Fundraising For Sports 5.12 - December 2010

Back in the Game  In South Texas, former high school football players are returning to the gridiron after being away for as long as 35 years. The reason? To raise money for high school athletics. At Robstown High School, Arturo Gonzalez explains how a series on contests against other school’s alumni will raise money for his alma mater’s football boosters. Read the full story...

Hitting the Pavement  By partnering with a local shopping center, the Big South Conference raised $10,000 for middle school athletics with its inaugural 5K road race. The keys, says Big South’s Chad Cook, were scheduling the race alongside the area’s fall festival, plotting the course to enlist the help of corporate sponsors, and working closely with a wide range of supporters. Read the full story...

Festive Mood  Student-athletes at Marshwood High School in South Berwick, Maine, aren’t allowed to go soliciting door-to-door, and are generally expected to do their fundraising in-season. In one exception, the ski team and its boosters make the most of the community’s summer strawberry festival by selling kabobs, noodles, and snow cones to a long line of neighbors and visitors. Read the full story...

New Marketing & Fundraising Programs Available  Athletic Management, a magazine serving high school and college athletic directors and athletic administrators and the publisher of Fundraising For Sports, has introduced two programs to help athletic departments and teams raise funds: 1) A service to help evaluate, develop, and organize your booster club activities to ensure maximum return; and 2) myTEAMBOOK publishing service to create a program or memory book for your department to sell as a fundraiser. Click here to request more information on these services.

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