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    Exclamation fundraising!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !

    How many explorer post out there do fund-raising events for money for their post? The explorer post im in is running low on money and we need fund-raisers to do, any one out there have ideas? We would really like some help with this, thank you and God bless

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    Smile fundraising...

    Hi, my name is Alisha and i'm Asst Chief of my Explorer post. i have a power point presentation with lots of fundraising ideas. if you send me ur email address, i will gladly send the ppt to you!

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    thanks man.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Explorer Asst Chief Fern View Post
    Hi, my name is Alisha and i'm Asst Chief of my Explorer post. i have a power point presentation with lots of fundraising ideas. if you send me ur email address, i will gladly send the ppt to you!
    Hello, If you wouldnt mind, Could you send to me also?

    Email: internal.expert.coding@live.com

    Thanks!

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    sure thing. i have to do some editing to it before i send it, but u both will have them by the middle of the week.

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    Buy a Ride-on power wheel truck and sell raffle tickets for $5/piece.
    Did this before with my old post and I'm pretty sure we profitted about $300 - The truck was about $100.

    Host some kind of event with other local posts. Do some hands-on training and maybe some in-class stuff going over IC, communications. Bring in local chiefs or fire instructors to teach the classes. Charge each explorer $10 for the day.


    PS - You have to watch what kind of fundraisers you do as Explorers because the BSA does have policies over this.
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    If you can swing the overhead, I highly suggest a few brat frys throughout the summer. Im not an explorere anymore, but my department tries to do a brat fry a month in the summer, and we profit anywhere from $200-$600 dollars depending on the day. Memorial day and Labor day are definitely the two biggest days.

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    the junior members at my department are doing car washes, yard sales, and a breakfast for some of their fundraisers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crazyaboutEMS17 View Post
    the junior members at my department are doing car washes, yard sales, and a breakfast for some of their fundraisers.
    we no longer do car washes, the last 3 we tried only 3 or 4 members showed up, so we scrached that idea it is kinda sad that we have so many lazy people in my post.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RS1606 View Post
    we no longer do car washes, the last 3 we tried only 3 or 4 members showed up, so we scrached that idea it is kinda sad that we have so many lazy people in my post.
    I don't know what the by-laws for your post are, but at my post, unless it's an excused absence with prior approval, the jr members have to attend i think 80% of all fundraisers. Maybe if your post came up with some by-laws that stipulate how many fundraisers jr members have to attend it would get more members out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crazyaboutEMS17 View Post
    I don't know what the by-laws for your post are, but at my post, unless it's an excused absence with prior approval, the jr members have to attend i think 80% of all fundraisers. Maybe if your post came up with some by-laws that stipulate how many fundraisers jr members have to attend it would get more members out.
    Thank you, I will have to bring that up to our post advisor. that could be very plausable but before we can change the by-laws the post has to vote on that change. But i will most likely bring that up at the next meeting.

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    i use to be chief of our explorer post around 7 years ago before i became a firefighter and we were holding dances for high school students. We would have 4-5 chaperones help as this was required by the fire dept. we made around $150-200 a night. Ill talk to couple posts from where i use to live and see if i can get some other ideas that worked great.
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    Quote Originally Posted by d_holder86 View Post
    i use to be chief of ur explorer post around 7 years ago before i became a firefighter and we were holding dances for high school students. We would have 4-5 chaperones help as this was required by the fire dept. we made around $150-200 a night. Ill talk to couple posts from where i use to live and see if i can get some other ideas that worked great.
    whos explorer post?

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