Fundraiser Period Tea

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Fun Fundraising Idea – Period Tea

Fundraiser Idea for Local Museum or Gallery or Library – Period Tea

Hosting a Period Tea is very easy. You don’t have to invest a great deal of money or effort in putting together a memorable tea for your Museum or Gallery or Library fundraiser. A memorable Tea can be as simple as cream tea which is simply scones, served with clotted cream and tea. A nice table cloth, mismatched tea cups, plates and a hot pot of tea. If you think you would like to attempt an afternoon tea, start with the scones or little cakes. Try to find a local bakery to donate snacks in exchange for promoting them. Small sandwiches from a local deli would also be a welcome addition to the menu.

Downton Abbey Tea Time

Downton Abbey Tea Time

How about a Mother and Daughter and Grandmother Tea Party?
Girls of all ages love tea parties, invite all generations into the mix.

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Allowing different groups of volunteers to create ‘tables’ will inspire them to excel.

Don’t get too stressed about making tea, it is in tea bags. To distinguish yourself as a tea aficionado, just follow the time-honored tradition of first warming the tea pot. Add a bit of boiling water to the pot, give it a swirl and pour it out before adding your tea. Then add the boiling water, and steep tea for 3 or 4 minutes and don’t let the tea steep too long or it will become bitter.

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As for what to charge, we have seen any ware from 25 to 100 dollars a person. If too many people sign up consider several sittings. Remember this is a tea party so the volunteers should be in their best attire.