Free fundraising information and brochures

Fundraising Ideas & Products Center

Home  |  Fundraising Products Index  |  Do-It-Yourself Index  |  Find A Fundraiser Index

Fundraising


June 2017

24,000+ Subscribers


JustFundraising Fundraiser

JustFundraising.com
$0 down, high quality items, free shipping,
1-888-440-4114


Help a Fund fundraiser

HelpaFund
Online donation fundraiser. Easy and fast social media sharing tools!


JustFundraising Fundraiser

JustFundraising.com
$0 down, high quality items, free shipping,
1-888-440-4114


Help a Fund fundraiser

HelpaFund
Online donation fundraiser. Easy and fast social media sharing tools!


JustFundraising Fundraiser

JustFundraising.com
$0 down, high quality items, free shipping,
1-888-440-4114


Help a Fund fundraiser

HelpaFund
Online donation fundraiser. Easy and fast social media sharing tools!


JustFundraising Fundraiser

JustFundraising.com
$0 down, high quality items, free shipping,
1-888-440-4114


Help a Fund fundraiser

HelpaFund
Online donation fundraiser. Easy and fast social media sharing tools!


JustFundraising Fundraiser

JustFundraising.com
$0 down, high quality items, free shipping,
1-888-440-4114


Help a Fund fundraiser

HelpaFund
Online donation fundraiser. Easy and fast social media sharing tools!


JustFundraising Fundraiser

JustFundraising.com
$0 down, high quality items, free shipping,
1-888-440-4114


Help a Fund fundraiser

HelpaFund
Online donation fundraiser. Easy and fast social media sharing tools!


JustFundraising Fundraiser

JustFundraising.com
$0 down, high quality items, free shipping,
1-888-440-4114


Help a Fund fundraiser

HelpaFund
Online donation fundraiser. Easy and fast social media sharing tools!


JustFundraising Fundraiser

JustFundraising.com
$0 down, high quality items, free shipping,
1-888-440-4114


Help a Fund fundraiser

HelpaFund
Online donation fundraiser. Easy and fast social media sharing tools!


JustFundraising Fundraiser

JustFundraising.com
$0 down, high quality items, free shipping,
1-888-440-4114


Help a Fund fundraiser

HelpaFund
Online donation fundraiser. Easy and fast social media sharing tools!


Past Issues

January 2017

February 2017

March 2017

April 2017

May 2017

June 2017

Fundraising News From Around the World

Welcome to the June 2017 issue of Fundraising News From Around the World. It contains summaries and photos of fundraising activities by other groups such as yours. Some are traditional, some are unusual, and some are totally bizarre! We hope that you will find each issue interesting. You can subscribe at the bottom of this page if you would like to be notified each time a new issue is published. If you later decide you no longer want monthly notifications or if you don't find our newsletter helpful, just click on the unsubscribe link at the end of each notification. You will stop receiving newsletters immediately.

DIY Fundraising Ideas
 
fundraiser news

Chattanooga, TN - The LongHorn Steakhouse in Chattanooga is banding together to host a Pancake Breakfast fundraising event on Saturday, from 9 to 11 a.m. to benefit one of its own. All proceeds from the event will benefit a LongHorn Steakhouse team member who was recently injured in an accident. A donation of $5 includes a pancakes and sausage breakfast, along with other refreshments.

Buffalo, NY - Elim Christian Fellowship in Buffalo will be the site of an uplifting evening of fundraising and gospel music featuring some of the brightest lights in Buffalo's vibrant gospel community: Pastor Rhonda Henderson; Wynetta Hall-Meelveen; Jada Spight; and three choirs - The Elim Christian Fellowship Choir, 1st Calvary Missionary Baptist Church and New Mt. Ararat Temple of Prayer Directed by Preston Brown. It is a fundraiser for Back to Basics Outreach Ministries.

fundraiser news
fundraiser news

Bradford, PA - It was a night to savor some sweet goodness while celebrating all The Salvation Army does in the Bradford community. On Monday, The Salvation Army held an Elegance in Chocolate fundraising event at the Masonic Lodge. The event was a night for individuals to gather over cookies, pies, chocolate, as well as other treats, including a chocolate fountain. There was also live music along with auctions. All proceeds from the event benefited the Bradford Salvation Army.

