Our best selling cookie dough for the past 3 years
Flower Bulbs are easy to sell in both the spring and fall seasons
Fantastic selection of snacks. Great selection of tasty choices.
The top selling scented wax bars in the best scents
One of the hottest new programs. Sell stylish reusable bags
The best selling Hershey Candy brand variety pack
These are the best selling lollipops in the country
Consider beef snacks instead of chocolate candy bars
The difference between a PTO and PTA is that one is independent and one is part of a national association. But the need for PTO fundraisers is just as great. In this section we explore three different PTO fundraising ideas.
PTO fundraising ideas are endless. Some are far fetched, some original. The most important thing about PTO fundraisers, though, is whether they make the money you budgeted for or not.
The following PTO fundraising ideas are not extremely unique but all have provided proven results. We hope you will spend a few moments and review these suggestions before making a final decision on which PTO fundraiser you choose.
PTO’s offer so much to the schools they serve. We want to help make sure your PTO fundraiser meets or exceeds your expectations.
PTO Fundraising Ideas to consider:
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.
Color Blasters are a fun candy. These swirl lollipops look like a tie-dyed shirt. All of the different flavors are thrown together and you get a unique mixture of color and flavors. Since no two lollipops are exactly the same you get to offer new fresh products each time someone buys one of your fundraising lollipops. There is only a one case minimum.
Frozen cookie dough is one of the best selling fundraising products. Everyone loves freshly baked cookies. This is our best selling cookie dough program because of the retail selling price. You will sell 2 pounds tubs of dough for only $10 each. Shipping is free unless you are in an extreme remote area. And there's no cost to get started.
You have to try our irresistibly sweet and salty chocolate covered pretzel rods! The Rods are dipped in milk chocolate and then rolled in delicious select toppings including crushed candy coated chocolates, toffee, and rainbow sprinkles. The mixture of salty pretzel, sweet chocolate, and toppings is sure to satisfy all cravings! Fall Promotion: 1 Free Case with every 20 cases!
Jack Links Beef Sticks are a great alternative to candy fundraising. The beef sticks meet or exceed most school nutritional standards. The sticks sell for only $1 or $1.50 each. You can purchase as little as 1 case and shipping is absolutely free
Our newest fundraising discount card - the Dinner and Movie Fundraising Card - offers discounts up to 50% at more than 100,000 different restaurants, theatres and movie rental stores for an entire year. Make 60% profit. Free shipping.
Smencils scented pencils made from recycled newspapers are perfect for schools. Each scented pencil sells for $1 and are shipped in cases containing 10 buckets with 50 Smencils in each. Smencils are available in two varieties. Regular Black Lead as well as assorted fun colors. Best of all shipping is FREE!
Yummy Licks are our #1 lollipop. They come in an assortment of all your favorite flavors. Yummy Licks Round lollipops are packaged in cases of 640 lollipops. Inside the case are 8 packages with each package containing 80 lollipops. You will make 50% profit selling just one case. Shipping is FREE.
You might consider selling coffee and tea to raise money. Coffee has been very successful for many types of groups. Your group would sell 10 oz bags of freshly ground coffee for $10 each. There are seven great flavors along with an old fashion gift coffee tin. Coffee sales work best in the fall and winter.
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