How do you set up a fundraiser selling katydids candy?


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To set up a fundraiser selling katydids candy go to the Katydids Tin page at Fundraising.com and review descriptive product information, cost per unit to nonprofits and suggested retail price. Scroll down the page and click the How It Works link. Create a unique fundraising page by completing a fundraising organization profile, uploading photos and setting a fundraising goal. Recruit volunteers to help sell tins of katydids, plan out a budget, create promotional materials and accept orders.

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Finding a reliable supplier of quality katydids candy is important for a successful fundraiser. Fundraiser.com offers popular Kathryn Beich Katydids made with milk chocolate, caramel and pecans. Organizations can choose to purchase this candy in tins or boxes, and orders must be a minimum of one case. Each case of candy contains a certain number of units. You can order 12 tins per case or 24 boxes per case, depending on your campaign strategy.

Fundraising.com requires upfront payment for quantities ordered, and you'll need to decide how to budget for this cost. You can create a fundraising committee to assist with budget planning or ask a fundraising consultant for help. Decide how much money your organization needs to raise so you'll have an idea of how many units of candy to order. Design eye-catching fliers and posters to advertise your fundraiser, and place them in strategic places such as community bulletin boards. Contact local newspapers, radio and TV stations and inform them about your fundraiser.

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