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Brew for a Crew Raffle

First Name Cheryl
Last Name Brydges
E-mail londonbrydges@yahoo.ca
Club Name Kinette Club of London
District # 1
Number of Members 11-25
Community Size Large community or metropolis (100,000+)
Community Type Urban
Project Name Brew for a Crew Raffle
Type of Project (check all that apply) Other
If other, please describe raise funds for HREF
Was this project a fundraiser? Yes
Description of project -took maybe 10 hours to organize
-had an outline from previous year's event
-no sponsors
-community benefited by education of HREF bursary, who Kin Canada is and what we do, helped increase the number of bursaries awarded
Service Hours 1-20
Did you leverage this project as a way to recruit new members? Unsure
If you answered yes to the question above, please explain: -this depended upon who was buying a ticket
-always shared the background knowledge of how this bursary was started
How was this project promoted in your community? -local paper; reader to reader section- free
-social media
-word of mouth
What were some challenges you faced with this project, and how could your project be improved? -finding a new group of public to sell to
-members sold most tickets at Kin events
-obtaining a public business front to sell tickets was a challenge. Most did not want you selling anything at their door- have costumers spend money inside Always stated charity to benefit 1st.
-often these business did not reply
- current club members do not have children participating in local sports- I.E. so they could possiblely sell tickets at an area while their child played hockey
What was the approximate budget for this project? Less than $1,000
If the project was a fundraiser, what were the sources of revenue for this project? -raffle tickets were sold
$10 each for prizes: $1200 plus 4 x $100
-500 tickets printed
If this was a fundraiser, how much money was raised (minus expenses)? Not Applicable
What were the expenses for this project? license, printing, postage of prized to out of town winners about $220.
Is there anything else you would like to share that would assist another club in duplicating this project in their community? Brew for a Crew raffle, the initial idea was beer for a year.
By expanding the choice of prize to include liquor opened some doors.
Note only 1 of the 5 winners selected alcohol for this prize. The other 4 took the money.
Find a time of year that best fits your membership to sell tickets while enticing the public to buy.