Low-Cost, Eco Friendly Fundraisers
Is your team or organization looking to raise money? Try one of these low-cost fundraisers that are not only good for you, but they’re also good for the planet!
Sell Car Wash Tickets
Commercial car washes protect local creeks by capturing and treating their dirty wash water. Tickets can be purchased at a discounted rate from Brown Bear, www.brownbear.com/charity and the Puget Sound Car Wash Association, www.charitycarwash.org.
Hold a Walk-a-Thon or Fun Run
Ask people to pledge a certain dollar amount for each lap participants walk or run for their cause!
Hold an Auction
Ask local businesses for donated items to auction. Also consider including experiences with teachers, coaches or senior staff.
Partner with a Local Business
Ask a local restaurant or business to donate proceeds from a portion of their sales on a certain day.
Fill the Helmet, the Shoe or the Baseball Bag
Bring your team or organization out with signs and fanfare asking passersby to donate.
Hold a Used Clothing/Goods Drive
Raise funds for your organization by collecting gently used items. Fundraisers can work with organizations like https://fundrive.savers.com.
Online Donation Drive
Set up a crowdfunding page and raise money online. Fundraisers can work with organizations like www.fundly.com.
Raise Funds Through a Scrip Program
Scrip programs allow participating merchants to contribute a percentage of donors’ purchases to your organization. Scrip programs allow participating merchants to contribute a percentage of donors’ purchases to your organization. Example partners include www.escrip.com and www.shopwithscrip.com.