Church Group Candy Fundraisers
If you are raising money for a mission trip or youth group you should consider a church group candy Fundraiser.
One of the reason's church groups typically stay away from Candy Fundraising is that they need to pay for their candy in advance. That can be quite an issue depending on how many people are selling and how much candy they want to buy. But don't discount candy as a Church Fundraiser.
If you are buying candy from one of the nationally known manufacturers like Hersheys and M&M/Mars there is often a 6 or 7 case minimum order or more. That means that someone has to lay out $700 or more. A lot of the time the church has a credit card that can be used or a member of the church group will volunteer their credit card to pay for the candy only to be reimbursed after the candy is sold.
Van Wyk Confections has made church group Candy Fundraisers much more viable by allowing distributors to offer their candy one case at a time. While that does not eliminate the need to have money laid out in advance it certainly reduces the amount of money that needs to be had. By using their Original One Dollar Candy Bar Fundraisers you can pay as little as $108 or so to start your fundraiser. You can sell the one case of candy and use the proceeds of that sale to order another case or two.
It seems like church groups have historically leaned on Candle Fundraisers or frozen food fundraisers to make money since those are Brochure Fundraisers that don't require any upfront money. But church groups can certainly take advantage of fundraising specific candy lines and sell candy to raise their money.