Q. Do you ship to all 48 States?
A. Yes we do with all of our candy and Root candles. Our frozen products are available in most areas, but you should call to ask about your area.
Q. How do I get started?
A. Just call us toll free at 800-221-8889. We can help tailor a program to the special needs of your group! Our 20+ years of experience will be of help to you.
Q. Do you have a minimum order?
A. No. We only require you order in Master Case Quantities. You can order as little as 1 Master.
Q. How much profit do I make on the candy I sell?
A. You can make up to 60% profit on your sale. Call us at 800-221-8889 to see which products qualify.
Q. Can I mix different brands of candy?
A. Yes. We encourage you to sell a variety of candies.
Q. Who pays for shipping?
A. There are no shipping charges with our company on candy items. We include the cost of shipping in our prices so there are no surprises when you receive your order. (Many companies send you more candy to sell to pay for freight or charge you separately for shipping).
Q. How do I pay for the candy?
A. We accept VISA, MasterCard, and money orders. We offer 30-day credit terms to all approved school groups with a Board Office Purchase Order. Call us at 800-221-8889 if you have questions about receiving credit terms for your group.
Q. Once I place my order, how long does it take to get the candy?
A. Shipping times will vary, but your order will be processed the day it is received and candy is almost always delivered within a few days.
Q. How will the candy be shipped?
A. Candy will be shipped either by UPS or a common carrier truck.
Q. Where will the candy be shipped from?
A. We ship candies from our climate-controlled warehouse in Akron, Ohio, and from 20 distribution centers located throughout the United States.
Q. Can I return unsold candy?
A. No. Candy is a perishable product, and to ensure freshness to all of our customers we cannot accept returns. We will accept returns of product to organizations within a 60-mile radius of Akron, Ohio with which we have made an agreement with before their sale starts. Candy must be stored in a climate-controlled environment where there can be no damage.
Q. Do you have a program for large orders where you offer bonus cases?
A. Yes! Call our office at 800-221-8889 for details.
Q. Do you offer special rebates to help me earn more money?
A. Yes! From time to time our manufacturers offer rebate money and special promotional items for various organizations. Call our toll free number at 800-221-8889 to learn more about these programs.
Q. I've never run a fundraiser before. How do I get started?
A. The easiest way to get started is to call us and be prepared to offer information such as how many members will be participating and the dollar amount that your organization is trying to raise. We can offer plenty of assistance and helpful hints on how to kick off a successful fundraiser. For additional information, see our “10 Steps for a Successful Fundraiser” on our website.
Q. Is there a difference between fundraising distributors?
A. Yes, there can be many differences between Fundraising Distributors. We suggest you contact several and compare their different programs. You will want to be sure to ask about payment terms, shipping procedures, Incentive Programs, and the %(percent) of profit that your group will be earning off of the sale. Be sure to do your homework, we think you will find that Award Fund Raising offers a very profitable program with our assistance for your group from beginning to end!
Q. How much money can we expect to earn?
A. The amount of money that you earn will depend on several different things: