[nfbmi-talk] Fund Raising Idea
jj at bestmidi.com
Sun Apr 10 20:44:39 UTC 2011
that's an interesting idea. Perhaps we could set up a website or store that
links to Michigan-made online products and tie it in with Nature's Finest
Bounty. Not sure if it would be worth the effort for what you could get out
of it, but it's a thought.
I understand your comment about touching things, but what if people wore
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Donna Posont" <donnabutterfly50 at gmail.com>
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> Hey J.J., That is a great price and a great idea. Currently as for the
> past two years the Western Wayne County chapter is selling dry cherries
> and dark chocolate covered cherries. We have just added dry blueberries
> and chocolate covered blueberries to sell at the board meeting and
> national convention. Hopefully you can try some then. Though the Amazon
> price is really good, most people don't want to buy anything that
> individuals may have touched with their germy hands. I understand that
> Amazon can be linked through differing organizations and then the group
> gets a percentage of the sales. That could be a workable, ongoing
> fundraiser. Thanks for the brain storming, Donna
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "J.J. Meddaugh" <jj at bestmidi.com>
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> Sent: Saturday, April 09, 2011 11:10 PM
> Subject: [nfbmi-talk] Fund Raising Idea
>> Amazon sells a four pound box of Traverse Bay Dried Cherries for $17.77.
>> They have no preservatives and made in Traverse City Michigan, according
>> to the description. Made by the Traverse Bay Fruit Company.
>> I wonder if these could be put in to 3 or 4 ounce bags and sold as a fund
>> raiser? Perhaps the vendors on this list may have a better idea if this
>> is feasible or the costs involved. How long would they keep, etc?
>> You could get roughly 21 3-ounce bags and sell them for $3 a piece for
>> $63. Even at $2 a bag, you potentially double your money.
>> Here's a link
>> Haven't we sold cherries before? I'm not sure how this price compares to
>> what we have done before.
>> They also have cranberries.
>> J.J. Meddaugh
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