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5 Things that Make a Smencil Fundraiser Unique

By Clay Boggess on May 16, 2014
5 Things that Make a Smencil Fundraiser Unique

Why smencil sales help schools stand out.

It’s hard to find a product that stands out as different but is also in demand. Many groups are oversaturating the market with specific product lines that have been on the market for years.

They know these products have historically sold well, but since so many organizations still use them, they often appear repetitive and boring to the average buyer.

Some products are rare but don’t sell because people don’t want them. On the other hand, smencils offer the best combination of both. So what makes a smencil fundraiser unique?

1. Kept Fresh with Biodegradable Packaging

To maintain a high level of fragrance, every smencil comes in its own corn-based biodegradable plastic freshness tube. Even the packaging is good for the environment.

2. Smencils Aren’t Candy

Don’t let the fragrances fool you. They may smell like a candy fundraiser, but they don’t come with the same drawbacks because they’re sugar-free, have no calories, and don’t melt. They’re not meant to be eaten, but just in case, smencils are non-toxic and lead-free.

3. No Sales Competition from Retail Stores

People can’t find smencils in retail stores, and that’s good for fundraising because people can only buy them through organizations that need to raise money. You need to make sure that your students are out-showing them.

4. Smencil Fundraisers Enhance Recycling Awareness

Students do not often get to sell something that’s actually good for the environment. As they approach neighbors, family, and friends, this is one of the essential benefits that they get to share.

5. Smencils Meet Rigorous Safe Standards

According to, smencils have been tested extensively and meet the rigorous standards established by CPSIA, which stands for Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act. Ordinary pencils can’t make this claim.

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Author Bio Clay Boggess, Author

Clay Boggess has been designing fundraising programs for schools and various nonprofit organizations throughout the US since 1999. He’s helped administrators, teachers, and outside support entities such as PTAs and PTOs raise millions of dollars. Clay is an owner and partner at Big Fundraising Ideas.

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