3-Time Record Holder East Ascension High School Raises $58,295 in One Day!
November 11, 2016
East Ascension High School Sets National Fundraising Record – Twice!
October 20, 2014
Every athlete respects the effort it takes to reach a new personal record. For East Ascension High School, they’ve not only reached a new personal record, they broke a national record…twice! On October 4th, Sarah Thibodeaux of CFS Lafayette converted the East Ascension High school gym into “The Mattress Fundraiser” mobile showroom, for the 3rd year in a row. Along with her team of mattress experts, they greeted the eager shoppers of Gonzales, Louisiana, who showed up by the dozen.
The school has raised a combined $53,125, setting not one, but TWO national sales records. They’ve channeled their drive to win into dollars! The very first year they sold 127 mattress sets, and they just topped their own efforts this past weekend, selling 138 sets. That is A LOT of beds! Custom Fundraising Solutions will be giving back $23,575.00 to the school & kids this year alone.
The school’s efforts are credited, in large part, to school spirit leader, Jamie Andrews, who said, “We were looking for creative fundraising ideas that could bring in a lot of dollars with not a lot of effort. Working with CFS was exactly what we needed to achieve our goal!” But to have a school-wide fundraiser be this successful takes coordination and enthusiastic participation by every student, faculty member, and administrator. "We have been successful by making this a whole, school-wide project, and are excited about the many items we have financed for our school using the profits made within this program. Our Spartan community, of course, is also credited for their support of our school each and every year. The city of Gonzales can rest easy knowing they not only support East Ascension High School; but they are also purchasing a great bed at a great price!" said Andrews.
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