by the staff of Wreathfundraiser.com and Dinihanian Floral Products, Inc.
For booster clubs looking for unique seasonal fundraisers, consider holiday decorations.
Holiday decorations, such as wreaths, swags, boughs, and centerpieces, are made from freshly cut conifers, styled to complement the winter holiday season. These products are full and fragrant, making both the inside and outside of any home look elegant and festive. They are equally attractive fundraisers because of their proven way to raise almost any amount of money booster clubs need.
Oregon-based Wreathfundraiser.com is one of a few companies in the country that makes its holiday products by hand. The company is a subsidiary of Dinihanian Floral Products, Inc., a fourth-generation, family-owned and operated company with over 115 years experience in the floral and greens industry. Its decorations are made from the freshest greens from the Pacific Northwest, including high-elevation Noble fir that's cut daily, providing products with the much-sought after lush blue-green color, aromatic evergreen fragrance, and maximum lifespan.
Variety is an important part of holiday decorations' unique quality. For example, Wreathfundraiser.com's most popular fundraising items are:
- Mixed Wreath: Freshly cut noble fir is the base for this stunning evergreen wreath, adorned with blue-berried juniper, incense cedar, and a cluster of three ponderosa pine cones.
Door Swag: A large noble fir bough backs this delightful swag, displaying beautiful boughs of cedar and decorative faux holly accented with blue-berried junipers, red berries, and finished with three ponderosa pine cones.
Northwest Holiday Basket Centerpiece: Lush, fragrant noble fir, blue-berried juniper, princess pine, and colorful variegated holly surround a festive ornament. The centerpiece is arranged in an attractive mahogany-toned, woven wicker basket, and accented with a bright red, green, and gold fabric bow.
For a custom-look, weatherproof, pull-string red velvet bows can be added to every product, and remember all wreaths are hand tied onto environmentally-friendly, state-of-the-art, no-rust frames manufactured with recycled plastic.
Freshness is another part of the unique quality. Wreathfundraiser.com's holiday decorations are shipped fresh and hold up well in most climates. Proper care ensures their quality and beauty throughout the holiday season. The company does not recommend storing these products as they are made to be displayed right away. Generally, in warmer climates, a daily misting of water ensures the greens remain fresh well into January.
Just how much money a club raises during the holiday season with these decorations, though, is a group decision. Depending on how much money the club wants to raise, how many people will be selling, and how the club prices the products being sold are the determining factors of making a profit.
Some companies address this issue upon contacting them. Wreathfundraiser.com sends customers a free fundraising kit. The kit includes full-color brochures, sales methods, details on how to establish selling prices and profits, door hangers ("Hello, sorry I missed you..."), care instructions, order forms, gift ordering information, and shipping details. To further reduce overhead costs and increase profits, the company sells its product at wholesale prices.
When it comes to ordering holiday decorations during the busy winter holiday season, some companies have made provisions to make the process as hassle-free as possible.
Clubs that have used Wreatherfundriser.com have sold between 500-4,000 products with amazing results. Because of this success rate, holiday decorations are becoming popular annual fundraisers at many schools.
For more information on holiday decorations, visit WreathFundraiser.com online.