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FAQs

     
    1. What is the Personalized Creations Fundraising Program?
    2. How Does the Program Work?
    3. Is There a Charge for Brochures?
    4. What are the Selling Prices of the Items?
    5. What is Our Organization's Profit?
    6. What are Our Organization's Costs?
    7. How Do We Submit an Order?
    8. Can Our Order be Faxed or Emailed?
    9. What is the Charge For Shipping?
    10. Is There an Order Minimum?
    11. What If We Don't Meet the Order Minimum?
    12. What If We Don't Place an Order?
    13. How Do We Start a Fundraiser?
    14. How Soon Will We Receive Merchandise After Our Order is Sent?
    15. How is Merchandise Packed?
    16. Is a Prize Program Offered?
    17. Is a Group Incentive Offered?
    18. What if a Personalization Includes a Period, Space or Dash?
    19. What if a Name has More than 8 Letters?
    20. Are Numbers Available?
    21. Must A Design Bead be Selected for Items Made with Ceramic Beads?
    22. Can Charms For Italian Link Bracelets Be Purchased Separately?
    23. Can We Choose or Limit the Items We Offer in our Campaign?
    24. What if an Item has an Incorrect Bead or the Personalization is Misspelled?
    25. What Do We Do if There are People Who Want to Place Orders After We Have Received Our Merchandise?
    26. If A Seller Turns in an Order After We Have Sent in Our Master Order, Can It Still Be Processed?
    27. What Other Facts Should I Know?

    1. What is the Personalized Creations Fundraising Program?

    An innovative and unique pre-sell brochure fundraising program offering a variety of
    personalized and unique item choices:

    • Keychains, backpack clips, bracelets and necklaces with ceramic beads
    • Pens and keychains personalized with Alphabet Stickers
    • A variety of custom-engraved items including dog tag necklaces with silver-plated charms or engraved designs, ID bracelets, pens, flashlight keychains, and carabiner compass keychains
    • Italian link bracelets with either 5 or 8 brightly-colored charms

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    2. How Does The Program Work?

    • Booking Agreement is completed by your organization’s representative.
    • Brochures, order forms and collection envelopes for each seller are sent to your organization.
    • Fundraising campaign is held. Money is collected when sellers take orders; customer checks are made payable to organization.
    • Order forms are turned in to organization, checked for accuracy and legibility, and totaled to compute total amount due and group’s bonus item(s) earned.
    • Order forms are sent to Personalized Fundraising with Green Tally Sheet, Blue Master Order Form, and payment.
    • Merchandise is delivered to your organization approximately 4 weeks later.
    • Sellers distribute items to customers.

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    3. Is There a Charge for Brochures?

    We provide FREE brochures for your group. If no order is submitted, the group is responsible for the cost of the brochures ($.50 each) plus shipping and handling.

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    4. What are the Selling Prices of the Items?

    Most of the items in the catalog sell for $7 - $10

    $7.00 each - Keychains and Backpack Clips with ceramic beads

    $8.00 each - Bracelets, Necklaces, and Keychain & Clip Combos with ceramic beads, and Flashlight Keychains

    $9.00 each - Keychains personalized with stickers or photos, Italian Link Bracelets with 5 charms, and Carabiner Keychains

    $10.00 each - Dog Tag Necklaces, Engraved Pen

    $12.00 each – ID Bracelets, Pens personalized with stickers or photos, Italian link bracelet with 8 charms

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    5. What Is Our Organization's Profit?

    Organization earns 43% profit on total item sales (as long as order minimum is met).

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    6. What Are Our Organization's Costs?

    The cost to organization includes:
    • 57% of total item sales
    • shipping charge

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    7. How Do We Submit an Order?

    Organization collects money from sellers, keeps group's profit (43% of funds collected) and sends amount due (57% of funds collected, plus shipping charge) with order forms. Paperwork to submit with order is included with sales materials. (Coordinator Information Packet)

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    8. Can Our Order be Faxed or Emailed?

    No. The original hard copy order forms (white and yellow pages attached to each other) must be sent to Personalized Fundraising since every personalized item is different. Original white order form accompanies seller's delivered order.

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    9. What Is The Charge For Shipping?

