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Gourmet Goodness - Sweet and Savory Food from the Heartland Fundraiser Idea

New! Our 2018 Gourmet Goodness brochure is a great choice this holiday season!

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Profit: 40% Profit

Price Range: $7-$18 with 24 items priced $10 or less.

Number of pages: 12 pages, with a separate order form

Number of items: 50                                Description: Offers everything Cheese, Sausage, chocolates, Snacks, Nuts, Gummi Candies, and mixes for cookies, brownies, soup, dips, cheesecakes, funnel cake,and more!  

Recommended for:  Groups of 10+ with an average of $10 in retail sales times the number of brochures provided. 

Minimum Order:  None

Case Requirements:  None.  Order only what you sell

Upfront Costs:  None. Collated packets with Brochures, order forms, collection envelopes and prize program are shipped free.

Pack-By-Seller:  All orders are packed-by-seller, free 

Shipping:  Free 

Purchase Orders: Public schools are eligible for 15-day invoice terms

Payment:  Organization, Business, Cashier's Check, Money Order or Credit Card

Gourmet Goodness Fundraiser Profit

EARN 40% PROFIT! 

Earn 40% Profit on most items. Magazine vouchers, dry food mixes, and candles are 40% Profit

Brochures are free with when a group's average retail sales is $10. 10% less profit is deducted to cover brochure and materials cost if the $10 sales average is not reached. 

 

I can't believe we are $40.00 away from 10,000.00!!!!  Too cool!  The kids did a great job this year!  Starting early was key, as well as the offering on the wax melts! I'm so surprised how well those sold!  I'm hoping we get a few stragglers on Monday! I'd love to see a $5,000 profit. Thank you for a great sheet of product!" 

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We Recommend Pairing Gourmet Goodness with
Winter Wonderland!

We highly recommend offering Winter Wonderland along with Gourmet Goodness! Both brochures are offered from the same distributor, your orders will ship together, and sales are combined with Gourmet Goodness as one order.  Your supporters will easily find something they love in our Winter Wonderland Brochure which offers everything from wrapping paper, dozens of unique kitchen items, gifts for everyone on your shopping list, candles, snacks, chocolates, holiday decor, gourmet dip mixes, magazines, and more.

Gourmet Goodness Fundraiser Brochure - New for 2018!

Deb, 

 

Oh, my gosh!!  We just closed our fundraiser and our cheerleaders have collected over $12,000 so far and we still have late orders coming in!  I'm so excited! I'll let you know when we are all done.

Thank you so much for a great fundraiser. I never expected we'd sell so many candles and we've sold more more wax melts than I ever expected. We are so glad we chose LaTeeDa!  Thank you Deb!

 

Michelle, Cheer Coach

We are very dedicated to providing our fundraising customers with simple, fun and profitable fundraisers for your group or organization. We offer an exclusive lineup of fundraising brochures including Winter Wonderland and Gourmet Goodness which feature high-quality items that are sure to please the most discerning of shoppers. Customer satisfaction is our number one goal and our attention to detail is second to none.  Contact us to sign-up today and start helping your organization reach its fundraising goals!

You'll be amazed at what our organization can offer your organization!

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Celebrating Christmas and creating special memories with family and friends is the essence of GOURMET GOODNESS fundraising brochure. If you are searching for a new Christmas fundraising idea for a Daycare Fundraiser, an Elementary School Fundraiser, a Middle School Fundraiser, a sports team fundraiser, a church fundraiser, or any other group large or small you've found a wonderful fundraising idea with GOURMET GOODNESS. Our newest fundraiser brochure is a perfect choice for Christmas fundraising sales and truly offers something for everyone. 

Download our 2-page program highlights

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Be sure to view our GOURMET GOODNESS brochure to see 12 mouth-watering pages filled with 50 items including Cheese, Sausage, chocolates, Snacks, Nuts, Gummi Candies, and mixes for cookies, brownies, soup, dips, cheesecakes, funnel cake, and more.  You'll earn 40% Profit, there are No Minimums, and you'll receive FREE brochures, FREE Youth Prize Programs, FREE Pack-by-Seller, and FREE Shipping.  Enjoy GOURMET GOODNESS and your successful fundraiser!

