Starting Your First School Fundraiser Campaign

Written April 15, 2014 by James Porter 0

All successful cookie dough fundraisers have an income goal set out before your Otis Spunkmeyer fundraiser begins. This income goal is the amount that the event needs to raise. To meet your goal, one of the most effective things you can do is let your customers and the people in the community know about your goal. Make sure that you use your income goal number in any advertising materials that you are using during your campaign.

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Outdoor Spring Themed Fundraising Ideas

Written April 14, 2014 by Mary Conroy 0

Spring is the time to be outdoors, so whatever fun outdoor event you can come up with for your  Otis Spunkmeyer cookie dough fundraiser will be lots of fun. People will want to get out and walk, ride bikes and have a great time. So think of their needs when planning your spring fundraising event. A Runathon

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Fundraising Fan Photo Friday April 11th

Written April 11, 2014 by Jen Johnson 0

It's once again for another new installment of Fundraising Photo Friday. We wanted to share with you some of the great pictures of our tasty Otis Spunkmeyer fundraising treats from across the web on Fridays.

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Avoid Making Beginners Mistakes with New Volunteers

Written April 10, 2014 by Alan Lopez 0

Although it’s important to deal thoughtfully with all volunteers, first time volunteers often need a little extra guidance when just starting out, both to help them learn the ropes and to ensure that they feel welcome and appreciated. Together you will be able to make your Otis Spunkmeyer cookie dough fundraising campaign a success.

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Communicating Realistic Fundraising Expectations

Written April 09, 2014 by Alan Lopez 0

A common mistake is giving first-time volunteers too much to handle during their first few days, weeks or months. Remember that they still need to adjust to their new role and will need time to feel comfortable with the tasks they are given. Of course, this doesn’t mean you should bore them with menial tasks or hand-hold so much that their creativity is stifled.  The key here is communication. Talk things through and make sure that they feel confident about taking on a certain type of task, and make sure they know that you are always there to help if they need it.  

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