Fundraising Ideas

Here are some ideas for ways to raise funds to support local schools.

Applebee’s; Chico, Redding & Oroville. There are two amazing opportunities for fundraising at Applebee’s. At Saturday morning “Flapjack Fundraiser” events school groups & organizations can earn money while helping serve breakfast. Wednesday evening “Meet Us At Applebees” fundraisers earn schools & groups 15% of each meal’s total when guests present a voucher upon paying for their meal. For more information:

Chico:  2030 Business Lane. (530) 343-6888.
Oroville: 2160 Feather River Blvd. (530) 534-4500.
Redding: 1801 Hilltop Dr. (530) 221-1888.

Barnes & Noble Fundraisers. Offers in-store & off-site fundraising opportunities for schools & nonprofit groups.

Chico: 2031 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy. (530) 894-1494.
Redding: 1260 Churn Creek Rd. (530) 222-2006.

Cal Java; Chico. Offers coffee fundraising opportunities for schools. Schools buy coffee by the pound at a discount to resell at their own designated price. For information email Kelly at kellylhuber@gmail.com. 216 W. East Ave., Ste. B. (530) 891-8935.

ChicoBag’s Fundraising Program. Offers a unique & healthy alternative to traditional fundraising methods. Schools can sell high-quality reusable bags to the community. http://www.chicobag.com/fundraising.
(530) 717-2155.

Chico Furniture Direct fundraisers. Offers schools fundraisers through sales of items. http://www.chicofurniture.com. 629 Entler Ave. #1. (530) 965-3935.

Chili’s; Chico.  “The Give Back Night” program is a way to be involved in the community & to support nonprofit organizations & schools. Call to set up a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday fundraiser that will give 15% of an entire check’s total to your school when guests present a voucher with their payment. Contact manager to set up. 1908 E. 20th St. (530) 345-1687.

Jamba Juice; Redding. Offers a fundraising giftcard program to organizations & schools. Supporters buy individual cards for $10 that entitle them to six “buy one, get one free” smoothie purchases at North State Jamba Juice establishments, while earning the organization 50% of each card sold within a 2-week period. To learn more contact Jake at (530) 243-1736.

Klean Kanteen Co-Brand Program. Based in Chico, Kleen Kanteen offers high-quality stainless steel bottles that can be customized with your school or company logo, then sold for fundraising. A healthy alternative to plastic & aluminum bottles, Klean Kanteen products are BPA-free. Find out more at http://www.kleankanteen.com.

MATHCOUNTS Foundation Solve-A-Thon. Unique fundraising opportunity for schools; 100% of money earned goes to mathematics education in the student’s school & local community. Info online: http://www.solveathon.mathcounts.org.

Mom’s Restaurant in Chico at 209 Salem St. offers a month-long fundraising opportunity for schools. By ordering the “3 + 2 + 2” breakfast, $2 from each order goes to the school of the month. For information visit http://www.momschico.com/community or contact Kristina at (530) 342-7561.

Round Table Pizza Fundraiser Nights. At participating locations. Call your local Round Table to schedule a school or group fundraiser with yummy pizza. Locations offer a variety of fundraisers including Slice Sales, Pizza Fun Night, or Community Value Fundraiser Cards. Choose the fundraiser that fits your school’s needs. Check website for local contact info: http://www.roundtablepizza.com/ rtp/faqs.asp.

SilverGraphics. Art-based fundraising company turns children’s individual art work into unique & personal custom gifts that parents love to collect. A beautiful tile wall project at Mt. Shasta Elementary School is the result of a successful fundraiser that features SilverGraphics tiles created from student artwork. http://www.silvergraphics.com. (866) 366-5700.

Starlight Productions. Based in Mt. Shasta, offers a wide range of promotional
products that can be purchased to resell to raise funds while getting the word out
about your school or organization. Visit http://www.starlightpromo.com to see what’s offered. (530) 918-9480.

Updated 3 Oct ’16 LS
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