Workplace Philanthropy: Brownies to Fund Your Holiday Giving
Times are tough for everyone! Many are being tempted to cut back on their giving activities. That includes companies who are trying to make ends meet and trying to avoid the next round of lay offs. It is especially bad in my home state of GA where the current unemployment rate is 10+%. All this comes at a time when the need is the greatest.
A while back I wrote a post on Meal Baskets for Families in Need as a good way for companies to make a difference in the community. Well... now is the time for companies to start planning for their holiday giving.
Turn the 3:00 Munchies into a Fundraising Opportunity
Today's idea is to help fund these efforts in these tight times. My idea is to have a bake sale to raise funds for those holiday turkeys, gift trees and extraneous supplies that go with those holiday giving programs.
What you need:
4 or 5 fellow employees to make one batch of cookies or brownies. Ziplock Bags or Clear Plastic Wrap (to wrap up single servings of the items to be sold) Cash box with change 2 volunteers to man the sale table for a set period of time Flyers (Download Bake sale flyer or make up one of your own)