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Revolutionizing School Fundraising: The Inspirational Story of Fundraiser Blankets®

Are you tired of the same old fundraising options year after year? We have an extraordinary solution for you that’s spreading nationwide, offering a fresh and impactful way to support your school or sports team. Introducing Fundraiser Blankets®, a business founded by dynamic sister duo Barbara Kent, a disabled combat veteran, and Joanna Serra, an award-winning teacher. Raised in Metro Detroit and headquartered here, these sisters are transforming school and sports fundraising with their custom blankets and now, proudly also print them here.

While the sad truth remains that schools are underfunded, the solution doesn’t have to be outdated or feel like an obligation. There are better options out there to fundraise with that provide value at a fair price.

A Story of Resilience and Innovation

Barbara and Joanna immigrated to the United States from Poland in 1988, witnessing firsthand their mother’s hard physical labor to make ends meet. This instilled in them the values of hard work and determination. With education as their top priority, both sisters pursued college degrees and conventional careers including teaching and joining the army. However, life had different plans, and their passion for sewing turned into a thriving small business where they knew they could give back like once the community gave to them.

Motivated by their experiences in disadvantaged school systems, Barbara and Joanna launched Fundraiser Blankets® to create meaningful change. They understood the importance of affordable and profitable fundraising options for schools and dedicated themselves to providing high-quality, customized spirit blankets. Their mission is clear: to replace overpriced, low-value fundraising items with something families cherish—cozy, memorable blankets wrapped in school spirit.

The Original $12.50 Custom Fundraiser Blanket

Fundraiser Blankets® introduced the groundbreaking $12.50 all-inclusive custom fundraiser blanket. These products, now proudly printed in Michigan, are revolutionizing the way schools and sports teams raise funds. The blankets are not only practical and useful but also offer a high-profit margin, making them an attractive option for fundraising.

Spirit blankets can be easily customized to match your school’s or athletics unique identity whether that’s a tie dye design with a logo or a more in depth option with a slogan or motto to make it extra unique. If you want to include the school’s or teams name or logo, Fundraiser Blankets can be customized to promote your group or organization in every detail. You can also choose from different colors, patterns, and sizes, which allows you to cater to a broader audience. There are no color limits or surprise charges, it’s unlimited colors and corner to corner print! This customization will make the blanket even more popular amongst kids!

Custom personalized school or team spirit blankets are versatile and can be sold at different school events and purchased in bulk or in pre-sales. For instance, they can be sold at sports games, concerts, conferences, fairs, or even through the front office. This versatility makes the large fundraiser blankets an excellent choice for schools of all sizes and types.

Fundraising can be a crucial way for elementary, middle and high schools, sports teams, stadiums, boosters, bands, troops, teams, athletics, clubs, churches, and leagues to support their various activities. When it comes to fundraising, a fundraising spirit blanket program is a great option for any group looking to raise funds. Not only does this unique school fundraising program have higher profit margins, but schools can also choose their pricing, and there are no upfront costs. This fundraiser offers the softest custom personalized soft throws at the best pricing guaranteed.

Creating Lasting Memories

Fundraiser Blankets® envisions a world where fundraising isn’t about unhealthy treats or cheap trinkets. Instead, it’s about creating lasting memories with items that families will treasure. Imagine a stadium filled with fans, all wrapped in custom blankets featuring the school’s logo or mascot. These blankets are more than just a product—they are a symbol of school spirit and community pride.

Why Fundraiser Blankets®?

  • Higher Profit Margins: Compared to consumable foods or plastic trinkets, our blankets offer significantly higher profit margins.
  • Durability: The blankets are durable and long-lasting, ensuring repeated use and lasting value.
  • Customizable Designs: Promote school spirit with fully customizable designs that can include your school’s logo, motto, or mascot.
  • Healthy and Practical: Unlike unhealthy food fundraisers, our blankets promote healthy habits and practical use.
  • Versatile Sales: Sell these blankets at sports games, concerts, fairs, or even online. The versatility makes them perfect for any event.
  • No Upfront Costs: Schools can start fundraising without any upfront costs, ensuring maximum profitability.
  • Support Small Business: By choosing Fundraiser Blankets®, you support a local, small, women, mom, teacher, family and veteran-owned business. How amazing is that?

A New Era of Fundraising

Fundraiser Blankets® is setting a new standard in fundraising. Their unique and profitable custom blankets provide schools with a fair and equitable way to raise money. This initiative has become the fastest-growing division of our company, helping schools nationwide support their programs and resources effectively. In 2023 alone, these sisters helped over 3,000 schools fundraise nationwide! Their small idea made a big difference. 

It’s not easy to find many unique yet profitable schools and sports fundraising ideas, it’s an overwhelming task to find which companies are honest and where the funds may be going. Based on their google and facebook reviews, we have faith in this small business.

Join the movement and make your next fundraiser a success with Fundraiser Blankets®. Embrace a fundraising option that values community, promotes school spirit, and creates lasting memories. Visit today and discover how you can revolutionize your school’s fundraising efforts.

Amber Louchart
Author: Amber Louchart

Amber is the proud mother to four beautiful children, Damian (27), Rosaleigh (14), Carlyn (11), and Naomi (8). Her family also includes four cats. She loves being a stay-at-home mom and feels blessed to be able to care for her children full-time and provide them with so many opportunities through Metro Detroit Mommy. In addition to Metro Detroit Mommy, Amber has a passion for hosting karaoke with Malibu Entertainment.  She enjoys the metro Detroit nightlife especially, singing, dancing and meeting new people.