Dealership Spotlight: Foothill Fundraising

on November 20, 2020

It’s time for this November’s “Dealership Spotlight” post! This month Foothill Fundraising is in the spotlight. Foothill Fundraising joined the Butter Braid® fundraising team 12 years ago. The dealership is famous for the unwavering support they provide to their groups, helping each one from the beginning to the very end of their fundraiser. This personalized customer service experience is why Foothill Fundraising is the dealership groups want to work with again and again.

History

Marlo and Curt Guillot first heard about Butter Braid pastries from their friend Jennifer. The Guillots fell in love with the delicious pastries and were excited to learn how the fundraising-exclusive brand has helped thousands of groups raise money with their fundraisers.

This information could not have come at a better time. With their son starting school, Marlo and Curt were excited to make some changes in their lives. Before they knew it, Marlo was flying out to West Bend, Iowa to meet the makers of the Butter Braid pastries. She fondly remembers her first trip to the small town, “I was driving through the corn fields wondering where in the world I was driving to and prayed that my car didn’t break down.” After Marlo met with the team and took a tour of the facility, she flew back to Meadow Vista, CA where she and Curt started Foothill Fundraising in 2008.

Changes to the Dealership

Over the years, the Guillots have done their best to keep their business as efficient as possible. Marlo and Curt have added new freezers, a delivery truck, and a cargo trailer to their dealership. They’ve also made several updates to their fundraising program and to the technological aspects of the business. All these changes have allowed Marlo and Curt to help groups run the easiest fundraiser possible. But the one thing that will never change is the time the Guillots spend with each group, guiding them through each step of the fundraising process.

Fundraising Groups

Marlo and Curt love getting the chance to work with so many wonderful groups and help them raise money for their great causes. Their groups have held fundraisers for class field trips, band uniforms, equipment, competitions and tournaments, yearbook, science camp, mission trips, and so much more. Foothill Fundraising has helped groups raise over $1 million since 2008.

Groups love the personal attention they get when they work with Foothill Fundraising. Some groups have been with them for over 10 years because of the amazing experiences they have with them. Kelly G., a local group leader, said, “I have found the service to be impeccable. The staff is very approachable and was able to design a fundraiser around my group’s needs. Their quality products can be enjoyed by folks of all ages. Thanks again Foothill Fundraising for helping my team out! Outstanding job!” Heather Mauel, a parent volunteer, agrees, “Marlo and Curt are wonderful to work with and the return for our school was awesome!”

No one provides a “WOW” experience like Marlo and Curt Guillot. They are truly one of a kind, and we’re very blessed to have them as part of the Butter Braid fundraising family. If you are looking for a great fundraising experience in the California Sierra Foothill area, call Foothill Fundraising now! They will be there for you every step of the way.

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Website: https://foothillfundraising.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Foothill-Fundraising-153332964798151

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/foothillfundraising/






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Dealership Spotlight: First Choice Fundraising

on September 18, 2020

As we enter September, the first red and yellow leaves of autumn are appearing which can only mean one thing: it’s time for another “Dealership Spotlight” post. This month we’re featuring First Choice Fundraising. They are an exclusive dealership that has been selling Butter Braid® pastries for over 15 years. The team at First Choice Fundraising loves the work they do, and they hope to continue helping groups make their dreams happen for decades to come.

History

First Choice Fundraising was originally owned and operated by Julie Baumann. When she retired, two of her team members, Kim Reynolds and Callie Ann Haas, decided this was the perfect opportunity for them to begin their own business venture. According to Callie Ann, “We loved the idea of a business that would be great for our families, and one that would help people achieve their goals by fundraising.” The two began running First Choice Fundraising in College Station, TX in 2015.

Changes to the Dealership

Transitioning to an ownership role was a learning experience of Kim and Callie Ann. During that time, they updated many areas of the business to streamline processes and make their fundraising programs as simple and seamless as possible. For example, every order now comes pre-packed. This saves time during deliveries and simplifies the pick-up process. The two also updated the dealership’s website, created automated reminder and response emails for customers, and improved information for group leaders. These are just a few of the many things Callie Ann and Kim have added and continually improved upon over the years, all to help make the fundraising process easier for their customers.

