Car Wash Fundraiser
A Car Wash is another Easy Fundraiser for your organization to earn quick money! It's also a fun way to get all your members involved and create community goodwill! Here is a quick How To..to get you started!
Total Time to Organize: 3 Hours Total # To Organize: 1 Volunteer Range of Earnings: $750-$2200
Start Time: 2 week minimum before event
Items Needed: minimum 2 power washers, 4 hoses, water supply, 2 split attachment, 50 old towels and rags, 2 large soap, 8 large sponges, 4 buckets, 2 wet vacs (optional for interior cleaning), 12 volunteers on a shift (adults are encouraged to participate), signage, money box & change
Fun Extras: music, food and beverage for workers, uniforms or matching attire
Suggested Fee: recommended donation of $10+ and $15+including vacuum (optional more!)
Suggested TIme: 9am-2pm (schedule 2 shifts of 12 volunteers) 9-11:30am and 11:30-2pm
Step 1 (2 weeks before):
Secure a venue and date for event near a water source. Submit any necessary paperwork.
Suggestions: school, church, temple, community club house
Step 2 (2 weeks before):
Download and edit the details of your SIgnUp Hub for only $5. Email out to your group for volunteer sign-ups!
Step 3 (1 week before):
Create minimum 4 fun signs including CAR WASH and whom it is supporting. Make signs large and clear!
Step 4 (Day of Event):
Arrive 30 minutes early to set up
Alternate 4 volunteers or more on the street (with signs and gimmicks) or in prime spots to drive business
Set Up Wash Stations:
(1) Pay or Donate with Table and adults and moneybox/change (always ask for addt’l donations)
(2) 2 power washers minimum to wet down cars
(3) 4 buckets, sponges & soap to wash car and tires
(4) 2 additional hoses to wash off soap
(5) optional vacuum interior