Archive for the ‘Glow Stick Fundraising’ Category

Managing a Fund Raising Event

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Fund raising events not only bring in funds for your organization, but also raise awareness about your noble cause. However, managing a fund raising event requires significant energy and effort. Organizing these events needs correct planning, promotion and management. Here are few tips which will help you in effective management of fund raising events.

Establishing guiding principles and goals
Before starting a fund raising event, you need to be clear about the goals you need to achieve through the event. You need to know how much money is needed to fulfill the goal. Apart from this, you also need to be clear with your plan, course of action and scope of the fund raising event. Create a project plan with clearly defined goals; roles and responsibilities of each participant.

Choosing the right event
An appropriate event should be selected keeping the cause in mind. Some popular events include auctions, dinners, raffles, athletic events, arts and crafts exhibition, cheer leading contest, ball room dance contest, 5K run or walk and fashion shows. Also check how you will make money from these events – through sale of tickets, sponsors, sale of items, auctions, door prizes, etc. This will help you in designing your strategy in a better way.

Selecting event volunteers
It is very difficult to organize the whole event by yourself. Taking the help of volunteers makes the task much easier. Ask the members of your organization to participate. You can also get volunteers from the local community by contacting them, describing the purpose of the event and the ways in which they can help. Assign roles to volunteers such as treasurer, organizer, manager, etc. based on their strengths. Encourage participants to set and achieve personal as well as team goals.

Planning, budgeting and advertising
Fund raising events need proper planning and execution. Prepare a planning work sheet and instruct every volunteer to execute it properly. For budgeting needs, you can make sponsors as partners. Manage the money carefully that you receive from these sponsors. Allow them to bear the costs of hiring the venue, marketing costs, refreshments, etc.

You should market your event in such a way that your cause is highlighted. Make use of fliers, announcements at community gatherings, posters at local shops, internet, custom imprinted glow sticks, press releases, etc. to promote your event. Proper planning and promotion enhances awareness about the fund raising event and its cause.

Takeaways – cheap but attractive products
It is always good to offer takeaways at the fund raising events. They convey ‘thanks’ to the participants and donors for making the event successful; hence don’t overlook them. Keep aside little amount of money to buy cheap but attractive takeaways, like glow products. You can offer various glow products such as, glow sticks, glow wrist bands and bracelets as takeaways at the event.

A well planned fund raising event has a very good chance of making donors open their purses. However, you need to be flexible, as things may not go as the way you planned. Be prepared for the unexpected also.

FREE Shipping! on Halloween items

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

If you have been delaying ordering for Halloween, now’s the perfect time! Free shipping on your entire order when your order includes Halloween items. Enter coupon code: FREESHIPPING

Offer good on the following items:
Halloween Fiber Optic Wands
Halloween Head Boppers
Pumpkin Flashing Glasses
Light-up Pumpkin Spinning Ball
Flashing Pumpkin Lanyard Necklaces

Glow Necklace Youth Fundraiser in Denmark, Maine

Monday, July 20th, 2009

We had this recent comment from a customer in Denmark, Maine.

Thank you for the great service, wonderful product and honest pricing. We had our annual Concert in the Park and fireworks this past weekend and our church youth group decided to sell glow necklaces as a way to earn some money for a couple of projects they wanted to do. They purchased 200 assorted glow necklaces to raise $100 for some projects they wanted to do and did it in a way that everyone at the event enjoyed. The parents liked them better than a sugary treat, and it helped make the whole event that much more memorable for all! (more…)

Getting More Involved With Fundraising

Monday, April 6th, 2009

Premier Glow is announcing a change in focus. Actually, it’s not so much a change as it is working harder to offer more services to our happy customers.

One of the things we can do with our glow sticks and flashing novelties is provide customized branding on the toys.

There are a surprising amount of products that can be customized with your company name, school name, product name, or heck just your real name! Check out our promotional page for more details. (more…)

Football Fund Raising with Custom Glow Necklaces

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Everyone’s tired of going to their local high or junior high school to watch football and being bombarded with offers to buy over priced sausage and other foods. Glow necklaces are a great alternative fund raising avenue many schools and organizations have yet to utilize.

Imagine every outdoor game selling some fun novelties to your fans who can wear them in support. Be it flashing novelties or glow sticks with your team’s name, there’s something for every school. (more…)

Supplement Your Income

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

The summertime is quickly approaching, one of the best times to get a vending license and earn additional income! This year we will be introducing several new items to help vendors.

New Items for 2009
– Glow vending carts with displays
– LED flashing fans
– Super double light saber sword, measures over 5 FEET!
– Flashing yard drinking cup
– New style light saber sword

Great things are coming for 2009, stay tuned!

What Are Glow Sticks With Tinted Casings?

Sunday, March 8th, 2009

There has been a lot of talk on different websites about glow sticks manufactured with tinted casings. What are tinted casings? The manufacturer makes light sticks with colored plastic to produce colors that use red. Most of the time purple, orange, red, pink, and blue is manufactured with tinted casings due to licensing issues with the red dye patent.

As we know the color red is used in small portions to make many other colors. In this case one company has patented red dye for glow sticks in the United States. In order to avoid having to pay to use the patent for the red dye Chinese manufacturers use tinted casings.

What does all this mean for the consumer? Glow sticks manufactured with tinted casings have an inferior glow. Our light sticks do not use tinted casings. We only sell premium quality glow products using clear plastic tubing.

What does all this mean for the consumer? Glow sticks manufactured with tinted casings have a inferior glow. Our light sticks do not use tinted casings. We only sell premium quality glow products using clear plastic tubing.

Charitable Glow Stick Donations

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

We get a lot of requests for donations, and we would love to help every organization but unfortunately our allotment of donations goes quickly. However, we do offer special pricing for non-profit organizations on our products to assist with fundraising. Contact us for details.

Boy Scout Campout get Flashing Body LEDs

Monday, January 19th, 2009

From 2002,

I ORDERED SOME BODY LEDs AND NEEDED THEM FOR A BOY SCOUT CAMPOUT ON A SATURDAY. BUT IT WAS THURSDAY. I THOUGHT THERE WAS NO WAY , BUT THEY CAME ON FRIDAY BEFORE STUFF THAT I HAD ORDERED FROM ANOTHER COMPANY 6 DAYS EARLIER. GREAT PRODUCT AND SERVICE , YOU HAVE MY BUISNESS.

Summer 2008 Hottest Flashing Glow Vending Toys

Friday, May 23rd, 2008

One of the hottest items this year are the light saber swords.