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Money Making Booths for Summer Fairs

by Deane Brengle


Sometimes you need to do a fundraiser, but you don't need all the hassle of throwing an event yourself. That's where the concept of piggy backing a fundraiser on a larger more successful event can work wonders. One such opportunity is a booth at a summer fair.

Summer fairs abound in North America. Every city in every state has a summer fair of some sort that your nonprofit should be able to participate in. It doesn't matter if you're a Boy Scout troop or the ladies auxiliary of your local hospital, you can make this concept work for you.

Obviously you should consider your nonprofit's membership and their talents and abilities when you are making a decision about what kind of booth to participate in.

Booth Ideas:

  • Used Books
  • Junk Jewelry
  • Needlework
  • Plants & Flowers
  • Toys & Games
  • White Elephant
  • Baby Items
  • China & Glass
  • Mystery Package
  • Pet Supplies

Food booths usually have good potential for summer fairs:

  • Candy & Sweets
  • Bake Goods
  • Pretzels
  • Drinks of all kinds
  • Sandwiches
  • Corn Dogs
  • Homemade Potato Chips
  • Elephant Ears
  • Cotton Candy, Popcorn and Caramel Corn

As you can see I could go on and on. There is a booth idea for your group that makes good sense. Now all you have to do is find it.

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About the Author:

Deane Brengle is the editor of several free online publications that cover fundraising for small nonprofit groups. You can visit these publications and read more about fundraising in articles by him and other experts in the field at The Fund$Raiser Cyberzine, The Fundraising for Small Groups Newsletter, and Fundraising Booklets.



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