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Jolly Soles is a family run business selling boxes of socks in adult's and children's sizes to schools, sporting clubs and community groups. Jolly Soles started because children were constantly bringing home sugar filled products as fundraising tools. We thought there's got to be a better way go to: if you'd like some further information.

Submitted by Tanya Pettingill on 25 January 2017

Check out Sanatize! They offer a range of fresh, fun and funky food grade silicon covers designed to hang on school bags, sports bags or travel bags and scented hand sanitizer to fit inside. Great for flu season or back-to-school fundraising ideas.
Customise your own covers in the school colours or logo, or choose from their wide range of designs.

Submitted by Joanne on 24 December 2016

At our primary school we have used DJ Slexie for our school discos and have raised over $1,000 profit each time!
We also love Lexie's Life Scents fundraiser which is electronic warmers and fragrances, really nice products in many fragrances and they do an ANZAC memorial warmer. Plus love DoTerra essential oils for everyday house and body uses.
Can't forget Billy G's Cookie Dough around winter, always a big hit!
Raffles with donated items and theme dress days.

Submitted by Alexis Gorbould on 27 February 2016

Fundraising Mums ( is a comprehensive and independent new site dedicated to providing new and innovative fundraising ideas for parents and P&Cs. We cover everything from how to approach businesses for donations to reviews of the newest fundraising products. A new site, run by a Perth mum, that provides everything in one place.

Submitted by Shannon Meyerkort on 3 February 2016

We were looking for a different fundraising option and found St John offered a First Aid Kit Fundraiser. It is a great deal for the club, getting 25% of total profits and we got a free workplace first aid kit for raising over $7,000! For those interested in this nifty fundraising idea, visit here:

Submitted by Joelle Stanton on 30 September 2015

Schools can earn free donations from online retail stores. Gifts4Good has combined the joy of online shopping with the goodness of giving to create a social enterprise which supports schools and charities with every online purchase. Shoppers can do their everyday shopping via the Gifts4Good website to generate small donations at no extra cost, which will go towards the school. Gifts4Good makes it easy to give more to your favourite cause without spending extra money. With over 400 stores to choose from, shoppers can contribute to a better future every day. supports schools' fundraising efforts and helps schools to market this fundraising drive in their community.

Submitted by Emily de la Pena on 12 June 2015

For schools in the Perth area, Cash4Clothing pays per kg to hold a clothing drive and they even provide the flyer design and pick the bags of clothes up from the school for you. A great no effort way to raise serious $$$ by having the kids just clear out the family wardrobes. A great way to encourage inter-house competition as well.

Submitted by Paul Ineson on 8 June 2015