If your child has a peanut allergy, or if you are gluten-free, you know how difficult it can be to find safe food for school or social events. This is especially true when it comes to fundraising activities. Many popular fundraisers revolve around food, which can be a real challenge for people with special dietary needs. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! We’ll give you some great ideas for peanut-free and gluten-free fundraisers.
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.
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.