Fundraising For Sports 5.3 - March 2010


How to Partner with Your Local Supermarket  Whether you buy your food from a mom-and-pop store or a national chain, your local supermarket is a logical partner in your search for booster club support. Demonstrating a commitment to customers is an essential part of a grocer’s mission, which is why C&R Supermarket’s Brooke Foster took the lead in raising funds for high school athletics—and why she thinks her giant sub fundraiser could work in your town, too. Read the full story...





Alumni Connection  In St. Paris, Ohio, a town of 2,000 people, Graham High School Athletic Director Brook Cupps finds himself repeatedly asking the same businesses for donations. Not wanting to tap that well too many times, he reached out to the program’s wrestling alumni, who provided a $500,000 loan to cover the cost of a new athletic building. Read the full story...





Angling for Funds  With bass fishing on the verge of becoming an official high school sport in Alabama, organizers at Wetumpka High School launched their first bass fishing tournament at Lake Jordan, host of the 2009 Toyota Tundra Trophy Triumph. Forty-nine boats and a few hours later, they’d netted $3,500 for high school athletics. Read the full story...







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