Brew for a Crew Raffle
|Club Name||Kinette Club of London|
|Number of Members||11-25|
|Community Size||Large community or metropolis (100,000+)|
|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
-community benefited by education of HREF bursary, who Kin Canada is and what we do, helped increase the number of bursaries awarded
|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
-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.