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"Hi Deb! 

 

I can't believe we are $40.00 away from 10,000.00!!!!  Too cool!  The kids did a great job this year!  Starting early was key, as well as the offering on the wax melts! I'm so surprised how well those sold!  I'm hoping we get a few stragglers on Monday! I'd love to see a $5,000 profit. Thank you for a great sheet of product!" 

 

Craig, Vocal Director

How our Gourmet Goodness Fundraiser Works

Submit your Fundraising Agreement: Request your Gourmet Goodness brochures by your completing a Fundraising Agreement. Following receipt of your agreement your brochures, collection envelopes, 3-part order forms, parent letter (if selected), and prize program brochures (if selected) will be shipped.  You can begin your fundraiser in about a week.

 

Customer Satisfaction - Your satisfaction is our #1 priority!  You'll receive 100% unconditional money back guarantee on all product and prizes!  You'll receive a full refund and you keep the profit!  Your customer service calls can be handled through the company or your fundraising chairperson - your choice!  All late orders, re-orders, and adjustments will ship within 24 hours of your phone call.  We'll provide you with a "How To" Fundraising Chairperson Manual to help you through each step of your fundraisers.  

 

Online Shopping - Increased sales and higher profits!  You have the option to add our Online Shopping opportunity with your brochure sales. Your out of town family and friends can make online purchase to support your fundraiser!  Your school gets the profit, your sellers get the prize credits and the products ship directly to their homes or "Ship to School" option.  The products will be delivered to your school with the student's order.  You'll receive 24/7 Chairperson internet access to view online sales and totals in real time.  Our online store allows easy posting to Facebook & Twitter in addition to sending emails to family and friends. 

 

Your packets arrive ready to hand out - We make it easy!  All materials are collated into packets by the company. The packet includes all the material the child needs to participate including a parent letter, brochures, order form, and a prize program!  We will even write and print a parent letter for you!  Your packets will arrive at the school separated into groups of 25 in an "eco-friendly" tote bag for easy distribution! 

We offer your organization a great prize program! Our prize program puts the FUN into FUNDRAISING! Prize program starts with selling only 1 item!

Family Prize – Sell 30 items and receive a FREE $50 Restaurant.com Gift Card!

Best of Both Worlds – cumulative and pick a prize in 1 great program!

Prize envelope and online viewing add excitement and enthusiasm! 

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ONLINE REGISTRATION KICK-START PROGRAM – Additional student prize.

 

Light-Up Emoji Keychain is given to every child who turns in the coupon from the bottom of their parent letter stating they have registered for online fundraising sales.  The Light-Up Emoji Keychain should be handed out during the sale for immediate gratification.

 

Emoji Top Hat is to be used as a drawing prize for each homeroom.  Every child who turns in the “Sell 3 Items” coupon from the parent letter, will automatically be entered to win.

 

Signed contract by June 30th – receive an Emoji Top Hat – 1 per Homeroom!


KINDLE FIRE TABLET – To Promote Online Sales
Any child that sends 5 emails to family & friends will be entered into our drawing to win a Kindle Fire Tablet!
One Kindle Fire Tablet will be given away every week from Labor Day until Thanksgiving. There is no purchase necessary and drawing is company-wide.

 

CHAIRPERSON BONUS / SAMPLES FOR DISPLAY

We supply samples of the product and/or food for your school to display!  As a “Thank You” to the people running the fundraising sale, these samples are yours to keep!

FREE DOLLAR FOR EVERY CHILD – to spend at the Holiday Shoppe!

Every child receives a $1.00 Lil’ Shopper’s Shoppe Buck when you use Gifts ‘N Things for your Fall Fundraiser and Holiday Shoppe!


Participation Kick-Off Kit!
You'll receive large hallway posters to help promote your sale and classroom posters with Participation Goal Chart.
Students that sell one item get to sign the goal chart  Watch your participation increase!  Goal chart is used to determine winners of 50% participation homeroom party.  We also provide a fabulous kick-off video for your organization to use.

