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Keeka: A new simple, easy option for school fundraising

By Angela Watson

Founder and Writer

Keeka: A new simple, easy option for school fundraising

By Angela Watson

Raising money for field trips, extracurricular activities, and classroom project can be a huge hassle for parents and teachers. Every year, many schools resort to classic fundraising events such as bake sales, handmade crafts, or peddling items that no one really wants or needs. While these activities can generate some money, relying on them to produce all the funding your class or school actually needs seems to become more challenging each year.

That’s why I was intrigued when Keeka reached out to let me know about a new, easier option for school fundraising. It doesn’t get more straight-forward than this!

Keeka: A new simple, easy option for school fundraising


There are 3 ways Keeka makes fundraising easier, simpler, and more fun:

1. You get to sell cute merchandise that people actually want to buy and use.

There are few people who don’t need earphones. And we’re not talking about your run-of-the-mill, boring earphones here. Keeka’s earphones are stylish and unbelievably cute, targeting both young and older buyers.

The audio quality of Keeka earphones probably won’t blow you away. However, they’re fine for the average kid who loses or breaks earphones frequently and just needs an inexpensive, functional set of earphones. At just $10 a pop, Keeka earphones offer decent value for sure.

Keeka: A new simple, easy option for school fundraising

2. You don’t have to wait for customers’ orders to arrive OR wait to get paid.

Keeka’s selling system is very straightforward–you have the merchandise up front, and get your hands on the earnings as soon as the items have been sold. Order however many cases you want directly from the Keeka website, and they ship directly to you the next day.

You don’t have to worry about sending in or waiting for paperwork to get your profits, and your customers don’t have to place orders and wait for weeks for the product to arrive.

Because the logistics are handled up front, students can take ownership of tracking of their own merchandise and gross/net profit without needed to wade through complicated forms and calculations.

3. The packaging makes it easy for students to display, carry, and ultimately sell the product.

Keeka arrives packaged with all the tools you need for selling successfully. For every Keeka tote you buy, you get 20 beautifully-arranged earphones, a card with sales tips, and an instructional sheet for ordering more packages.

Here’s the best part–the tote is easy to carry, meaning kids can bring it anywhere they want to sell, AND it converts into an attractive tabletop display instantly so potential customers can see all their options:

Keeka: A new simple, easy option for school fundraising

I especially like that it doesn’t cost much to get started. You can purchase one tote with 20 earphones for $60 –that’s $3 for each set of earphones–and then sell them for $10 apiece.

That’s a $7 profit per set, meaning kids can earn up to $140 per tote of Keeka earphones sold.

Imagine what $140 could buy for your classroom!

Since Keeka can be used by individual teachers or students (not just entire schools), you can raise money for class projects, makerspaces, and anything else that would enhance kids’ learning. 

Want to check it out for yourself? Head over to the Keeka website and see if this is a good choice for your school.

Disclosure: Keeka has compensated me via Syndicate Ads for helping to spread the word about their fundraising products. I only review products that I personally have used or would recommend that other educators use.

Angela Watson

Founder and Writer

Angela created the first version of this site in 2003, when she was a classroom teacher herself. With 11 years of teaching experience and more than a decade of experience as an instructional coach, Angela oversees and contributes regularly to...
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