Online Donation Page
Online donation pages are similar to gift registries, but they can help the couple pay for expenses. Couples can use the donation money to pay for the wedding, honeymoon or even a down payment on a house. Instead of buying the young couple an appliance they don't really need, provide the couple with cash to pay for things they really do want, such as an exquisite wedding ceremony. Engaged couples can also use social media sites for wedding fundraising.
Stag-and-Doe Party Tickets
A stag-and-doe party is a combination bachelor party and a bridal shower. Friends and family of the bride and groom gather to celebrate the couple's upcoming wedding. Party hosts charge admission at the door to join the party. In some communities, a stag-and-doe party is a neighborhood celebration, which allows neighbors, friends and acquaintances to get together and help the young couple celebrate their wedding, while raising the money to pay for it.
At fundraising events such as a stag-and-doe party, raffle tickets can help raise additional money to pay for the wedding. Members of the bride and groom's family can donate the prizes for a raffle, such as gift certificates, to give away at the event. The party hosts can raffle off more than one item to raise funds to pay for the wedding. Check with your local government officials because some locales require a permit to conduct raffles.
Games are another way to raise money at a party for a wedding, while providing entertainment for guests. Games such as poker, billiards, darts and roulette wheels provide an opportunity to raise additional funds for the wedding. A casino night can bring in enough funds to pay for a wedding and a honeymoon. Hosts should again check with the city or town government to determine the regulations on holding a fundraising casino night.
Drinks may be a source of fundraising at a stag-and-doe party, but the hosts should check with the facility manager to determine the rules and legality of selling drinks to raise funds for the wedding. When hosting an event in a bar, the owner of the bar may expect to serve and charge guests at the party.