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Backpack Fundraiser | Fundraising Food for Kids

A backpack with a number of food items. Rada Cutlery is great for fundraising for backpack programs.

Many children across America find themselves without adequate food and school supplies each year. That’s where backpack programs come in! These programs give needy students backpacks filled with food for the weekend, school supplies, or both. Countless students have had their lives, both in and out of school, dramatically improved by backpack programs.

How You Can Help Needy Children

Backpack programs are a fantastic idea for those looking to get involved with improving the lives youth locally and elsewhere. By yourself or in a group, a concerned citizen can provide a child with a backpack filled with necessities. They could be school supplies to get through the year, food to eat at home or over the week, or any other number of helpful goods. These backpacks go a long way towards improving the lives and circumstances of needy children, from improving their health to making sure they get the most out of their education.

Of course, backpack fundraising can present quite an expense. It’s desirable to help as many children as possible, though the cost of food, school supplies, and backpacks themselves can quickly add up. Thankfully, there’s a solution when one partners with Rada Cutlery!

Why Choose a Rada Fundraiser?

image of the Rada Cutlery logo

A Rada Cutlery fundraiser is just what you need to get the money to fill backpacks for children in need. Here’s why!

1. Three Ways to Fundraise

A Rada fundraiser features three distinct methods by which to meet and even exceed your goals. There are traditional catalog sales that see you offer catalogs to friends, coworkers, and family. Event sales is a proactive approach that sees you physically offer Rada Cutlery products at a function such as a church service or sporting event. Then there’s online sales, which allows your supporters to easily order Rada products from anywhere in the world, with the profits going directly to your group!

Cover of the Rada Fundraising Catalog

Click to view the Fundraising Catalog.

2. 40% Profit Margin

Many fundraisers offer a razor-thin profit margin, as low as 10%. But with Rada, you make an outstanding 40% profit on each and every sale, making your efforts count for a lot!

3. Fantastic Kitchen Products

Rada Cutlery’s lineup has something for everyone. Whether it’s our renowned knives, unbeatable kitchen utensils, fabulous cookbooks, or amazing stoneware, your supporters will love what they get and probably even beg for more! Click here to browse some of our most popular products!

4. Stellar Customer Service

Rada Cutlery’s customer service is the best in the industry! Our experienced, friendly staff know everything you need to make your fundraiser a great success, and are happy to help with whatever you need.

5. USA-Made Cutlery 

Rada Cutlery has been based in Waverly, Iowa since 1948. All of our products, without exception, are made in the USA. Our workers’ skill is unparalleled, and it shows in the superior quality of our products. Visit our website to learn more about how our employees’ skill and dedication make Rada the best you can buy!

Contact Rada Cutlery to get your successful fundraiser started!

Blessings in a Backpack

The logo for Blessings in a Backpack.

Blessings in a Backpack is one of the top backpack programs in the U.S. and Canada. Through them, as little as $80 feeds one child on the weekends for one 38-week school year, providing them with nutritious, non-perishable goods. Kids who benefit from this program have been shown to have improved health and IQ scores!

Blessings in a Backpack welcomes contributions and fundraisers from all who want to help needy children!

Nonprofit Group Fundraising!

If you can think of a group or cause that could use a fundraiser, Rada Cutlery can help! Rada fund raises with schools, churches, teams, clubs, civic organizations, charities, and more. In fact, we help about 18,000 non-profit groups with their fundraisers each year! Below are just a few of the groups Rada partners with every year to help them raise money!

An Eagle Scout Salutes.

Fundraising for Eagle Scouts

Tumbling Sign on bulletin board

Fundraising for Gymnastics

The MOPS logo.

Fundraising for Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS)

The symbol of the Rainbow Girls.

Fundraising for Rainbow Girls

Soccer ball on the field.

Fundraising for Soccer Teams

A rack of shotguns for trapshooting.

Fundraising for Trapshooting

The White House is the home of the executive branch.

Fundraising for Washington D.C. School Trips


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Backpack Fundraising Done Right
This article discusses the best way to fundraise for backpack meals. Backpack programs ensure that needy children can get the food and supplies needed to lead happy, fulfilled lives.