Mum Appreciation: Launch your Mother's Day Raffle in 3 easy steps


 πŸ’Mother's Day Online Raffle -  March 10th

Lots of Classlist schools celebrated Mother's Day last year.  Here is a checklist how you can set up and launch in less than 2 hours.  

1. Finding Mother's Day Prizes (60 minutes)

The benefit of a Mother's Day raffle is that you have a ready made theme and a range of crowd pleasing prizes that you can offer simply by visiting your local high street or ordering online.

What really sets online raffles apart from the traditional format is the ability to add in more prizes as they arise. Here are some crowd pleasing ideas:

  1. Spa Day Package - A relaxing day at a local spa with treatments such as massages, facials, and manicures.
  2. Gourmet Chocolate Basket - A selection of high-quality chocolates and sweets from around the world.
  3. Luxury Bath Set - A collection of luxury bath products, including bath bombs, salts, oils, and scented candles.
  4. Cooking Class Voucher - A voucher for a cooking class with a local chef, focusing on a cuisine of her choice.
  5. Fine Dining Experience - A gift certificate for a fine dining experience at a top-rated local restaurant.
  6. Custom Jewellery Piece - A piece of custom jewellery, such as a necklace or bracelet, personalised with her children's birthstones.
  7. Weekend Getaway - A weekend getaway package to a nearby resort, bed and breakfast, or boutique hotel.
  8. Gardening Kit - A comprehensive gardening kit with tools, seeds, and planters for the gardening enthusiast.
  9. High-End Skincare Products - A set of high-end skincare products from a luxury brand.
  10. Yoga Retreat - A spot at a local or destination yoga retreat for relaxation and rejuvenation.
  11. Personalised Photo Album - A beautifully crafted photo album personalised with family photos.
  12. Online Course Subscription - A subscription to an online learning platform for courses in her area of interest.
  13. Designer Handbag - A designer handbag from a popular brand.
  14. Gourmet Cooking Ingredients - A basket of gourmet cooking ingredients, including rare spices, oils, and vinegars.
  15. Art Workshop Enrollment - Enrollment in an art workshop or class, such as painting, pottery, or photography.
  16. Wine Tasting Tour - A wine tasting tour at a local vineyard with a complimentary bottle of wine.
  17. Book Club Membership - A year-long membership to a book club with monthly book deliveries.
  18. Fitness Tracker - A high-tech fitness tracker to monitor health and activity levels.
  19. Professional Family Photoshoot - A professional photoshoot for the family or just for her.
  20. Concert or Theatre Tickets - Tickets to a concert, theatre production, or other live entertainment she enjoys.
  21. Home Chef Service - A gift certificate for a home chef service to prepare a gourmet meal at her home.
  22. Custom Tea Blend Set - A set of custom tea blends tailored to her taste preferences.
  23. Luxury Pillow Set - A set of luxury pillows for the ultimate sleep experience.
  24. Crafting Supplies Basket - A basket filled with supplies for her favourite crafting hobby, such as knitting, scrapbooking, or painting.
  25. Subscription Box Service - A subscription to a monthly box service tailored to her interests, such as beauty products, books, or gourmet snacks.

2. Set up your raffle on Classlist (30 minutes)

The advantage of a theme based raffle is that you can offer less prizes. Three different types of hampers for instance is all you need to appeal to your audience and get the ticket sales coming in. Experiences (movies, restaurant vouchers and fitness classes) are often more popular than physical items so consider vouchers which you can purchase later. 

Next find some suitable photos for your prizes. If you are assembling your prizes after the deadline you can use Google (under the creative commons licence), Pixabay and Unsplash are good free image sources. 

Lastly, make sure your Stripe account is up to date and you are ready to go!

3. Promote your campaign and launch (30 minutes)

The beauty as a Classlist school (sorry for those that aren't using us yet) is that your audience is already available to receive your campaign. Furthermore, purchasing their raffle tickets on their mobile phone is super easy, taking just minutes using ApplePay and GooglePay.

Classlist also sends out prompts and reminders to encourage more purchases. 

How to get raffling?

Classlist Raffle is the simplest digital solution for your school community festive fundraiser.

Quick and simple: add your description and prize list, and send it live to start selling tickets.

If you want to open up raffle ticket sales beyond the school community, you can also enable a public webpage.

Share the work

We know working together is a lot easier and a lot more fun, so this new season, you can add additional raffle organisers. Our raffles are ideal for PTA members to work together.

  • Add additional raffle organisers to your Classlist fundraiser raffle
  • Any ambassador, staff or community rep can collaborate
  • Add a prize as it comes in or add a photo as and when you need to
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