Monday, October 7, 2013

Fun Pasta Fundraising Review & Pasta Gift Box Giveaway

Products were received in exchange for this post.


Fundraising season has officially kicked off and I know this for a fact because although my son is only in first grade we've already had fundraisers for the school PTO and scouts.  My daughter's preschool fundraiser starts tomorrow and we've bought items for fundraisers from both my nephew and a neighbor.  The honest truth is that I'm not usually a fan of most items sold during fundraisers so I was very pleasantly surprised when I received information about Fun Pasta Fundraising.  Fun Pasta Fundraising offers adorable pasta shapes and packaging at great price points.  I know the prices are right because I've seen pasta from The Pasta Shoppe at our favorite orchard's country store selling for the same price.  Plus when you buy from a fundraiser 40% to 50% of the profit is going toward a good cause.


 
I received a fabulous assortment of pasta from The Pasta Shoppe that included eight of their fun products.  I'm a huge pasta fun so we've been having no trouble at all using the pasta in our meals.  We first used some of the soccer pasta for a pasta dinner with fresh tomatoes and Parmesan.


 

Another evening we enjoyed some of the Spinach Basil Garlic Angel Hair.  We did have it with sauce but really this light pasta was extremely flavorful on its own.  A bag of it comes with "12 nests" and will easily feed my family of four multiple times.


 

We used some of the Zoo Animals Pasta in our favorite Bacon Mac & Cheese Recipe and it made this delicious dish even more fun than usual.



There are pasta salads for over 60 of your favorite college teams from Fun Pasta Fundraising.  Both the Hawkeyes and the Cyclones are officially licensed and ready to go for your next tailgate.



We cooked up the Iowa State Cyclone pasta salad first.  The package includes a 16 oz. bag of pasta, salad mix plus a few recipes.  It will serve 6 to 8 and has a shelf life of 18 months.



I can't wait to try the Chicken Noodle Soup.  The noodles are shaped like chickens and since it's a best seller I have a feeling it's going to taste delicious.  I think it would make a wonderful gift idea.



You'll also find pasta for every season and or holiday.  Truly the possibilities are endless!  My kids think this pasta is a lot of fun.  I think the pasta tastes great and appreciate that it uses all natural pasta and vegetable powders for the pasta color. (The only exception to this is the collegiate pasta which does use food coloring to get your favorite team colors).

To learn more about how your school or organization can get started with Fun Pasta Fundraising head over here.  Be sure to check out the Fun Pasta Fundraising page on Facebook too!

The Giveaway:  Thanks to The Pasta Shoppe one lucky winner will receive a box full of seasonal pasta from Fun Pasta Fundraising!  Enter using the rafflecopter form below.  Good luck!

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Disclosure:  I received free product for the purpose of a review and giveaway.  All opinions are 100% mine.

129 comments:

  1. I want to try the penguin pasta : )

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    1. I would like to try the Wake Forrest pasta.

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  3. the kansas jayhawks or the christmas pasta

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  4. I would like to try the musical notes pasta.

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  5. I would like to try the Gobble Gobble pasta.

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  6. I would like to try the Christmas Tree Pasta

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  7. I would love to get the Oklahoma Sooners pasta for my mom. She went there for college.

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  8. The Halloween & the Christmas Tree Pasta are both adorable! I would love to try either...these are so creative.

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  9. The peace, love, and happiness pasta is cute!

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  10. I'd like to try the Key Lime Coconut Meringues.

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  11. i would like to cook up the black cat pasta for a halloween treat...thanks!

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  12. would love to try penguin pasta!!

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  13. I would like to get the Penn State Nittany Lions Pasta Salad Collegiate pasta

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

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  14. GFC id: abfantom fantom

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

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  15. the spinach basil angel hair pasta sounds good

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  16. I would love to try Reindeer Noodle Soup and make up a pot of chicken soup. Yummy

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  17. I would love to try the 100% Whole Wheat Angel Hair

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  18. I think the chili peppers pasta is fun

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  19. I'd like the Ohio State Buckeyes pasta!

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  20. The Christmas Tree pasta look fun.

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  21. I would like to try the wintertime Chili gift set!

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  22. I want to make a big pot of soup with the Fall Harvest Pasta!!

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  23. Under the Sea Mac 'n Cheese
    would be good.

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  24. I'd like to try the Cheesy Pasta.

