily setup a-thon fundraising program based around athletic events at your school such as your cross country, fun run and walk-a-thon. You set the event date and we supply all the materials and incentive prizes to make it a great success.

Up to 30% value in prizes & support

Your students are encouraged to participate in the fundraiser and in turn maximise their sponsorship through the largest and finest selection of prizes.

For the first 200 schools that register by 31 March and run anytime in 2013, your school will receive a FREE Hart Sports Pack valued at $100.

It's not too late! Contact our office or click here to book online.

Discount vouchers to help increase fundraising profits

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$140 DISCOUNT VOUCHERS

For each of our fundraising programs utilised by your group, we will supply a discount voucher sheet to all of your families/participants who support your fundraisers.

This is a terrific offer. For instance, when your participants/families buy/sell just one tub of cookie dough for $16 or raise $10 in the My School Walk Or Run for Fun program they will receive over $140 in discount vouchers. Everyone is a winner when they support your fundraiser!

This should increase the support for your fundraisers which in turn will increase your profits for no extra effort on your part.

The vouchers will be despatched to you with the prizes or product and are available all year round.

View a sample of the discount voucher here. (PDF)

Fundraising programs that include FREE discount vouchers include:

  • Billy G's Gourmet Cookie and Biscuit Dough
  • My School Walk or Run for Fun
  • All four (4) raffle programs
  • My Card Shop in a Box
  • Cancer Council Sunscreen Fundraiser
  • Scratch and Support

Contact us for more details or you can easily book the fundrasier of your choice online.