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Christmas Fundraising Ideas for Schools

Christmas Fundraising Ideas for Schools

The holiday season is a great time for schools to organize fundraising activities that can help fund essential programs and events. With so many options out there, it can be challenging to choose the right one for your school. In this post, we'll explore some traditional and unconventional Christmas fundraising ideas for schools.

Traditional Fundraising Ideas

I. Christmas Bake Sale

Bake sales are a classic way to raise funds for schools. During the holiday season, you can add a festive twist by offering gingerbread cookies and hot cocoa. Encourage parents and teachers to contribute their favorite holiday recipes for a diverse selection of treats.

II. Christmas Tree Sale

Christmas trees are a staple of the holiday season. By organizing a Christmas tree sale, you can provide a valuable service to your community while raising funds for your school. Reach out to local tree farms to arrange bulk purchases at a discounted rate.

III. Gift Wrapping Service

Many people struggle with wrapping gifts during the busy holiday season. By offering a gift wrapping service, your school can raise funds while providing a convenient service to busy shoppers. Encourage students, parents, and teachers to volunteer as gift wrappers.

Unconventional Fundraising Ideas

I. Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest

An ugly Christmas sweater contest is a fun and festive way to raise funds for your school. Encourage students and faculty to wear their tackiest holiday attire and charge an entry fee. Consider offering prizes for the most creative or outrageous sweaters.

II. Christmas Caroling

Gather a group of talented singers and organize a Christmas caroling event. You can perform at local businesses and events and collect donations. Consider making it a fun competition by awarding prizes for the most donations received.

III. Holiday Movie Night

Organize a holiday movie night at your school, complete with hot cocoa and snacks. You can charge admission and encourage students and faculty to bring blankets and pillows for a cozy viewing experience.

Key Takeaways

While traditional and unconventional fundraising ideas have their merits, they can difficult or time consuming to organize and costly to execute. One option that stands out for schools seeking a reliable, effective, and enjoyable way to raise funds during the holiday season is a coffee fundraiser.

With our coffee fundraiser program, you can offer high-quality, sustainably and ethically sourced, freshly roasted coffee to your supporters while earning a 40% margin on every sale. Plus, our program comes with no upfront costs, hidden fees, or shipping charges, making it a risk-free and hassle-free way to raise funds for your school.

Why Coffee Fundraising is the Best Choice for Your School

Whether your supporters are coffee connoisseurs or just enjoy a daily cup, our coffee fundraiser is sure to please. Here are some reasons why coffee fundraising is the best choice for your school's Christmas fundraising needs:

I. Coffee is widely loved and enjoyed daily by 3 in 4 Americans! Whether your supporters are coffee connoisseurs or just enjoy a daily cup, our coffee fundraiser is sure to please.

II. With a 40% margin, our program is a fast and easy way to raise funds for your school's activities and projects.

III. All of our coffees are 100% specialty-grade Arabica (the highest grade there is) and roasted to order in small batches. Your supporters will enjoy the freshest coffee possible!

IV. We offer a variety of single-origin coffees, including decaf, and make all coffees available whole bean or ground, ensuring there's something for everyone.

V. Our program has no upfront costs, hidden fees, or other catches. Shipping is complimentary. There's no risk to you. Plus, in addition to other initiatives, we donate 1% of our gross annual sales to environmental nonprofits. Raise money. Share great coffee. Make a difference.


While traditional and unconventional fundraising ideas can be effective in raising funds during the holiday season, they can be difficult to organize and execute, costing you valuable time and money. Our coffee fundraiser program is an excellent option for schools seeking a reliable, enjoyable, and profitable way to raise funds. Your supporters will love the coffee and your school will benefit from a profitable fundraising campaign.

Click here to learn more, read answers to FAQs, and request a copy of our program brief. We're looking forward to partnering with you!

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