The Psychological Aspects of Little League Fundraisers

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Being on the little league team can be one of the most rewarding and memorable times in a young child’s life. For many children, little league is their first experience with a team sport, and thus it is important for them to come out of the little league with a positive feeling of what teamwork is all about.

It may seem frightening, therefore, to know that so many little league teams rely on little league fundraising and that many of those teams would disappear if it weren’t for the essential financial help that fundraising provides. If you are in charge of the fundraising program this season, you may be worried about the potential that your efforts will not go as well as planned, or that you could let the little league team down. But little league fundraising is actually a fantastic opportunity to show the kids exactly how far teamwork extends – not just to the playing field, but into every aspect of their lives. And a little teamwork can go a long way in terms of success.

Getting the kids involved and excited is not only a good idea, but it’s also an integral part of the little league fundraising process. For one thing, kids are adorable, and when they ask the community to help their little league team out, who is going to be able to say no to that? Also, kids have a seemingly endless supply of energy and enthusiasm, and it’s contagious. The adults who are in charge of the little league fundraising should feed off of that energy and use it to propel the sales team forward.

Fundraising can be a fantastic way to show kids that their little league team is more than just about what happens when they’re playing – it’s a whole network of aspects that interact with each other and make it possible for them to play the sports they enjoy. Little league fundraising is therefore not only a good way for the team to make money, but it also helps teach a valuable lesson to both the kids and the adults about the power of sticking together for a common goal.

Pretzel Rods Fundraiser

This chocolate covered pretzel rods fundraiser is definitely worth its weight in flavor! Crisp pretzel rods are dipped in milk chocolate then rolled in delicious select toppings including crushed candy-coated chocolates, toffee, and rainbow sprinkles. The mixture of salty pretzel, sweet chocolate, and tasty toppings is sure to satisfy all cravings!

What You Should Know

You sell each Chocolate Covered Pretzel Rod for $1.00. You can make up to 50% profit depending on how many cases you purchase. Remember shipping is FREE. See the profit chart for more details.

Profit and Cost

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Cases Bought % Profit Cost Per Case
49 or more 60% $119.00
25 -49 55% $132.00
10 – 24 53% $136.80
1 – 9 50% $144.00
Wrestling scratch card

Wrestling fundraising is quite often reflective of its sport and more of an individual project. But scratch card fundraising is a terrific way for either teams or individual wrestlers to meet their financial needs.  Each scratch card raises $100 and can be imprinted with up to three lines of custom text to customize your card.

What You Should Know

Here is an example of the coupon page you give to the people as a “Thank You” for participating. You can also create a custom coupon handout with your town’s unique businesses.

As you can see from the profit chart below the lowest profit percentage you will make from using scratch cards for fundraisers is 70%. There are, however, price breaks that can increase your profit percentage. The more cards you purchase the higher your profit potential for each card. The profits and profit percentages shown are based on successfully having all 50 dots scratched off on your scratch card.

Profit and Cost

 

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Cards Bought Cost Per Card Each Card Raises Your Profit $ Your Profit %
100 $10.00 $100.00 $9,000 90%
25 $12.00 $100.00 $2,200 88%
10 $15.00 $100.00 $850 85%
1 min. $30.00 $100.00 $70 70%
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
Flower Bulb Fundraising

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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Items Bought % Profit Free Shipping
150 plus 50% YES
1 to 149 50% No
Sub Sandwich Fundraising Cards

No matter what you call them, these sandwiches are a staple in the American lunch. And sometimes, dinner. That’s why sub sandwich discount cards make a highly effective fundraiser. These fundraising cards are the same as having 20 sub shop coupons. Simply download the merchant agreement and have your local sandwich shop manager complete it. We will print your custom fundraising cards with the store name and logo along with your group info.

What You Should Know

Sub Sandwich Fundraising Cards is a very profitable fundraising program. Your group will make between 50% and 90% profit on every card. Depending on the number of cards you purchase you will make at least $5 per card. It is possible to make up to $9.00 profit on each card sold. Take a look at the profit chart below for more details:

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
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