Fantastic school fundraisers made easy with Kindo  

27 February 2020 Kindo Comments Off on Fantastic school fundraisers made easy with Kindo   News, School Fundraisers

Kindo schools find that fundraising is less about admin and more about funds – and the money always ends up in the right bank account. When everything from event tickets to sausage sizzles can be booked online and paid for immediately, school families respond more quickly and more people get involved.

From a PTA perspective, Kindo means less time input per event, vastly reduced cash handling and no headaches matching payments to student names and classes. All this adds up to easier fundraisers all round. Check out West Rolleston Primary’s Great Cheese Roll fundraiser – PTA member, Jo Burnett shares her experience.

Kindo even offers some ready-made fundraising options to add to your usual favourites with a range of appealing products and supplier already loaded on the platform and ready to go. Scroll down to take a look at a few of our favourites…

Kindo has also developed a  fantastic ‘take to PTA meeting’ planner. Download it here.

The Great Cheese Roll Fundraiser

West Rolleston School in Christchurch took a successful fundraiser and increased the money raised by almost 70% – with less admin, thanks to Kindo. Jo Burnett, parent and PTA member tells us more about their Great Cheese Roll Fundraiser…  Read full story here.

“As a parent it was great not having to find cash for fundraisers.  As an organiser, Kindo took a lot of work away and was so much more transparent.  Kindo really did make fundraising easy.”
– Jo Burnett, PTA parent, West Rolleston School

 

Ready-made fundraising options

We have a number of suppliers that offer fun and popular products as quick, low effort fundraisers for your school. Easy, light on admin… and FREE to participate in!  Scroll down to take a look at our favourites…

  • Sunscreen by My Sunshine
  • Eco/plastic-free products by The Rubbish Whisperer
  • Waiheke Soap Company
  • Litterless lunch products by Munch
  • SpiceCraft spices
  • AwesoME Inc. gratitude journals
  • Jesters Pies
  • Named hats and bags, first aid kits, by Fundraising Idairz

 

*NEW* Mineral zinc based sunscreen by My Sunshine

My Sunshine is 1 of only 8 sunscreens to pass Consumer NZ testing for SPF & Broad Spectrum claims. This product is perfect for a late-summer fundraiser, or plan ahead for term four.

Made in New Zealand
SPF 30. High broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection. 2 hours water resistant
Perfect for sensitive skin with no nasty chemicals, no artificial colours or fragrances
Not tested on animals. Vegan. Ocean & reef safe.
Available in two sizes, 50ml and 200ml
20% of all sales goes back to your school

 

 

Reusable water balloons, stainless steel straws, lunch wraps and Stojo collapsible cups by The Rubbish Whisperer

The Rubbish Whisperer provides solutions to plastic waste. Perfect for spreading the sustainable message to the school community. Ready for fundraisers from now, run all  year round, or plan ahead for Plastic-free July.

Made in Christchurch, New Zealand
Items from $12.00 – $29.95
40% of total sales go straight back to your school

 

 

 

*NEW* Waiheke Soap Company

These soaps are all handcrafted on Waiheke Island and made from the gentlest of plant oils, local Waiheke olive oil, pure essential oils and other natural ingredients.  This fundraiser is perfect for Mother’s Day!6 soap scents to choose from – Lavender, Rose Geranium, Manuka Honey, Lemongrass, Orange & Cinnamon or Patchouli.

Gift boxes priced from $22 to $32
20% of total sales returned to your school
Note, this fundraiser is available for North Island schools only. For Mother’s Day, the last day for orders is Thursday 30 April with delivery to school between Tuesday 5 May – Thursday 7 May.
Get in quick for a Mother’s Day fundraiser

 

Litterless organic lunchbags, ice pops, stainless steel pegs & beeswax food wraps by Munch

Munch is all about empowering families to change the world. Every day, every way make a difference. Running this fundraiser makes it easier for families to be more sustainable and is a proven fundraiser for schools across NZ.

Products from $15.99 – $24.99 – pick which ones you want to sell
Can be run year round with deliveries twice a month
20% of total sales go back to the school as quarterly rebates
Option to bulk purchase and receive 35% rebate

 

 

 

Spicy fundraiser for Father’s Day, by SpiceCraft

These spice packs make great gifts for men and woman of all ages, but we think it would be a fantastic fundraiser for Father’s Day!

