Gift Wrapping Fundraiser
Get in touch with a store or mall in your area and ask about setting up a gift-wrapping fundraising booth for their customers forValentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and/or Christmas. Just like regular gift wrapping stations, you can charge different amounts for different levels of wrapping. You will need to invest in boxes, tape, wrapping paper, and bows. You can either accept donations, or charge a fee per gift (depending on size, etc.). Usually the store will let you make announcements advertising your booth over their intercom while you are there gift-wrapping. Make sure you have enough people on hand to staff the booth during times advertised.
Remember that your “Wrap Staff” are representing your group and cooperating merchant and should act and dress appropriately. Do not waste gift-wrap material by creating “works of art” during down time. Even if you are using scraps, it gives the appearance that you are wasting supplies. Do not tape directly on the box you are wrapping. Some boxes contain collector’s items that lose their value if you disfigure the outside packaging. Be safe. Don’t use tape on the box.