Thursday, September 15, 2011

Fundraising Season Planner - Mickman Brothers Holiday Fundraiser

Why is it important to sign up now?  Follow this general timeline to keep your Fundraising Organization on track for a successful fundraiser!

  • TODAY: Fill out your Fundraising Data Sheet
  • Next Week: We'll send out your Fundraiser Kit to arrive at your shipping address within 5 to 7 business days.  This will include the Fundraising Guide explaining all 7 steps.
  • Mid to Late September: Schedule a Kick-Off Meeting with your Organization Members to distribute Sales Brochures and other fundraising materials and share all important dates.
  • Late September/October: Selling time - This is best accomplished in a 2-3 week window.  This amount of time keeps your members motivated.  Schedule a few Update Meetings to review your goal numbers and answer questions.
  • Late October: Schedule a Final Order Meeting during the last week of October to collect orders and payments (if you're participating in the Holiday Gift Program).  Final Orders are due November 1st.
  • November/December: Orders are shipped either to your organization for distribution or directly to your customers!
  • Late December/January: Awards Ceremony to recognize your members for their hard work!

Follow this link to fill out your Fundraising Data Sheet!

All of us at Mickman Brothers look forward to working with you.  If you have any questions, please contact us at 800.466.4229.  Our hours of operation are 8AM to 6PM CDT.

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