[Nfbc-info] A fundraising idea

ckrugman at sbcglobal.net ckrugman at sbcglobal.net
Wed Aug 12 17:30:46 UTC 2009

its good to know that we will be getting one in the suburbs of Fresno, 
unfortunately like many things in Fresno not real accessible to public 
transit. It seems like a good idea although some local groups here have had 
trouble selling coupon books.
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From: "Michael Peterson" <its_mike at sbcglobal.net>
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Subject: [Nfbc-info] A fundraising idea

> Hi all.
> Read and consider,Just discovered this yesterday August 10.
> I don't have time to do this on a chapter level.
> Because the convention is upon us this is something that would have to be
> organized really fast and I would need a chapter president or officer to
> write a request on NFB letterhead, I will do the leg work and negotiating
> unless you just want to.
> I will if authorized shoot for mid September or early october.
> so here is what I'm proposing.
> Sacramento, Stocton, Student division, Kagdu,  parents division, sports 
> division,
> seniors, Did I leave anyone out?  If so blame it on my southern CA roots 
> not
> knowing everyone and every chapter in rout.
> I need one or more NFBC affiliates to sponsor and attend with friends and
> Family my Giant! "Beat the heat and have a treat) NFBC Pizza night!
> Money can be used in a couple ways
> 1. We could use it to charter a bus to and from convention for anyone who
> wants to go stopping to pick up along the way from Sacramento to Freemont.
> 2. We could use it to sponsor people who need help attending the 
> convention.
> I live about a half block from Straw Hat Pizza and upon joining the email
> club I looked arround their site and discovered some great fundraisers.
> By the way here's a tip go to
> http://www.strawhatpizza.com
> Join the email club and you will receive a coupon good for 30 days that
> entitles you to a free individual pizza with two toppings with the 
> purchase
> of any coke product.
> But, please don't use it on the giant beat the heat have a treat Pizza 
> night!  That's just a tasty extra for all my friends.
> What do you think see the details of the fundraising just below my
> signature.
> Mike Peterson
> Note this is the original letter I wrote to myself that I was going to 
> post
> but I wanted to put together a plan of action first.
> I also like the ticket books for future fundraisings for the student
> division because I believe sstraw hat pizzas are everywhere or all most
> everywhere in California.
> ____
> Terra discovered less than a block away we have a straw hat pizza.
> Fundraisers information just below.
> Also if you go to
> www.strawhatpizza.com
> Sign up for the email club and they will give you a free two topping pizza
> with the purchase of any coke product.
> Mike
> Straw Hat Pizza Genuine California Pizza
> Left Coast Pizza
> Fundraising with Straw Hat
> Straw Hat can help your group Raise Big Dough!
> Since 1959, Straw Hat has strived to be a good neighbor and has been
> committed to
> supporting and bettering the communities we serve. That's why we take an
> active role
> in our communities and why Straw Hat wants to help your non-profit group
> raise money
> for worthwhile things. We have many proven and delicious ways to assist 
> your
> group's
> successful fundraising efforts.
> Here is a sampling of the fundraising and sponsorship programs available 
> at
> Straw
> Hat; programs may vary and are not available in all areas, so be sure to
> contact
> your local store manager or owner to find out which are available in your
> community.
> And be sure to contact us should your organization have any other needs 
> that
> Straw
> Hat Pizza may be able to assist with.
> Fundraiser Coupon Books
> View Sample
> Straw Hat supplies your organization with a quantity of Straw Hat Coupon
> Books. Each
> book is filled with over $250 of valuable coupons for everyone's favorite
> Pizza,
> Hot Hat's, Salads and More! Your group sells the book for the face value 
> of
> $20 to
> family, friends, and even door-to-door. At the end of the selling period,
> return
> any un-sold books to Straw Hat, and give us a nominal fee per book sold 
> (to
> offset
> our initial discount costs) - and your organization keeps all the rest of
> the proceeds!
> Fundraiser Days
> View Sample
> Arrange a special day or night to promote your organization's needs at 
> Straw
> Hat.
> Invite families, friends and supporters to have pizza at Straw Hat on that
> day and
> we'll donate a prearranged portion of your group's purchases back to your
> cause.
> It's a delicious and easy way to raise money for your organization, and
> we'll
> even
> help you promote your event through our eClub and flyer programs!
> Baseball & Soccer Coach's Handbooks
> View Sample
> Straw Hat has developed extraordinary scorebooks for little league and
> soccer seasons.
> Each spiral-bound book has helpful coaches tips, team rosters, scoring 
> pages
> and
> examples, as well as fantastic season-long offers from Straw Hat. Our
> Coach's
> Handbooks
> are on par with any sporting goods store books and we'll provide them free
> of charge
> to each team in the league.
> Free Team Pizza Parties
> View Sample
> At Straw Hat we appreciate the time and effort those involved with youth
> sports devote
> to the kids of our community. And we'd like to support them by providing
> FREE beginning-of-the-season
> and end-of-the-season pizza parties to each team in the league. We'll also
> be happy
> to assist in putting together team events throughout the season; just ask 
> us
> how
> we can help and for more information on our Free Team Parties.
> League Sign-Ups & Registrations
> We'll gladly provide space at no charge for youth sports sign-ups and
> registrations.
> Straw Hat is convenient and comfortable, and we can even provide snacks or
> drinks.
> And be sure to ask how we can help turn the event into a fundraiser for 
> that
> much-needed
> equipment!
> Event & Raffle Ticket Printing
> We'll give your students a behind the scenes tour of our restaurant. The
> informative
> and fun guided tour will show the kids how to make their favorite pizza
> while emphasizing
> good nutrition and education. At the tour's conclusion, the students may 
> be
> treated
> to a pizza party. See your local restaurant for details.
> Group Restaurant Tours
> Straw Hat can provide your event with tickets. We'll print event tickets 
> or
> raffle
> tickets exclusively for your event and will even include a coupon to boost
> their
> value. Need a tasty raffle prize? Ask us about a pizza prize donation!
> Student Achievement Awards
> View Sample
> Perhaps the most delicious way to encourage students to perform, Straw 
> Hat's
> Student
> Achievement Award certificates are a great way for teachers to recognize a
> student's
> good grades, attendance, outstanding efforts, and good citizenship. The
> student receives
> a certificate detailing his or her accomplishment along with a 
> complimentary
> pizza
> certificate as their reward!
> Large Group Discounts & Classroom Specials
> Special discounts and package pricing are available for large groups,
> classroom parties,
> business meetings or celebrations. Straw Hat can provide all the plates,
> napkins,
> drinks, and condiments as well as everyone's favorite pizza and appetizers
> to make
> your event trouble-free and delicious!
> *Programs vary and are not available in all locations. Contact your local
> store manager
> or owner for specific program details in your area.
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