If you’re part of Women’s Ministries at your corps, chances are you’ve had some experience with making DIY items. Listed below are a few (out of many!) simple ideas of products you (and your friends) can make and sell to raise money!
Eats in a Jar – Use mason jars to sell ready-to-make baked goods, ready-to-eat salads, soups, and desserts! Dress the jars up with leftover fabric, ribbon, twine and name tags. Check out these recipes and ideas here, here and here.
Rice Heating Pads – Whether it’s aroma therapy, relieving aching muscles and cramps, warming your hands and feet or just relaxing – these things are heaven! Tutorials can be found here, here and here.
Hand Warmers – Make these toasty hand warmers and sell them as gifts for bell ringers, bandsmen playing around the kettle, kids as you send them off to the bus stop – even stuff them in your own coat pockets as you run errands! Find ideas here, here, here and here!
Candles – Create and sell custom candles! Have fun utilizing different scents, containers and materials – this fundraiser idea is sure to be a hit! Check out these tutorials here, here, here and here.
Seed Bombs – Seed bombs are little nuggets of clay, compost, and native seeds that you throw at the ground in your yard or in a neglected space to help turn it into a flowering wonderland. Easy to make and easier to sell! Find ideas here, here, here and here!