What Can Children Learn From Fundraising?

What Can Children Learn From Fundraising?

Fundraising can be a great way for children to learn important life skills!

Not all lessons can be taught inside of a classroom. In the case of children, it can be extremely beneficial for them to learn things first-hand on their own. A fundraiser can be an excellent way to teach children important life-skills. These skills will benefit them as they grow older. That being said, here are a few things children can hopefully learn by participating in a fundraiser!

The Importance Of Setting Goals In Life

The most successful people in the world are the ones who are always setting goals for themselves. This is because they always have something to work towards because they know what they know what they want to accomplish in the future. If your child is participating in a fundraiser, have them set goals for it! It could be in regards to how much money they want to raise or the number of products they hope to sell. By doing so, the children will be more motivated and work harder at the fundraiser.

How To Be A Team Player

The most successful fundraisers have a strong team behind them. If a child wants to raise the most amount of money possible at their fundraiser, they need to realize they have to rely on their peers. Everyone in the world has different skills sets, and each member of a team brings something different to the table. By participating in a team fundraiser, a child should hopefully learn how to work with others and what it means to be a team player.  

Business Skills

It is important that children get introduced to money at some point. Children to know how to count currency. Fundraisers also teach children customer service skills. A fundraiser can help a child learn the importance of making eye contact, smiling, and speaking clearly.

Claire’s Gourmet Keeps Fundraising Fun!

If you are looking for a way to help your children and the organizations they are involved in developing fundraising strategies, hosting a fundraiser with Claire’s Gourmet is a great way to do so. We are happy to help you every step of the way, from choosing the delicious products to sell to planning the fundraiser, to keeping track of your progress online, we have you covered. We have been working in schools and organizations since 1969 to offer high-quality products like gourmet desserts, pizza, popcorn, and sweet treats that sell themselves and help you meet your fundraising goals. For more information on our fundraising programs, visit us online or give us a call at 800-359-1919. For more fun fundraising tips, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest.

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