Fundraising Success Stories2018-02-26T14:38:14+00:00

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Tea Towel Fundraising at Holy Rosary

Recently we received some wonderful feedback from fundraising coordinator Claire of Holy Rosary Primary School in Derby, WA. She had this to say about choosing to fundraise with Expressions -"The whole experience was fantastic, from the moment I made initial contact to the day the product was delivered everything was so easy and we were ...
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Dongara Denision Art Group Tea Towel

We recently printed a stunning artwork onto our Natural Cotton tea towels for the Dongara Denison Art Group. Titled "Our Place" the tea towels sold so quickly they had to place another order for them not long after receiving the first. We asked organiser Kelli to share more info on the group and how the ...
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Mowbray Public School

Mowbray Public School in NSW recently ran a very successful tea towel and bag fundraiser - raising $2000 via their kindergarten classes only! Funds raised are being used to purchase new readers for the kinders and now other classes at the school are keen to organise their own later in the year. Coordinator Luana shared ...
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HAART Tea Towels

We recently made some very special tea towels for the animal rescue organisation HAART (Homeless and Abused Animal Rescue Team). HAART are a not-for-profit animal rescue charity based in Perth. Each year HAART rescues and re-homes 100's of animals that would otherwise be euthanised, go homeless or continue to be neglected. They rely solely on ...
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St Bernadette’s Anniversary Keepsake

St Bernadette's Catholic Primary School in Port Kennedy WA couldn't have had a more successful first tea towel fundraiser, selling out and re-ordering within Term One! Coordinator Angela organised the project to coincide with the school's 25th anniversary and shared her experience with us. "Our school celebrated 25 years of Catholic Education in Port Kennedy ...
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Great History with Goodstart ELC Mosman

If we had to name some examples of fantastic childcare centres that we've worked with over the last decade, we can't go past Goodstart ELC in Mosman. They have coordinated a tea towel project every year since 2012 and have each one framed and proudly on display in the centre. It just so happens that ...
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Jolimont’s Versatile Bag Design

You know you are in good fundraising hands when a member of your P&C is non-other than Shannon Meyerkort of Fundraising Mums. Given her wealth of knowledge, we were pretty chuffed to find out that she championed our tote bags as an end of year fundraiser for Jolimont Primary School last year. Rather than create a ...
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Clever Fundraising at Cawarral

It was a whole school effort at Cawarral State School in QLD this year, with all the students and staff drawing self portraits for their end of year tea towel. Fundraising coordinator Joanne was clever and made sure to include the proof of their design in the order letter that was sent home to families, ...
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Small School Fundraising Triumph

A fantastic tea towel fundraiser for another school that celebrated the big 100 this year! Rachel from Strathewen Primary School in Victoria coordinated the fundraiser and made sure that the tea towels were ready in time for the school's Open Day celebrating the milestone. Whilst some were sold on the day, most were sold through ...
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Graduation Gift from Mentone Girls

The graduating class of 2017 at Mentone Girls' Grammar in Victoria put their pens to paper in the classroom for one last time creating a thoughtful thank you bag gift for their teachers. Their self-portraits surrounding the school logo made up the design printed in the school's signature red onto our white tote bags. Coordinated ...
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Top Fundraising Tips from Firbank Grammar School

Fundraising coordinator Marika from Firbank Grammar School's co-ed Sandringham campus enjoyed coordinating the tea towel fundraising project for the school's Early Learning Centre classes this year and her efforts were rewarded with a final total of just under $800 raised! We asked Marika how she went about selling the tea towels and she shared with ...
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New Natural Cotton Tea Towel

We've recently introduced a new member into our tea towel fold (pardon the pun!) ...our Natural Cotton Tea Towels. Ethically grown, unbleached and manufactured to the highest standard our new natural 100% cotton tea towel offers another great and eco-friendly option for fundraising and also another stylish, budget-friendly option for retail and merchandise. We're seeing ...
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Mt Claremont Centenary Keepsakes

Mount Claremont Primary School in Perth celebrated their Centenary year with a fantastic self-portrait design printed on tea towels and tote bags.  Coordinator Jo explained that the products were sold at cost price to the families so that each one would be able to have a treasured keepsake from the celebratory time. From a school ...
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Yiyili Community Tea Towel Art Project

With many parents telling their kids their artwork is 'gallery-worthy', in the case of Yiyili Aboriginal Community School it's the actual truth. We recently had the pleasure of working with Wellbeing Coordinator Emily who was looking for a project that would help inspire and empower the students by creating a product to sell alongside artwork ...
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Bags of Profit for Macquarie College Preschool

Each year Macquarie College Preschool in NSW create a keepsake fundraising product for the students and families and decided to use Expressions tote bags for the first time in 2017. This year's fundraising profit contributed to their new bush garden and they weren't disappointed when they received their final product as Coordinator and School Administrator ...
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An Early Win for Coogee Boys’ Prep

A great design that included all 150 students was a very successful fundraiser for the Coogee Boys' Preparatory School in NSW. Not only did they sell a large number of tea towels, it was also a hit printed on aprons in the school's signature blue.  Fundraising coordinator Anita beat the rush and organised her order well ...
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Tools for a Successful Fundraiser

