AAPC - Back to school
Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: fundraising activities

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2007

    Lightbulb fundraising activities

    AAPC: Back to School
    hello fellow chapters!
    what are some fundraising activities that other chapters have found to be successful?? our chapter is having a difficult time finding one that members will participate with.

    Happy Tuesday!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Swainsboro/Statesboro, GA

    Default Fundraising activities

    We have never tried to raise funds, but we have offered CPC review classes and a 4 hour educational workshop, all of which generated money for the chapter.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Rome, GA

    Default Fundraisers

    We are a new chapter in Rome GA and one thing our chapter is doing is having a raffle at each meeting. Members prepare a basket of goodies or donate a gift and we raffle it off at the end of the meeting (by having the raffle at the end of the meeting, that encourages all members to stay til the end). We sell the tickets for a dollar each. Our first meeting, we sold $25 worth of tickets. We also have shirts with our chapter logo and name on them that we sell. We are looking at doing a cookbook. My previous chapter had one and it was a great sucess.

    Peggy, CPC
    Rome GA
    Chapter President

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Modesto, CA; Central Valley Chapter


    Some things that have worked for our chapter:

    50/50 raffle; tickets are $1, the drawing is done at the end of the meeting with the member getting 50% and the chapter getting 50%
    Silent auction at a end of year party; items donated by members
    Candle sales
    summer time - yard sale; members donated and worked
    we created a book mark with modifier information; $1.00 each
    Cook books, recipes from members and we put the book together ourselves and sold for $7.00.

    Hope you can use some of these ideas!
    Tina Reich, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Charleston, South Carolina


    Our chapter in DC is very small. We had an E/M seminar with a chapter member as our speaker. We had it at a church, very cheap room, nothing fancy, but much cheaper than a hotel. We paid our speaker a set amount per attendee (so we were not commited to big bucks with low turn out). We also got all our food and drinks at Sam's and had lunch delivered from a sandwich shop. We printed our 125 page workbook ourselves. We had great door prizes which we raffled. We charged $109 per person and had 8 CEUs. AND, we made a good amount of money, including profit after expenses. If you want more information please feel free to email me privately.


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.