1. Each person participating starts with an empty
clean container or jar to collect their change
from family and friends. Place the label that is provided
on the below link to place on their container. [they are not
to go door to door and solicit for donations, due to safety
reasons] ++Groups can also place containers at schools, classrooms,
events, etc. as long as the facility approves the project.
HERE for labels to place on your jar. Print them on avery
labels or paper and tape them on your jar.
2. Purchase your patch
3. Set a date
that the change will be turned into your group, troop, or
organization. [this could be 3-6 months, don't have it be
too long as they will forget about it] You could also give
prizes to the top collectors of your group.
4. Have a location that
they will turn the container in at. A dance, meeting, or event.
Once the money is collected then the organization, family,
or group can:
OPTION ONE: Write one
check per group that participated . If you have checks in
your jar already they can be included in the batch with your
group. Make sure that checks are made payable to the organization
you are donating it to.
OPTION TWO: Donate your
money online at their site. Please note if someone in your
group donates money on line and you are competing for a prize
they can place the confirmation of the donation in the jar,
for when it is counted. Website for donations and information:
OPTION THREE: Your group
can purchase gift cards for the cancer patients/families and
mail them to the organization. Most needed cards are for:
Gift cards for gas, groceries, and Amazon.com.
OPTION FOUR: Your group
can collect change and purchase or create items on the wish
list for the cancer patients/families. Handmade Blankets created
from fleece and fringed, are always needed.
Send all donations to the organization you chose to