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Goodies & Gifts Online

Goodies & Gifts Online

Raise money without using order forms, collecting and counting money, or receiving product deliveries. Goodies & Gifts Online offers over 500 items like cookies, snacks, candles, jewelry, kitchenware, and more! Fundraise without asking your participants to sell face to face. View product categories

Once participants register online, they can invite friends and family to shop at your store. Learn more

You make a profit off every item sold. Your profit percentage is determined by how many total items your group sells:

Items Sold Group Profit
1-9 25%
10-29 30%
30-49 35%
50+ 40%

7 Online Fundraising Advantages

Prize Program

Boost your sales. Add a cash or prize incentive.

Product Details

  • Profit: 25-40%
  • Average Price: $17
  • Delivery: Items deliver to the buyer.

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What Our Customers Say

5

Offered a nice variety from dips to houseware items. Overall, the products were nice but some could have been better quality. For example, I was wasn’t impressed with the coffee variety pack but enjoyed the dips.

Shirley Azbell - Teacher
Lambert High School
Raised:
$1,858.50
5

Awesome, thank you so much! It was great and easy to work with you. I will definitely suggest you to next year's sophomore class for a fundraiser!

Karen Strope - Class Advisor
Greenwich High School
Raised:
$895.00
5

Clay was very easy to communicate with, and I enjoyed every aspect of this experience. Highly recommend.

Jonathan Reimers - Assistant Principal
Temple Christian Academy
Raised:
$3,507.00
5

It was great! A win/win for everyone involved!

Ryan Triece - Business Educator
Eaglecrest High School
Raised:
$4,151.50
5

They were with us every step of the way. Any question I had was answered promptly through email. We will use this company again.

Janet Cervenka - Class Advisor
La Grange High School
Raised:
$1,647.00
5

Convenient, easy, and profitable!

Ryan Triece - Business Educator
Eaglecrest High School
Raised:
$4,151.50
5

I had no issues working with this amazing team. Again, the reps were responsive and flexible in working with me and my students. I would work with them again.

Richard Sells - Teacher
Freeport High School
Raised:
$754.00
5

Easy and prompt service follow up was great. Returned emails quickly. We sold only online and this was perfect for us because of the corona virus.

Andrew Peters - Financial Secretary
Knights of Peter Claver Council 127
Raised:
$1,765.00
5

The products were great. We did a multi product spring catalog. Unfortunately our sales were not that great.

Brandi Harper - Secretary
Bluff Ridge Primary School
Raised:
$2,585.00
5

The sales reps are fast to respond and get the fundraiser up and running. They did a great job responding to our needs. The products were excellent and arrived in a timely manner as well.

Richard Sells - Teacher
Freeport High School
Raised:
$754.00
5

This fundraiser worked well for Kingston Catholic. 100% on-line, with very little work on the part of the school.

Jill Albert - Principal
Kingston Catholic School
Raised:
$3,401.00
5

Online with direct shipping worked great. We would have liked to offered cookie dough but didnt want to have to deliver or get pick up etc.

Brook Cannady - Team Mom
NC Dominators Softball
Raised:
$604.00
5

This was a very easy fundraiser to hold. Everything was done online and if I had any questions, I received a quick response. Recommend!

Katie Allison - Cheer Sponsor
Brazos Middle School
Raised:
$1,646.00
4

The product worked well because of the wide variety of options/products. The shipping costs seemed high and I feel this caused some people not to purchase product.

Angie Turner - Sponsor
East Pennsboro High School Swim Team
Raised:
$699.00
5

Loved the variety of products to choose from!

Janet Cervenka - Class Advisor
La Grange High School
Raised:
$1,647.00
Questions about Goodies & Gifts Online?

How it Works

How do we raise money?

Groups raise money when supporters buy items from their online store. Once participants register, they can invite family and friends to shop. Invitations go out via social media, text, and/ or email and groups receive a profit off every sale.

Your online store will include additional items not found in the brochure.

Do participants need to register?

Registration is the best way to promote a Goodies & Gifts Online fundraiser. It's also a very effective way to get your participants engaged in your cause.

Prior to completing the registration process, participants will be required to enter their email address. This is needed so we can send them their personalized online store link. All email addresses are kept confidential and are only used for fundraising purposes.

Once participants are registered, they’ll be able to share their unique link using text, social media, and/ or email.

As people click on a link, the participant’s name appears at the top of the page. This will help make it recognizable to visitors. For example, “Thank you for supporting John Doe with ABC High School Band!”

As the sponsor, you can track both individual and group sales progress. Besides dollars raised, you’ll be able to see the number of social shares and emails sent out by your sellers.

Getting participants to register is key to your success. You can enhance sales by setting individual seller goals based on your group’s needs.

(Use the ‘Calculate Your Profit’ calculator at the top of the page to determine your profit)

Be sure to track your fundraiser progress and remind participants to invite people to your store. This will help your participants reach their goal.

Registered participants will also be eligible to earn credit towards prizes. We encourage groups to supplement the prize program we offer with additional incentives.

Do we get our own link?

There are 2 ways to promote your store:

  1. Registration: By default, you’ll receive your group ID number. Participants will need it to register, obtain their unique link, and then share it with others using social media, text, and/ or email.
  2. Direct Link: Or, as an option we can create 1 unique group link that would bypass the registration process. Everyone would be able to share this link with their friends and family.