Westminster, CO – Bike MS is the National MS Society’s largest fundraising event in Colorado, and offers something for every level of bike rider. The two-day event kicks off at Front Range Community College in Westminster and winds up the Front Range to end at Colorado State University in Fort Collins. Participants stay the night in Fort Collins and then ride back to Westminster the next day.

fundraiser news
fundraiser news

Norfolk, NE - The Norfolk Art Center held an event unlike any other they’ve hosted before…VIBE, a fundraiser with a twist. The event comes as the Norfolk Art Center could lose up to half of its state funding. Local artists have designed unique wine glasses which will be auctioned off as “Bottomless” during the event. All proceeds go towards fueling the Art Center and their mission of bringing people and the arts together.

Stamford, CT - Carozza Fitness will merge ice cold brews and yoga at a fundraising party Friday June 2 at its Glenbrook studio to benefit the Bennett Cancer Center at Stamford Hospital. Tickets for Beer Yoga are $25, $15 for just yoga and $10 just for beer. Most of the hundreds of teams that participate in the Hope in Motion event host some kind of fundraising event or party in the period before the June 4 Hope in Motion Walk and Run to benefit the Bennett Cancer Center. The center has set a fundraising goal of $1 million for the 2017 event.

fundraiser news
fundraiser news

Middlebury, IN - Cycling met philanthropy at Northridge High School Saturday morning as approximately 250 cyclists hit the pavement to show their support for the 45th annual ADEC Ride-A-Bike fundraising event. Ride-A-Bike serves as the main fundraiser for ADEC, a Bristol-based nonprofit that serves more than 1,000 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Elkhart and St. Joseph counties.

Steubenville, OH - Steubenville Big Red students raised awareness and helped fight cancer with a fundraising march from the high school to the public library on Friday morning. The Rotary Interact Club at the school led the march, which brought in just over $4,000 that will be donated to the Relay for Life. “Everyone is really excited,” Big Red Rotary Club President Lauren Farrell said. “We're walking today to raise money for cancer research, we're just having a good time.”

fundraiser news
fundraiser news

Sault Ste. Marie, ON - For many years, Sault College’s Hairstyling Program has been committed to helping those affected by hair loss as a result of cancer treatment. There will be a fundraiser for the Hair’s To You program, Sault College’s Hairstyling Program that provides personalized consultations and fittings of wigs for cancer patients to borrow/take home as well as ongoing maintenance inclusive of wig cleaning, sanitization and personalized styling to help patients gain confidence and strength throughout their journey. The Hair’s To You fundraising campaign will kick off with a Dinner and Wig Fashion Show at Grand Gardens North on Tuesday, beginning with cocktails, followed by dinner.

Georgetown, SC - The sun hid behind the clouds, but the rain stayed a safe distance away Saturday, while 150 paddlers in kayaks made their way down Black Mingo Creek for the 6th annual Tara Hall Paddle Fest. The event is the largest fundraiser of the year for the Tara Hall Home for Boys which accepts neglected, troubled and abused boys in Georgetown County. The Christ-centered, long-term residential school strives to develop moral, social, educational and life skills, thus building responsible contributing adults, while providing services to their families.

fundraiser news
fundraiser news

Knoxville, TN - The Dancing for the Horses fundraising event raised a record amount of donations for Horse Haven of Tennessee. The event raised $115,500, surpassing last year's amount of $95,000. Saturday evening's event took place at Bridgewater Place and paired professional dancers with local celebrities to compete on the dance floor and raise money for Horse Haven of Tennessee. The evening included dinner, a silent auction and a photo booth with Twinkie, the Horse Haven mascot.

Titusville, PA - A week of fundraising activities kept Pleasantville Elementary students rocking around the clock for a charitable cause. Students and teachers not only participated in rock and roll-themed events, but also raised $1,700 for Relay for Life. This year’s theme of rock and roll inspired events, including a popular dime drive, called “Put Another Dime in the Jukebox.” Empty water bottles were put into classrooms. Students were able to put dimes in the “jukebox” - the bottles - as a fundraiser. Pleasantville Elementary students and staff had completely filled seven water bottles, totaling $700 in funds raised.

fundraiser news
fundraiser news

Kuala Lumpur - Over 500 people, and a fair number of superbikes, from across the Klang Valley gathered at Tasputra Perkim here for a joyful fundraising event held to aid children with special needs. At about 10am this morning, some 50 Harley Davidson bikes gathered to support the fundraising event at Tasputra Perkim, a daycare centre for special needs kids. Harley Owners Group, Kuala Lumpur Chapter director, Roslan Ismail, said they decided to join the event as they had heard that the center was struggling financially.

