Fundraising Stories

WorldStrides Fundraiser Hall of Fame: Martha Infante

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As part of our Fundraiser Hall of Fame series, we’d like to introduce to you to our newest inductee, South Los Angeles middle school teacher, Martha Infante. Martha is an educator at Los Angeles Academy. From early on, she knew her students would never be…

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Download: WorldStrides Fundraising Guide

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We picked the brains of both WorldStrides employees and teachers for their best suggestions on useful fundraising campaigns to help raise money for educational travel opportunities. Download the WorldStrides Fundraising Guide below for all sorts of ideas, whether you’re headed to a music festival, to Washington,…

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Fundraising Hall of Fame: Alex Wheeler

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As part of our inaugural Fundraiser Hall of Fame series, we’d like to introduce to you to our first inductee, Alex Wheeler! Alex traveled with WorldStrides in March of 2014 to Spain and France. Now a junior at Murray State University, Alex was inspired to double…

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Social Sarah: Learn More About The Gift of Education!

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Have you heard about the Gift of Education? Our most successful fundraising tool, the Gift of Education, helps thousands of students each year raise funds for their trips. Last year, students raised over $2 million dollars! 100% of all money raised goes directly toward offsetting…

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How To Send a Gift of Education e-Card

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WorldStrides is committed to giving every student the opportunity to travel with us to amazing destinations. We offer several fundraising and financial assistance tools to help students make their trip a reality, including our most successful fundraising tool, the Gift of Education e-cards! Gift of Education…

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Fundraising Ideas From Our Program Leaders

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Fundraising is a great way for groups to offset trip costs and allow more students to the opportunity to travel. We’re always looking for new and creative ways to raise funds to share with our program leaders, parents, and students. We recently asked our program leaders to…

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5 Tips For Choosing A Fundraiser For Your Trip

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Many groups that travel with us choose to hold fundraisers to offset trip costs and allow as many students as possible to experience the benefits and excitement of educational travel. Some of the unique fundraising opportunities we’ve heard of lately have included benefit performances, face…

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Fundraising (Part 2)

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If you read the first part of this blog, Fun-d-raising (Part 1), then you know I view fundraising as more than raising funds. The key points I covered were: raising funds (obviously!) personal growth in responsibility, organization, entrepreneurship, and self-respect communication to the community about…

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Fundraising – Part 1

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As a former teacher (who expended a lot of fundraising efforts with my classes) I often find myself discussing fundraising. And, lately, I have been reflecting on it a lot. Of course fundraising has the goal of raising funds—it’s built into the name. But it…

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WorldStrides’ Recipe For Success Helps Re-Start Travel Program

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Years ago, an Alabama high school teacher led a student travel program for her students. When she left the school, the trip ended and several teachers struggled to reorganize a program. That is, until Program Leader Michaela Young introduced a new idea: a WorldStrides DiscoverNow!…

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