School / Student Engagement


How YOU Can Raise Funds For Project Bundle-Up!

Elementary School Engagement

Middle School Engagement

High School Engagement


 

Elementary School Engagement

Fundraising programs geared toward elementary school students

Bounce for Bundle-Up – A Bounce for Bundle-Up event generally takes place during gym class, recess, or as an after school / extra-curricular activity. During a three-minute time span, students bounce a basketball and pledge an amount for each “bounce” completed. For example, Mike completes 300 bounces at $0.05 pledge per “bounce”- he will make a $15.00 donation to Project Bundle-Up. Depending on the number of “bounces” the student completes, determines how much money they fundraise for Project Bundle-Up. Students will then ask family, friends, and neighbors to sponsor them and make a donation.

  • Jumpin’ for Bundle-Up – Much like Bounce for Bundle-Up, Jumpin’ for Bundle Up can take place during a gym class, recess or as an after school / extra-curricular activity. During a three-minute time span, students will jump rope and pledge an amount for each “jump”. For example, if Jenna jumps 80 times at $0.25 pledge per jump, she will make a $20.00 donation to Project Bundle-Up. Depending on the number of jumps the student completes, determines how much money they fundraise for Project Bundle-Up. Students will then ask family, friends, and neighbors to sponsor them and make a donation.
  • Hang a Coat in our School Campaign – These adorable coat cut-outs can be sold at a suggested minimum donation of $1 at school spirit days, sporting events or school concerts and performances. If you would like you can list the names of those that buy the “coats” in your school newsletter or website. Project Bundle-Up has created an electronic version that can be easily printed and copied. 
  • Dress for Bundle-Up Day – One of the easiest (and most fun!) ways you can help us is to coordinate a Dress Down Day at your school. If your students do not wear uniforms, please feel free to modify your Dress Þ for Bundle Ý to a “Hats On Day”, “PJ Day”, “Black and Gold Pittsburgh Sports Day” or something else that would be fun to wear to school. Project Bundle-Up has PDF files created to help organize your event and provide everything you need to make it a great success!
  • Ice Cream or Bake Sale – This is an easy and delicious way for your school to raise funds for Project Bundle-Up. Sales may take place in the morning, during lunch or after school activities. For example, if 50 ice cream cones are sold for $1.00 a piece that is a $50.00 donation. Approximately $50.00 will provide a child with a complete winter outfit!
  • Penny Wars– Penny Wars is a game to be competed between grade levels or home rooms. The object is to get as many points as possible during the “war.” Here is how to play:
  1. The game is to run for at least five consecutive school days.
  2. Each home room or class will need a large, enclosed container. A sealed, one gallon plastic milk container, with a slit large enough to insert coins and bills.
  3. Each container is labeled with the name of the class teacher, a room number, or any appropriate identification of your choosing.
  4. Students from class put their pennies in their class’ container. One point is received for every penny in the container.
  5. Classes may put other coins and paper currency into the containers of OTHER classes. Each silver coin or bill reduces the number of points from that container by the amount of the coin. For example, a nickel reduces the points by five, a dime by ten, a dollar by 100, and etc. This is where strategy counts.
  6. Containers are emptied and counted daily. The total monetary amount of silver coins and paper currency is deducted from the total number of pennies for the day.
  7. The totals for all classes are posted daily to encourage friendly competition. The totals can be posted as tallies. A chart, blackboard or whiteboard in a central location works well for these postings.
  • Target the Teacher / Principal Day – This fundraiser is perfect for schools that have teachers / principals with a sense of humor! Some ideas for Target the Teacher / Principal Day include:
  • Selling duct tape to students at a certain monetary amount per foot of tape and using the tape to duct tape the teacher / principal to the wall.
  • Selling shaving cream pies to students to throw at their teacher / principal.

The fundraising possibilities for Project Bundle-Up are endless!
These are just a few examples your school could fundraise for our program. If you have other fun and innovative ways to raise funds for Project Bundle-Up, please use them and share them with us too. We would love to hear your ideas!
If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact:

Erin Ehrlich
Project Bundle-Up Coordinator

412-446-1638

erin.ehrlich@use.salvationarmy.org

 


 

 