Dallas, TX - Volunteers are still standing in Victory Plaza at a fundraising event to raise money for military families. The Stand to Honor volunteers will remain on their feet until they raise $1 million. Their goal is to provide scholarship money for the families of 200 fallen soldiers. The volunteers said hearing from people about why they want to help has kept them going. The public is still welcome to volunteer to stand or donate to help reach the $1 million goal.

fundraiser news
fundraiser news

Sherrodsville, OH - “Keep your attitude greater than your adversity” is the motto of Sports for Sound, the name of a fundraiser and an organization that helps the hearing-impaired in Tuscarawas and Carroll counties. Its fourth annual event is scheduled for Saturday at the Eastern Ohio Sports Complex near Sherrodsville. Since it started, the charity has helped 27 people.

Temecula, CA - This year’s Taste Of Temecula Valley fundraising event attracted 4-5,000 attendees and 66 vendors participated, including numerous local restaurants, 12 fine wineries and 10 craft breweries. Over 225 volunteers served between the two days, including school district employees, union members and teachers. Approximately 250 visitors enjoyed the VIP experience: all-you can eat/drink and reserved concert seating. Proceeds went to The Temecula Education Foundation, which provides Curriculum Support Grants to local educators, focusing on visual arts, performing arts andsciences.

fundraiser news
fundraiser news

Florence, SC – Four Florence restaurants will unite to create one menu for the “Experience the Vision: An Evening to Savor” fundraising event on Wednesday in downtown Florence. “Experience the Vision” is a farm-to-table dinner and wine tasting with proceeds to benefit the American Red Cross. The funds raised from the event will help the Red Cross provide services to people affected by house fires and help provide potentially life-saving tools and information about home fire prevention and safety.

Deep Gap, NC - Since welcoming its first participants in 2014, de la Cruz Farms has opened its gates for what has been life-changing experiences for most. Providing a variety of positive, interactive (farm) experiences for children and families who are dealing with difficult life circumstances and/or challenging needs, the nonprofit organization is located in the heart of the Deep Gap community. In an effort to continue providing these meaningful experiences, the owners will host its annual on-site fundraising event on Saturday. Guests will enjoy a barbecue chicken dinner with live music provided by The Laurel Creekers, in addition to a live auction and a look around the farm, while learning more about the beneficial programs it provides for youngsters with special needs.

fundraiser news
fundraiser news

Chapel Hill, NC - Chopt Creative Salad Company is opening its second Triangle location in Eastgate Crossing Shopping Center in Chapel Hill this Wednesday. Before they officially open their doors they are inviting friends and neighbors for a free preview on Tuesday for Chopt Gives Day. Bring a cash donation for Kitchen Patrol, Lantern Restaurant’s project to help children discover the skills they need for a lifetime of cooking and eating, and TABLE whose mission is to provide healthy, emergency food aid every week to hungry children living in Chapel Hill and Carroboro. Guests will receive a complimentary salad with any donation.

Seattle, WA - Seattle has been selected to host the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, and a very special committee is kicking things off with a fundraiser featuring Special Olympics athletes, as well as a who's who of sports celebrities. The USA Games will welcome four thousand athletes and coaches from across the country, to take part in a number of Olympics-style events. Add tens of thousands of volunteers and spectators, and it's sure to be an energy-packed experience. The Rise with Us fundraiser takes place Thursday at Pier 57 (Miner's Landing) on the Seattle Waterfront.

fundraiser news
fundraiser news

Lubbock, TX - Running2Rescue held their 6th annual fundraising event Saturday morning. The annual 5K, 10K and Family Fun Run was held at Mackenzie Park. Organizers said over 1,500 runners and walkers participated in the event last year. They hoped to increase that number this year. The funds raised will benefit the OneVo!ceHome, a nonprofit based in Lubbock and working to open a needed shelter for underage girls saved from sex trafficking.