 

ICE CREAM / YOGURT / HEALTHY TREAT PARTY  will promote participation.

Just sell 1 item! Free to every homeroom with 50% participation! Everyone in the class is invited to attend the party.
(If your school does not allow ice cream parties we have many other options)

 

$50 RESTAURANT.COM GIFT CARD

Free to every teacher whose homeroom has 50% participation!
Proven incentive to create teacher excitement which will help your sale!

You'll receive a 3-part order form - Just in case someone loses a copy!  Families keep a copy, you keep a copy, and one copy will be sent to the company.  Homeroom envelopes are provided to keep order forms separated and organized.  A pre-paid and self-addressed envelope is provided to mail orders back to the company. 

 

Computer report detailing sale - Easy to read and understand!  Your reports include an overall summary, internet sales, results by homeroom, top sellers, prize summary and more! Reports are emailed to you, in PDF format, for immediate results! You'll have 24/7 Chairperson internet access to view your totals, reports, and invoice online!

 

"State of the Art" Scanning Equipment - Used to pack orders!  Every item is individually scanned by barcode to assure accuracy!  Scanning by barcode gives the company 99.8% order accuracy!  Scanning = Fewer Packing Errors = Less Headaches for the Chairperson!

 

Orders are Individually Packed for each student!  Every order is individually packed and labeled with large easy to read labels! Uniformly sized boxes with handles are used to provide protection and convenience!  All you have to do is hand out the orders!

 

Customer checks, if taken, are made payable to your organization. Check in with your participants throughout your selling period and make several reminders to keep selling.  Collect all order forms and payments at the end of your selling period.  There are no minimums required to submit an order, but we encourage you to sell at least an average of $10 Retail times the number of brochures shipped to cover the cost of providing you with the brochures and materials.  Otherwise, there is a 10% deduction on your profit. 

 

At the conclusion of your selling period (we recommend 2-3 weeks) collect the order forms and money from your sellers. We will provide you with a shipping label to return the company's copy for each order form.  You can also scan and email the order forms. There are no case requirements for our GOURMET GOODNESS fundraiser!  

 

Once we receive your order forms, we will enter it into our order system and you'll be emailed an invoice by the billing department for the total due. Your organization will keep your profit. We will also email reports for your sales including a break down for what each participant sold, the total number of items, and the retail sales.

 

After reviewing the invoice you can pay by mailing us a school/business check or money order along with a copy of your invoice.  We request payment be made as quickly as possible and must be received before your packed order can be shipped. 

 

Once shipped, we will send you an email with a link to track your shipment.

 

Note: We recommend starting your sales asap and to allow sufficient time for mailing the order forms, 2-3 weeks for the order to be shipped and a few days for UPS to deliver your order. 

Our Gourmet Goodness Selections are very Affordable and Easy to Sell!

Supporters will enjoy selecting items from so many unique items offered in our GOURMET GOODNESS fundraising brochure and they will appreciate the affordable pricing.  With 50 items, Including 24 items priced at just $10 or less, they are very easy to sell and our GOURMET GOODNESS fundraising brochure will surely be a hit this fall season!  Watch your average sale per customer soar with this brochure!  Your participants can easily sell to their family members, friends, neighbors, and GOURMET GOODNESS will be an easy brochure for family members to share at work and other activities they are involved with.  With so many wonderful items to choose from, your seller's family will surely choose to purchase items for themselves as well which will help to increase your overall participation.  Your supporters will be happy to purchase items for the holiday season, for gift-giving, for holiday entertaining, for family celebrations, and for their own enjoyment.

Reasons Why to Choose our Gourmet Goodness Fundraising Brochure

Our GOURMET GOODNESS brochure will certainly become a top performing fundraising brochure and a great choice for any organization.  With NO UPFRONT COST FOR BROCHURES, a great FREE PRIZE PROGRAM, a wonderful selection of affordable items, and FREE PACK-BY-SELLER, GOURMET GOODNESS Is an absolutely perfect fundraising idea for School fundraisers including Elementary School fundraisers, middle school fundraisers, and even Pre-School Fundraisers!  If you are searching for a PTA Fundraiser or PTO fundraiser GOURMET GOODNESS is the brochure you are searching for!

