How can I get donations for plates in a school in my community?


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Submitted by Fish S. on Thu, 02/01/2018 - 13:20


Hi Sophia, can you help me understand a little better? Are you trying to get people to donate plates, or donate funds for plates? Are you trying to raise money from students in your school, or money that will go to a school?

In general, here's what I recommend for donations:
-Have a specific 'ask' in mind -- people are more likely to give if you ask for a specific amount of items or money
-If you're looking for items, go to local stores and ask if they would make a donation. Come with a letter that shares what exactly you hope to use the donations for. Many stores are very responsive to this!
-If you're reaching out to individuals, start by asking the people you know, like friends and family. Folks are often more likely to give to someone they know personally!