Fundraising Event Guide

Hamid Chaudhry, owner of the Wyomissing Family Restaurant & Shillington Farmers Market, is proud to serve this great community and loves to support local organizations and charitable causes. He and his team are happy to offer you the opportunity to raise funds and awareness for your organization by hosting a fundraiser dinner at the Shillington Farmers Market.

The basic premise of a Shillington Farmers Market fundraiser event is to offer our dining facility to help you raise money by selling buffet dinner tickets. We hold our fundraiser dinners on Thursday evenings. The standard buffet menu includes the following:

Pasta (meat or vegetarian)
Lemon Herb Chicken
Soft Drinks

Responsibility of Shillington Farmers Market

  • Provide facility (location), kitchen and management staff.
  • Provide facility (location), kitchen and management staff.
  • Provide plates, silverware and glasses.
  • Order food/ingredients and prepare food.
  • Make the event turn-key for organizations by supplying tickets and flyers for groups to copy and advertise.

Responsibility of Organization

  • Advertise and promote the event utilizing tickets and flyer provided by the Shillington Farmers Market (should allow at least 3-4 weeks for advertising to help ensure a successful event).
  • Print and sell tickets (recommended selling price is $12.00 per ticket). Minimum of 150 tickets must be sold to hold the event, with a maximum of 400.
  • Pay $200 flat fundraiser fee which covers market staffing for the event. $100 will be required as a deposit to hold the date for your event, with the balance of an additional $100 due the day of the event.
  • Volunteers during the event to collect tickets/money. You will need your own cash box and change as that will not be provided.