Your Next Cheerleading Fundraising Idea

By: Terryterhune
A lot of creative cheerleading fundraising ideas exist to help out your squad this year. If your cheerleading squad comes up a little short on funds. These ideas include sure fire money makers like yard sales, bake sales and car washes.

There are many ways to raise money for your cheerleading squad. You might need money for traveling to different sporting events, new uniforms, and items to pass out to the crowd at the pep rallies. When you are shot on funds it can put a damper on the amount of fun and effectiveness you have on your home team crowd.

A bake sale can be a great way to raise money for your cheerleading squad - each member of the squad can sign up to make a different baked good and bring it to the sale. Cookies, pies and cakes are common favorites for these fundraising events. A bake sale is irresistible, especially to children; if you hold your sale at a sporting event, it is guaranteed to be a success. Everyone loves a fresh baked snack - so these are often the best times to have your bake sale.

A yard or garage sale can also be a terrific fundraiser for your cheerleading squad. You'll need some help from adults for this to work well, but parents are usually more than willing to lend a hand; they generally have a lot of items t donate for a yard sale fundraiser.

In your own neighborhood there is probably a gold mine of items sitting around unused in people's garages and attics. You can help them clear out these things and raise money for your cheerleading squad at the same time.

You might find your squad with a very large number of items donated for your fundraiser; if this is the case, then you may want to consider asking your school to let you use their auditorium or parking lot to hold the sale. You will need a fairly large area to hold your event in most cases; you can also ask around the squad to see if anyone has a large yard or driveway for your sale. You'll have some items left over which were not sold afterwards. You should donate these items to Goodwill or another charity. You can sometimes arrange for these items to be picked up; otherwise, you should find someone with a large vehicle who will volunteer to drive these items to the nearest donation point.

A carwash can be a great fundraiser for your cheerleading squad too. Ask local gas stations; many will be happy to let you use their parking lot and hose hookups for a good cause. All you will need is plenty of soap, hoses and some willing volunteers to hold signs and wash cars for your fundraiser.

No matter what your cheerleading squad's needs for funding are, there are plenty of creative cheerleading fundraising ideas which are perfect for your squad - if yours is a little short on funds, don't be afraid to use a creative type of fundraiser.
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