Fundraising Groups

There’s nothing more fulfilling to Callie Ann, Kim, and their team than making their groups’ dreams come true. Whether it be funding a trip, buying new uniforms or equipment, or contributing to charity funds, First Choice Fundraising always goes above and beyond the call of duty to help its groups achieve their fundraising goals. This dedication to their work is how First Choice Fundraising has helped raise over $3.5 million for groups across Texas.

The Future of First Choice Fundraising

After five years of owning First Choice Fundraising, Callie Ann and Kim say that, while taking on a new business isn’t easy, the journey makes everything worth it. The two continue to reinvent themselves and their business in order to stay current with the times and the needs of their customers. Callie Ann says she and Kim are excited about the future of First Choice Fundraising, and they look forward to growing their business even more in the years to come.

Everyone at the Butter Braid brand is also excited to see what the future has in store for First Choice Fundraising. If you are looking for a great team to run a fundraiser with, contact Kim or Callie Ann today! They’ll get your group on the fast track to turning their dreams into reality.  

Connect with First Choice Fundraising today!

Website: http://firstchoicefr.com/index.php

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/firstchoicefr






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Dealership Spotlight: Cajun Fundraising

on August 21, 2020

August has arrived and with it comes a new “Dealership Spotlight” post. This month we’re featuring a dealership that is run by the biggest fundraising lover of all time. Cajun Fundraising, owned by Lisa Hollier, joined the Butter Braid® fundraising team just two years ago. In those two years, Lisa has gone above and beyond in helping kids achieve their goals by sharing her love of fundraising.

History

Growing up, Lisa loved to fundraise. She was always so excited to get those order forms and couldn’t wait to work toward reaching her personal fundraising goal: being the top seller. As she grew up, Lisa never lost that love for fundraising. When she met Kerri Linder, owner of Diamond Fundraising, it renewed her passion. For years, Lisa admired the work Kerri was doing with her dealership and decided she wanted to do the same thing. So, Lisa opened Cajun Fundraising in Opelousas, LA in 2018. After all, what better opportunity is there as an adult to get involved in fundraising than by providing the program and product people need to raise money?

Why Lisa Loves Fundraising

Now, Lisa uses her love for fundraising to help others. She believes fundraising is the tool that allows groups to participate in life changing experiences and opportunities, ones they may not have otherwise had due to financial constraints. When asked why she loves this business, Lisa said, “I love being able to help those in my area fulfill their needs and being able to share our delicious product is just the icing on the pastry!” Lisa has enjoyed being a part of the Butter Braid fundraising team. Opening Cajun Fundraising has allowed her to meet so many amazing people.

Fundraising Groups

Cajun Fundraising has done a lot to help groups in the Louisiana area. Lisa always does whatever it takes to make sure her groups reach their fundraising goals because she loves seeing how excited they get when the financial burden is lifted from their shoulders. With the help of Cajun Fundraising, groups have raised thousands of dollars for mission trips, conferences, food banks, sports teams, animal rescues, and so much more.

The Butter Braid brand is fortunate to have someone as passionate as Lisa Hollier on our team. If you are in the Louisiana area and want to spice up your fundraiser, contact Cajun Fundraising today. Soon your group will love fundraising almost as much as Lisa does.

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Website: http://cajunfundraising.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CajunFundraising/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cajunfundraisingllc/






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Dealership Spotlight: Liberty Fundraising

on July 23, 2020

Summer is here and so is July’s “Dealership Spotlight” post. This month is all about celebrating freedom, independence, and community, so we wanted to feature a dealership that embodies all these ideals, right down to its name. Liberty Fundraising has been “helping others helps themselves” with Butter Braid® pastry fundraisers for almost two decades. During this time, the team at Liberty Fundraising has provided unwavering support and optimism to local communities, quickly becoming known as a dealership that will do whatever it takes to help their groups reach their fundraising goals.

