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5 Reasons to Fundraise with Popcorn for the People

Fundraisers are a great way to get a community of people together to raise money for an important cause. It is not only a way to raise funds, it is also a way to promote a message and share major objectives for an organization. Choosing how you raise funds is a critical step and can make or break your fundraising goals. So why should you choose Popcorn for the People for your fundraiser? Popcorn for the People is a unique fundraiser We have all heard of selling chocolate bars or passing around a catalogue to friends and family as a means to raise funds, but you need a more unique fundraiser to grab your audience’s attention. Selling handcrafted gourmet popcorn...

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Unique Easter Basket Ideas

Spring has finally arrived, and Easter is right around the corner. Along with egg scavenger hunts and Easter bunnies, this holiday includes the joy of gift giving through baskets filled with candy, treats, and games. Traditionally, easter baskets are designed for kids, but there’s no reason people of all ages cannot enjoy an Easter gift basket! Need ideas for creating fun easter baskets for people of all ages? Here are some below! Movie Night Basket: Stuff your typical Easter woven basket with must-need movie goodies! Include movie theater snacks like candy, chocolate bars, and butter or caramel popcorn. Add a movie theater gift card or movie tickets to the basket, or plan to stay in for a movie-night at home....

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Popcorn for the People partners with Rutgers Enactus to create sustainable autism employment

Enactus is an international nonprofit organization which focuses on making sustainable social impact in the local, national, and global community. All across the world, colleges and universities seek problems in their communities and offer sustainable solutions, all through their Enactus Chapters. The Enactus Chapter of Rutgers University, Rutgers Enactus, was created in 2014 by a group of undergraduate students: “Guided by academic advisors and business experts, the student leaders of Enactus create and implement community empowerment projects around the globe.” Popcorn for the People, first located in East Brunswick and now located in Piscataway, just three minutes away from the Rutgers University New Brunswick campus, was introduced to the Rutgers Enactus chapter back in 2016 by the Dean of the...

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Organizations that Support Autism Employment

Popcorn for the People is a social enterprise under the nonprofit Let’s Work for Good whose mission is designed to tackle the 80% unemployment rate seen within the autism community. Our mission is to provide long lasting, meaningful employment to those on the autism spectrum and with other developmental disabilities. We strive to create a welcoming, safe working environment for adults with autism, and we love when we see other companies and organizations who do the same! Here are a few organizations that support employment for those with autism or other developmental disabilities! John’s Crazy Socks John’s Crazy Socks was created in 2016 by a father-son duo with one mission: to spread happiness. Co-founder John Lee Cronin, a young man...

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Celebrate Fat Tuesday with Popcorn!

Mardi Gras, otherwise known as Fat Tuesday, is right around the corner! The celebration is often associated with New Orleans, green, purple, and gold beads, and small plastic babies in cakes, but what is Mardi Gras really, and how can you celebrate it at home? Fat Tuesday is a celebration which begins on or after the Christian feasts of Three Kings Day and culminating before Ash Wednesday. The term Fat Tuesday comes from France and signifies the last day of eating fatty, rich foods before the ritual of fasting for Lent. Now, this celebration has become cultural, especially in New Orleans where thousands travel every year to take part in the festivities. In New Orleans, celebrations are concentrated for about...

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