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Twenty-Five Fundraising Ideas for Your College Organization

College students always need money—and college-student led organizations are no different. Sororities and fraternities, along with any college club or organization, are dependent on the generosity of friends, donors, alumni, and faculty to stay open and meet various goals.

Fundraising is the traditional, tried-and-true means to filling the coffers and keeping the lights on, but are you stuck thinking of ideas?

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6 Simple Ideas to Lead a Healthy Lifestyle and Contribute to School Spirit

Every school across the country faces the challenges of keeping students healthy and well while under the care of the institution. In the United States alone, almost 3 percent of school-aged students under the age of 12 will miss 11 or more days of school in a given year because of illness or injury. For some children, missing that much school can have a great impact on their learning and ability to keep pace with fellow students.

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Church and School Halloween Party Ideas So Good They’re Scary!

What could be more fun for a classroom or church youth group than a spooky Halloween party? While the whole point of All Hallows’ Eve is to have fun getting scared out of our minds, your party planning doesn’t need to be a scary proposition.

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5 Effective Fundraising Ideas to Help Your Team Win On and Off the Field

If you manage a  sports team, you probably have some idea of how important fundraising is for every season. Whether you’re working with Little Leaguers or adults, raising the funds for uniforms, travel costs, and team equipment is a big responsibility. Your team may be big or small, from the city or the country, with a large budget or a tiny one. Wherever you find yourself, as a team leader you may have to get creative when it comes to finding the resources needed for a variety of necessary expenses.

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3 High School Fundraising Ideas to Involve Students and Keep Within Budget

 

 

High school can be an exciting time, full of new experiences and lifelong friendships. For many schools, fundraising is a necessary tool to meet budget requirements for their various sports teams and extracurricular events. School fundraising ideas are widely available and as unique as each individual in the student body, and with a bit of creative thinking and organization, your efforts to raise funds can turn into a great success.

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Out-of-the-Box Fundraising Ideas For Collage Fraternities and Sororities

As a college student you can often feel strapped for cash. That’s why college social groups and organizations like sororities and fraternities, specialized clubs and groups, and even sports teams, need to hold fundraisers throughout the year.  Whether to pay for a trip to a leadership conference, fund new uniforms or help cover costs of an event, fundraising events are a common part of collegiate social life.  

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Travel Friendly & Healthy Snack Ideas for Your Sports Team

When your sports team is on the road, nutrition is critical. Without proper nutrition, the team can’t perform as well as it should. You’ll wind up losing games and suffering more injuries on account of things like exhaustion, dehydration, and low blood sugar. Luckily, there’s a way around this. By ensuring that you’re packing plenty of fun, healthy snacks that travel well with your team, you can head off issues of low energy and poor performance at the pass, and ensure that your team continues to play just as well as usual, until the end of the last game!

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6 Useful Tips to Help Teachers Plan and Get the Most of School Field Trips

If you’ve ever had the opportunity to organize a field trip - whether in a school setting, for a religious organization, or perhaps a club like the Boy Scouts - you know it’s both a daunting and highly rewarding task. Few educational or social experiences can match the memory-making power of a well-organized trip with a group of friends.

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Personalized School Supplies to Keep Your Students Motivated

Keeping students motivated throughout the school year presents its own set of challenges for teachers and administrators. Each group and classroom is unique, made up of different personalities and learning styles.

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Personalized School Supplies: 5 Products to Promote School Spirit

Heading back to school after summer break is always bittersweet. Your students have enjoyed their time off , but they’re excited to see friends. They’re nervous about meeting new teachers, but also excited to do well in classes. They have mixed emotions, and the transition between summer break and the fall semester can be difficult.

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Summer Camp: Custom Shirts for the Experience of a Lifetime

School’s out and summer camp may just be the happiest place on earth. The days of carefree fishing by the lake, crafting macramé bracelets, and singing campfire songs are woven into many a childhood memory. It’s where kids learn new skills, enjoy the great outdoors, and make new friends — sometimes for life.

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Top Fundraising Planning Tips to Exceed Expectations and Surpass Goals

From churches and charities to schools and sororities, many different organizations hold pledge drives, campaigns, and charity events in order to raise money for their cause. An appeal for funds can take many forms, but one popular way of bringing in proceeds is with fundraising events.

Fundraising events are an effective way to reach many different people at once. They’re usually aimed at bringing in money through ticket sales or generous donations, and involve promoting community involvement and increased awareness of the issue at hand. Some fun  ideas for your special event may include silent auctions, fancy galas, cocktail receptions, competitive races, and outdoor festivals.

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Forget Gift Cards: Customized Thank You Gift Ideas for Teachers!

Without a doubt, teachers can make a big impact in our lives. When we’re young, early childhood education teachers introduce us to the world around us, teaching us everything from how to sing the ABCs and how to hold a crayon, to how to play nicely with others on the playground.

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Creating Team Uniforms with Team Spirit

Playing a team sport is a great way for kids to get out of the house, have fun, and learn some valuable lessons about sportsmanship and healthy competition when they’re still young enough to benefit from it.

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5 Spring Formal Themes (and a few gift ideas)

Sorority and fraternity formals are essentially the prom of college life. Usually held in the months leading up to summer vacation, spring formals are usually lower maintenance than high school cousins, and are really the last opportunity senior students have to engage in a little fun before Graduation Day (but hey, freshmen are welcomed too). The magic of the event is that house brothers and sisters get all dolled, invite a special someone to dance the night away, and have all the fun they can handle without having to follow too many rules.

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