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Fundraising Ideas

8 Fundraising Ideas you can do

Use one of our fundraising ideas or create your own to help raise funds for Make-A-Wish® Wisconsin. When you are ready to organize your event, just give us a call so we can help you get started.

1. Sporting Event
Recruit teams of people to compete in a sporting event of your choosing (i.e. golf, basketball, softball, bowling).

2. Jeans/Casual Day
Schedule a casual day at your place of work.

3. Sell Make-A-Wish Stars
Sell cut out stars for $1 to employees, vendors,family & friends. Display the stars to show your progress.

4. Bake Sale
Organize a group of co-workers or students to bake delicious goodies to sell in the break room or cafeteria.

5. Tournaments
Create a tournament for any activity or sport such as Baggo, Ladder Ball, Dodge Ball or darts.

6. Holiday Donation
Instead of an office gift exchange consider making a donation to Make-A-Wish Wisconsin instead.

7. Interdepartmental/Friends/Family Competition
Challenge co-workers, fellow classmates, family and friends to a friendly competition like penny wars, selling Make-A-Wish stars, can drives, etc. Whoever does the best wins.

8. Decorating Contest
Hold a holiday decoration, pumpkin carving or office cube decoration contest. People vote by donating to the best design and whoever collects the most is the winner.

Be as creative as you like.

To help guide you in this process, download a copy of our FR - Fundraising Ideas A-Z (PDF 320KB).

Propose an event

Once you’ve got an idea for a fundraising event, please go to the Propose an Event page to download the necessary forms and submit them to Kelsey Rice.

If you have any questions or require additional information organizing a fundraiser for Make-A-Wish, please contact Kelsey Rice at 262.781.4445 x2117, email her at Proposals call also be faxed to 262.781.3736.

Kelsey Rice, Community Outreach Coordinator

11020 West Plank Court, Suite 200
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Phone: 262.781.4445 x2117
Fax: 262.781.3736

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