Halloween will be here before you know it. Now is a great time to start planning your fundraising activity or event to raise money for The Eliminate Project. New this year, you can pre-order one package of Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF collection boxes! Sign up today to be among the first to receive 25 collection boxes in mid-September. Note: you will be able to order additional boxes in September.
Scare up some funds and fun this Halloween by participating in Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF. It’s a great opportunity to collect donations instead of candy or to bring club members together for a fabulous event or party. All money collected by Kiwanis-family members through Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF will once again support The Eliminate Project and help save moms and babies from maternal and neonatal tetanus.
Did you know? A proud participant in Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF since 1994, Key Club has raised more than US$7 million for child survival and development programs around the world—from efforts to eliminate iodine deficiency disorder to HIV/AIDS initiatives in Kenya and Swaziland. Starting in 2012 Key Club joined other Kiwanis Service Leadership Programs to Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF to raise money for The Eliminate Project.
You can raise funds door-to-door, host a trunk-or-treat, zombie walk, horror fest, pumpkin smash, “Twilight” dance, haunted house or even an old-fashioned pumpkin pie baking (or eating) contest…or come up with your own idea!
How to take part
The process is easy! You can participate in five simple steps:
- Decide with your club what kind of fundraiser you’ll do.
- Pre-order your collection boxes.
- Collect donations.
- Fill out the gift form and submit it with your club’s donations.
- Celebrate! You’re helping save moms and babies.
Once you’ve collected all of your donations, send a check or money order (made payable to the Kiwanis International Foundation) and your completed gift form to:
The Eliminate Project: Campaign Office
Kiwanis International Foundation
P.O. Box 6457 - Dept #26
Indianapolis, IN 46206 USA
Be sure to write your club name or club number on the memo line of the check.
It’s important to send your check directly to the Kiwanis International Foundation so we can keep track of all funds raised by Kiwanis-family clubs. This year, the Service Leadership Program goal is to raise more than US$1 million. We need help from you and your club!
Clubs that raise and submit more than US$250 by December 31 will receive a special banner patch. So don’t forget to send in the funds you raise by the deadline!
Learn about additional recognition items.
First, check out our fundraising ideas to jump-start your brainstorming. As you plan your event, use our suggested timeline to stay on track. See the quick links at right for more helpful resources. Happy trick-or-treating!