Category: Hints & Tips

Kid friendly melon cutting

If your kids are anything like mine the warmer weather hits and they can not get enough of all the yummy fresh fruit around. One of our favourites heading into summer is watermelon. They love it but I have always...
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The Best Father's Day Fundraising Ideas for 2018

We often get asked what our Father's Day recommendations are so thought we would put them all in one place for anyone considering a drive this year.   Capsicum Veggie Growing Kits It goes without saying that our Veggie Growing...
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Top Winter Fundraising Ideas

It's true; the majority of our growing products are best suited to Term 3 or 4 fundraising drives when people tend to have gardening on their minds, and of course when lots of Spring fetes and fairs and Christmas markets...
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Bulb Planting Guidelines

Here at LF we've just finished planting our seven varieties of bulbs and whilst it was as easy as 1, 2, 3... we thought it might be nice to whip up a guidelines sheet for anyone else who plans on...
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Living Fundraisers Season Planner

Have you seen our Fundraiser Season Planner yet? It is a great tool to help you decide which fundraisers to run and when. It also contains some handy FAQ's so it's a great document to print for your committee meeting....
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5 uses for our Soy Candle boxes

We're sure that you would agree our Soy Candle boxes are just too pretty to throw away once the candles have finished burning, so have come up with a few different ways to recycle them.   Buy some seedlings or...
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Words from a Winner

Here at Living Fundraisers we often like to team up with other like-minded organisations to provide their followers with useful information about fundraising and kid’s gardening, as well as exclusive offers and prizes.  Recently we ran a competition with Mouths...
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Tasty Christmas Gift Ideas for Teachers

Who doesn't love receiving edible gifts? Especially when they are homemade and have been bundled, decorated or wrapped with a personal touch. Don't get us wrong, flowers are lovely but we think herbs are just as lovely and have the...
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5 tips to engage families in your fundraiser

“Help!  The parents just aren’t interested in fundraising this year!” This is something we hear all the time and we are the first to admit that you simply can’t wave a wand and expect parents to cooperate – some years...
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Take Home Drives: the low-down

As you’re probably already aware, our fundraisers are modelled on the well-known Cadbury model whereby each family member or participant receives a box or bag of products to take home and on-sell or purchase. Whilst we also offer stall packs...
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