Fundraising with Purdys
Purdys Seasonal Fundraising is simple, and free to use. Over the years, we've helped thousands of coordinators just like you exceed their goals. Based on the Christmas 2020 results alone, over 88% of campaigns exceed their initial goals.
Our seasonal fundraising program is an excellent way to make lots of profit with chocolates that practically sell themselves. There’s no cost to start, it’s easy to promote, and yields fantastic results.
How does it work?
Purdys Seasonal Fundraising Program helps you achieve your fundraising goals faster by selling our chocolates and getting back up to 25% fundraising profit for your cause. As a bonus, you can also earn a rebate up to 5%. Start now by registering at fundraising.purdys.com, create your Campaign, and spread the word by sharing the link with your supporters.
Register your organization at
We have everything you need to get started! Print your catalogues, posters and order form!
Follow the simple steps to set up your personalized campaign page. Pick a team name, set your profit goal and select your delivery window.
Spread the Word
Send supporters the link from the dashboard to your personalized campaign page and watch your profits climb.
Submit your completed online campaign and sit back and wait for your chocolate delivery.
Sort & Distribute
Grab some volunteers to help sort your supporters' individual chocolate orders, then distribute them to your supporters.
We've raised over $18 million in the last five years for thousands of community groups, sports clubs, schools, and charities across Canada!
How do I determine a fundraising goal?
Setting and meeting fundraising goals can be complex. So, we simplified the process for you.
Be specific – Your goal should address a particular performance area.
Ask yourself these questions:
- What are you hoping to achieve with your fundraising?
- What is your overall goal?
- Who will benefit from your fundraising campaign?
- Example – "We’re hoping to raise $10,000 to support the school renovation.”
Make it measurable – The goal should be measurable, not subjective and general.
Setting measurable fundraising goals has many benefits. It helps motivate volunteers, enhances clarity, encourages supporters to give, and paints a clearer picture of where you're at. This is incredibly helpful for all organizations – big or small.
Attainable – The goal should be ambitious but within the realm of possibility.
To understand what's achievable and feasible for your Campaign, consider:
- the success of your previous fundraising campaigns.
- the average number of supporters.
- the time you can commit to the Campaign.
- other resources you have available (e.g., employees, volunteers).
Relevant – The goal should be connected to the overall mission and vision of your organization. Get very clear and specific on campaign’s relevance before starting a campaign. This also helps you establish the "why", and when there's a "why", everything will flow more smoothly.
Time-Based – The goal should have a deadline. Every successful fundraising campaign should have a beginning and an end. A fundraiser that runs between 2 to 4 weeks has great potential to reach its goals and maintain enthusiasm.
The fundraising guidelines above can help you achieve maximum profit for your fundraiser. For example: If you have 20 supporters whose individual orders comes to $50, this would be $1,000 in sales which earns you $250 in profit.
Is it easy to run a campaign?
Yes! Fundraising with Purdys is a quick and effortless way to make up to 25% profit with additional rebates available! Whether you want to raise money for your school or local community, Purdys can help make this happen. This guide will help you run a successful campaign with minimum effort.
Purdys Seasonal Fundraising is an entirely free program that allows people to shop online and raise profit for their cause. The total profit can be up to 25% of the campaign, making it one of the most effortless fundraising programs for schools, activity clubs or any charitable organization.
How do I get the most out of my fundraising campaign?
Our job is to help you raise as much as possible for your cause. If you are a coordinator responsible for promoting your campaign, the key to success is to ask as many people as possible to support you. You can do this by sharing your unique campaign link from the dashboard with ALL your supporters.
It is essential to always include this link whenever you communicate with your supporters. It takes them to the registration page where they can join your campaign and shop for their favourite chocolates.
Every time you communicate with your supporters, share your unique campaign link to get the most sign ups and profits towards your fundraiser.
Promote your link on social media to get more exposure. Send it to your groups on Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, or any other social media platform you use. Don't forget to email your contacts or add your fundraising campaign link on your social media page
How long should I run my fundraising campaign for?
The length of a campaign will depend on your goals and motivation.
An effective fundraiser that runs for 2 to 4 weeks can reach its goals and maintain enthusiasm. However, shorter campaigns that run for 1 week can also be effective for raising short term goals.
It is important to have a specific start date and end date for your fundraiser to help track records and to keep the excitement high. The Purdys Christmas Fundraising site will launch on Tuesday, Sept 7th for purchases and will close on Tuesday, November 30th.
How do I earn the maximum amount of profit?
You only need to sell $1,000 (before taxes & shipping charges) as a team to earn 25% fundraising profit. That is only 20 supporters spending $50 or more.
We have received valuable feedback from our fundraisers over the years, and we made great improvements to help coordinators run their campaigns and see results regardless of how much their campaigns raise.
- Campaign orders* between $100 and $499.99 get a 5% profit cheque
- Campaign orders* between $500 and $749.99 get a 10% profit cheque
- Campaign orders* between $750 and $999.99 get a 20% profit cheque
- Campaign orders* $1,000 and above get a 25% profit cheque
*before taxes and shipping charges
As an added incentive, if your campaign reaches $5,000 before taxes and shipping, you will qualify for an additional 2.5% rebate. You can get a 5% rebate when your campaign exceeds $10,000 before taxes and shipping. Excited yet? Register at https://fundraising.purdys.com/ and start your campaign now.
- Campaign orders between $5,000 and $9,999 (before taxes and shipping) receives a 2.5% rebate cheque
- Campaign orders over $10,000 (before taxes and shipping) receives a 5% rebate cheque
Whether you're raising money for a school or activity club, to support your community, or to host a fundraising event of your own, there are so many ways to win with Purdys. We put the FUN in FUNdraising and make a big difference at the same time.
With the help of the Purdys Fundraising website and our free fundraising support materials, you’ll have great resources to help you earn more profit for your campaign. And when you get your profit cheque, all you will say is, "SWEET!”
Your fundraising goals may include:
- New equipment & supplies for students who are learning remotely
- School supplies (crayons, puzzles, books, art materials)
- New blackboards and any visual equipment for classrooms
- Fitness Equipment
- Dance Team
- Hair accessories
- Upgrades/ renovations to school playground, gymnasium, classrooms
- New desks
- New team jerseys and sports equipment