Fundraising Ideas

ABE trips cost $425 (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

Fall Event  

5K Family Fun Run

  Group Fundraising Ideas

  • Sell Bennie and Johnnie Bread
  • Sell Aihu
  • Sell pizzas door to door
  • Sell cookies
  • Sell wreaths
  • Sell Fair Trade products (ie. SERRV International or Catholic Relief Services)
  • Sell discount movie tickets
  • Sell fresh bread and croissants from the Collegeville Artisan Bakery
  • Sell t-shirts
  • Sell Nalgene bottles
  • Sell Nalgene stickers
  • Sell Christmas Items
  • Sell Candy Canes
  • Sell Valentine's Day Items
  • Sell Flowers
  • Car Wash
  • Pump gas
  • Rake community yards
  • Shovel community driveways and sidewalks
  • Take out trash in the residential halls
  • Wrap Christmas gifts
  • Set up a fundraiser with local businesses (ie. Coldstone, Gary's Pizza, Teli's, Five Guys, etc.)
  • Set up a fundraiser with Airmaxx Trampoline Park
  • Setup Drink of the Week with Clemens Perk, O'Cons, and The Shuh.
  • Bag groceries
  • T-shirt signing (participants make their own shirt, and people pay $1 to sign it and support them).
  • Concert/Dance
  • Pancake breakfast
  • Poker tournament
  • Dodge ball tournament
  • Speed dating
  • Bingo night
  • Cookie decorating
  • Head shaving challenge

Individual Fundraising Ideas

  • Donation requests
  • Announcement at your home parish
  • Individual Bennie or Johnnie Bread sales
  • Individual Aihu sales
  • Adaptations of any of the Group Fundraising Ideas!