Fundraising

The Jupiter High School Band Program offers several fundraisers throughout the year through which students can earn money for their fundraising accounts.  Proceeds from some fundraisers go toward student fundraising accounts, and other proceeds are allocated for the general band budget.

ALL fundraiser information, instructions and deadlines are announced via email.  Be sure to check your email frequently, as not all of our fundraisers are listed below.  Communicate with the appropriate fundraising chairperson as listed in the emails.

We are in need of a Fundraising Chair or Co-chairs!  If you’d like to help, please contact Susan Taylor at sflasue@bellsouth.net.

Contact information for individual fundraisers is located on our Parent Organization page.

Fundraisers for Student Accounts

Sponsorships (Year-round)

Businesses and individuals who make a sponsorship donation are recognized in a variety of ways based upon the level of donation.  Parents and students can solicit businesses to get sponsorships, and the majority of that donation goes towards the student’s fundraising account.  This is an ongoing fundraiser.

Sponsor donation levels and recognition are as follows:

  • Friend ($1-9): Thank You Letter
  • Musician ($10-99): The above and acknowledgement in all band concert programs
  • Section Leader ($100-249): The above and acknowledgement on JupiterBands.com with a hyperlink to your business
  • Soloist ($250-499): The above and your business will be announced at all home football games
  • Drum Major ($500-999): The above and a 4’ x 4’ banner displayed in the JHS stadium during the current school year
  • Director’s Circle ($1,000 and up): Everything a Soloist-level sponsor receives plus a 4’ x 8’ banner displayed in the JHS stadium during the current school year AND a “Please Be Seated” plaque on a JHS auditorium chair engraved as you designate

A Sponsorship Form is available on our Forms page under Fundraising.  We have a special page on our web site dedicated to our wonderful Sponsors.

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Otis Spunkmeyer Cookies and More (August-September)

In the fall, the band sells frozen cookie dough, cheesecakes, pretzels, pizza, and other food items.  This is a traditional catalog sale, where students take orders and payment, and orders are delivered to the school 4-6 weeks after the close of the fundraiser.  Proceeds go towards the student’s fundraising account.

For more information about these products, visit the Perry Campbell fundraiser web site at https://www.perrycampbell.com.

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Christmas Trees and More (October)

xmas treesFor many years, the Jupiter Band has been the place to go for beautiful live Christmas trees, wreaths, garland, and centerpieces.  The Christmas Tree Sale fundraiser is the band’s biggest single fundraiser of the year.  Let your friends and neighbors know early that they can order a live Christmas tree straight from Nova Scotia through you.  Proceeds go towards the student’s fundraising account.

The sale takes place each October, and items are to be picked up the first Saturday in December.  An order form is available on the Forms page under Fundraising.

For more information, visit the DeLong Farms Christmas Trees and Wreaths web site at DeLongFarms.com.

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Mixed Bag Designs (September)

In the fall and/or winter, the band sells these reusable bags made from woven polypropylene in a variety of shapes, sizes and patterns.  This fundraiser has proven very successful for many students, as the items sell themselves.  This is a traditional catalog sale, where students take orders and payment, and orders are delivered to the school 4-6 weeks after the close of the fundraiser.  Proceeds go towards the student’s fundraising account.

For more information about these products, visit the Mixed Bag Designs web site at www.mixedbagdesigns.com.

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Shop With Scrip Gift Cards

scrips graphicThe Shop WIth Scrip Gift Card program is a great way to raise money for band.  Gift cards are available for stores such as Macy’s, Nordstrom, and Home Depot, as well as gas stations, restaurants, travel, and many more.  Some members of band have raised 100% of their band fees through buying gift cards for purchases they would be making anyway.

Proceeds go towards the student’s fundraising account in varying profit percentages based on the retail store as determined by Scrip With Scrip.  Orders are turned in 2-3 times during the year, and deadlines will be announced via email.

Click here to see a list of participating stores and profit percentages at www.ShopWithScrip.com.  An order form is available on the Forms page under Fundraising.

Scrip order forms can be dropped in the “Scrip Box” in the band room adjacent to the band director’s office.  Orders should be paid by check only – no cash, please.

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“Please Be Seated” Auditorium Seat Plaques (Year-round)

Band supporters may buy a plaque to be placed on the back of a seat in the school’s auditorium.  Honor a student, celebrate a life, memorialize a loved one, honor an anniversary, etc.  Seats get a brass plaque with your own wording permanently placed on the back of the seat.  This is an ongoing fundraiser; auditorium seats can be purchased anytime during the year.Sample lSeat Plaque

Proceeds go towards the student’s fundraising account.

An order form is available on the Forms page under Fundraising.

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Spring Training Concessions at Roger Dean Stadium (March)

Each spring break, band students and parents work several days at Roger Dean Stadium in their concession stands during Major League Baseball Spring Training.  Workers are required to attend a mandatory training session (several dates are offered) and sign a contract.  The work includes set up and inventory before the game, sales during the game, and clean up and inventory after the game.  Students and parents can work together to earn money to pay for band fees!  Workers must be age 16 or older.

Proceeds are divided into an hourly wage that go towards the student’s fundraising account based on the number of hours worked.

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Fundraisers for the General Band Account

Dine for Cash

Throughout the year, the band will partner with various local restaurants, and those restaurants will donate a portion of the sales on specified days back to the band.

Often, flyers must be presented at check out in order for proceeds to be allocated for the band.  When this is the case, the flyers will be emailed and also made available on Charms (in the Handouts folder) and on this web site on the Forms page.

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Football Game Concessions

At all home football games, Jupiter Band handles the concession sales.  Profits from the concession stand benefit the general band fund.  The band relies on many parents to help run the concession stand on Friday night home games.

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Jupiter Festival of Bands (October)

The Florida Marching Band Coalition is the competitive marching band circuit in which the JHS Band competes.  We are excited to host a regional competition annually at Jupiter High School.  We need donations from the community in order to increase our profit margin for concession sales.  This event also requires a lot of parent assistance in planning and volunteering the day of the event.

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SFWGA Color Guard Event (January or April)

The South Florida Winter Guard Association is one of the largest winter guard circuits in the world.  We are very pleased to have hosted contests the past few years. We make the majority of our profit through concessions, and we attempt to run the show through the use of donations from the community so that we may have the greatest profit margin. Donations can be anything such as monetary donations, supplies, food, or drinks.  We also need a lot of volunteers for this event!

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More Fundraisers

On occasion, the band will hold additional fundraisers such as sales of coupon books, candy sales, car washes, yard sales South Florida Fair discount tickets, and more.  Parents and students will receive emails detailing all fundraising opportunities.