Kiwi owned and operated by a Chef & his family
Lots of gift packs to choose from – price range $8 – $32
Gluten free, dairy free, MSG free & vegan friendly too
20% of total sales go straight back to the school
For a Father’s Day campaign, the last day for orders will be Tuesday 25 August, with delivery to school between Tuesday 1 September – Thursday 3 September.

 

 

 

*NEW* Gratitude journals by AwesoME Inc.

AwesoME Inc journals are more than a gratitude journal – they are also a resilience building tool. When crisis hits having skills that build up your resilience can be a life-saver. AwesoME Inc’s range of Resilient ME® Gratitude journals contain added tools and techniques, based on the latest scientific research, to help you and those you love survive through life’s ups and downs. Journals available for adults, teens and kids.

A fabulous product to promote to your community
Ideal for adding into the school curriculum
Makes the perfect meaningful gift – Mother’s Day, Birthdays
30% goes back to the school
Stay focused. Keep calm. Be positive.

 

Popular pie days with Jesters

Pie days are an effortless fundraiser and always a crowd-pleaser. They can be run year round, with some schools hosting a regular monthly Jesters Pie Day.

Book in now for the autumn and winter months
$2 to your school, from every pie purchased for $5.80
Note, this fundraiser is available for the following areas; Central Auckland, North Shore up to Glenfield, West Auckland, Pakuranga, Howick, Botany and Wellington – Tawa, Porirua and Johnsonville.

“We have loved doing winter Pie Days at our school. Jesters and Kindo take all the painful admin out of a PTA lunch fundraiser. No counting money or collating slips of paper because parents order directly through Kindo and Lin at Jesters delivers the pies in classroom boxes just before lunch. We have earned nearly $300 each time we do it. We find it an easy passive way to fundraise” – Kieren, Windy Ridge School PTA .

*NEW* Fundraising Idairz – Grab and Go,  First Aid Kits, Named gear and sunscreen

Help keep everyone in the family safe and find your children’s gear easily. Fundraiser can be run over a month to fit in with your school fundraising calendar.

Products range from $6.50
$0.80 back to your school, from every sunscreen purchased for $6.50
Call the Kindo team to customise your fundraising menu.

 

 

 

 

How it works…

A Kindo Affiliate fundraiser is a hassle-free way to generate more funds for your school – completely FREE! They are quick and easy and all you have to do is email us helpdesk@tgcl.co.nz and we can set it up for you.

  • We will set up your school shop online & provide flyer PDFs for parents
  • You tell parents in your school newsletter and/or send a flyer home
  • Sales available throughout the year
  • Items delivered to school as per fundraising campaign dates
  • We will connect you with the affiliate supplier so you can invoice them for school rebate once items delivered
  • Watch the money come in! No fees apply.

 

DIY your own fundraiser

If you prefer to do your own fundraisers, like sausage sizzles, discos, galas, movie nights, quiz nights, shows, calendars, mufti days, tea towels etc, Kindo can help with this too.

From a PTA perspective, Kindo means less time input per event, vastly reduced cash handling and no headaches matching payments to student names and classes. All this adds up to easier fundraisers all round.

Here’s 4 easy steps…

  1. Create your listings (product or event tickets etc) with images on the Kindo partner site
  2. Add to the Kindo Home page (“Edit Home Page” on the Kindo partner site) with dates sales are open/closing
  3. Tell your parents about the fundraiser – advertise everywhere!
  4. Watch the orders and money come in!

“The office team didn’t have to take cash and reconcile or reallocate payments. Not to mention having the organiser having to run spread sheets to keep up with it all. Less than two hours of admin support was required to take orders, run reports and make sure that batches of cheese rolls were passed on to students for delivery, along with a list of recipients. I could go online and instantly check how may orders had been placed.” – Jo Burnett, PTA West Rolleston School

 

Talk to us about your next fundraiser now.

Helpdesk: Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm
T: 09 869 5200 or 0508 454 636
E: helpdesk@tgcl.co.nz

 

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