Fundraiser Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How much does it cost to receive the fundraiser kit?
A. There is no cost to receive the kit. Project Have Hope covers the costs of shipping the package to you and the return shipping of any unsold items.
Q. How does the financial process work?
A. Once you have completed sales, deposit the money into a checking account. Write a check to “Project Have Hope” for the appropriate percentage of your sales (between 60-80%) based on the total amount of all sales.
If you sell up $249, you earn 20%, and send back 80%
Sell $250 to $549, you earn 25%, and send back 75%
Sell $550 to $999, you earn 30%, and send back 70%
Sell $1000 or more, you earn 40%, and send back 60%
Include the check or money order in the return package. Keep the remaining 20-40% of funds for your cause or group.
Q. How long will it take for my jewelry package to ship?
A. Your kit will ship within 5 days of receiving your application or one week in advance of a specified date.
Q. How much does the jewelry sell for?
A. The jewelry sells for between $5 and $20. If you have special requests of items you would like included, or specific price points, please let us know in the application and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.
Q. What is in the jewelry package?
A. The jewelry package will contain a variety of our products – bracelets, earrings and necklaces. It will also include informational cards to be given to every customer and other promotional materials on Project Have Hope.
Project Have Hope wants to make your fundraiser a success. We can provide you with
sample templates for announcements and press releases that your group can circulate within your community and to local newspapers.
- “…I felt it would be a perfect marriage of efforts … I also liked that the merchandise was affordable and handmade by Ugandan women.” – Camela Giraud, advisor to the Invisible Children club at the Out-of-Door Academy in Sarasota, FL
- “[We] are all about women’s empowerment and education, and [we] thought the jewelry would be a success.” – Meghan Smith, Co-President of the Global Health Club at the University of Southern California
- “We like the idea of a fundraiser that helps us and someone else.” – Alina Taylor, Fundraising Chair of the Baton Rouge High School Symphony Orchestra
- “People were so intrigued by the connection of buying something homemade that was doing so much good. It’s an easy sell.” – Dr. Rick Ellis, advisor of Washburn Peace Works and director of the Washburn Center of Community Service and Civic Engagement
- “The jewelry really sold itself. We never had to convince a buyer to purchase simply because we were supporting good causes. People wanted the jewelry and once folks knew what we were selling, they sought us out.” - Camela Giraud, advisor to the Invisible Children club at the Out-of-Door Academy in Sarasota, FL