Fundraising is one of the most important functions of the AHS Band Boosters

Participating in fundraisers is a great way to pay down your BAC!

Fundraising efforts are organized with two purposes: to raise money for the program, and to help students pay off their BACs. Each fundraiser will either have a portion of the money collected go toward a student’s BAC, or it will count toward the 15-hour volunteer time requirement. Fundraising is an ongoing, time and labor intensive process. We are constantly on the lookout for new and interesting ways to raise money. If you would like to suggest an idea or spearhead a fundraising effort, or have a question about your efforts, please contact Ruth Cisneros.

Below are some of the fundraisers we will be participating in this year. More information about each, and more, will be distributed via the newsletter.

Car Wash – the car washes are held occasionally in the summer.

Barnes & Noble – Get your friends and family in the holiday spirit by having them come and shop at Barnes & Noble while the band plays seasonal favorites. The more people we can have come and shop, and redeem a special AHS Band bookmark, the more money we raise from their sales that day.

Scrip Card Sales – An ongoing fundraiser where families and friends purchase gift cards from hundreds of local and national retailers. The purchaser benefits from full face value of the card, and the band/student benefits from a rebate given when we purchase the cards. More details will be posted soon.

Wreath Sales –  to begin in late Sept./early Oct. Students can make great money for their personal accounts by selling fresh wreaths. This is a great fundraiser and easy to sell-everyone loves these items for the holidays! Wreaths will be distributed the 1st weekend in December in time for the holiday season. Watch for more information in the weekly Band News.

Monte Vista Elementary School Mercado – The Band Boosters will have a booth at the Monte Vista Mercado this year. The date will be an early Saturday in December.  We will have yummy pistachios and other goodies for sale. They make wonderful gifts so stop by and see us.

Heart of the Desert Pistachio Fundraiser – The Boosters will be selling Heart of the Desert Pistachios again this year in November. Additional information about these delicious and nutritious nuts will be sent through the regular Booster e-mail.

Jazz Spring Gala – The annual Jazz Spring Gala Dance is our premiere spring event. Get more information on the Spring Gala page.

Donations –

Monetary donations are accepted anytime!  And it’s very easy to participate!  Just click the “Donate” button on the left side of the screen and follow the links through PayPal to donate directly to the Band Boosters.  Or, contact one of our officers to make a personal donation.

Donations of time or goods are always welcome!  Contact one of our officers to see what is needed.