Goodness Greeness + FarmRaiser = Healthy Fundraising for Chicagoland

We just partnered with, Goodness Greeness Chicago’s premier organic home delivery service to make healthy fundraising a snap. Their popular Box Fundraising Program, Greens4Green$ is now backed by FarmRaiser’s online marketplaces and mobile apps to help you raise money for your school by selling the best produce in the Midwest.  With a customized portal and discount codes, Goodness […]

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Two Actions for National Farm to School Month

October 6, 2015 / All / Comments: 0

FarmRaiser salutes Farm to School month with two easy things you can do to help connect schools and kids with healthy, local food.  Please take a minute and visit the National Farm to School site below, and mark your calendars for the Big Day of Action on Oct 22, when Congress will consider reauthorization of the  Child […]

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Hemingway Elementary Makes News with Their Second Annual FarmRaiser

September 30, 2015 / All, FarmRaiser in the News / Comments: 0

Back for their second Fall FarmRaiser, students and parents at Hemingway Elementary are raising money for their school with local “beyond organic” meat supplier Wood River Sustainability Center and Idaho’s Bounty local food coop. Way to Hemingway Huskies! Students at Hemingway Elementary are launching their second annual Farm Raiser tomorrow. The students hope to raise money for […]

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Strengthening the Hunger Free Kids Act

September 14, 2015 / All / Comments: 0

Get the facts about the benefits of strong nutrition standards for school food from this featured on the USDA’s Storify account. For the past three years kids have eaten healthier breakfasts and lunches in schools, and as a result: there has been an increase in consumption of healthy fruits and vegetables at school we have seen a […]

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Inspiring shout out on Facebook

September 11, 2015 / About FarmRaiser, All, Healthy Fundraising Ideas / Comments: 0

It’s always nice to hear that people like what you’re doing, but this post from School Bites is the reason we come to work in the morning (and stay late in the afternoon ;-).  

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September Newsletter

September 3, 2015 / All / Comments: 0

Hi friend, Two articles made their way around social media last week that left me feeling pretty good about the mission and timing of FarmRaiser. First was the Texas PTA fundraiser that went viral on Facebook because it struck a nerve with parents everywhere. Its message: We hate school fundraising, but we want to help […]

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Fed Up With Fundraising

September 3, 2015 / All, Family and Community Health, Healthy Fundraising Ideas / Comments: 0

The viral PTA alternative fundraiser evidences the frustration we all feel from traditional fundraising. If you’re ready for meaningful fundraising that turns kids into advocates for healthy eating and communities (instead of miniature sales people), FarmRaiser can help.

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Fundraising Frustration

August 28, 2015 / All / Comments: 0

This viral PTA alternative fundraiser struck a cord with parents and families across the country. If you’re ready for something fun and meaningful, check out FarmRaiser!

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Michigan student sells over $2,000 dollars’ worth of healthy, local products

August 28, 2015 / All, Local Food and Amazing Products / Comments: 0

Raising money with FarmRaiser is fun, easy, and helps support your local food system–just ask one of our FarmRaiser champions, Lucy!

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Healthy Fundraising Options: They do exist!

August 17, 2015 / All, Healthy Fundraising Ideas / Comments: 0

Check out this great article by Pew Charitable Trusts for healthy fundraising ideas. If you’re looking for a place to start, check out FarmRaiser!

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