Fundraising for Small Groups Newsletter

A free newsletter with fundraising ideas, tips, and secrets for the small nonprofit fundraiser

December 14, 2018

Get an email update every time I publish a new fundraising article!

Your Name:

Your E-mail Address:

I promise never to sell, rent, or give your email address to anyone else. PERIOD!

Bookmark Fundraiser
Share Fundraiser
 Subscribe in a reader

Custom Search


Subscribe Free

Why Subscribe?

About Us

About Us
Contact Us

Article Archive

Managing a Fundraiser

Fundraising Strategies

Fundraising Ideas

Fundraising Products

Fundraising Events

Fundraising Resources

Fundraising Volunteers

Mardi Gras Party Games
to Create a Carnival like Festival

by Gail Leino

Signifying the last day of Carnival, Mardi Gras is a great opportunity to celebrate. Why not mark the occasion with a party? Games such as those below are a good place to start.

“Pass the Key” Mardi Gras Party Game

This game is lots of fun and is sure to get everyone tied up in knots! For this game you’ll need two large keys of the same size, two pieces of string at least 50 feet long, and a large, even group of players (at least 18). Prior to the game tie each key to a piece of string. The two teams line up side by side, and the key must be passed from the front player to the back – that is, by passing the key down all players’ shirts, trousers, dresses pants and the like. The first team to thread all their team-members together is the winner of this fun Mardi Gras party game.

“Musical Caps” Mardi Gras Party Game

This fun Mardi Gras party game is a variation on the old favourite “Musical Chairs”. Prior to the party, make or purchase roughly enough paper party hats for all guests. Party guests form a circle, and all the children except one receive a party hat. Music is started, and the party hats must get passed from head to head. When the music is stopped, the player not wearing a party hat leaves the circle and one hat is discarded. The game continues until there is one player – the winner – left.


About the Author:

Mrs. Party... Gail Leino takes a common sense approach to planning and organizing events, celebrations and holiday parties with unique ideas for Mardi Gras party supplies and fun Mardi Gras party games . She explains proper etiquette and living a healthy life while also teaching organizational skills and fun facts. The Party Supplies Hut has lots of party ideas with hundreds of free holiday printable games and free birthday party activities. Over 100 adorable Themes including Mardi Gras Party Supplies to fit your birthday celebration, holiday event, or "just because" parties. Party themes include cartoon characters, sports, movie, TV shows, luau, western, holidays, and unique crazy fun theme ideas.

Article Source: - Reprinted with permission.

Home / Subscribe Free / About Us / Contact Us

copyright © 2000 - 2010 all rights reserved Fund$Raiser Group
ISSN 1530-6127 - Library of Congress, Washington DC, USA
Editor's Picks

Fundraising Booklets
Complete "how-to-do-it" fundraising guides - Free

Cookiedough Fundraising
Scratchcard Fundraising
Safe Fundraising

Recommended Suppliers

AWeber Communications
Send newsletters, unlimited email campaigns, autoresponders, and more. Free customer service (800# with a real human), free HTML templates, and free email analytics. 3 months of service free to non-profits opening new accounts, followed by a 25% discount from regular pricing. This is the service that the Fundraising For Small Groups Newsletter uses!

Recommended Books

Grant Writing for Beginners
Learn how to quickly and easily establish relationships with regional foundations and build a strong base of grant support for your nonprofit.
Read a Free Excerpt

Ask Without Fear
A simple guide to connecting donors with what matters to them most. Chock full of practical, easy-to-understand fundraising tools and secrets.

7 Essential Steps to Raising Money by Mail
Learn with practical examples, detailed checklists, writing helps and other tools. Sample letters for different types of solicitations and for different nonprofit groups. A step by step guide to writing fundraising letters.

Silent Auction Guide & Toolkit
Learn how to create a successful silent auction fundraiser. Silent auction strategies, timelines, auction items and how to organize and display them, how to close an auction and take payments, and other add on fundraisers to boost the bottom line of your silent auction.

Let's Raise Money
The inside scoop about small group fundraising. Learn from the founder of a national fundraising company as he reveals secrets observed over nearly two decades of fundraising.
Read a Free Excerpt

The Ultimate Guide to Planning a 5K Run or Walk Fundraiser
Plan a successful race from scratch. Proven marketing strategies, find and manage volunteers, maximize revenues, recruit and motivate teams. Checklists, forms, speadsheets, worksheets all included.

Secrets of the Charity Auction Experts
Learn from the experts! Discover the best selling auction items. How to get auction items donated. How to boost attendance. How to get more bids and higher selling prices. How to coordinating volunteers, staff and auction consultants.