Fundraisers get practical: Cheese, sausage don’t bring in lettuce anymore


Whiteland Community High School band boosters president Mark Mowery stands next to a promotion at the school. Mowery is working with a mattress company to sell mattresses as a fundraiser for the schools band program. PHOTO BY SCOTT ROBERSON

Help support your high school band by buying a new mattress.

The post-prom in Greenwood will benefit if you buy a Thanksgiving pie from the committee.

Indian Creek parents can win a raffle for beef; youth sports groups in Greenwood make money when you buy their trash bags.

School organizations are getting creative with their fundraising efforts, citing a poor economy and competition from other schools as reasons why fundraising has taken an unusual turn.

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