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Pizza Kit Fundraiser

We are doing a Pizza Kit Fundraiser for our Uncles family. Archie tragically passed away at the young age of 14 on April 5. I can’t even begin to imagine the heartache they are going through.

Due to his sudden passing they have had a lot of unexpected expenses. To help ease the burden my husband and I have decided to try our hand at fundraising. I like to organize and plan if you haven’t caught my drift from other posts. Although I feel like I may have gotten in a little over my head. We decided to go with Little Ceasars Pizza Kits because who doesn’t love pizza? I personally thought of doing the pizza kits because it would be a fun activity to do with my girls as well. I will be purchasing from my own fundraiser. (I don’t think they have rules against that). And the proceeds will go to help the Pearce family in their time of mourning.

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Archie Pearce

Now the purpose of me writing this isn’t so that you all will go buy pizza kits, I mean that would be awesome. But really I want you to know that there are other ways to help raise money besides Go Fund Me…(SHUDDER).

Go Fund Me is an awesome resource. I get it. But in reality there are fee’s. When I see Go Fund Me’s it gives me an icky feeling. I mean anyone can put up a Go Fund me for whatever. Literally What. Ever. They want to. Hip surgery for a dog, a new pair of shoes, a vacation…I could keep going, but I think you get my point.

Another thing that I am personally not fond of is when Direct Sales do Fundraisers. Not that I have anything against Direct Sales. I think it’s awesome for the people it works for. They don’t work for me. I’ve tried…a few times. I guess the bigger problem I have with a fundraiser through direct sales is that the majority of the products aren’t necessary, and people will be less likely to buy something that they don’t want/need just to support a cause. I don’t want to start an argument, this is just my opinion. And I guess selling Pizza Kits isn’t really any better than that, but I guess my end point is that it’s pizza? Which if you know me is weird since I am not really a “Pizza Person”. Gasp. I know.

The posibilities are endless for fundraising. Do a bake sale, t-shirt sale…literally anything else besides Go Fund Me, even if it is with Direct Sales. Ok, Rant over. Enjoy your day.

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