It’s time for another look at ten more ideas for fun fundraisers that other groups are doing around the country. The fun fundraising ideas raise money while providing a good time for participants, attendees, and supporters.
Check out this week’s batch of Fun Raising Friday fundraiser ideas and discover more fun ways to fundraise!
Frogman 3D Bowhunters Challenge – A day of fun, archery and helping a worthy cause in Jacksonville, NC now includes the Toughman shoot, which is designed to represent the tough skills needed to be a Navy SEAL. Fun activities include a children’s BB gun shoot, fishing, live music, barbecue, and a motorcycle poker run. The event benefits the Navy SEAL Foundation and the Hope for the Warriors non-profit organization.
Sustainable Fare for Sustainable Jersey: A Farm to Table Fundraiser – A truly “green fundraiser” featuring a 7-course meal made from locally grown food, prepared by local chefs and paired with fine wines. The charity event benefited Sustainable Jersey, a non-profit organization that helps municipalities in New Jersey that want to go green and become sustainable.
Dancing Horses Fundraiser – Horse dancing event in Molalla, Oregon raises funds for a walking path and foot bridge alongside a busy highway. Featured attractions are an exhibition by Rancho Tres Potrillos’ dancing Andalusian, Azteca and Friesian horses, a dance performance by Ballet Papalotl, rope tricks, and DJ music.
Drive-In Movie Fundraiser – The Progeria Research Foundation is hosting a showing of the movie “Grease” at the Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In in Round Rock, TX to raise funds for Progeria (premature aging) research.
Rock In the Park Fundraiser – “Rock in the Park” in Norwich, NY benefits the area’s Toys for Tots Drive with a day of live music and fun fundraising activities in a local park.
Splish Splash Pool Party – A fun family-friendly event raising funds for a homeless shelter in Pocatella, ID features a barbecue picnic with live music followed by a fun evening at a local water park.
Pink Tea Luncheon Fundraiser – Raising money for breast cancer screenings at the local hospital in Athens, OH, with a catered luncheon in the Baker University Center Ballroom on the Ohio University campus. The event features a “Pink Market” with offerings from local businesses and sales of specially made Pink Passion flower art. Passion Flowers are the official flower of the city of Athens and are created using recycled metal printing plates hand painted by local artists, then cut and assembled into flower art pieces.
F.U.E.L. Block Party Fundraiser – Downtown block party in Clarksville, TN complete with a silent auction, pony rides, inflatables, games, vendors, and fFresh from the grill hamburger and hot dog lunches. The 6th annual event raised funds for weekend food supplies for hungry schoolchildren.
Hot Dog Fundraiser Nets $83,000 – Parker’s Park Project, started by 4-year old Parker Pustejovsky to honor his fallen firefighter father, raised $83,000 with a hot dog fundraiser to repair the local park and its playground equipment, badly damaged in the fertilizer plant explosion in West, TX that killed his father and 16 other volunteer firefighters.
Wish Jump 2013 – Skydiving fundraiser in Saratoga, NY has people jumping out of a perfectly good airplane as part of a fundraiser for the local chapter of Make-A-Wish. Over the past three years, $58,000 has been raised through Wish Jump.
Hope you enjoed another Fun Raising Friday look at fun fundraising ideas from across the country.