Possible Fundraiser?

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Possible Fundraiser?

Postby denise » Fri Nov 19, 2004 07:00 pm

Has anyone tried selling candles? Or is this something we can even look at doing?? My MIL just had a Home & Garden party and the lady was telling us about the jar candle fundraising they do. She said she is having a sale on the candles in Jan (20% off I think). Depending on the amount we set for sale will determine the amount of $ made. Any thoughts??

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Re : Possible Fundraiser?

Postby mom2tori » Fri Nov 19, 2004 07:57 pm

I don't know anything about fundraising but everyone I know LOVES candels and I think it would raise a good amount of money. Good luck Denise and let me know if I can help with anything, I am in Wisconsin also!!

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Re : Possible Fundraiser?

Postby denise » Fri Nov 19, 2004 09:37 pm

Hey Alissa,
Did you get or see our notice about our Dec 4th meeting? If not, let me know. Are you able to come?

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Re : Possible Fundraiser?

Postby mom2tori » Sat Nov 20, 2004 05:19 am

Yeah I got the notice about the meeting and asked for the day off- I work at Hallmark- and I am scheduled to work until noon/1:00 so now I am not sure if I will be there or not. Hopefully I will make it.

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Re : Possible Fundraiser?

Postby kdreher » Sat Nov 20, 2004 05:39 am

Good idea. At work, one of my coworkers daughters was selling Yankee Candle for fund raising. I don't know the specifics, but you can fund raise with their products. I spent $50..I just love candles.

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Re : Possible Fundraiser?

Postby denise » Sat Nov 20, 2004 06:34 am

Thanks Kris, I think this is something to look into. Most people I know love candles.

Hope to see you there Alissa!

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Re : Possible Fundraiser?

Postby aimeejane » Tue Nov 23, 2004 12:46 am

If this is an approach that interests you, and you know a Partylite Consultant, consider asking them as well! I know my upline did some when I was a consultant, and they were pretty successful.

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Re : Possible Fundraiser?

Postby grace04 » Thu Dec 02, 2004 08:49 am

My mom sells Home & Garden Party and I haev used their candle sales for fundraisers in the past. Last year we raised over $1000 for the Leukemia Society. I would be willing to help with the fundraiser and can connect with my mom to help us if you decide to proceed that route. Let me know!

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Re : Possible Fundraiser?

Postby grace04 » Thu Dec 02, 2004 09:12 am

Okay I just got off the phone with my mom and here is the scoop. In January there is a Candle sale and it's 25% off the retail, take that plus my ( 30% ) discount the Jar Candles sold in January would cost the organization $2.90 a candle instead of the regular $4.00. If we sold them for $6.00 each we would earn $3.10 a candle!! And there's no minimum order. Here's a link to the flier on the sale:

http://www.homeandgardenparty.com/do/do_documents/hgp_documents/candlepromo11-30-04.pdf



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Re : Possible Fundraiser?

Postby denise » Fri Dec 03, 2004 08:04 pm

Thanks Jaime, I actually knew about the 20% off as I just went to a H&G party the other week. We will be discussing possible fundraisers at our meeting. If we decide do pursue something like this, I'll let you know! Thanks!

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