Candy Bar Fundraising

It seems like candy bar fundraising has been around for centuries. Why, because it works. Fundraising with candy bars is simple and a “no brainer” for most groups.

Kids and supporters alike are so used to it, that there really isn’t much a fundraising organizer has to explain. Just make sure all the funds raised are collected from candy bars sold.or eaten.

Did you know that 98% of households buy candy?

Candy Bar Fundraising Facts:

  • The most popular sellers are $1 candy bars
  • They are sold in cases – including 2 – 4 boxes
  • Each box will include 36 – 52 candy bars
  • Cost per candy bar case is between $48 – $124
  • Profit ranges from 40 – 52% based on volume ordered
  • Most boxes of candy bars are compact and come with a handle


Candy Bar Fundraising Tips:

For smaller groups:
Go for variety packs (offered by M&M Mars, Hersheys and Kelloggs). These packs allow smaller groups the option of selling a variety of candy bars without having to deal with minimum order amounts for straight packs.

Discounts & Promos:
Some manufacturers like M&M Mars offer mail in rebates and others like Hersheys, offer gift certificates and coupons that you can use as performance incentives. Ask your candy bar fundraising company for details.

Most fundraising companies offer America’s most popular brands including M&M Mars, Hershey’s and Kellogg’s.

Hershey’s Popular Candy Bar Choices:

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Krackel, Milk Chocolate, Almond, Caramello, Pay Day, Kit Kat and Twizzlers

M&M Mars Popular Candy Bar Choices:

M&M Peanut, M&M Plain, Skittles, Starburst and Snickers

Kellogg’s Popular Candy Bar Choices:

Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Treats Squares – Original, Double Chocolate Chunk, Peanut Butter/Chocolate and Caramel Chocolate Chunk.

Candy bar fundraisers have always been guaranteed money-makers. With interested buyers everywhere, you’ll make quicker sales and more profit.Created by Angela Mancuso

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