History

Joel Wegener always wanted to own his own business. However, he was far too busy with his career in education, and he just couldn’t find the right time to start. Then, one day, Joel heard there was an opportunity to open a fundraising dealership in his area. After looking into it, Joel knew this was the perfect opportunity for him to finally achieve his dream. He accepted it as a God-given challenge. Joel opened Liberty Fundraising in August of 2002.

Currently in Loveland, Ohio, Liberty Fundraising has done a lot of growing over the years. The business office moved from Joel’s house to a bigger, rented space. He added warehouse space, installed a freezer, and purchased several freezer vehicles. Joel also hired more workers to help support him, so he could continue to grow his business. One of those new workers is his daughter Martha, who has been a big help with sales, marketing, and deliveries. And these new additions have paid off because Liberty Fundraising is now able to help more groups than ever reach their fundraising goals.

Fundraising Groups

The team at Liberty Fundraising delivers the best service because they believe they serve the best people. Joel and his team love helping groups attain the financial freedom needed to achieve their dreams. Over the years, they have helped groups raise money for band trips, school choirs, cheer uniforms, educational tools, mission trips, and more. The Liberty Fundraising team never backs down from a challenge, and this attitude has allowed them to help raise over $4 million for many great, local causes.

Groups love working with Liberty Fundraising because the dealership never fails to provide the best support, no matter the challenges. Angela Page, a local group leader, said, “Our fundraiser started before the stay-at-home orders from the governor went into effect. Joel was absolutely amazing about being flexible with delivery and called several times to make sure things were going well. He wanted to be as helpful as possible, and he was. We will definitely be using Liberty Fundraising again for our fundraisers.”

What Joel Wants People To Know

Joel and his dealership have done a lot for the communities he serves, but he isn’t one to take credit. Instead, he very humbly attributes his good fortune and success to the help of all the people around him. “In the 17+ years of running Liberty Fundraising, there have been many challenges, funny stories, and exciting things to happen,” Joel explains. “To the extent that I have been successful, I give credit to God, my family, the workers that have come to my aid during critical times, and Country Maid, Inc. There have been enough ‘God moments’ to keep me optimistic and enough challenges to keep me humble. I cannot emphasis enough my appreciation for the Country Maid family. My advice to others is nothing new or original, but it is very true: work like it all depends on you and pray like it all depends on God.”

Liberty Fundraising has been a great addition to the Butter Braid brand, and we are very thankful to have had them with us for the last two decades. Joel and his team bring a lot of heart to the business and to the communities they serve. If you are looking to run a fundraiser in the Cincinnati and southwest Ohio area, get in contact with Liberty Fundraising. You’ll be in great hands with them; after all, there’s nothing better than liberty.

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Website: http://libertyfrc.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Liberty-Fundraising-1916844348638130/

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Dealership Spotlight: Big Sky Fundraising

on June 19, 2020

June is here and so is this month’s “Dealership Spotlight.” The dealership featured this month is one of our newest dealerships, having joined the Butter Braid® family in 2017. Big Sky Fundraising is owned by Chris and Joy Skovira. The Skoviras put a lot of heart into their fundraisers because they care so much about the causes and groups they serve, and that extra care is why groups love to work with them.

History

Chris and Joy have 3 children. Over the years their children have been involved in many extracurricular activities which means the Skoviras participated in plenty of fundraisers to help support their children. The family quickly got familiar with most kinds of fundraising products, but no product ever really “wowed” them. Until one year when Joy bought two Butter Braid pastries from a coworker selling them for her granddaughter. Chris and Joy tried their first Butter Braid pastry on Christmas Day 2016. They instantly fell in love with the taste and quality of the product. To this day, Chris says it was the greatest Christmas present he ever received.

The Skoviras opened their dealership a short time later in Hot Springs, Virginia. Chris had plenty of experience owning his own business as his family owned several different businesses throughout the years. His family always built their businesses on a foundation of great customer service, and that is what set them apart from everyone else. Chris built his dealership on that same foundation. His devotion to his customers is why they keep coming back to him and his business every year.

Fundraising Groups

Chris and Joy love hearing how well groups have done with their fundraising program. They’ve helped raise money for Disney band trips, the Alzheimer’s Walk, mission trips, Operation Christmas Child, and more. In the 2 ½ years they’ve been working with these groups, they’ve helped raise over $125,000.

