Kids across America are putting on masks and backpacks and heading back to school this spring as the country continues hopes to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. Over the past year, families, school administrators and teachers were thrown into the reality of cancelling in-person classes and scrambling to plan remote learning. The rapid increase in vaccinations pushes the back-to-school moment into uncharted territory. It’s a lot to adjust to.
The fortune cookie is an indelible part of the American dining experience. Whether we’re making memories over egg rolls and spareribs, or unboxing steaming hot noodles in front of the TV on a lazy Saturday, it’s always been understood that a crispy cookie with a fortune tucked inside awaits us at the end. This ubiquitous Asian treat has even found its way into the fundraising circuit – after all, what better fundraising idea than something that brings an automatic smile to people’s faces.
The fundraising landscape has shifted, and the industry is adapting to the times. With the impact of COVID-19, many schools, groups, and organizations are trying to figure out the new “norm” for fundraising. The terms “contactless” and “curbside” are becoming the new normal.
Looking for a fun, unique and easy fundraiser? Read more to learn about 10 top unique and easy fundraising ideas for your school, group or club. Van Wyk Confections has provided a list of easy fundraising ideas to get you started. There can be many types of fundraisers to choose from and what might work best will depend on your group and goals. Have fun fundraising. There’s a lot of fun and unique options.
Being taught work ethic as a child will carry through for life. Fundraising instills valuable skills such as communication with others, money management, teamwork, organization and the skill of “closing the sale”. These assets can be useful all through life. Get them started early on valuable lessons through fundraising.
Have you already tried chocolate bars or pretzel rods for a school fundraiser? Looking for something unique and different? Let me introduce you to the newest member of our product line-up: Famous Fortune Cookies. After 3 years of working on this project, we have a product that we are very excited to share with you! Our Famous Fortune Cookies are exciting, easy and fun for you to use on your next fundraiser. Delicious outside and positive inside! Pre-order them today!
It’s time to start thinking about fall fundraising. It is important to consider a few key factors when making your decision about which fundraiser to do this fall. You will want to keep participation levels high and profits even higher. Choose a product that has high profits, is easy to sell and helps you reach your fundraising goals with as little effort as possible.
No school could have prepared for the impact coronavirus (Covid-19) has had on their fundraising efforts, but stay calm and carry on. Many schools will continue with the annual fall school semester fundraising campaign as scheduled. It’s not too early to start planning for your next fundraiser!
Van Wyk Confections, LLC, founded in 2000, is celebrating their 20th year in 2020 as a key fundraising supplier in this ever-developing industry. We are a family owned business located in Castle Rock, Colorado. With over twenty years of experience in the candy industry, we are established nationwide in the fundraising marketplace, shipping from over 10 warehouses. Throughout the years, Van Wyk Confections has helped non-profit groups (i.e., schools, clubs, sports teams, churches, etc.) raise over $50 million for their causes through their fundraising products.
Many schools are completely PEANUT-FREE. Due to the high increase in life threatening peanut allergies, this could be your school next. How do you accommodate this in your school? We will highlight some peanut facts along with how a parent can adapt to the peanut-free rules.