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Fun Ideas For Raising Food and Funds
- Courtesy of the Oregon Food Bank
Organize pledge drives. Ask family and friends to pledge money if you walk a specific distance.
Skip lunch on certain days and donate the cost of lunch. A class of students that usually has cocoa and cookies on Friday, instead had a symbolic snack raising $150 for Oregon Food Bank.
Recycle your junk at a sale - One person's junk is another's treasure.
Sponsor bake sales or cakewalks.
Hold taco, pizza, or chili feeds.
Organize salad, soup and potato bars.
Sponsor an ice-cream social.
Hold a potluck.
Initiate a book sale.
Organize a silent auction.
Auction your managers at a "walk-an-hour-in-my-shoes" auction.
Create a pop-can collection station.
Sponsor a craft bazaar.
Collect food and funds at events like film festivals, basketball games, mini-marathons, etc.
Place donation jars and food bins near break rooms, copiers and fax machines.
Bag it. Sponsor a brown-bag lunch. Ask staff to donate the cost of a lunch. Or ask people to donate a lunch bag full of nonperishable foods.
Generate pyramid power. Have teams build a pyramid of food. Or ask teams to bring foods representing the nutritional food pyramid.
Have groups or teams donate a meal.