Most school fundraisers are held for children to know that if they want something they have to work for it. Some of the reasons why fundraisers occur is to support in sports, cheerleaders, academic trips or even when they want to expand a structure. The School, children, and parents all benefit from the fundraisers.
Selling of books or delicious foods in a fundraiser helps the children to be more confident and with time they become assertive of what they are speaking of. The best place to learn for the children who would like to be leaders or speakers is a fundraiser since they learn how to be confident. As time goes by the children know skills such as how to control the pitch when talking to someone. A sense of pride is given to the beneficiaries of the funds raised and feel as if they worked for it this is because it does involve selling.
It is important for the children, parents, and teachers to have teamwork for them to be able to work together and achieve their goal. This helps the children to learn to listen to other people’s ideas and that it is not all the time that things would go their way. When they learn teamwork this at a tender age they will be able to easily work with others when they are grown. During fundraisers the children are taught the importance of helping out others and that it does not matter the age you are in providing you can help out you anyway.
Knowing the importance of the community is learned by children in fundraisers where they learn that the school is part of the community the same with the church, hospitals which they do come together for a greater purpose. They get to learn that the community can help the school to achieve their goals. Students having to sell their items on fundraisers helps them to improve their selling and marketing skills. For entertainment some fundraisers hold talent shows which eventually helps in the discovery of talents.
The fundraisers helps to encourage creativity among the children and at times the products showcased in the fundraisers are from the children’s imagination. With the help of fundraisers parents are actively involved with their children’s life and have a chance to bond with them. The involvement of the school to the parents is enhanced with the help of fundraisers. The schools environment changes and new structures are built with the help of fundraisers. A child with a good self-esteem is able to perform better than the one with a lower self-esteem, when fundraisers are held they help in boosting the self-esteem of the children.