Fundraising Ideas

ABE trips cost $375 (plus airfare if applicable). Many groups and individuals are able to raise a significant amount of money, if not the entire cost of the trip, through fundraising. Here are some great ideas to get you started!

ABE Program Fundraisers

Group Fundraising Ideas

  • Bread sales
  • Aihu sales
  • Car Wash
  • Pancake Breakfast
  • T-shirts Sales (short & long-sleeved)
  • Set up a fundraiser with local businesses (ie. Coldstone, Gary's Pizza, Teli's, Five Guys, etc.)
  • Nalgene bottles
  • Nalgene stickers
  • Sell pizzas door to door
  • T-shirt signing (participants make their own shirt, and people pay $1 to sign it and support them).
  • Sell wreaths
  • Concert/Dance
  • Fair Trade products (ie. SERRV International or Catholic Relief Services)
  • Poker Tournament
  • Discount Movie Tickets
  • Head Shaving Challenge
  • Fresh Bread and Croissants from the Collegeville Artisan Bakery
  • Buddy Bracelets

Individual Fundraising Ideas

  • Donation request letters (“Peter Pan” letters)
  • Announcement at your home parish
  • SCRIP Gift Card Fundraising (SCRIP Page)
  • Individual Bennie Bread sales
  • Individual Aihu sales
  • Adaptations of any of the Group Fundraising Ideas!