Thursday, June 2, 2016

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 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

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