If an organization is going to service a community, then the people within the community have a responsibility to support it in any way that they can. One of the best ways to be able to do this is through fundraising. The following are a few suggestions for some types of events that are very successful for this purpose.
This is an event that teenagers and even younger kids can put on. The supplies are cheap, as all it takes is some soap and rags and a lot of elbow grease. Finding a location that will accommodate several cars and has good access to water will be important. A school may be ideal for this. At the same time, another group could set up a hot dog stand to make even more money. While people are getting their car washed they can enjoy a good old fashioned hot dog. All the while contributing the money paid for these services to the designated organization.
This is another common form of fundraiser and one that is usually greatly supported by all members of the community. The bakers want to be organized and make sure that everyone is designated a certain type of baking to be done. That way, there is a wide variety of goods to be sold.
This is especially good to run around Christmas time. People get the chance to shop for Christmas presents while donating to a good cause. The money for the supplies needed can be extracted from the sales. The profits can go to the designated organization. Quite often, a fundraiser like this can be run for several organizations at one time. There could be separate tables designated for each organization.
These are just a few of many ideas that can lead to successful fundraising.