Middle School Engagement

  1. Hang a Coat in our School Campaign – These adorable coat cut-outs can be sold at a suggested minimum donation of $1 at school spirit days, sporting events or school concerts and performances. If you would like you can list the names of those that buy the “coats” in your school newsletter or website. Project Bundle-Up has created an electronic version that can be easily printed and copied.
  1. Bowling for Bundle-Up – Who doesn’t love bowling? This is a great fundraiser for all ages! Participants get sponsors to donate a monetary amount per pin which is multiplied by the number of total pins per game. For example, 150 total pins in a game at $0.10 a pin would be a donation of $15.00 to Project Bundle-Up.
  1. Dress for Bundle-Up Day- One of the easiest (and most fun!) ways you can help us is to coordinate a Dress Down Day at your school. If your students do not wear uniforms, please feel free to modify your Dress Þ for Bundle Ý to a “Hats On Day”, “PJ Day” or “Pittsburgh Sports Team Day” or something else that would be fun to wear to school. Project Bundle-Up has created PDF files to help organize your event and provide everything you need to make it a great success.
  1. Ice Cream or Bake Sale– This is an easy and delicious way for your school to raise funds for Project Bundle-Up. Sales may take place in the morning, during lunch or after school activities. For example, if 50 ice cream cones are sold for $1.00 a piece that is a $50.00 donation. Approximately $50.00 will provide a child with a complete winter outfit.
  1. Coat / Clothing Sale – Collect gently used coats and clothing to sell at your school and donate the money collected to “Project Bundle-Up”.
  1. Target the Teacher / Principal Day – This fundraiser is perfect for schools that have teachers / principals with a sense of humor! Some ideas for Target the Teacher / Principal Day include:
  • Selling duct tape to students at a certain monetary amount per foot of tape and using the tape to duct tape the teacher / principal to the wall.
  • Selling shaving cream pies to students to throw at their teacher / principal.
  1. Concert / Performance Fundraiser – Hold a concert or performance and donate a percentage of the proceeds collected through ticket sales to “Project Bundle-Up”.


The fundraising possibilities for Project Bundle-Up are endless!

These are just a few examples your school could fundraise for our program. If you have other fun and innovative ways to raise funds for Project Bundle-Up, please use them and share them with us too. We would love to hear your ideas!

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact:

Erin Ehrlich
Project Bundle-Up Coordinator

412-446-1638
erin.ehrlich@use.salvationarmy.org

 


 

High School Engagement

  1. Hang a Coat in our School Campaign – These coat cut-outs can be sold at a suggested minimum donation of $1 at school spirit days, sporting events or school concerts and performances. If you would like you can list the names of those that buy the “coats” in your school newsletter or website. Project Bundle-Up has created an electronic version that can be easily printed and copied.
  1. PBU Student versus Teacher Competition – Support Project Bundle-Up through friendly competition between students and teachers. Sell tickets to a charity student vs. teachers’ basketball game or trivia contest and donate the proceeds to Project Bundle-Up!
  1. Bowling for Bundle-Up – Who doesn’t love bowling? This is a great fundraiser for all ages! Participants get sponsors to donate a monetary amount per pin which is multiplied by the number of total pins per game. For example, 150 total pins in a game at $0.10 a pin would be a donation of $15.00 to Project Bundle-Up.
  1. Dress for Bundle-Up Day – One of the easiest (and most fun!) ways you can help us is to coordinate a Dress Down Day at your school. If your students do not wear uniforms, please feel free to modify your Dress Þ for Bundle Ý to a “Hats on Day”, “PJ Day” or “Pittsburgh Sports Team Day”or something else that would be fun to wear to school. Project Bundle-Up has PDF files to help organize your event and provide everything you need to make it a great success!
  1. Ice Cream or Bake Sale– This is an easy and delicious way for your school to raise funds for Project Bundle-Up. Sales may take place in the morning, during lunch or after school activities. For example, if 50 ice cream cones are sold for $1.00 a piece that is a $50.00 donation. Approximately $50.00 will provide a child with a complete winter outfit.
  1. Coat / Clothing Sale – Collect gently used coats and clothing to sell at your school, church or community center and donate the money collected to “Project Bundle-Up”.
  1. Car Wash – A great fundraiser for the warmer months and also a fun team-building activity for your school group too!
  1. Concert / Performance Fundraiser – Hold a concert or performance and donate a percentage of the proceeds collected through ticket sales to “Project Bundle-Up”.

The fundraising possibilities for Project Bundle-Up are endless!
These are just a few examples your school could fundraise for our program. If you have other fun and innovative ways to raise funds for Project Bundle-Up, please use them and share them with us too.
We would love to hear your ideas!


WTAE’S PROJECT BUNDLE-UP HONOR ROLL

A big thank you to the following schools that supported Project Bundle-Up this school year:

Avella Elementary Center (Avella)

Central Elementary School (Allison Park)

Clifford N Pritts Elementary School (Melcroft)

Connellsville Area School District (Connellsville)

Friendship Hill Elementary (Point Marion)

Greenock Elementary School (McKeesport)

Heritage Elementary School (Murrysville)

Jeannette Senior High School (Jeannette)

Jefferson Elementary School (Clairton)

Latrobe Elementary School (Latrobe)

Level Green Elementary School (Trafford)

McClellen Elementary School (Pleasant Hills)

McCullough Elementary School (Jeannette)

Mt. Vernon Elementary (McKeesport)

Ringgold Elementary School (Monongahela)

Shady Side Academy Junior School (Point Breeze)

St. Gregory’s School (Zelienople)

Trafford Elementary School (Trafford)

Washington Elementary School (Mt. Lebanon)

West Mifflin Middle School (West Mifflin)

Wilkins Primary School (Pittsburgh)

 

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact:

Erin Ehrlich
Project Bundle-Up Coordinator

412-446-1638

erin.ehrlich@use.salvationarmy.org