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Cheap Water Bottles for Fundraisers: Think Beyond Your Budget

Water Bottle FundraisersMany of our nonprofit clients that hold water bottle fundraisers think they want to buy cheap water bottles to resell. After all, getting the most bottles you can for the money makes sense, right? At first glance, it might seem that way. However, this is not usually the way to maximize a return on your investment.

We understand that there is a lot of competition between equally worthy organizations for fundraising dollars. While not all nonprofit demographics will support a $20 per-bottle fundraiser, finding a “sweet spot” between initial cost and return will yield a much more successful fundraiser than you think.

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Team Water Bottles Custom Printed: Not Just for Sports!

IMG_4047It’s spring, which means extracurricular activities at schools and nonprofits across the country are ramping up big time. Selling team water bottles custom printed with logos and messaging are great ways to help fund these programs!

Many people think of sports when they consider team water bottles. Make no mistake, these bottles are for so much more than just sports teams.

Team is defined, in part, as “a number of persons associated in some joint action.” Chess club, environmental club, drama club, student council—these are all teams in some regard! With school budgets and extracurricular activities in flux, organizations are looking for new, creative ways to raise money. And would-be purchasers are tired of the same old, same old. They want to purchase useful items—things they will use over and over. Continue reading

Water Bottle Fundraisers are Popular Any Time of Year

water bottle fundraisersThink it’s too close to the holidays to have a successful fundraiser? Not true! Water bottle fundraisers can raise money at any time of year.

Yes, the holiday season is racing towards us, but guess what? People need holiday gifts, and what better way to help your favorite nonprofit or school than by supporting water bottle fundraisers?  Continue reading

Water Bottle Fundraisers: Combating Dehydration in Schools

Fill Station For Water Bottle FundraisersWhy are water bottle fundraisers gaining popularity in schools? The answer might have something to do with the results of a recent study from the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health.

The nationwide study found that more than half of children and teenagers in the United States may not be properly hydrated, and one in four kids drink no water during the course of their day. Continue reading

Water Bottle Fundraisers: What to Know

kids_for_the_bay3Many of our clients hold water bottle fundraisers for their nonprofit organization, and have great success with promoting their environmental consciousness with their group’s supporters. However, there are a few things you need to know before selecting which bottle you’ll use for water bottle fundraisers.

1. Age of your primary recipients

Focused on adults? If your bottles will be purchased and used primarily by adults (if you’re a church selling water bottles after services, for example), then you can pick and choose from any water bottle on the Bulletin Bottle website.

Targeting teens? If you’re a high school selling water bottles at your football games, you can choose from any water bottle on our site.

Aiming for tweens or children? This is where it gets tricky. While each water bottle we carry has passed testing for applicable FDA standards, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) mandates that we take extra precautions when selling water bottles meant PRIMARILY for children under the age of 13. We’ve written a comprehensive FAQ on CPSIA, but in a nutshell, let us know if your audience could be children under 13 so we can help you select bottles that are tested and approved for your age group and your unique needs.

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Union Made Water Bottles: Campaign Time is Here!

Campaigning is in full swing and that’s exciting news if you’re part of a political organization. It also means that there’s only two more months to make sure your campaign gets maximum exposure. Want an easy, cost-effective way to do that? Whether you’re part of a national, state, or local campaign, union made water bottles are an easy way to give your name high visibility.

Water bottles are quickly gaining popularity nationwide, both as the environmentally correct choice and because consumers (and many businesses) are recognizing the financial impact that disposable drink bottles have. This means that people are using reusable bottles more than ever, and if your message is on the side of it, others will see it as well. People may tie your name to eco-friendly practices and formulate favorable name recognition.

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Win A Reusable Bag Fundraiser!

Hey, Nonprofits and Schools! Tired of fundraisers with low return on investment? Here’s your chance to WIN a reusable bag fundraiser, and the proceeds are 100% yours to keep!


Bulletin Bag [.com] is giving away 200 Drawstring Latitudes Foldaway Shopper bags—printed with YOUR logo–-to the winning school or nonprofit! The suggested sell price is $10 per bag, but the winner ultimately sets the price based on how much they want to earn.  If the bags sell for $10 each, the nonprofit could make $2000!

Just ‘like’ us on Facebook, post why your school or nonprofit should win the bags, and tell everyone to ‘like’ your post. On October 14, the post with the most ‘likes’ wins! It’s that simple!

Have a worthy organization in mind? Nominate them! Ready to enter? Want to learn more? Visit Cooperation-Green.com or facebook.com/bulletinbag