HOSA Scholarship Dinner!!!
Big thanks to Right Response Fundraising Specialists and Sandi Burgess for the awesome scholarship!!!!!
5 years ago today I had the pleasure of standing onstage at the Grand Ole Opry in Tennessee, in front of 10,400 HOSA students (international club for future doctors that is in Jr. High Schools, High School, and Colleges). Our company is endorsed by the Nationally and in 34 states. I handed the scholarship from our company Right Response to Nathaniel Glauque onstage to 10,000 cheering students. I was the speaker right before the Surgeon General of the United States!!! Meeting the Surgeon General, and having dinner with so many national figures that support International HOSA was so amazing!!!
K.L. Carver Elementary School
San Marino, California
Total Sales: $45,400
Participants: 320 Students
“We were looking for something different as well as healthy. RightResponse turned out to be great for our school!” ~ Kathy Osequeda, Parent Coordinator
Combine two parent volunteers who did their homework with an inspired student body and you get a fundraiser that earns straight A’s!
Kingwood High School HOSA
Total Sales: $27,070
“”This was an amazing opportunity and such a great idea. These are the perfect products for our Health Science student fundraiser. These were easy to sell and we made a huge profit.” ” ~ Pam Lard, Program Advisor
Students who are part of a HOSA group are often outstanding achievers. The Kingwood crew is certainty no exception.
Thomas M. Ryan Intermediate School
Total Sales: $32,000 in multiple fundraisers
Participants: 300 Students
“This was a hit with parents as well as customers. It’s easy to sell something everyone needs!” ~ Melissa McKay, Parent Fundraising Coordinator
A Michigan school discovered that RightResponse can be even better the second time around!
Boy Scout Troop 24
Total Sales: $21,700
Participants: 23 Scouts, 2 Adults
“The value in the first aid kits the boys were selling was fatastic and it’s a great fit for our Scouts!” ~ Vern Donoho, Boy Scout Troop 24
Boy Scout Troop 24 discovered the power of character and hard work by selling nearly $22,000 in RightResponse first aid kits.
Model United Nations Club
Mission Viejo, California
Total Sales: $20,632
Participants: 200 Students
“Parents and schools are just tapped out for funds. Thanks to RightResponse, we were able to earn the money needed for our students.” ~ Dominic Trevino, Teacher, Mission Viejo High School
Tight budgets have taken a toll on worthwhile school programs. Mission Viejo High School students took on that challenge by raising money for their Model United Nations program with the help of RightResponse.
Beaverton High School DECA
Total Sales: $20,030
Participants: 58 Scouts
Beaverton High School HOSA Future Health Professionals conducted a VERY SUCCESSFUL fundraiser. The students decided to donate their profits to three charities: St Childs Place, National Pediatric Cancer Foundation, and Operation Walk Freedom to Move.
Orange County Boy Scouts
Santa Ana, California
Total Sales: $19,300
Participants: 58 Scouts
“The products were so easy to sell and Scouts selling first aid just makes sense!” ~ Tom Sales, Orange County Boy Scouts
Participating in the National Jamboree is a dream for any Boy Scout. Scout troops in Orange County, California, turned to RightResponse to make that dream a reality.
Heritage High School Band
Total Sales: $16,954
Participants: 34 Students
“Band members and parents were thrilled with the success of their event.”
Heritage High School Band held their first fundraiser the RightResponse products in November of 2016, and more than doubled their sales when they chose to do the fundraiser again in January of 2019.
Bend High School DECA
Total Sales: $16,800
Participants: 26 Students
“It was such a great program we decided to do it twice in one year! The community loved it and so did our DECA students” ~ Kristen Torkelson, Director
The Bend High School DECA Club is all about business success, and it shows! To raise funds to attend the state competition, they chose the RightResponse program and had over $8,000 in sales!
JROTC High School Units
San Antonio, Texas; Austin, Texas; and Farmington, New Mexico
Total Sales: $16,186
Participants: 105 Cadets
“RightResponse provided quality products and great support!”
JROTC Units in Texas and New Mexico have outstanding success in fundraising.
Woodward-Granger Elementary School
Total Sales: $15,247
Participants: 175 Students
“RightResponse fundraising is everything a school fundraiser should be!” ~ Cheryl Kruger, Art Teacher
Woodward-Granger Elementary wanted to buy a kiln for the school’s art department. The kiln was intended to enhance student learning, so everyone wanted to find a way to buy it.
Lemon Grove Little League
Lemon Grove, California
Total Sales: $15,000+
Participants: 128 Players
“This is my third year as president and RightResponse is the most profitable fundraiser we’ve ever had.” ~ Art Martinez, Board President, Lemon Grove Little League
The Little League in Lemon Grove, California, hit the big league in fundraising thanks to Right Response. League officials thought Right Response’s innovative first aid kits would offer a fresh approach for their fundraising.
Immaculate Conception Academy
San Francisco, California
Total Sales: $15,000
Participants: 70 Students
“This is truly a healthy alternative to the candy we’ve sold in the past.”
With the cost of athletics rising, Immaculate Conception Academy needed to raise funds for its sports teams.
North Kitsap Little League
Total Sales: $14,016
Participants: 170 Players
“Everybody loved RightResponse fundraising. It was good for the kids, good for families and good for the community.” ~ Mike Driscoll, League President, North Kitsap Little League
A “chocolate mess” 16 years ago turned off a Little League in Poulsbo, Washington, to fundraisers involving players. That changed when they turned on RightResponse.
