Possible Fundraiser?

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Re : Possible Fundraiser?

Postby tahoe4 » Mon Dec 06, 2004 10:20 am

Partylite fundraising is done through the consultant. The consultant that does the party would have to donate their own profits to the charity. Unfortunately proceeds from the party itself does not go towards charity.

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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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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 » 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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