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Tired of Same Old PTA Fundraising Ideas?

Are you tired of the same old gift catalog or cookie dough brochure that your PTA has used for fundraising the last hundred years or so?

The sad fact is product fundraising has been in decline for years but there simply have not been many better options that PTA boards were willing to consider. At least until now!

Read-a-thon Fundraising Company has put together a PTA fundraising idea that will make cookie dough and seasonal shoppers obsolete. We have been in the fundraising industry for more than 10 years and we believe our read-a-thon program offers everything any PTA needs to raise more money with a single event than they've ever raised before.

Before we explain why read-a-thons make so much sense we suggest you check out our read-a-thon calculator to see how much money your school can raise. Click here

As you can see, the potential is enormous. So let's get back to you and your PTA. If you are tired of struggling with all the same old fundraisers consider a fundraiser that revolves around schoolwork. You might even chat with your principal and see if they'd partner with the PTA to hold a read-a-thon.

One of the reasons read-a-thons make so much sense for a PTA is that it is completely relevant to parental concerns about both education and fundraising. Parents care more about making sure their kids can read and less about fundraising. This is the best way to kill two birds with one stone. Use parental and family interest in education to raise money and you have a winning combination. Somehow fundraising will seem less obnoxious when it supports education and reading skills.

The best PTA read-a-thons happen when principals allow teachers to hold reading sessions during class. That way PTA volunteers can help teachers get every student involved. When reading is done in the classroom participation rates soar. And the higher the participation rate the more money you are likely to raise. The problem with product fundraisers can be low participation rates.

Our read-a-thon program makes fundraising simple. We provide complete management supervision during your fundraiser. We make sure everyone is on task and provide the information you need to maximize results. We incentivize readers to get more and more sponsors by giving RAT Bucks that readers use to purchase prizes at the end of the event. The more sponsors they get the more RAT bucks they earn.

We make group reading sessions simple with online timers, easy to take class attendance and complete record keeping. So if you're tired of all the same old product fundraisers then consider a read-a-thon.

Here are some great resources to learn more about whether a Read-a-thon makes sense for your PTA:

See how much money your PTA can raise with our Read-a-thon calculator: Click Here

Get the answers to your basic questions in our Read-a-thon FAQ section: Click Here

Get a brief explanation of how our Read-a-thon system works: Click Here

Check out a sample prize store: Click Here

* RAT charges a 25% fee on donations to cover credit card costs, prize centers, etc.