Educational fundraisers are a great way to tackle budget shortfalls and give students (and teachers) the building and materials that they deserve. Why are educational fundraisers such an important part of schools today?
They Teach Confidence
Students gain many valuable leadership skills and confidence through selling school fundraiser products. Whether your school is selling some of our delicious food fundraising products or hosting a talent show, selling a product teaches kids how to think through the sales process and reach their goals. Help your student develop their pitch and they’ll learn how to refine it over time to better match the person they’re talking to—a valuable life skill!
Learn True Teamwork
Teamwork is essential in the classroom and in the “real world” later on, so getting teamwork skills early on is very important. Educational fundraisers require children to work with each other, their parents, and teachers to meet their overall goal. Learning to compromise and share ideas instead of insisting on having it their way will greatly help your children throughout their lives.
Understanding How Important Communities Are
Volunteering and understanding the importance of community are critical for communities (and the country). Teaching your students why the community is important and how the community can help the school meet its goals is important. Students will understand that the school is just one part of the community, like a church, business, or other organization, and that all of the parts become one whole that works together for common good. These skills are more important now than ever, so teach them early on!
Claire’s Gourmet Keeps Fundraising Fun!
If you are looking for a way to help your children and the organizations they are involved in develop 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.