Owings Mills High School
Owings Mills, MD
Recruit local businesses to sponsor your school! Owings Mills High
made this offer: for $200, a business could have their name printed
on this year's Powder Puff T-shirts, a plaque thanking them for
their patronage, a panaramic photo of the senior class, and a mention
in graduation programs and the yearbook.
on the school fundraising committee were encouraged to get at
least one sponsor for their school. For every extra sponsor after
that, they received a free ticket to prom. It turned out to be
a great success - with roughly 30 sponsorships sold, the school
ended up raising over $5,600!
are useful. The more people you have to help you come
up with ideas and plan your fundraiser, the better things
are likely to go. If you don't have many people helping you
right now, take some time to do a little recruiting.
something meaningful in return. The point of a sponsorship
is that it's a chance for businesses to give back to the
community that supports them, so gifts like photos of the
senior class can help show who exactly they're helping out.
work. Think about free or cheap ways to reward students
who do a good job - it's likely to encourage people to do
an even better job than they would normally.