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Fundraising Idea Exchange

From the June 2009 Friends Support Group's Fundraising Idea Exchange:

Moveable Feast [Friends of the Heermance Memorial Library (Coxsackie) & Friends of the Hyde Park Free Library]

Bus Trips to NYC [Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District & Friends of the Heermance Memorial Library (Coxsackie)]

Plant Swap [Friends of the Heermance Memorial Library (Coxsackie)] "bring one, get one" or $1 a plant

Library Mini Golf

Book Sale

Artist "Spin-off" [Hudson Area Association Library] Using a photo of the library artists in the community each did their own rendering of the photo in their medium for an art auction.

Dance Event - live music, dance lessons

Holiday Boutique [Friends of the Starr Library (Rhinebeck)] Gift Quality Books and donated items that would make a great gift

Wreath Auction [Friends of the Heermance Memorial Library (Coxsackie)]

Garden Party

Chili Cook-off

Victorian Tea [Friends of the Pine Plains Free Library]

Scrabble Tournament ($7 entry fee)

Rabbit Hash Mayoral Election [CBS News] $1 a vote!

Piggybanks - small plastic piggybanks that can be picked up by patrons, filled with spare change and returned to the library

The "Non-Event" [Extreme Fundraising Ezine]

 

MORE IDEAS: Fundraising Ideas A-Z [Orbis.org]

Need details on any of the above? Contact MHLS Coordinator of Member Information, Rebekkah Smith Aldrich: rsmith@midhudson.org

 

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