 

For smaller groups, such as a school band fundraiser, a sports team fundraiser, or a youth organization fundraiser, GOURMET GOODNESS Is still a great choice!  There are NO UPFRONT COSTS, NO MINIMUMS, AND NO CASE REQUIREMENTS, even for organizations with a few sellers.  Very few food fundraising programs today offer no minimums with FREE SHIPPING and still offer UP TO 40% profit!  GOURMET GOODNESS offers a wide variety of unique items and can easily be offered by any organization large or small.  Your supporters will also appreciate the opportunity to purchase items that are family oriented instead of many of the commonly held fundraisers.  You and your supporters will love this refreshing new fundraiser brochure!

 

We'll ship your brochures right away, and you can begin your fundraiser in about a week. All of our fabulous selection of food items in the brochure are shelf stable so there are no worries to find refrigeration.  With so many affordably priced items everyone will love and appreciate what GOURMET GOODNESS has to offer.  If you are searching for the best fundraising idea to offer high quality and affordably priced items you needn't look any further. Our items are very easy to sell and our fundraiser will be easy for you to generate high fundraising sales. 

Working with Gifts 'N Things gets even better!  Consider our Lil' Shopper's Shoppe!

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In addition to raising funds with our Winter Wonderland fundraiser hold a Lil' Shopper's Shoppe at your school this holiday season!

 

The Lil’ Shopper’s Shoppe Where Children Discover the Joy of Giving!


The best quality gifts available in the school holiday shop / Santa shop industry! 85% of our gift items are priced at $5.00 or less!

 

Students Love It... 

For many children, this may be the first time they experience the thrill of picking out their own holiday gifts for family and friends.

 

Parents love it… 

During the holiday season, parents can rest assured that their children will shop in a safe, non-commercial setting.

 

Teachers love it…

Your faculty can teach their students about budgeting and spending wisely at the school holiday gift store, and emphasize the joy of giving.

 

Administrators really love it…

The Lil’ Shopper’s Shoppe is a popular family service that’s risk-free and easy to run for the PTA or PTO in the school.

As Easy As 1-2-3!
The Lil’ Shopper’s Shoppe features over 110 high-quality holiday gift items priced within a child’s budget–from pocket change to $10.00, with most gifts under $3. You’ll find something here for everyone on a child’s list: Mom, Dad, Brothers, Sisters, Grandparents, Teachers, Special Friends, and Pets. GiftsThe Lil’ Shopper’s Shoppe was developed by listening to the needs and past experience of school administrators, teachers, and PTA & PTO parent organizations for over 35 years. The result is an in-school holiday shopping program that is simple and straightforward: everything you need to run a successful holiday shop – santa shop is included–all you do is sign up volunteers! Best of all, The Lil’ Shopper’s Shoppe is RISK-FREE: it won’t cost your school a penny… there are no freight charges or hidden costs… you only pay for the merchandise you sell… and everyone enjoys the holiday spirit!
 
Top Quality Gifts - The Lil’ Shopper’s Shoppe® offers only high-quality holiday gifts priced right for kids shopping. Many of the gifts are designed from input by PTA & PTO volunteers, teachers and students. There’s something here for everyone!
 
Convenient - The parents of the kids that go shopping at your school will really appreciate the help during such a busy time of year!
 
Popular - The Lil’ Shopper’s Shoppe® is a great opportunity to bring high-quality gifts, and a risk-free holiday shopping program to your school.
 
Educational - With the help of parents and teachers, students can learn the value of money and how to spend it wisely.
 
Safe - Children shop under adult supervision in a safe indoor environment. Volunteers help out but never pressure the kids shopping to buy.
 
To sign up for a Lil' Shopper's Shoppe click HERE

Have questions? Ready to get started?  Please call me! 

I'm committed to your success and will be here to work with you through each step of your fundraiser.  You can call me extended office hours:

Monday-Friday 9 am - 9 pm and Sat-Sun 11 am - 6 pm EST