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campaign toolkit : day of caring: special events ideas

Below is a list of the most popular special events, but the sky is the limit. If you need more information about any of the special events below or would like to brainstorm ideas, contact your campaign staff or your loaned executive.

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• Bake Sale
• Candy Sale
• Flower/Plant Sale
• Tag Sale

Contests or Drawings
• Baby Picture Contest
• Basketball Free-throw Contest
• Dessert or Chili Cook-Off
• Entertainment Book Drawing
• Gift Basket Contest
• Halloween Costume Contest
• Miniature Golf Putting Contest
• Penny Wars
• Pie-eating/Throwing Contest
• Prom Photo Contest
• Ugly Tie Contest

Other Events
• Car Wash
• Flag Football Tournament
• Golf Tournament
• Greater Hartford Marathon
• Management serves breakfast or lunch
• New Britain Rock Cats Tickets Fundraiser
• Pot Luck or Theme Lunches
• Pumpkin People (Sell paper pumpkins during the fall to decorate the office.)
• Silent Auction/Online Auction
• Talent Show
• Tennis Tournament
• Walk/Run-a-thons
• Campaign Stickers (If your company’s dress code is already casual, sell the stickers for another purpose, incorporate them into a special event, or hand them out when employees turn in their pledge forms.)

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