New Braunfels, TX (PRWEB) March 17, 2008
If you're a parent who's tired of buying candy and wrapping paper to support your child's annual school fundraiser, there's a new way to raise money. KidzArt, an international children's art education franchise company, has launched the only online ordering and direct fulfillment art fundraising service for schools and organizations. KidzArt Products (http://www.KidzArtProducts.com) takes children's artwork and features it on merchandise such as travel mugs, tote bags, key rings and other products that parents and grandparents can purchase and treasure for years to come.
"Schools, PTA's and other organizations are looking for alternatives to selling cookie dough and candles," says Shell Herman, CEO of KidzArt. "KidzArt Products gives parents an opportunity to own their child's artwork on keepsakes or useful household items while giving a percentage of the profits back to the school or organization."
Students simply create original, quality artwork during a professional art class at their school instructed by KidzArt. Using their child's identification number, parents can visit their child's online gallery at the KidzartProducts.com Web site to order a variety of items, ranging from notecards and mugs to clocks and aprons, with their child's artwork printed on them.
"Although this is our first time working with KidzArt for a fundraiser, we are very pleased with their flexibility and professionalism interacting with our students, art teachers and PTO volunteers," says Ginny Ettenger, PTO co-president at William Antheil Elementary School in Ewing, New Jersey. "We are very excited to see the finished products with the children's artwork and look forward to working with KidzArt again in the near future."
Because parents place orders online and products are shipped directly to them, volunteers and PTO's have no administrative duties yet their schools and organizations still reap a percentage of the profits. Unlike one-time fundraisers, KidzArt Products lets schools continue to generate profits by encouraging parents to reorder items or purchase products online throughout the school year.
Schools, teachers, parent/teacher organizations, and other groups can obtain further fundraising program information by contacting your local KidzArt representative. Visit http://www.kidzartproducts.com or call 800-379-8302.
Founded in 1998, KidzArt is an international art enrichment franchise company that helps kids of all ages (including senior citizens) explore their inner artistic potential in a safe, structured, non-competitive environment. KidzArt ranked in Entrepreneur magazine's Top New 50 Franchises for 2007, was named Top Children's Art Franchise for 2006 and has been in the Franchise 500 for the past six years. In addition, KidzArt was named a "World-Class Franchise" by the Franchise Research Institute for 2006 and 2007. Franchising since July 2002, KidzArt has franchised units throughout the US and in China. To find out more about KidzArt visit http://www.kidzart.com or call 800-379-8302.