    The shipping charge is $25.00 for orders of up to 300 items, $35.00 for orders of 301+.

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    10. Is There an Order Minimum?

    Yes. The order minimum is only 150 total items, any combination of the different types of items – easily attainable for practically any size group.

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    11. What If We Don’t Meet the Order Minimum?

    If the total number of items sold is less than the minimum, a surcharge MAY apply (based on total number of items sold). Please call 1-888-511-2323 before submitting your order.

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    12. What If We Don’t Place an Order?

    If brochures are shipped to your organization and no order is placed, you are responsible for cost of brochures (at $.50 each) plus actual shipping and handling charges.

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    13. How Do We Start a Fundraiser?

    Our Booking Agreement must be completed to request brochures for your group, then returned by fax, scan/email, or mail. The form is included in our information packet, may be requested from us by calling 1-888-511-232, or you may download it now.

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    14. How Soon Will We Receive Merchandise after Our Order is Sent?

    Delivery time is approx. 4 weeks from the date your order and payment is received, except for Nov. and Dec. when delivery time may be longer. Organization representative will be notified when merchandise is shipped.

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    15. How is Merchandise Packed?

    Each seller's order is packed separately with original order form(s) enclosed. IF order forms are separated into specific groups, then merchandise is packed by those groups, as well as by each seller. Forms must be STAPLED or CLIPPED together by group to have order packed accordingly.

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    16. Is a Prize Program Offered?

    Our incentive program offers one FREE ITEM to sellers for every 20 items sold. Free item offer is printed on order form in the top right corner; seller fills in item ordered on bottom of form.

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    17. Is a Group Incentive Offered?

    Yes. For every 150 items sold, your organization earns one FREE ITEM.

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    18. What if a Personalization Includes a Period, Space or Dash?

    Round, colored spacer beads are used on items made with ceramic beads to indicate a period, space or dash and count as one letter. (Example: AUNT • PAM). They will be engraved as noted on engraved items, but cannot be indicated on Italian link bracelets.

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    19. What if a Name has More than 8 Letters?

    On items made with ceramic beads ONLY, a ninth letter may be substituted for the Design Bead. The ninth letter should be noted in place of the Design Bead code.

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    20. Are Numbers Available?

    Numbers 0 through 9 as well as a "#1" and an "&" are available on ceramic beaded, engraved items and Italian link bracelets.

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    21. Must A Design Bead be Selected for Items Made with Ceramic Beads?

    No, if a Design Bead code is not noted on order form, item will include just the personalization ordered.

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    22. Can Charms For Italian Link Bracelets Be Purchased Separately?

    No, Italian Link Charms are not available to be purchased separately at this time.

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    23. Can We Choose or Limit the Items We Offer in our Campaign?

    No. The full line of item choices in our 8-page brochure is the only option available.

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    24. What if an Item has an Incorrect Bead or the Personalization is Misspelled?

    The occurance of personalization errors and incorrect items are rare. Any issues with delivered items (the personalization spelling, an item’s condition or incorrect item fulfillment) will be resolved promptly by Personalizatized Fundraising. An easy form to list any problem(s) is enclosed with Master Order and can be completed and faxed by the group contact person.

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    25. What Do We Do if There are People Who Want to Place Orders After We Have Received Our Merchandise?

    We are happy to accommodate "Add-On Orders" of at least 40 items (can be made up of multiple seller's orders). You would submit the Add-On Order the same as your intial order, your profit percentage would be the same, and the shipping charge would depend on the quantity of items ordered.

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    26. If A Seller Turns in an Order After We Have Sent in Our Master Order, Can It Still Be Processed?

    Yes. As long as we receive notice of the late order within two weeks of having received your Master Order. You would fax the form(s) to 1-636-629-6644, we would email you an invoice, and the item(s) for the late order(s) would be included with your Master Order Shipment.

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    27. What Other Facts Should I Know?

    • Sales materials are bulk packed and need to be collated before distribution.
    • Checking accuracy of order forms and totals will expedite order. Forms and orders should be reviewed by parents/students before being turned in.
    • If payment is incorrect with a balance due, processing will be delayed until full payment is received.

     

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