Big Sky Fundraising’s customers rave about their experience with Chris and his team. Chef Sandra H., a culinary arts teacher at Buckingham CTE Central, said, “Butter Braid pastry fundraising through Big Sky Fundraising has been a wonderful experience! Butter Braid pastries are an excellent product. Plus the customer service and attention to detail provided by Chris and his team is exceptional. I will continue to use Butter Braid pastries as our primary fundraising effort and recommend it to my colleagues.” Ann S., an employee at a local learning center, wrote, “The Skoviras are efficient, helpful, and accommodating in every way, doing most of the work for us!”

The Butter Braid brand is glad Big Sky Fundraising is part of the family. The Skoviras and their team are a caring group of people who are devoted to helping others raise money for their great causes. If you live on the western border of Virginia or in Charlottesville or Harrisonburg, Big Sky Fundraising is there to help you will all your fundraising needs.

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Website: http://bigskyfundraising.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bigskyfundraising/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bigskyfundraising/






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Dealership Spotlight: Rite Bite Fundraising

on May 22, 2020

The dealership we’re featuring this month is one of our largest, Rite Bite Fundraising. They’ve been with the Butter Braid® brand for two decades, but their connection to the brand started long before that. From the very beginning, Rite Bite Fundraising has gone the extra mile to make the groups they serve feel like part of their family.

History

Leann Schambach knew about Butter Braid pastries from the very beginning. Leann is the sister of Ken Banwart; Ken and his wife, Marlene, are the founders of the Butter Braid brand. When Ken and Marlene first created the product, Leann and her husband had owned a floral shop for over 30 years, so they knew the ins and outs of running their own business. As time went on, the Schambach family became more and more interested in the idea of becoming part of the Butter Braid brand. This was especially true for one of Leann’s sons, BJ Schambach. BJ was going to school and trying to decide on a career path. That’s when Leann suggested he consider starting his own fundraising dealership. Leann and BJ looked into the opportunity and knew it was too good to pass up. BJ and Leann started Rite Bite Fundraising in 2000. Shortly after, Leann’s other son, Lynwood Schambach, would join his family in the business.

Changes to the Dealership

Rite Bite Fundraising has gone through a lot of changes in the last 20 years. When the business started, the Schambachs were working out of their home; products were stored in five chest freezers in the garage, and there were only two part-time workers. Now, Rite Bite Fundraising has three walk-in freezers, multiple trucks and trailers, and eight full-time employees. The Schambachs went from house freezers to renting freezer box trucks and freezer space at a local ice cream manufacturer. After they outgrew that space, they rented a semi-trailer and parked it in a rented dock space. Finally, they moved to their current location in Elburn, Illinois with walk-in freezers, a loading dock, and office space all in one location.

Fundraising Groups

Since the Butter Braid brand is so much a part of the Schambach family, they always make sure to treat their groups like family. Like any family, they do whatever they can to see that their groups do the best they can to reach their goals. BJ, Lynwood, Leann, and their team strive for customer satisfaction, and they always go above and beyond for each one of their groups. That’s how they’ve helped so many great causes raise over $15 million.

Rite Bite Fundraising’s dedication to their groups is appreciated by everyone they work with. Erin, a group leader, said, “I can’t say enough good things about Rite Bite and their team. They are friendly, kind, bend over backwards to ensure a successful fundraising event, and help correct errors without questions even when the error is your fault (the error has never been on their end)! I have been working with them for five years and every single person there has been absolutely wonderful. Thanks for making fundraising for our school so easy!”

Get Fundraising Today!

We have been very fortunate to have Rite Bite Fundraising as part of our dealership family for the last 20 years. They are a dedicated dealership who would love to have your group become a part of their fundraising family. If you are in the Northern Illinois, Northeast Iowa, or Wisconsin area, they can help make your next fundraiser the best one you’ve ever had.

