Shavember – Shave a Beard Philanthropy

Utilize a Brother’s impressive facial hair by sacrificing it for charity.

Requirements:

  • A well-known Brother with a distinguishable beard
  • A committee to organize the sale and collection of raffle tickets
  • Raffle tickets
  • Promotional materials (Facebook event, posters, word-of-mouth advertising, etc.)
  • A charity to raise money for
  • Fundraising goal

Optional: 

  • Food and drinks
  • Music

Tips to Remember:

  • If you don’t have a Brother with an impressive beard, you can convince one to grow one for the purpose of the event.
  • Make sure that you have a good system in place to collect the money and sell raffle tickets.

Timeline:

  • 1 month out
    • Set date
    • Set budget for promotions, food, etc.
    • Find venue
    • Begin promotions with signs, Facebook, presentations at sorority and fraternity meetings, etc.
    • Begin selling raffle tickets
  • Day of event- Draw the raffle. Whoever wins is allowed to style the beard however they would like to for an entire week (shave, dye, braid, etc.). 
  • Week after event – Have the Brother shave the beard completely off and donate the money.

 

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