PTA Fundraisers Pay for PTA Purchases

The PTA is organized to help the children. In today?s society school districts are barely even getting by while just supplying the bare essentials for the school. Therefore the PTA was established in order to help provide things for the school and kids that would otherwise not be able to be purchased. Being a part of the PTA can be a big undertaking because everything that is done needs to be recorded including the PTA purchases. After all the main purchase for PTA, fundraisers is to purchase items the school can not or will not pay for.

Since the PTA is the voice that speaks on behalf of every child, they have a big responsibility. Having to report to the State and National PTA requires everything, including the purchases, to be noted. As in the National PTA, the local PTA’s should have a finance committee. Typically this committee consists of a secretary-treasurer, the president of the local PTA and one to three additional members, depending on the size of the organization. They will oversee all that occurs in regard to the purchases that are made by the organization. Each year this group shall present an annual budget to the board for its approval. This budget should notate the amount of money that is in the account and layout any purchases that are anticipated.

True, each purchase that is made by the PTA needs to be voted on. The other parents, teachers, and students have the right to know where the money the organization has is going. Any unanticipated purchases and others that come up need to be added to the budget, which will then have to be adjusted. PTA’s have a couple of different ways of raising the money that they use. One is from the dues paid by the members and the other is by fundraisers that are organized and held. Parts of the dues go to the State/National PTA and the remainder is used for essential costs. If the PTA does its homework and organizes a great fundraiser, there is a good chance of adding a great deal of money to the budget.

When dealing with money, whether it is counting money that has come in or spending money on essentials or voted on items, one member of the PTA should never handle it alone. A good rule of thumb is to always have at least two people present during these events. This will help to eliminate any misconceptions should the books become unbalanced. Remember, all that is being done if for the good of the children.

Papa Johns Fundraising Pizza Discount Cards

How many people do you know that love Papa John’s pizza? If your answer is, “A lot!”, then we suggest selling Papa John’s Discount Cards.  The cards are easy to sell and offer great value, plus they can be custom designed for your group.

What You Should Know

Our Papa John’s Discount Cards fundraiser offers some of the highest profits for groups of all sizes. Even if you purchase the 75 card minimum you will make 70% profit or $7.00 on each card sold. Take a look at the profit chart below to see exactly how much money you can make:

Profit and Cost

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# of Cards Cost Per Card FREE Cards Profit
75 min $3 0 $525
100 $3 20 $900
200 $3 50 $1,900
300 $3 75 $2,850
400 $3 100 $3,800
1000 $3 300 $10,000
Sour Mania Lollipops

Sour Mania Lollipops Fundraiser is very popular for elementary school fundraising. Both kids and adults love sour candy. These are the original sour lollipops so they pack in that pucker up punch!  It is definitely a top choice for bringing a different fundraising flavor.

What You Should Know

Sour Mania Lollipops offer the same profit regardless of the number of cases that you purchase. Sell the lollipops for two times the cost. Meaning, you double your investment no matter how many cases you purchase. Here is a quick profit chart for you to review:

Profit and Cost

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Cases Bought Cost Per Case Profit %
1 min $320.00 50%

We have Flower Bulb programs specifically for fall and another for spring so you can hold a flower fundraiser any time of year. Flower fundraisers are practical and ecologically sensitive. We offer a great selection of bulbs, a high-profit potential, free brochures and order forms and the ability to qualify for free shipping.

What You Should Know

Fundraising Flower Bulbs are like candle fundraisers. Your profit percentage is not affected by the number of orders you take. You get 50% profit or half the selling price for every item you sell. That means smaller groups make the same profits for selling flowers as larger groups.

If you sell less than 150 fundraising flower bulbs, though, there is a $65 shipping fee which will affect your total profit. Orders of 150 or more flower bulb orders will qualify for free shipping.

Profit and Cost

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  • Free brochures for your participants
  • Free shipping (orders of 150 items or more)
  • Start in under a minute
Items Bought % Profit Free Shipping
150 plus 50% YES
1 to 149 50% No
coffee and tea fundraiser

The popularity of coffee is undeniable. What was once just a morning ritual has become an all-day affair. Take advantage of this demand with a coffee fundraiser. Give your supporters their caffeine fix and perk up your profits.  You will sell 10 oz bags of freshly ground coffee for $15 each. There are seven great flavors along with a gift coffee tin. Even though there is no off-season for drinking coffee, coffee and tea seem to sell more easily in fall and winter.

What You Should Know

Tea and Coffee fundraisers are very similar to candle fundraisers. You will make a specific profit percentage on every item you sell. For tea and coffee fundraisers you make 50% profit, or $7.50 each.

If you sell less than 150 bags, though, there is a $65 shipping fee. Orders of 150 or more bags of coffee or tea will qualify you for free shipping.

Profit and Cost

  • No upfront cost
  • Free brochures for your participants
  • Free shipping (orders of 150 items or more)
  • Start in under a minute
Items Bought % Profit Free Shipping
150 plus 50% YES
1 to 149 50% No
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