Cottonwood Shores, TX - The Hill Country Community Theatre will hold a fundraising event "Hooray for Hollywood!" on Friday. The show will be performed by the Hill Country Community Theatre Players and will feature hit songs from the movies, including "Over the Rainbow", "My Heart Will Go On", "Moon River", "Chim Chim Cher-ee", "Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)", "Hakuna Matata", "Under the Sea", You've Got a Friend in Me", a salute to the music of James Bond, and many more!

fundraiser news

fundraiser news

St. Louis, MO - A local business owner has launched a t-shirt sale fundraiser for flood victims in Eureka, Valley Park and Pacific. Elizabeth Arway, owner of Creative Entourage, designed a line of t-shirts and tank tops that will be locally produced and printed to raise funds for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, which works alongside local disaster committees to help families evacuate their homes before the flooding and provides housing and storage for affected families.

Savannah, GA - A fundraiser for the CSAH Tiny House Project for Homeless Veterans will be held Thursday at Ships of the Sea Museum. For $10, you get a door prize ticket, one Service Brewing Beer ticket, and entrance to the "Tiny House, Big Heart" fundraiser. Service Brewing Company, Ships of the Sea, and Judge Realty have teamed up to help Chatham-Savannah Authority for the Homeless raise the first land payment of $30,000 for the Tiny House Project.

fundraiser news
fundraiser news

Windsor, ON - The Windsor Cancer Foundation kicked off its second annual “This One’s for the Girls” fundraising campaign on Monday. The annual spring-time fundraising campaign, which was kicked off with a ceremony at Central Park Athletics, allows individuals and corporations to register online and raise pledges to support local cancer awareness, research and treatment for women battling cancer in Windsor and Essex County.

Brentwood, TN - The Brentwood-Franklin Woman’s Service Club is holdings its annual “Step Up, It’s a Charity Affair” fundraising event next Tuesday. The guest speaker for the event is a well-known name from the world of University of Tennessee sports: former Women’s Athletic Director Joan Cronan. Cronan will share stories about her long career in sports and sign copies of her book, “Sports is Life with the Volume Turned Up!” The fundraiser will also feature the announcement of the Woman’s Club’s latest Woman of the Year.

fundraiser news
fundraiser news

Mebane, NC - E.M. Yoder Elementary School students are racing for a cause. The school hosted its first Walk for Wisdom fundraiser on Friday to raise money for library books and solar lights for the Nyarweng Primary School in Ruweng State, South Sudan, as part of their first year as one of the Alamance-Burlington School System’s global schools. The event kicked off with an Olympics-style opening ceremony, involving a parade of homemade flags for each continent, and continued throughout the day as grade levels took turns racing, running and walking to raise the money their parents, friends and family members pledged per lap.

Benzonia, MI - The world of film has changed since Rich Brauer made his first in the 1970s. Three souvenirs from the era - vintage 16-millimeter reels - will star in the “COG Reel” fundraising event Saturday. He will thread the film strips through a non-digital projector to show them on a screen. Wenkel founded COGNiTiON after visiting a hands-on learning center in Toledo, Ohio a few years ago. She purchased a small building in Beulah to host a variety of family-friendly activities. The nonprofit COGNiTiON Science and Discovery Center is hosting this as a fundraising event.

fundraiser news
fundraiser news

Rancho Santa Fe, CA - The Foundation for Animal Care and Education (FACE Foundation) recently announced that its seventh annual Bags and Baubles fundraising event raised more than $100,000 to help bridge the gap in helping pet owners pay for life-saving veterinary care. Donations are still filtering to the nonprofit with an ongoing tally. Four hundred guests attended the recent fundraiser, which also included nearly 65 volunteers.

Billings, MT - Many people from the Billings area might remember Lil' Peetzas - a business that sold a special kind of pizza. This special order was also found on the Dairy Queen menu. Well, the owner of Lil' Peetza's has a sister who is selling a similar food item with a similar recipe called 'pizzaritos' as a fundraising effort. Pizzaritos are burritos with pizza toppings inside. This delicious food sale was a fundraiser for the Billings Masonic Center. The fundraiser was held at the Billings Masonic Center during their third annual flea market.

fundraiser news

Subscribe Now!

Your email address is used solely for Fundraising News From Around the World. It is not shared, sold, rented or provided in any other manner to anyone else.

Please enter your email address below
 

Home  |  Advertising

Fundraising News From Around the World is published monthly by the Fundraising Ideas & Products Center, 1328 Fairway Village Drive  ~  Fleming Island, FL  32003-8398.