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Healthy Fundraising

Things To Do

  • Auction
  • Walk-a-thon, bike-a-thon, or skate-a-thon
  • Family golf tournament or basketball game
  • Magic show
  • Talent show
  • Workshop/class
  • Raffle
  • Art contest
  • Car wash
  • Gift wrapping event
  • Carnival/fair (healthy items only)
  • Spelling bee
  • Treasure hunt
  • Recycle-a-thon
  • Family portraits
  • Community dance
  • Read-a-thon
  • Game show
  • Job swap
  • Penny drive

Things to Sell

  • Balloons
  • Flowers/plants/seeds/bulbs
  • Bath accessories
  • Candles
  • Sports equipment
  • Cookbooks
  • Coupon books
  • Books/calendars
  • Reusable grocery bags
  • Magazine subscriptions
  • Your time/energy
  • Gift wrap/boxes/bags
  • Stationery/cards
  • Seats at sporting events
  • Tupperware
  • Healthy foods - bottled water, fruit, spices
  • Hats/jewelry/accessories
  • Christmas ornaments/holiday decorations
  • Mugs
  • Customized apparel

Recommended Fundraisers

  • Physical activitiy events or competitions
  • Health fairs
  • Contests
  • Workshops/classes
  • Door-to-door sales of non-food items or food items meeting the WV CACFP/Leap of Taste Nutrition Standards
  • Web sales of non-food items or food items meeting the WV CACFP/Leap of Taste Nutrition Standards
  • Organization-related promotional items
  • Gift cards to non-food related stores

Not Recommended Fundraisers

  • Sales of foods high in fat, sugar and calories (e.g., candy, cookies, cookie dough, donuts/pastries, cakes, cupcakes, pizza, etc.)