Fun Raising Friday

So I thought I’d start a new series called Fun Raising Friday where I point out some fun fundraising ideas that non-profit groups, schools and churches are doing to raise funds. Its always good to see what other fundraisers are doing that are fun and unique ideas for raising funds.

Fun fundraising ideas

This Week’s Fun Fundraising Ideas:

Elementary School Harlem Shake Video – Kids celebrate a successful Pennies For Patients cancer fundraiser by everybody dressing up and doing the Harlem Shake.

Transportation Trivia Night – Portland bike group does a fun fundraiser to raise money for a Community Cycling Center by organizing team competition in tavern.

Spring Fest Fundraiser – Horsepower For Kids hosts a fun event with pony rides, hayrides, train rides, face painting, a bounce house, farm animals, Easter egg hunt, games and prizes.

FEW Kids On The Block – Chicago foodies enjoy gourmet five-course dinner and five specialty cocktails to raise funds for the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

Scalping Fundraiser – Cute twist on a Locks Of Love event with an American Indian ghost in full battle regalia organizing the scalping (ponytail snipping).

BreastFest Cancer Fundraiser – Athens, Georgia group holds music festival at local brewery with beer tasting, tons of activities and a kids carnival.

Cops vs. Kids Basketball Tournament – Police Athletic League holds cancer fundraiser basketball games plus an Old Navy teen fashion show between games featuring local models.

Play It Forward –  Louisiana Bayou Country Children’s Museum holds Casino Night fundraiser to cap 14 years of fundraising for the new museum opening soon.

Snowball Run Fundraiser – Costumed contestants in Nevada run a 5k race on snowshoes to raise funds for a nonprofit ski and snowboard program for kids while dodging snowballs and other obstacles.

Spring Gala Toga Party –  Local theater group holds a “A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum” event theme complete with togas and gladiator costumes.

Well, that’s all the fun fundraisers for this week. Hope you enjoyed them as much as I did!