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|Assortment Includes||6 Skittles® box, 5 M&M's® Peanut box, 5 Starburst box, 8 Nuclear™ Sqworms box, 6 Sour Punch® Bits Strawberry/Watermelon box, 5 Sour Punch® Punchies™ box, 6 Mini Peanut Butter Cups box, 5 Cookie Dough Bites® Chocolate Chip box. Suggested order 1 case per person selling.|
- Old Fashion Candy has been a wonderful partner in my fundraising efforts. Review by Heidi F.
Old Fashion Candy has been a wonderful partner in my fundraising efforts. My representative answered all of my questions and was an asset as I completed my first candy fundraiser. We raised over $2,000 and Old Fashion Candy did most of the work! Shipment was fast and even faster when I needed more candy to sell!
If I am part of a school, can I still fundraise with candy and snack items?
Yes. The USDA only requires that candy and snack items not be sold on school grounds, during school hours. Therefore, you are still able to sell starting 30 minutes after school, on campus without regulation. Selling of these items is also permitted at any after school, on-campus event, such as sports/games, etc.
Is there a way I can sell candy or snack items during school hours on the premise?
Yes. Each state is different, but they do make exemptions for selling candy/snack fundraisers during school hours. You will need to contact your district to find out what your state’s specifications are and how to obtain an exemption.
Do any of the USDA rules apply to fundraising that happens outside of school?
No. Whether you are associated with a school or not, any fundraising that takes place physically outside of school grounds is exempt from the USDA nutrition standards.
What types of fundraisers fit under the USDA guidelines?
The Smart Variety is made up of items that specifically fit the Smart Snacks In School USDA requirements. These snacks can be sold during school hours without state approval. Regular candy and snacks can still be used for fundraising, but sales of these items must be after school hours on campus. Anything under our Brochure fundraisers and Other Ideas categories fit the guidelines as well.
How do I find out more about the USDA’s Smart Snacks in School guidelines?
You can visit the USDA here: