Products and Services

Don’t see your project or idea in the list?  Add it by commenting below!

Also consider selling online via eBay Sales or Auctions (or other similar sites).

Products

  • Brooms and Mops – http://www.ocedarcommercial.com
  • Calendars – http://www.Treasure-Book.com/
    • Community Calendar small fee to have family birthdays and anniversary, sell ads and calendar
    • All Male Beauty Pageant (Tifton, GA) photos or suggestive dress with creative props
    • “Pick Your Passion” (Children, Pets, Cars, etc.) – Photos submitted by network, online “vote” with donations $1 each, pay extra for text ($5) or photo ($10) on special days, calendar sales
  • Candles
  • Cars – Accept donations at Blue Book value, have car mechanics repair, then resell (Fairfax, VA)
  • Chocolate
  • Christmas Trees – also offer delivery (extra) and other supplies like tree stands
  • Coloring Books – http://www.coloringbook.com or http://www.bigcoloringbook.com
  • Community Yearbook – get ads from local businesses, include text about Lions Club projects and community events, publish and distribute in hotels, waiting rooms, etc.
  • Coupon Books (local businesses)
  • Discount Cards (local businesses)
  • Flowers – for Easter, Mother’s Day
  • Light Bulbs
  • Lions Mints – put in local stores, sell in-person
  • Memorial lights on Christmas Tree
  • Nuts – http://www.TerriLynn.com or http://www.camillapecan.net/
  • Peanuts
  • Poinsettias – for Christmas
  • Retail Discounts – partner with retail store to sell coupons for $5 that provide $10 off
  • Sporting Event Tickets – see if major/minor league team will donate tickets or sell at less than face value for club to sell, auction, etc.
  • Trash Bags

Services

  • Car Wash
    • Alternative: Topless Car Wash – women hold signs, around the corner the men are washing cars
  • Community Christmas Card – paint two 4’x8’ sheets of plywood white with a message, place at a local traffic stop.  Travelers (or anyone) can pay $5 to sign the card
  • Deliver Christmas Trees – purchased from Lions Club or other
    • Alternative:  Festival of Trees – Deliver decorated trees to buyers after Festival for a fee
  • Farmer’s Market – sell vendor spaces, twice a week June-October
  • Personalize Easter Eggs – Wal-Mart allowed table set up, charge a fee or ask for donations
  • Professional and College Sports Teams/Events – inquire about fundraising opportunities.  Examples:
    • Pass out promotional material for team/event sponsors at gates
    • Help with parking
    • Sell concessions or souvenirs
  • Santa Calls – Fill out postcards with child’s name, age, favorite sport/interests, date for call (two weeks before Christmas), charge $5
  • Partner with Real Estate agents to assist families that live out of town from family members who have passed away.  After the family retrieves personal and/or sentimental items from relatives’ home, conduct a yard sale of remaining home contents and then take left over items to Goodwill.

 

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