We get it. We know that coordinating a fundraiser is time consuming and is likely to be run by busy mums/dads/grandparents etc who are wearing many other hats. This is exactly why our fundraising kits include EVERYTHING...the pens, the paper, the post bag to return it all. However once the kids have completed their artwork magic and your design ...
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ausEE Inc. Tea Towel Fundraiser

We love to play a part in fundraising success for all types of organisations – and ausEE Inc. is one such charity who have cleverly created a tea towel design to sell in time for Christmas, helping them raise important funds. ausEE Inc. provide support and information to anyone diagnosed with or caring for someone ...
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KICS Tea Towel and Apron Fundraiser

Reaching schools and community organisations in every corner of the country, helping them to raise important funds is something we pride ourselves on, so this success story is a particularly special one! Katherine Isolated Children’s Service is a mobile playgroup that covers 750,000sq kms in the Northern Territory bringing the joy of playgroup to socially and geographically ...
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Business Awards Success

We’ve had a lot to celebrate at Expressions HQ with the awards season in full swing! Following on from the Fundraising Directory Awards of which we made it to the finalist stage for Company of the Year we then entered in two award categories for our region’s Annual Local Business Awards. All dressed up for ...
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2016 Early Bird Competition Winner!

Kym from South Castlemaine Kindergarten in Victoria was already a pro at coordinating the school’s tea towel fundraiser, as their 2016 order was their third one with us. Choosing the DIY option meant more funds saved and placing the order in time for our Early Bird Bonus Competition paid off big time as they are the ...
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Settlers Tavern Community Fundraiser Tea Towel

The owners of the popular Settlers Tavern in the heart of Margaret River and the adjacent Sidekick Café have been selling popular tea towels featuring the logo of the local Volunteer Fire Brigade and generously donate 100% of the proceeds to the all- important service.  With several thousand dollars raised already and continuous re-orders we ...
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Ellerston School Tea Towel Thank You

Being a vital part of the fundraising success for small, isolated schools across the country such as Ellerston is always rewarding. Their school tea towel design featured all 32 staff and students and was re-ordered very quickly after being a hit in their small community, contributing greatly to the $5000 needed to supplement their teacher’s aide ...
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Tea Towel Fundraiser – treasure for years to come!

"Thank you to Expressions for their impeccable customer service, faultless design and quality final product.  We have used your company for our tea-towel fundraiser for a number of years now, and we are once again very happy with our overall experience.  The children loved creating their portrait drawings and handprints, and were excited to see ...
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Fundraising Tea Towels for Dungog & District Neighbourcare

"We have had the pleasure of dealing with Expressions Australia over the past 12 months. We purchased our fabulous tea towels to promote our services in the community, we have sold some at Local Small Farm Field Days and other local markets but most we have given away as ‘thank you’ gifts and to promote ...
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WINNER Best School Harvest Table

Congratulations to St Francis Xavier's Primary School in Narrabri, NSW for winning the 'Best School Harvest Table' competition - spotted by Lindsay in the February edition of Country Style magazine. They were finalists for the past two years and their creative entry for 2016 earned them the number one spot. A tea towel themed around ...
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Birchgrove Public Mural Tea Towels

Birchgrove Public School created a Community Mural in 2013, the quote from the plaque is as follows: This mural is dedicated to Amy Large who came to school at Birchgrove as a child and has been followed by the next two generations of her family. Amy worked here as an adult and then as a ...
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2015 Early Bird Competition Winner!

Jodie was travelling through NSW and says the only souvenir she bought on her travels was a sheep themed tea towel from the Hay Visitors Centre. She contacted us from our details on the tag and decided to create some of her own Expressions tea towels as a fundraiser for her children’s school.  The children drew ...
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Playgroups Popular Tea Towel Design Pays Off

Amazing what thinking outside of the square can do. A small playgroup located in gorgeous Esperance in Southern Western Australia decided to come up with a tea towel design for their fundraiser that would not only appeal to their members, but to the local community and the many tourists that visit their stunning part of the world ...
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Margate Primary: Launching into Learning!

Jenny from Margate Primary was thrilled with their “wonderful tea towels”, she says they’re loved by the whole school community and thanked Expressions for their “professionalism and partnership.” Jenny plans to “continue with the creative tea towel project on an annual basis” and looks forward to the years of pleasure as they “dry the dishes ...
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St Kilda Mums Fundraising with Art

Melbourne charity St Kilda Mums partnered with local artist Madeleine Stamer to create a beautiful stand-out tea towel design that has been extremely popular in helping generate much needed funds. Proceeds from the sale of merchandise help the charity with achieve their mission "to share in the joy of motherhood, in partnership with support agencies, ...
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Creative Chinchillas Team Tea Towel

Elaina from Chinchilla Honey Bears Soccer in QLD created a very clever design for the team's fundraising tea towel. Each player from the all-girls team completed an illustration of themselves in action on the soccer field and the final product was so popular with club members, friends and family that they ordered hundreds! We love ...
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