I Hate School Fundraisers

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    Dislike School Fundraisers With a Passion

    I cannot stand school fundraisers.  Some parents think all parents have loads of money so they get the schools to sell this expensive crap that people like us can't afford and won't buy.  They put the guilt trip on the kids that the school wants computers and then there...
    mommy42 mommy42
    Nov 22, 2008

    I Totally Understand But.....

    they are just false hopes into fast money. School fundraisers never really pan out unless they are big like a carnival. Peddeling cookies, candy and carwashes seems to just waste time, are usually underestimated and come up empty. Make the event big to see big results, and...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 1, 2008

    Something Different, Please

    Maybe if they were something different than the usual cookies, wrapping paper, popcorn, etc.  Also, I hate that they have those stupid prizes that make my son want to sell just 16 more items to get the AM/FM, but it looks like an iPod radio.... The other thing that would be...
    pilotjess pilotjess
    36-40, F
    Jul 1, 2008

    I Hate These Things..

    Twice a year my kid brings home the dreaded catelog.. I keep telling him 'I DON'T DO FUNDRAISERS'...  never have and never will...  Every parent at work is bringing in the same damn** thing and we all just keep passing it around like we're actually going to buy...
    Sabrina0202 Sabrina0202
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Jan 24, 2008

    Enough Already

    I understand with school budgets being cut the need for school fundraisers.But when is it enough? Just got the latest one, Selling Spring Bulbs. Here is what I have come across in the last few years. Feel free to add to the list if you know of any others.Xmas wrapping paper...
    Gyummy Gyummy
    51-55, M
    Mar 23, 2011

    AAAAAAARRRRRRGGGGG! No More School Fundraisers!

    Oh No!!!!!!  Not another school fundraiser!  My forth child came home from school with two the other day.  I am sick of these, sick of selling, sick of being asked by my kids friends and little door to door sales people who in this day and age should not be out...
    Beutifullog Beutifullog
    Aug 31, 2008


    My 8 month old is peddling cookie dough! It really gets old selling this stuff when I know that they will make about $10 for all my work. For that I'll get what they need donated for them. I have enough connections and will make more if need be. School needs to be painted... I'll...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Oct 9, 2007

    They need our help Pls share https://www.

    IlovetitsToo IlovetitsToo
    31-35, M
    Feb 24, 2014
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