Fundraising Ideas

SAVE chapters across the country have many violence prevention activities that they undertake each year. Whether they are creating awareness posters, conducting a service project, ordering educational materials for an upcoming event, or hosting a SAVE speaker, some activities require funds. Be sure to check out the fundraising section of the Essentials Toolkit for other fundraising strategies.
  • Rock-A-Thon
  • Fruit sales
  • Candy sales – lollipops, chocolate bars
  • Bake sales – at school or community events
  • Car wash
  • Doughnut sales
  • Sell T-shirts, awareness bands, ribbons, etc.
  • Sell flowers
  • Raffles
  • Flamingo fundraiser – put tacky object in yards of people you know, remove for money donation
  • Yard Sale
  • Hold a SAVE or Peace Dance
  • Hold a Spaghetti Dinner
  • Sponsor a raffle with prizes donated by local businesses
  • Make Peace bracelets or SAVE bracelets
  • Sell bricks to build a permanent structure (kids get to write on/decorate their brick)
  • Hold a Craft fair
  • Conduct a silent auction
  • Sponsor a Talent Show
  • Bowl-a-thon
  • Carnival
  • Sell Candy Grahams
  • Work concessions at an arena or sporting event