Just like our unique pour-your-own custom-scented candle experience, we like to think outside the box when it comes to charitable donations, too! Rather than simply donate a candle or gift card or pool all of our money to donate to a single organization, we partner with local non-profit organizations to raise some serious cash and make a real impact through our Dollars & Scents Fundraising Program.
Hosting a Dollars & Scents Fundraiser with Aroma Candle Studio is simple yet very effective. Pick a day and time, and 20% of all retail sales* from the day's purchases that mention your fundraiser will go to your organization. It's your job to get all of your friends, family, stakeholders, volunteers and fans to visit the store that day to buy and/or make candles and gifts. The more people you bring in, the more money you will raise! We host in-store fundraisers on Wednesdays or Thursdays all year, excluding November and December. Your fundraiser will run all day from 11 AM - 7 PM.
As part of the program, we require that you book a candle-pouring party of at least eight people on the day of your fundraiser. Don’t worry - you don’t have to put down a minimum or pay for your group (everyone can pay individually). It’s a great way of ensuring you get people in to pour candles, have fun, and support your cause! In addition, please ask anyone who visits the store on behalf of your group to mention the name of your group/fundraiser when they come in so we have a sense of how many people are there to support your organization. Note: no-show parties or those with very little turnout may not receive a donation; we need your support in order to make this program work!
We will provide you with wording and images that you can use to promote the event on your side. You are also welcome to drop off materials at the store that can be displayed the day of your event. Flyers, postcards, etc. are a great way of generating support for your organization (and may encourage customers to spend a little more knowing where the money is going!).
If you are interested in booking a Dollars & Scents fundraiser, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
The official full name of the non-profit organization
The two or three dates that work for you (Wed-Thurs)
A contact name, email, and phone number for your group
A sentence or two description of your charity
Your 501(c)(3) Tax ID #
A reservation time and group size for your party (minimum of 8 people)
We look forward to supporting your organization!
*minimum sales of $250 in products (coupons, gift cards, and other discounts may not be used)