Wednesday, July 2, 2008

School Fundraising Idea - "Secret Admirer Notes"

My school did these little "secret admirer notes" one time. We had some really cute little cards that you could buy for like a dollar. Then you wrote whatever you wanted to say, and put who it was for, and what homeroom they were in. Then you turned it into the little secret admirer box, or whatever, and whenever the delivery day was, the notes were delivered to the classes. Girls would surely love the idea as they like to pursue guys with cards, love letters, flowers and write poems. Its really effective.

Here is an example:

There is a special something about you...
Something...that draws me to you
and makes me want to get to know you better.
Something...that stirs-up my emotions
every time I see you;
every time I hear or speak your name
I really don't understand why I feel this way,
or, what this is all about;
I only know that my heart tells me
—with each and every pounding beat—
that there is something special about you. ^_^

10 comments:

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Dublin Diva said...

I don't think this is a good idea for schools. School is a learning environment and encouraging such a distraction on kids that don't need it, teachers that don't need that type of distraction either, and putting such ideas into the minds of younger kids is just wrong. It does not support the children mentally. Some kids will get plenty of cards and other little. Mind games will start and bulling issues will prevail.
I like Matthew and Mikes ideas better. ROI is a better way to go and continuity of the cause on a long term basis is key.

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MarkAnt98 said...

I like the personalisation of these secret admirer notes, but I am not sure that this would be the most effective way of raising funds. I do however think that this could be one of a number of school fundraising ideas that together will help generate funds across the school.

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Pwnies. said...

This looks like a great idea, we have a charity organisation over here in the UK that specialises in school fundraiser ideas , I imagine in the US it's just as hard for publicly funded schools to be able to afford the educational schemes that they want to persue, keep up the good work =)

cleo said...

It is really inspiring to receive such a note from a secret admirer. The example is pretty awesome!
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