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Candles have long been a traditional fundraiser for many groups. The warmth of the flame and cozy fragrance make candles an easy item to sell. Since there is no upfront cost and no minimum order any size group can sell our candles.
We hope you'll watch our video to learn a little more.
We want to give you all of the information you need to know about candle fundraisers so you can make the most informed decision and have the least stressful time raising money. Below we will cover all of the details you should be aware of.
Review Posted by: Kiska Johnson - (August 19 2014)
Excellent customer service. Easy to do and the candles came in way before time! Awesome!
Review Posted by: Cold-Fire Accapella - (June 05 2014)
Thanks so much Kari!! The candles came in so quick! The candles smell and look amazing! We love them, and if we do another fundraiser, we will definitely be going through you again! Thank you sooo much!!
What you need to know about candle fundraising:
Candle fundraising is one of the most popular ways for groups to raise money. So many people enjoy candles in their home and office which means you have a natural market for these products.
Candles can add color, ambience and warmth to any room or office. They also make great gift items. Just think of all the occasions when candles can be the perfect gift. Think about holding your sale to coincide with Christmas, Mother's Day, Valentine's Day. To increase sales make sure you tell potential customers that candles make perfect birthday gifts as well. Can you see the sales opportunities?
How does a candle fundraiser work?
Candle fundraisers fit into a category called brochure or catalog sales. Basically that means that we provide a full color brochure, order form and cash collection envelope for each member of your group. They use those materials to sell candles with.
Your members show the brochures to friends, family and others and ask them to purchase candles. They'll take orders and collect payment. We suggest they sell for around 2 weeks.
At the end of your sale you collect everyone's order forms and tally both your orders and money together and you are ready to place your order.
You are not buying anything to start your sale. You only buy the candles that were already sold so there's no excess inventory risk or need to lay out any money.
How much does it cost to get started:
There is absolutely no upfront cost to get started. We will provide everything you need to start your fundraiser including brochures, order forms and cash collection envelopes. You don't even pay to have those materials shipped to you.
Your cost comes at the end of your sale when you order the candles you've sold. By then you will have collected the retail price of the candles and you can use part of that money to pay for your order. So there's no upfront cost and therefore no risk to try a candle sale.
Low Price Guarantee
We offer a low price guarantee on all of our candle fundraisers. Not only do we offer the best candle fundraising ideas we also insure that you are making the most money possible with our guarantee. If you find the identical candles available for a lower price we will match the lower offer.
There is no cost to start our candle fundraisers. You will make 50% profit on each and every item you sell. Take a look at the great candles on this page, choose your favorite and get started today.
Minimums, Packaging and Shipping
There is actually no minimum order on any of our candle lines. If you sell only one candle we will ship you one candle.
Although there is no real minimum we charge a shipping and handling fee of $65 if you sell less than 150 candles. Once you've sold 150 items we pay 100% of the cost of shipping. Obviously it pays to make sure you can sell 150 items or more to maximize your results.
Three of the candle lines offer candles in glass jars. The jars are packaged in individual boxes which are then placed in larger heavy cardboard boxes for shipping. Be aware that candles are heavy and fragile.
Our newest addition to our candle line is called Magic Melts. Those are wickless wax fragrance bars that you melt in candle warmers. The best known manufacturer of a similar product is Scentsy.
When you're ready to get started:
We offer 4 different candle lines. Earth Candles are the most popular because of the depth of the line. We offer Journey of Faith candles for church and Christian groups. Our newest glass jar candle is called Quote Candles. They have secular inspirational themes on the labels so they have broad appeal. And finally we have a brand new line of wickless wax fragrance bars called Magic Melts.
You'll find much more detail on each product page so we won't review all of those details here. But they all work the same.
When you're ready to get started you simply go to the product page and click on the Get Started button. We will ask for some basic information about your group and contact info. We'll ask how many brochures you'll need and when you want to get started. And that's it. We will send all your materials out within a day or two. When you get your brochures you are ready to go.
Why should I buy candles from Easy Fundraising Ideas:
Easy Fundraising Ideas helps more groups throughout the country than most any other company. So we know what types of candles are selling well and which aren't. You will find the best options available on this page.
The fact of the matter is that you can choose lots of companies to help with your fundraiser. We believe, though, that we are the best option and our customers will tell you that. That's why we offer testimonials from actual candle fundraising groups. You can see what they say before you decide.
Our candles are manufactured here in the U.S.A. by Heritage Candles. Here's what they say about themselves:
"We are a family-owned business that is passionate about great candles, our wonderful customers and our partner programs. We pride ourselves on using the finest candle making ingredients available today to make hand poured candles that are: Highly Fragrant • Long Burning • Affordably Priced"
We have partnered with other candle producers in the past but none have ever been as dependable as Heritage. Their quality is outstanding and they treat each order as if it were the most special order they ever received.
August's most popular Candle fundraisers
Earth fundraising candles are a great way to raise money with no upfront money. You offer a terrific selection of candles in all the most popular scents. You make 50% profit on every candle you sell. You can even qualify for free shipping. We provide free brochures for each member of your group and all the materials you need to hold your candle sale.
Quote fundraising candles are our newest and most exciting new fundraising candles. They are a great way to raise money with no upfront money. Each candle label comes with an inspiring quote. You make 50% profit on every candle you sell. You can even qualify for free shipping. We provide free brochures for each member of your group and all the materials you need to hold your candle fundraiser.
If you are a faith-based group and want to sell candles then consider our Journey in Faith candle line. This is our newest candle line for faith-based groups. We provide free candle brochures to pre sell the candles so there is not need for upfront cash.
The newest addition to our candle fundraisers. Magic Melts are highly scented wickless wax bars that you melt in candle warmers. There's no cost to start this fundraiser. Make 50% profit. You can even qualify for free shipping.
We'd like to introduce you to Magic Melts. It's the best way to take advantage of the popularity of wickless candles. You will be selling packages that include 6 large fragrance bars for only $4 per package. There are 10 wonderful scents to choose from. Each case comes with 80 packages of Magic Melts so total sales per case will be $320.
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