Monday, March 24, 2008

Alternatives fundraisers to unhealthy food

Looking for alternative fundraisers to unhealthy food? Here are some ideas for fundraising not associated with food. Children in Balance created this list and they have designed and implemented in- and after-school curricula, planning guides, and toolkits to assist parents, teachers, pediatricians and community leaders in creating an environment that promotes healthy eating and active living. For more information e-mail childreninbalance@tufts.edu.http://www.constantcontact.com/login.jsp
Children in Balance is located at Tufts University Boston, MA

ALTERNATIVE IDEAS:
Book fairs
Walkathons
Races
Sporting events
Recycling
Flower sales
Magazine drives
Wrapping paper sales
Arts & crafts projects made by the students
Auctions
Car washes
Cookbook fundraisers
Coupon books
Jewelry
Healthy foods: fruit, bottled water, etc…
Raffles
Dinner event