A Guide to Hershey Fundraising

You may think that Hershey fundraising is some of the most automatic and easy fundraisings out there, and that’s certainly true.

But so many fundraising teams don’t take full advantage of all the ways they can use Hershey fundraising to their advantage, and that results in lower sales and profits than what they could have if they just had some better marketing ideas.

You’re lucky to have chosen a product that practically sells itself, so why not make the most of it by maximizing your profits at every turn? One of the biggest mistakes people make with Hershey chocolate fundraising is simply not having their product with them when the fundraising opportunity arises.

Chocolate is not something you take orders for weeks in advance; people want to have their snack exactly when they think about it. The easiest way to make good sales and profits is to have your carrier with you at all times during the day. Even if you are not actively fundraising at the time, people will see the carrier and ask you about it. Many times this translates into sales you hadn’t even counted on.

Hershey fundraising is easy when you incorporate it into your day. Whether you work in an office, a school, or anywhere else, everyone takes a lunch break. Being in the right place at the right time is how you create your own luck.

Hang around the break room at lunchtime, and give people a better alternative to whatever’s in the vending machine. For kids, after school is a perfect time to get Hershey fundraising rolling. No matter what your situation or circumstances, it’s a good idea to be ready for anything, and you can make the most of your candy fundraiser by being the person who is there with the Hershey’s candy bars when people are in the mood for a snack.

Band scratch card

Virtually every school band depends on band fundraising for its very existence. More and more bands are opting to use scratch cards for their band fundraiser. Part of the reason is the amount of money that bands need to raise. Scratch card fundraisers offer a simple, easy to handle fundraising option perfect for bands.

What You Should Know

Here is an example of the coupon page you give to the people as a “Thank You” for participating. You can also create a custom coupon hand out with your town’s unique businesses.
As you can see from the profit chart below the lowest profit percentage you will make from using scratch cards for fundraisers is 70%. There are, however, price breaks that can increase your profit percentage. The more cards you purchase the higher your profit potential for each card. The profits and profit percentages show are based on successfully having all 50 dots scratched off on your scratch card:

Profit and Cost

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Cards Bought Cost Per Card Each Card Raises Your Profit $ Your Profit %
100 $10.00 $100.00 $9,000 90%
25 $12.00 $100.00 $2,200 88%
10 $15.00 $100.00 $850 85%
1 min. $30.00 $100.00 $70 70%
$10 Simple Snacks

Our new Simple Snacks Fundraiser offers 14 of today’s most popular snacks.  An amazing yet simple selection of premium quality snacks including nuts, trail mix, popcorn, gummy bears, and sour gummy worms.  We have combined the most popular and highest selling snack items to create a fundraiser that will help you reach your fundraising goals. Our Simple Snacks fundraiser has no upfront cost.  Let us know how many participants you have, and we’ll send 1 order-taker for each of them at no charge.

What You Should Know

Our Simple Snacks fundraiser offers 50% profit on every item. You sell each snack bag for $10 so that is $5 profit on every item! This is an easy fundraising idea for all types of groups. Whether you have 5 sellers or 500 we have helped thousands of groups meet their fundraising goals.

If you sell less than 150 bags of snacks, there is a $65 shipping fee which will affect your total profit. Orders of 150 or more bags of snacks will qualify you for FREE shipping.

Profit and Cost

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Cases Bought Free Shipping Profit %
10 plus YES 50%
1 to 9 No 50%
Wrestling scratch card

Wrestling fundraising is quite often reflective of its sport and more of an individual project. But scratch off fundraising is a terrific way for either teams or individual wrestlers to meet their financial needs.  Each scratch card raises $100 and can be imprinted with up to three lines of custom text to customize your card.

What You Should Know

Here is an example of the coupon page you give to the people as a “Thank You” for participating. You can also create a custom coupon hand out with your town’s unique businesses.

As you can see from the profit chart below the lowest profit percentage you will make from using scratch cards for fundraisers is 70%. There are, however, price breaks that can increase your profit percentage. The more cards you purchase the higher your profit potential for each card. The profits and profit percentages show are based on successfully having all 50 dots scratched off on your scratch card.

Profit and Cost

  • In-hand products
  • Free shipping
  • Start in under a minute
Cards Bought Cost Per Card Each Card Raises Your Profit $ Your Profit %
100 $10.00 $100.00 $9,000 90%
25 $12.00 $100.00 $2,200 88%
10 $15.00 $100.00 $850 85%
1 min. $30.00 $100.00 $70 70%
Beef Sticks Fundraiser Image

Jack Link’s Beef Sticks are a great alternative to candy fundraising. The beef sticks meet or exceed most school nutritional standards. The sticks sell for only $2 each. You can purchase as little as one case and shipping is absolutely free.

What You Should Know

Jack Link’s profits are determined based on the number of cases that you sell. Below you can take a look at the profit chart:

Profit and Cost

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Product Cost Per Case Profit %
Beef Sticks $200.00 50%
Squatch Sticks $120.00 50%
Basketball scratch card

If you are looking for a basketball fundraiser that your team and it’s supporters will enjoy, basketball scratch cards is it! With eye-catching graphics and game-like premise, scratch card fundraising will score big points with everyone!

What You Should Know

Here is an example of the coupon page you give to the people as a “Thank You” for participating. You can also create a custom coupon hand out with your town’s unique businesses.

The lowest profit percentage you will make from using scratch cards for fundraisers is 70%. However,  the more cards you purchase the higher your profit potential for each card, due to volume price breaks. The profits and profit percentages shown are based on successfully having all 50 dots scratched off on your scratch card.

Profit and Cost

  • In-hand products
  • Free shipping
  • Start in under a minute
Cards Bought Cost Per Card Each Card Raises Your Profit $ Your Profit %
100 $10.00 $100.00 $9,000 90%
25 $12.00 $100.00 $2,200 88%
10 $15.00 $100.00 $850 85%
1 min. $30.00 $100.00 $70 70%
Papa Johns Fundraising Pizza Discount Cards

How many people do you know that clip Papa Johns pizza coupons? Consider selling Papa Johns fundraiser cards then. The cards are custom designed for your group. Contact your local Papa Johns and negotiate a Buy One Get One Free pizza offer. The cards are easy to sell and offer great value.

What You Should Know

Our Papa John’s Coupons Fundraising Cards offer some of the highest profits for groups of all sizes. Even if you purchase the 75 card minimum you will make 70% profit or $7.00 on each card sold. Take a look at the profit chart below to see exactly how much money you can make:

Profit and Cost

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# of Cards Cost Per Card FREE Cards Profit
75 min $3 0 $525
100 $3 20 $900
200 $3 50 $1,900
300 $3 75 $2,850
400 $3 100 $3,800
1000 $3 300 $10,000

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Volleyball Fundraising

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Raising Money for a Mission Trip

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Middle School Fundraising Ideas

Middle school years can be challenging when it comes to fundraising. At these grade levels, parents are typically not as involved as they were in elementary school and the students themselves aren’t as excited about clubs or sports teams as they will be in high school. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t great middle school Read More »

PTA Fundraising Ideas

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Private School Fundraising Ideas

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Happy high school fundraising

High School marks a transition in a lot of things for students. They are obviously growing older and discovering who they are and what things interest them. There is a big increase in autonomy and personal responsibility. There is also a big transition in the types of fundraisers that the students do. Having moved away Read More »

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We’ve helped with people fundraisers for more than 10 years now and it’s truly amazing how many people start out their thought process so sure they need unique fundraising ideas if they are going to raise money. There will be none of those same old fundraisers for them. I can hear them saying why would Read More »

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