By promoting a direct link, you would only be able to track sales as a group, not by individual sellers. You would also not be able to use our prize programs.

Online Ship to Group Orders

Another limitation with a single store link is getting items to online customers who choose the ‘ship to group’ option. Normally when participants register and send out their own unique links and customers make a purchase, orders are automatically tied to a particular seller.

Any items then ship to the group already packed inside the seller’s box with their other brochure items. Participants then deliver these items to their customers.

But with the single link option, you will need to let any ‘ship to group’ buyers know to pick up their order because it won’t be associated with any seller.

Is money collected with each order?

No in person ordering or money collection takes place. Participants generate sales when the people they invite buy items from your store.

Can participants track their own sales?

Yes, participants will be able to log into their portal anytime and see their sales updates.

Are there any fees?

There are no setup fees or costs to run a Goodies & Gifts Online fundraiser.

Can participants earn prizes?

Incentivizing your participants can improve sales. We offer 2 prize program options:

  1. Cash
  2. Prizes

We email your prize flyer to you before your kickoff. Be sure to forward it to your participants and discuss. It’s important that you continue to promote your prizes throughout your sale. This will keep your group motivated.

After your sale is over, we add the total cash amount to your profit check. Or, if you choose a traditional prize plan, we ship your prizes to your group address.

You’ll receive access to your sales reports showing your participants names and how much they sold. Prizes are shipped with a reference list that matches prizes with participants.

There is no cost to the group for our prize programs.

Do participants get a brochure to show?

Because this is an online fundraiser there are no brochures. Before your sale, we email you the steps to get started to pass onto your sellers.

How soon can we start?

After you submit our start a fundraiser form you’ll receive an agreement to sign. It will then take at least 3-5 business days to process your order and set up your store.

Once we send you your participant registration instruction steps, your store is live. We recommend that you have an official kickoff meeting so everyone starts at the same time.

If you can't meet in person, consider using an online communication technology. Examples include Zoom, Cisco Webex, GoToMeeting and Google Hangouts.

How long is the fundraiser?

By default, we set your end date 2 weeks after your start date. You can always change your end date. Simply let us know before your sale ends.

Or let us know up front when you would like your store to close.

Do you only work with schools?

No, we work with non-school groups as well. Examples include church groups, sports leagues, and dance organizations.

Can we use more than 1 store at a time?

No. You must choose 1 store. For example, Goodies & Gifts Online cannot be run at the same time as ‘Popcornopolis Online’. You can always run a second online fundraiser after the first one is over.

Do you only work with groups?

Yes. Your group must have at least 5 participants.

Making Sales

Is there a minimum order?

There are no minimum order requirements.

Can we track our sales?

Before your Goodies & Gifts Online sale you'll receive access to your online store dashboard. You’ll be able to see who’s registered, as well as email and social share activity. And of course, sales progress.

How do we receive our money?

Your profit check is processed within 15 business days of the close of your store. If also using ‘ship to group’, checks are processed within 15 business days of the close of your store or within 5 business days of shipment, whichever is later.

What is our profit?

Your profit percentage is based on how many items your group sells:

Items Sold Profit
1-9 25%
10-29 30%
30-49 35%
50+ 40%

(For a quick estimate on how many items you may sell, multiply the number of participants in your group by 5)

You receive 70% of online donations.

Can we accept donations?

Yes, by default we will set your Goodies & Gifts Online store up to accept donations. You make 70% of the donated amount. You have the option to turn this feature off when logged into your portal.

Donations do not count towards items sold when determining group profit.

Can buyers credit more than 1 participant?

Yes. Buyers can choose to support more than 1 participant. Before continuing to the store, supporters would need to select a participant. Then choose the ‘Support another seller’ link to add another participant.

However, participants themselves need to register individually. Each participant has their own login and sharing options.

What about sales tax?

Customers do not currently pay any sales tax for online orders.

Shipping

How soon do orders ship out?

Orders generally ship within 3 business days after purchase.

Where do orders ship to?

Product ships from our Indiana warehouse to all lower 48 states. All items ship direct to the buyer.

Who pays the shipping fee?

Customers pay a shipping fee at checkout to have their order shipped direct to them. Free shipping on all orders over $99.

Order Amount Shipping Cost
$0-$10 $7.99
$10.01-$20 $9.99
$20.01-$30 $11.49
$30.01-$40 $12.99
$40.01-$50 $14.49
$50.01-$99 $15.99
$99.01 and up Free

Ship to Group Option

To help cover shipping fees for your online customers, you can add a ‘ship to group’ option to your store. People can then choose to pay a shipping fee and have items delivered to them, or pay a 5% processing fee and have their order shipped to your group.

For example, a $50 order would be charged an additional $2.50 ($50 x 5% = $2.50). The total cost for the order would therefore be $52.50.

We then combine all ‘ship to group’ orders and ship them to your location after your sale is over.

'Ship to group' is not automatically included as part of a Goodies & Gifts Online sale. Thus you will need to let us know if you want this option included. You can do so by putting "Add ship to group" in the comments section before you submit your start a fundraiser form.

How are product issued handled?

For questions about orders, customers will be instructed to either submit a ticket online or call into customer service.