The typical fundraising campaign is one of the first business lessons a school age child learns. Whether it is popcorn sales as a Boy Scout or those delicious cookies at Stop and Shop as a Girl Scout or the football calendars the NK Football team brings by my house every September, kids learn valuable skills about sales and business. Knowing your product, asking for the sale, asking for another sale, an “up sale” perhaps, collecting money, on and on, delivering the product, and the follow up. Fundraisers are a great way for kids to learn valuable people skills and a little bit about transacting business.
I have been reading about an event at the North Kingstown High School that is a break from the traditional fundraising campaigns. And this fundraiser is more about purchasing something we all need to make our lives better, healthier, and of course support our North Kingstown Athletics program. A quality mattress at an incredible savings. It is the first annual North Kingstown High School Mattress Fundraiser. This fundraiser is being held right at the high school’s gymnasium. It is happening Sunday, September 25 from 10am to 5pm. It is being coordinated through Custom Fundraising Solutions.
Custom Fundraising Solutions has previously run very successful fundraisers such as this for other schools here in Rhode Island. They offer a wide range of mattress sizes, from twin to king size. They offer a wide range of over 20 mattress options, including adjustable frames, plush, and pillow top styles. They accept all forms of payment – cash, check, major credit cards, even layaway. The mattresses are made from scratch right here in the USA. Prices range from entry level mattresses at around $250 to the top of line styles at around $2400. There are plenty of options in a price range to fit your needs and comfort level. Plus, you know you are getting a good deal because they will be marking the MSRP, or suggested retail price, on every mattress, just so you can see the savings. And the great news is every mattress purchased benefits North Kingstown Athletics teams, like the NK Football Team and the NK Boys and Girls Basketball programs.
Once you have selected a mattress, the team at Custom Fundraising Solutions will work with you on the delivery of the item. Delivery charge is $80. Or, you can waive the delivery charge and elect to pickup the mattress yourself. Custom Fundraising has a warehouse conveniently located in Cranston. The lead time on your mattress purchase is about 2 weeks and your contribution to North Kingstown Athletics programs such as football and basketball will be immediate. Sounds like an amazing event that will benefit student athletes here in North Kingstown and will help you get a great night sleep if you are the parent of one.
Here are some great links to learn more about this event:
Facebook page for the event, you can click North Kingstown High School Mattress Fundraiser.
To learn more about Custom Fundraising Solutions, and to preview some of the products that will be on display this weekend, go to www.customfundraisingsolutions.com. Custom Fundraising Solutions representative Jason Glander can also answer any questions. You can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 401-601-6052.
North Kingstown High School gymnasium
10am to 5pm
Sunday, September 25