And, if you are still trying to make up all the time we’ve lost due to recent world events, just remember these words from BJ Schambach, “Spring 2020 had proven to be a difficult time for many of us and, hopefully, given us some time to reflect. It has shown us that we don’t always have control of our circumstances, but we have the choice to make the best of them. Hopefully, we can look back on this time as a blessing in disguise and a reason to be thankful!”

Get connected with Rite Bite Fundraising today!

Website: https://ritebitefundraising.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RiteBiteFundraising/






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Dealership Spotlight: JMC Fundraising

on April 17, 2020

The sun is shining, and April has finally arrived which means we’re ready for another “Dealership Spotlight.” This month the spotlight is on JMC Fundraising. JMC Fundraising has been with the Butter Braid® brand since 2008. It was started by one woman who was just looking for a way to support her family. Now, over a decade later, that woman has not only helped her own family but hundreds of others throughout the Georgia area.

History

JMC Fundraising is owned and operated by Jennifer Whitley. After Jennifer and her husband had their son, Jennifer began looking for a job that would help her contribute to her family financially while also allowing her to be a wife and mom. Eventually, she discovered Butter Braid pastries and the network of dealerships that sell them. It was exactly what she was looking for: a job with flexible hours that would allow her to support her family and make a difference in her community of Ellerslie, Georgia.

Jennifer mostly runs the business by herself. But, she gets plenty of support from her father-in-law, Steve Whitley, who helps with sorting and deliveries. JMC Fundraising is a smaller dealership. This means Jennifer is able give each of her groups the very best service and plenty of one-on-one attention. She likes working closely with all her groups because, according to Jennifer, “such great and honorable causes deserve the very best.”

Fundraising Groups

This Georgia dealership has helped many groups run successful fundraisers throughout the years. Some of the groups they’ve helped include day care facilities, PTAs, prom committees, student councils, the Future Business Leaders of America, the FFA, church youth groups, bands, chorus groups, dance teams, animal shelters, athletic departments, and lacrosse teams. These groups have raised over $1 million with the assistance of JMC Fundraising.

After a decade of selling Butter Braid pastries, Jennifer says it’s been a very rewarding career. She especially loves knowing that she has helped so many people help themselves and run successful fundraisers. The groups that work with her always rave about the exceptional service Jennifer provides. They love that she treats her customers like friends.

JMC Fundraising is a treasured part of the Butter Braid brand. We are grateful to have someone as dedicated as Jennifer working with us to continue helping others help themselves. If you want to set-up a fundraiser in the Georgia area, contact Jennifer today and find out for yourself what makes JMC Fundraising so special.

Connect with JMC Fundraising today!

Website: http://jmcfundraising.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JMC-Fundraising-473760619319138/






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Dealership Spotlight: 1st Class Fundraisers

on March 20, 2020

It’s a new month and with a new month comes a new “Dealership Spotlight” post. 1st Class Fundraisers is in the spotlight for March. It’s a relatively new dealership, having joined the Butter Braid® brand in 2012. However, the owners of 1st Class Fundraisers have been working in the fundraising industry for over 30 years. They use their years of experience to create a variety of profitable fundraisers that are guaranteed to be one-of-a-kind.

History

The founder and current owner of 1st Class Fundraisers, Paul Schutte, began his career in fundraising as a sales representative for several different fundraisers: cheese sausage, wrapping paper, chocolates, pizzas, etc. Then, in 1992, Paul was introduced to Butter Braid pastries by Curt and Lyla Frank, the owners of LaBraid Fundraising. From the first bite, Paul knew these pastries would make for a very successful fundraiser. He immediately wanted to learn everything he could about the product. Thankfully, the Franks were more than happy to teach him. Soon after, Paul would join LaBraid Fundraising as a sub-dealer operating out of Frankfort, Indiana. Thus began his fundraising journey with the Butter Braid brand.

Robin, Paul’s wife, joined the company in 2006 and a mission verse was adopted for the company. 1st Corinthians 9:24, says, “Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may win.” But this verse isn’t about who wins the prize, it’s about how you run the race. Paul and Robin wanted to run their race by being 1st class and giving every customer a unique and rewarding fundraising experience. Paul and Robin would go on to structure their lives around this idea.

