In the fall, JES PTO holds a Fall Fundraiser with three ways to raise funds. Each child is asked to either sell items from a catalog, sell items from the tree farm, and/or procure a cash donation.  

Do you like having three choices for fundraising all at once?

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* 1. In the fall, JES PTO holds a Fall Fundraiser with three ways to raise funds. Each child is asked to either sell items from a catalog, sell items from the tree farm, and/or procure a cash donation.  

Do you like having three choices for fundraising all at once?

Some school districts have stopped catalog-based, door-to-door selling fundraisers and moved to “pledge-based” fundraisers. Pledging allows families to set a goal, assess their personal and professional network and then choose:

1. If they want to solicit pledges from family, friends, or co-workers.
2. Write a check to cover their fundraising goal.
3. A combination of the above.
Do you support Pledge-based fundraising at JES?

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* 2. Some school districts have stopped catalog-based, door-to-door selling fundraisers and moved to “pledge-based” fundraisers. Pledging allows families to set a goal, assess their personal and professional network and then choose:

1. If they want to solicit pledges from family, friends, or co-workers.
2. Write a check to cover their fundraising goal.
3. A combination of the above.
Do you support Pledge-based fundraising at JES?

Would you support JES discontinuing future catalog sales fundraising?

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* 3. Would you support JES discontinuing future catalog sales fundraising?

In the spring, JES PTO holds the “JJ 5K Fun Run.”  A high percentage of funds raised go directly to JES.  Do you like this type of fundraising, and if so do you think that the 5K should have a flat entrance fee or be pledge based?


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* 4. In the spring, JES PTO holds the “JJ 5K Fun Run.”  A high percentage of funds raised go directly to JES.  Do you like this type of fundraising, and if so do you think that the 5K should have a flat entrance fee or be pledge based?


In a typical year the JES PTO spends approximately $35,000 on various teacher, student, and school needs and wants.  With 600 students, this figures out to $58 per student.  Would you be in favor of a flat rate donation to help cover these costs?

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* 5. In a typical year the JES PTO spends approximately $35,000 on various teacher, student, and school needs and wants.  With 600 students, this figures out to $58 per student.  Would you be in favor of a flat rate donation to help cover these costs?

There are many different ways we can raise funds to enrich JES. Please rank the following (1 most likely to participate in – 3 least likely to personally participate in).

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* 6. There are many different ways we can raise funds to enrich JES. Please rank the following (1 most likely to participate in – 3 least likely to personally participate in).

In a typical school year does this school do too much fundraising, too little fundraising, or about the right amount of fundraising?

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* 7. In a typical school year does this school do too much fundraising, too little fundraising, or about the right amount of fundraising?

How effectively does JES PTO spend money earned from fundraising activities?  Please refer to the second page of the attached letter for a list of ways we have used our money in the past.  Please explain your response.

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* 8. How effectively does JES PTO spend money earned from fundraising activities?  Please refer to the second page of the attached letter for a list of ways we have used our money in the past.  Please explain your response.

Do you have any other ideas or comments regarding fundraising at JES?

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* 9. Do you have any other ideas or comments regarding fundraising at JES?

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