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School Fundraisers

18th February 2016 BY: sustainabilityhub@ceres.org.au


Husk Cups Fundraiser

Contact the team at Husk Cups for your unique, environmentally friendly fundraiser. Amy and Fi will talk to you about your fundraising goals and assist in advising you on the best mode to raise funds for your school. The Husk Cup fundraiser offers a great alternative to traditional fundraisers as they:

  • Offer an alternative to chocolate
  • Are an eco-friendly product that will last for years!
  • Offer a sliding scale of prices, meaning the more you sell the higher the margin on each cup
  • Are a product that people actually want
  • Are supported by us, Fi and Amy who offer personalised supportive service
  • Encourage your community to support your sustainability journey
  • Pose no financial risk or upfront costs to you
  • Offer the opportunity to put your logo on a product your community will really use

About Husk Cups

Husk Cups are an eco-friendly, durable and biodegradable product. Disposable coffee cups are a major pollution hazard. Coffee cups are estimated to be the second-largest contributor to litter waste after plastic bottles. This fundraiser will support your school’s sustainability journey by helping to reduce take away coffee cups in landfill.

Info: Find out more by contacting Husk Cups via email huskcups1@gmail.com, visiting their website http://huskcups1.com.au/husk-cup-fundraisers/ or calling 0411 112 413


Solar Schools Program

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The Solar Schools Program brought to you by bhive environmental and supported by electricity retailer, Powershop, provides the opportunity to have a photovoltaic solar array installed at no cost to the school.

Schools will need to encourage members of the community to switch their electricity account to Powershop. This could be a term long campaign to encourage parents, grandparents or school groups to make the switch. For each person that switches their electricity provider to Powershop, Powershop will make a financial contribution towards the cost of installing a solar panel system. When enough people have switched their provider, the school will own a renewable energy generating asset.

Info: For more information visit the Solar Schools Program website

 

Garage Sale Trail – Australia’s big day of good stuff

Garage Sale Trail is a national celebration of reuse, meeting neighbours and discovering unique finds with over 10,000 + garage sales on one big day.

Host a garage sale to raise money for a cause, your school your facilities, inspire creativity and teach kids about reusing. Anyone can host a group sale – community groups, charities and entrepreneurship, sports clubs, schools, whole streets and even car boot sales.
You can set the venue, opening times and the number of stalls involved.

Info: For more information visit the Garage Sale Trail website or download the How to guide for Schools (PDF)

 

ecostore – Good soap for a good cause

ecostore is ready to SOAPport your Good Cause with a healthy soap fundraiser for schools, clubs, groups or early childhood centres.

Soaps come with free delivery pre-packed and ready for selling in 2 x scent options – Lemongrass or Grapefruit and Mint. Each box contains 24 soaps. One bar of soap is sold for $2.50 and $1 of that sale goes back to the school as a fundraiser.

Info: For more information visit the ecostore website

 

WithOneBean – School-based coffee fundraising

Fundraise at your school while directly benefiting subsistence farmers and local communities in Timor Leste using WithOneBean!

Try this ethical and sustainable ground or roasted coffee for your staffroom, meetings and school families and friends. For each bag of coffee brought, WithOneBean fundraising provides great returns for your school, whilst raising awareness of coffee production and the livelihoods of village communities in Timor Leste. Schools have opportunities to be involved in a social enterprise business which can be used to learn about models, marketing, sales and support. Your students can also use the WithOnePlanet open education portal to participate in a range of educational activities.

Info: For more information visit the WithOneBean website

 

Reusables Etc – School fundraising

Help to eliminate waste in your school and homes, embrace healthy eating, all at the same time as fundraising for your school with Reusable Etc!

With this feel good fundraiser, as schools purchase healthy living products from ReusablesEtc, 10 % of the sale will go back to the school. Products are non-toxic and reusable and range from nude-food lunch boxes to water bottles and cooler packs! It’s as easy as signing up!

Info: For more information and to register your school visit the Reusables Etc website

 


Terracycle – Recycling Brigades programs

Participate in the Recycling Brigades programs by Terracycle and at the same time receive donations for your school!

The Brigades program is a free, national recycling solutions program for a variety of previously non-recyable waste streams. At your school, collect products of your choosing (ranging from Nespresso/Nescafe coffee capsules, oral care, cleaner packaging and kids snack packaging) and the school can receive a donation (usually $0.01) for each piece of waste collected. The more waste collected, the more money the school earns. Join as many Brigage programs as you like to earn more money for your school whilst at the same time, making an even better impact on our planet.

Info: For more information and to register your school visit the Terracycle website

 

SCR group – Recycle with Mondo

Reduce the amount of unwanted waste going to landfill, whilst raising money for your early childhood centre, primary or secondary school. 

Connect with the wider community and collect unwanted clothing and goods for SCR Group to give them a second life or recycle them. Schools will be paid $250 per tonne for the goods collected and a sustainability report will be provided for the amount of water, energy, carbon emissions saved. The Recycle with Mondo program also includes curriculum resources with a new e-waste component, and a competition offering $10,000 worth of cash prizes for the most collections in 2016.

Info: For more information visit the SCR Group website

 


Do you know of any other fundraising programs that should be included in this list?

Please let us know by sending details to outreach@ceres.org.au .