The apartment they live in is inside their business warehouse; their bed is only ten feet from their office. Paul parks his car inside right next to 1st Class Fundraisers three delivery vans. The two would also add their own loading dock, freezers, and convection ovens to further support their endeavors. Finally, after two decades as a sub-dealer, Paul and Robin launched their own independent fundraising dealership in 2012.

Fundraising Stories

With so many years in the industry, Paul and Robin have had their fair share of challenges. The biggest of which was finding ways to distinguish themselves from competitors and highlight their unique programs and great products. It takes a lot of time and energy to persuade groups to switch from one fundraiser to another as most are loyal to the company that has been supporting them throughout the years.

In fact, it took Paul 8 years to get one specific group to sign up with his dealership. Every year, for 7 years, he kept going back to visit them, drop off samples, and remind them who he was and what made his programs special. And it was good that he did because that group finally signed with 1st Class Fundraisers in year 8. It ended up being the most successful fundraiser they had ever done, and the group raised 90% of the $400,000 they needed in just one year.

Fundraising Groups

1st Class Fundraisers wants all its groups to have similar, successful fundraising stories, so it combines its experienced staff and custom programs to help those groups reach their goals every year. Groups the dealership has planned fundraisers for include bands, choirs, elementary & middle schools, cheerleading teams, competitive dance and gymnastics teams, civic groups, and churches. And that work paid off because 1st Class Fundraisers has helped raise over $15 million for its groups.

The groups that work with 1st Class Fundraisers love how the dealership goes above and beyond to provide the absolute best programs and products for its customers. Paul and Robin provide a personal fundraising experience that can’t be beat. As one group leader from Hagerstown, Indiana said, “I’ve used 1st Class for over 15 years and have never been disappointed. Paul, Robin, and their staff have always given us the greatest support in our fundraising needs. They will go the extra mile to help in your success whether it’s fast turnaround, kicking off the sale, or providing samples for your students.”

We are glad that the Schutte’s journey brought them to the Butter Braid brand. If you are in Indiana and want to set up a fundraiser, you need to visit Paul and Robin. Their unique programs help you raise more money with less effort and create happier, repeat customers. Your time with them is sure to be 1st class.

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Website: http://www.1stclassfundraisers.com/

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Dealership Spotlight: Integrity Fundraising

on February 24, 2020

It’s time for February’s “Dealership Spotlight,” and this month we’ll be introducing you to Integrity Fundraising. Integrity Fundraising joined the Butter Braid® family in 1997. Since then, it has become one of the premier fundraising organization to Colorado communities. From the very beginning, Integrity Fundraising distinguished itself with its superior customer service and dedication to exceeding expectations.

History

Integrity Fundraising, like so many of our dealerships, is a family-owned business. Located in Castle Rock, Colorado, it is still owned and run by the same people who started it in 1997. Keith and Kim Wagner were both working other jobs when they found out they were expecting their first child. Kim’s parents, Al and Mary Hooyman, excitedly moved to Colorado to be closer to their grandchild. The Wagners were looking to make some changes regarding their careers during this time when Keith’s dad happened across the perfect solution.

Keith’s dad was a TWA (Trans World Airline) pilot, and he ended up flying with Marlyn Moen, the owner of Show Me Dough Fundraising. Moen mentioned that Country Maid, Inc. was looking for someone to run a dealership in the Denver area. Soon after hearing this, Kim and Keith met with Moen to sign the paperwork and begin Integrity Fundraising along with Al and Mary. Neither family had any experience with fundraising or sales, but, with Show Me Dough’s expert guidance, they were able to build a very successful fundraising dealership.

Fundraising Stories

Keith, Kim, Mary, and Al founded their business on the idea that customers should be treated as friends. Over the years, they have never wavered from their mission of providing the best customer service in the business. Maintaining this high standard is not always easy, and they certainly have some interesting stories to share. One time, to make a delivery, their driver had to take the famous “Shelf Road” shortcut from Canon City to Victor. The group he was delivering to was shocked he was able to make it without incident. As you can see, it’s definitely an “adventurous” route.

