80s | 90s | School | Life | Food and Snacks | 00s

7 Fundraisers We All Were Forced To Participate In When We Were Kids Whether We Wanted To Or Not

- Page 1

Girl Scouts of America

Being a kid was pretty awesome about 99% of the time. There was always those few moments where it would be nice to be all grown up, but for the most part being a kid was the best. There was one thing that we had to do as kids that was pretty polarizing: Fundraisers.

Some kids hated them, others loved them. Schools would send us home with some kind of item to sell and we would have to wander around the neighborhood collecting names and pledges to make the field trip happen or get that new play-structure.


There were a bunch of different ways schools and other organizations tried to get us to raise money, how many of these did you participate in?

1. Selling Chocolate Bars

2. Selling Cookies

3. Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

They made us do more than collect pennies and sell cookies, click to the next page to see what else they made us do!

Page 1 Next Page

More Throwbacks


They Told Us They Could Erase Pen, But It Turns Out Blue Erasers Have An Entirely Different Purpose

Going to class and using pen was a pretty confident move. What, you don't think you're going to make a mistake? I spell my own name wrong on a regular basis, how can you be so sure of yourself? Well, then came those blue erasers. The so-called pen erasers would help even those who are overconfident in their spelling abilities. In theory, they were supposed to remove the pen from your paper, or at least that's what we all thought. Instead, we would be left with torn paper and illegible notes. I was always terrified of writing in pen, so


7 Things The "Bad Kids" In Your Class Always Did No Matter How Much The Teacher Yelled

As a former good-two-shoes, I can't pretend like I did any of those cool "bad" kid things, but I do remember seeing them all happen. Elementary school was basically a battle between the teachers and the students, and their weapons may not have been very advanced, but they were effective. A teacher could assign as much homework as they wanted, but as a kid, your attacks are limited. You don't have a lot of things you can do that will solidify your cool kid status without having you kicked out of school. It wasn't easy, but I guess some of


13 Snacks You Ate At Every 80s Birthday Party That You're Going To Start Craving Again

It doesn't matter that you can go to basically any grocery store and find a confetti cake mix. That's not the point. Never again will you be able go to Stacey Whatsherface's house and eat five cupcakes, a whole bag of a Cheetos, and a liter of fruit punch and have it bring you the same amount of joy. Right? Birthday party food just tastes better. The same bag of Cheetos tastes just fifty times better at a birthday party. I don't know why, no one does. It's one of life's greatest mysteries. Birthday party snacks are easily the highlight


6 Things That Are So Nostalgic You Can Actually Taste It

It was always so hard to roll out of bed, get to school, and try to stay awake during morning classes. But there was always one thing keeping us going through the lessons and work: lunchtime. There would be trades around the classroom, sometimes someone would be nice enough to let people have a scoop of their Dunkaroos frosting, but if one thing is for certain, finding any of these items in our lunch would make any day better!LunchablesMemory GlandsThese were the bomb. What could be better than pizza, snacks, and dessert in a box? Being the chef to