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Our Parent Fundraising Information Letter
Important steps for parents
The parent fundraising information letter is provided in English and Spanish and is placed inside each student packet for larger school wide groups and is emailed as a PDF to smaller group sponsors.
The letter is a summary of what parents need to know about your fundraiser. Remember to ask your students at your kickoff to show it to their parents once they get home.
Your parent letter will include information on the following:
1. Your Brochure
A quick-glance summary of the type of brochure being sold, including a couple of brief description points, is provided at the top of the page.
2. Online Selling
If your fundraiser has an online store, your parents will receive your school ID number to use for our online store.
3. The Fundraiser Purpose
A concise explanation of why the sale is taking place is provided so parents will understand where the money will be used.
4. Each Student's Goal
The student goal is the number of items each student needs to sell in order for the group to reach its financial objective.
5. Steps to Follow
Step by step instructions are provided that allow parents to:
- Complete the order form properly.
- Know who to make checks payable to.
- See when the order forms and money need to be turned in by.
- Understand the procedure for reporting any missing or damaged merchandise.
6. The Prize Program
Your parents will receive a brief explanation of what their students can win and how to qualify for the prize incentives.
7. Additional Incentives
Information may also be provided about any additional incentives being offered.