On another delivery to the mountains, avalanches shut down the highway blocking Keith from his destination. Keith drove to a local Costco and begged them to store the five carts of Butter Braid pastries he had in their freezer for the night. Thankfully, they were more than happy to help. The next morning Keith was able to get back on the road. It just goes to show that the people of Integrity Fundraising always go above and beyond for their customers.

Fundraising Groups

The overwhelming support Integrity Fundraising gives to its customers is how so many of its groups have been able to reach their fundraising goals. The dealership has done fundraisers for elementary schools, volleyball teams, soccer leagues, marching bands, swim teams, overseas missions, and so many more. Through the years, Integrity Fundraising has helped raise over $31 million for local groups.

Integrity Fundraising states that their team treats customers the way they would want to be treated. And that’s exactly what they do. But you don’t have to take our word for it. Just read the many 5-star reviews they have from customers. Like this one from Laura of Castle Rock, CO, “If you are looking for a reputable company to work with on a business fundraiser, Integrity Fundraising is a great choice…They are a wonderful company to work with and their product is delicious…Equally as delicious as the product is the professionalism and joy of working with such a great company.”

We have been very blessed to have Integrity Fundraising as a partner for the last two decades and are excited for the future. If you are looking to run a fundraiser in Colorado, be sure to get in touch with Integrity Fundraising. Kim, Keith, Al, Mary and their amazing sales team will do everything they can to make your fundraiser a success. And they will always serve you with integrity.

Connect with Integrity Fundraising today!

Website: https://www.integrityfundraising.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ifrco/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/integrityfundraising/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/IntegrityFundr1






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Dealership Spotlight: Freckled Moose Fundraising

on January 17, 2020

We’re kicking off our “Dealership Spotlight” segment by featuring a uniquely named dealership. Freckled Moose Fundraising has been a part of the Butter Braid® family for about 20 years, and, during that time, they have helped thousands of groups reach and exceed their fundraising goals. The dealership has undergone a lot of growth in the last two decades, and it has come to be a vital part of our fundraising network.

History

Freckled Moose Fundraising was originally owned and operated by Jean Kayser. Kayser was introduced to Butter Braid pastries when she lived in West Bend, Iowa. However, she didn’t start selling them until she left Iowa and moved to Central Pennsylvania. In 1998, Kayser started her dealership and named it Freckled Moose Fundraising because she wanted a name that was cute and catchy. Oh, and she loved moose. A year later Kayser met Pam Hagerich, and Pam began to help Kayser with her business.

After Kayser’s passing in 2010, Pam Hagerich and her husband Don acquired Freckled Moose Fundraising. Their son Drew came on board part-time in 2011, and he started working for the dealership full-time in 2013. In 2019, Drew became the new owner and his wife, Ellen, also joined the dealership. During the time the Hagerichs have owned Freckled Moose Fundraising, they have made a lot of upgrades and the business has more than doubled in size. What started as a small operation out of their home moved to a warehouse with huge storage freezers. They even have a delivery truck and van with built-in freezers to help streamline deliveries.

Fundraising Groups

All these changes have made it much easier for Drew and Ellen to help more groups run simple and profitable fundraisers. They’ve raised money for mission trips, scholarship programs, church renovations, charities, sports associations, school clubs, PTOs, and so much more. The Hagerichs are truly dedicated to their mission of helping others raise funds with delicious products and superior service. That dedication is how they’ve been able to help local groups raise over $900,000.

Those who have worked with Freckled Moose Fundraising rave about the experience. One Pennsylvanian, Kristen, said, “The Freckled Moose family is amazing to work with! They are all responsive and so helpful. And the Butter Braid pastries are delicious.” Plenty of other customers have left similar reviews, raving about the Hagerichs’ great customer service and easy fundraising programs.

We’ve been very fortunate to have Freckled Moose Fundraising as part of our family of dealerships, and we look forward to continuing working with them for another 20 years. If you are in the Pennsylvania area and are in need of a fundraiser, be sure to look them up. You’ll be very happy you did.

Connect with Freckled Moose Fundraising today!

Website: http://freckledmoose.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/freeckledmoosefundraising/






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