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Suggested Timeline for Purim 2018
Wednesday October 04, 2017

Important:  The dates below are simply suggestions. There is plenty of wiggle room in this timeline.  It’s often best to work BACKWARDS when creating your own timeline, based upon when you need to order supplies for your mishloach manot. In November Make sure you get your contract in to qualify for the Happy Purim early bird […]

Suggested Timeline for Rosh Hashanah 2017
Wednesday April 05, 2017

Important:  The dates below are simply suggestions. There is plenty of wiggle room in this timeline. In June Make sure you get your contract in to qualify for the Happy Rosh Hashanah early bird discount (June 15) Identify the people who will run the fundraiser. Often it’s one or two people to handle the website […]

Suggested Timeline for Purim 2017
Thursday September 08, 2016

Important:  The dates below are simply suggestions. There is plenty of wiggle room in this timeline.  It’s often best to work BACKWARDS when creating your own timeline, based upon when you need to order supplies for your mishloach manot. In November Make sure you get your contract in to qualify for the Happy Purim early bird […]

Suggested Timeline for Rosh Hashanah 2016
Wednesday May 18, 2016

Important:  The dates below are simply suggestions. There is plenty of wiggle room in this timeline. In June Make sure you get your contract in to qualify for the Happy Rosh Hashanah early bird discount (July 4) Identify the people who will run the fundraiser. Often it’s one or two people to handle the website […]

Suggested Timeline for Purim 2016
Wednesday October 14, 2015

Important:  The dates below are simply suggestions. There is plenty of wiggle room in this timeline.  It’s often best to work BACKWARDS when creating your own timeline, based upon when you need to order supplies for your mishloach manot. In December Make sure you get your contract in to qualify for the Happy Purim early bird […]

Suggested Timeline for Rosh Hashanah 2015
Thursday July 10, 2014

Important:  The dates below are simply suggestions. There is plenty of wiggle room in this timeline. In June Make sure you get your contract in to qualify for the Happy Purim early bird discount (June 14) Identify the people who will run the fundraiser. Often it’s one or two people to handle the website and […]

Dollars and Sense–update
Monday November 01, 2010

We get lots of questions about this post from 2007. It’s likely because it was an overly simplistic answer to one of the most important decisions that you’ll need to make when running a Mishloach Manot fundraiser: How much to charge? There really is no simple answer. Every community is different and every organization has […]

Ordering Window – Is More or Less Time Better?
Wednesday December 03, 2008

You basically want to work backwards to figure out the timing for your Purim fundraiser. The key question is: How far in advance do you need to know exactly how many baskets you will need? (if you’re planning on sending to your entire membership list, then this question is moot) The deadline should be a […]

20 Mishloach Manot Themes
Thursday November 13, 2008

Here’s a list of Purim basket themes as promised. Thank you very much to all of you who emailed your favorite themes to me! Feel free to add more themes to the comments below. -HappyPurim! UPDATE: Need more ideas? Want to see pictures? See the beautiful Mishloach Manot pictures sent to us by our clients by […]

The Financial Crisis, Inflation and Purim Mishloach Manot Fundraisers
Sunday November 09, 2008

We’ve been getting lots of questions recently about pricing—specifically in light of rising food and packaging costs. The most important thing to keep in mind when thinking about raising the pricing on your shalach monos, is that it’s a tough time for many of your congregants (members, parents, etc.). Even if they haven’t been personally […]

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