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How to Make Iced Tea Concentrate

One of our favorite things about summertime is iced tea! It’s surprisingly easy to make by the glass or by the pitcher, and there…

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How To Choose The Best Coffee Maker For Your Office

Coffee is the secret ingredient of many productive workplaces, and having it available at the office is a perk for everyone. But if you&#8217…

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How To Pack & Distribute Student Orders

Welcome to the last step of your school fundraiser! You’ve placed your master order, received your products and now: it’s time to pack…

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Convincing Your Committee To Fundraise With Equal Exchange

The beginning of a new school year is a busy time for any parent. From adjusting back into your normal routine to making sure your…

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How To Pair Chocolate & Wine

The good news: there really aren’t rules when it comes to pairing chocolate and wine. Everyone’s taste preferences are different. In other words…

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Host A Cocoa Tasting In Your Community

This winter, warm up with a cocoa tasting event! Hot chocolate is the quintessential cold weather treat – so a chilly winter day is a…

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Five Ways To Fundraise This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day always comes as a delightful break from winter doldrums for all ages, and at school, it offers a festive and easy fundraising…

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How To Place Your Fundraising Order

Congratulations on running a Fair Trade fundraiser with Equal Exchange! Now that the selling phase is over, it’s time to place your compiled order…

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New Federal School Fundraising Rules & Fair Trade Solutions

Last year, new federal rules on school fundraisers and snacks went into effect nationwide. These guidelines regulate the food available to kids throughout the school…

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6 Ways To Promote Your Fundraiser At Back-To-School Night

How many families participated in your last catalog fundraiser? If you’re like most communities, participation probably ranged from 20-50%. It’s disappointing when…

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School-Wide Fundraising Part 3: Distributing Orders

This is part three of a series on school fundraising. Read Part 1: Logistics or Part 2: Collecting Orders Your fundraiser is almost finished! You…

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School-Wide Fundraising Part 2: Collecting Orders

This is part three of a series on school fundraising. Read Part 1: Logistics or Part 3: Distributing Orders After the hustle of promoting your…

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School-Wide Fundraising Part 1: Logistics

This is part three of a series on school fundraising. Read Part 2: Collecting Orders or Part 3: Distributing Orders Running a school-wide fundraiser…

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A Fair Trade Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a fun time to show love for your community, the environment and the farmers who grow our food. Here are some…

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10 Tips For A Successful School Fundraiser

Ready to get started right away? Visit our Fundraising Page >>   1. Think ahead and start your school fundraiser early. The earlier you…

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