Anonymous asked in HealthDiseases & ConditionsCancer · 10 years ago

cancer research fundraiser?

So I was thinking of planning a cancer research fundraiser. But I've never done anything like it on my own before! So here were my ideas:

Entrance: $5

Raffle tickets: $1 per ticket. (But I don't know what to raffle so ideas would be great)

braclets: $2

Necklaces: $5

Hot dogs and chips: $5

All you can eat hot food bar: $10

Request a song: $1

and have a few donation jars about the room.

Also I don't know any organization I can give it to, so if someone could tell me one... :)



And tshirts for $10

5 Answers

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago
    Favorite Answer

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  • 10 years ago

    Try by getting a free fundraising kit from various websites. It's a great way to learn more about the fundraising options they offer. With the right information and the right tools they can help you make your next fundraiser a success.

    All fundraising groups are going to have to sell their items to generate money. Everyone starts with selling to mom and dad then moves on to friends. The more successful the campaign means the more people you will actually have to talk to. Here are a collection of sales tips you can use to help you while you are raising funds.

    - Have fun and enjoy what you are doing. It is not necessary to have a canned speech and perform it by memory. You can talk to people and have fun with your campaign, the donors will pick up on this and sales will increase.

    - Be honest while making the rounds for sales. You are a representative of your school group.

    - People do not want to be told what to do. Your job is to make people feel good about donating to your school group.

    - When you get a no, don’t take it personally. The donors are not saying they don’t like you; they just may not care for the product or have the money available at the time.

    - For people who are nervous about selling a little preparation is key. By practicing your sales talk it will bring confidence. Again the goal is not to recite something word for word but to talk about your fundraising campaign with confidence. It might sound a little funny but try role-playing if selling is an issue with you. Spend time with people rehearsing just talking and getting past an objection or two.

    - Avoid hard selling. There is no need to be pushy while fundraising. People like to help out and also enjoy buying. You may even be able to offer them the chance to show up to school to check out the new equipment, or the new uniforms for the baseball team. By being friendly and a good representative you just might pick up new volunteers along the way.

    - If possible get a booth or a table in a high traffic area. Places like malls or local events. This will get you lots of traffic and potential donors that you can approach.

    These sales tips are good for whatever sales you might find yourself in. You might even consider these tips good advice for talking to people and relating. Remember interacting with people will serve you better than just about any learned skill taught. A little preparation with these tips will insure that your fundraising campaign is both fun and profitable.

  • 10 years ago

    You can donate to

    Make sure you donate to a reliable government institute in your area.

    Food thingy will work for sure. Try pizza. Like 2 pizza slice and 1 pop for 5 bucks or whatever is suitable.

    You will have to do lot of advertising for your event because many people don't participate as they don't know about the event. Send emails to everyone a week before as reminder, a day before and on the day of event. You can also have some guitar players in your event to attract more people.

  • danica
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    start up with mayby going to a Samaritans or lifeline save and notice in the event that they could assist you with a donation tin. Make some pamphlets on the workstation and hand them out. additionally ask your pals to assist you and contribute. You under no circumstances be attentive to three of your pals ought that may assist you out and you ought to start a charity. you additionally can do a funrun or something that should get you funds additionally. i wish you have lots fulfillment and that i wish to be certain your marketing campaign(if u get one) raise off. i wish this helped. P.S My nanna died of maximum cancers so u are no longer on my own. My gran had breast maximum cancers yet she became fortunate to no longer die.

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  • 10 years ago

    high grade medicinal cannabis treats cancer and stops it from growing so dont bother

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