Razzle Dazzle Spirit Squads
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Total Sales: $12,891
Participants: 85 Cheerleaders
“We needed something different for fundraising. RightResponse fit perfectly with our group.” ~ Ami Williams, Fundraising Coordinator, Razzle Dazzle Spirit Squads
Razzle Dazzle offers instruction and training for elementary and middle school cheerleaders. The group needed a fundraiser to help teams pay for uniforms and fees to participate in cheerleading competitions.
Cordillera Elementary School
Mission Viejo, California
Total Sales: $7,903
Participants: 46 Students
“I was happy to see these kids so excited to be selling something different and new. No more candy bar fundraisers for our school!” ~ Patty Pineda, Cordillera Elementary School
Some budding scientists decided to experiment with RightResponse for fundraising and proved that first aid is a winner in earning money.
Puyallup Lacrosse Club
Total Sales: $5,431
Participants: 40 Players
“RightResponse was perfect. It was something that no one else was doing and people loved the kits!” ~ Wendy Williams, Puyallup Lacrosse Club
The Puyallup Lacrosse Club needed something that would stick with players and supporters to inspire fundraising for the league.
Barlow High School Cheer
Total Sales: $5,400
Participants: 27 Cheerleaders
“Unique, compact and affordable product. We bought kits ourselves!”
The parents of the varsity and junior varsity cheerleading squads at Sam Barlow High School in Gresham, Oregon, were tired of typical fundraisers. One parent discovered RightResponse and took the idea to coaches.
Brennan High School HOSA
San Antonio, Texas
Total Sales: $8,495
“Despite the fact that the fundraiser was optional for all students in our program to participate, it was definitely a success. It was our first year having this type of fundraiser and involving our entire program.” ~ Christina Granado, Advisor
“We would like to thank you for your time today. You put a smile on all of our faces. We loved your energy and walked away feeling more confident in our fundraiser. We will stay in touch so that you may continue to provide us with assistance on how to successly complete our fundraiser. Thank you so much again for all your help.” ~ Grace L. Lugo, Biology with Lab Honors Teacher, PLTW Principles of Biomedical Science Pathway Teacher, Passaic Academy for Science and Engineering
Boaz High School HOSA
Total Sales: $4,060
Participants: 40 Members
A Right Response First Aid Kit fundraiser was conducted by the HOSA Future Health Professionals chapter from Boaz High School, Boaz, AL. This fundraiser was the most successful fundraiser for any Alabama HOSA chapter!
Youth Choir of Central Oregon
Total Referral Rewards: $4,000
Participants: 150 Cheerleaders
“We thought Refer-a-Friend would be an easy and stressfree way to raise money. Suddenly, we started getting checks in the mail and everyone said, ‘Are you kidding! This is great!'” ~ Chris Asher, Executive Director, Youth Choir of Central Oregon
RightResponse’s exclusive Refer-a-Friend program was a pitch-perfect way for the Youth Choir of Central Oregon (YCCO) to raise thousands of dollars – before they sold a single first aid kit!
Total Sales: $4,000
Participants: 1 Student
“First aid kits are so easy to sell because everyone needs one!” ~ Taylor Tavares, High School Student
Taylor Travares was determined. Her dream was to travel to Chicago for a choir performance. But the reality was the trip was expensive and she thought there was no way to go. When she learned about RightResponse, Taylor discovered her dream could come true.
Cub Scout Pack 19
Total Sales: $3,600
Participants: 26 Cub Scouts
“We really liked the product and its association to the Cub Scout Mission”
First aid is the most common merit badge a Cub Scout can earn. A Cub Scout Pack in Weymouth, Mass., decided to go beyond earning a first aid badge and instead earned money wiht first aid, raising hundreds of dollars with RightResponse.
Eastlake High School Show Choir
Chula Vista, California
Total Sales: $3,154
Participants: 40 Students
“RightResponse kits were easy to sell and we were able to make the money we needed quickly.” ~ Joseph DeMers, Choir Director, Eastlake High School Show Choir
When the choir at Eastlake High School in Chula Vista, California, needed funds to travel to bright lights of Tinseltown, they found RightResponse was music to their ears.
Vancouver Cardinals American Legion Team
Total Sales: $3,000
Participants: 13 players
“This is really a healthy alternative and gives people something they can really use.”
Baseball is an American tradition and a team in Vancouver, Washington, scored in fundraising with distinctly American-made products from RightResponse.
Boise High School Athletic Program
Total Sales: $2,820
Participants: 20 Students
“This fundraiser goes very well with our purpose to provide quality medical coverage to athletes.”
When the head athletic trainer at Boise High School needed to raise money and earn community support, she found RightResponse was “right up our alley!”
California Bears Baseball
San Diego, California
Total Sales: $2,700
Participants: 15 players
“Having a product that the kids can sell and be proud of is a huge motivator.” ~ Dave Palet, California Bears coach
A team of 13-year-old baseball players stepped up to the fundraising plate and hit one out of the park with RightResponse.
Milbank High School HOSA
Milbank, South Dakota
Total Sales: $2,300
Participants: 18 Students
“The fundraiser was very easty to do and the staff at RightResponse were very helpful.”
Julie Murphy Medical Fund
Oregon City, Oregon
Total Sales: $2,200
Participants: Family of 5
“You don’t have to be a large organizaton to benefit from a healthy fundraiser such as RightResponse”
The diagnosis of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis for a seven-year-old girl prompted her family to turn to RightResponse as a way to pay for medical expenses.