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  25. I would love to try the peace, love & happiness pasta, amongst so many others.
    Friederike Graedener

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  26. christmas tree pasta my kids would love it

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  27. I would like to try the Wintertime Chili Gift Set

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  28. I'd love to try the TRI-COLOR ANGEL HAIR

    safety_chick@hotmail.com

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  29. the rutgers pasta
    flyergal82 AT (yahoo) /dot/ $com

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  30. I'd like to try the Georgia Dawgs :) Awesome!

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  31. I'd love to try the Dog Lovers shaped pasta.

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  32. I would like to try Spinach Basil Garlic Angel Hair.

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

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  33. I would like to try the Snowman Pasta.

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  34. I want to try the Halloween Pasta

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  35. I want to try the Halloween Pasta

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  36. i would like to try either cat or dog lovers pasta

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  37. The Christmas Tree Pasta looks so fun!

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  38. Chili Pepper Pasta sounds good to me.

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  39. I like the turkeys.
    Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill12@gmail.com

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  40. I'd love to try the Fall Harvest Pasta.

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  41. The hearty noodle soup package looks interesting

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  42. Since I love cats, I would love to try the cat shaped pasta
    Digicats {at} Sbcglobal {dot} Net

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  43. There are SO many cute ones!! I'd like to try the Dog Lovers Pasta.

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  44. The baseball pasta would be fun to eat while watching the World Series...(as long as my team wins this game tonight)
    sellcrystal2 at yahoo dot com

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  45. I would like to try the Hearty Chili.

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  46. I love the Gobble Gobble Pasta!

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  47. I love the dog and cat shaped pasta

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  48. I'd love to try the Christmas Tree pasta.

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  49. The Penguin Pasta


    freebiegoddess03@aol.com

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  50. I would love to try the Arkansas Razerbacks pasta.

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  51. The halloween shaped pasta. I guess because it is October and I'm in the mood for the holidays! Plus my four year old would love it!

    kristencoronado11_11@yahoo dot come

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  52. I would love to try the Flamingo Pasta! I would love to make it for my Gramma!

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  53. I would love to try their Hearty Noodle Soup.

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  54. Down on the Farm Mac 'n Cheese

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  55. I would like to try the Reindeer Pasta.

    april yedinak

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  56. I would love to try the Hunter's Buck n' Bird Chili.

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  57. I'd like to try the Reindeer Pasta, I think they'd be good fun for my grandchildren.

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  58. I would love to try any of the seasonal pastas. They are so fun. I would love to have the Christmas Tree Pasta for the upcoming holiday season.

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  59. The Arkansas Razorbacks pasta salad looks like fun!!

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  60. I'd love to try the peace, love, & happiness pasta!

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  61. I like the Michigan State Spartans pasta salad.
    mintstatesportswear(at)juno(dot)com

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  62. DOWN ON THE FARM MAC 'N CHEESE
    rc name rochelle johnson

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  63. I'd like to try the Harvest Noodle Soup.

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  64. My kids would love the Christmas Tree Pasta!

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  65. i would love to have the reindeer pasta :)
    crazyweirdo33@yahoo.com

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  66. I'd love the bunnies for easter! What a cute idea!

    coriwestphal at msn dot com

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  67. I would like to try the Christmas Tree Pasta.
    Laurie Emerson
    lauraemerson17 at yahoo dot com

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  68. I like the penguin party pasta!

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  69. I would like to try the chicken noodle soup -- with chicken shaped noodles!

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  70. I'd choose the Bicycle Pasta. Very cool.

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  71. I want the Washington Huskies pasta salad.

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  72. i want to try the Penguin Party pasta.

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  73. I would love to try the Halloween pasta..because..it's....so close to Halloween!!

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  74. I really like the Penguin Party Pasta.

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  75. I would like to try the Christmas Tree Pasta.
    Brittney House BBrittBrat1398@yahoo.com

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  76. I would like to try the U of A wildcats pasta

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  77. I want the University of Tennessee collegiate pasta!

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  78. Christmas Tree pasta sounds awesome.

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  79. I'd like to try the WINTERTIME CHILI GIFT SET

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  80. I would like to try the Christmas Tree Pasta.

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  81. Dog Lovers pasta would be soooo cute

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  82. I'd like to try the Fall Harvest pasta. It would be perfect for this time of year!

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  83. I would like to try The Black Cat Pasta!
    ptavernie at yahoo dot com

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  84. I would love to try the Vanilla Bean Meringues.

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  85. Bushel of Apples with Apple Cider Vinaigrette would be my item of choice!

    theyyyguy@yahoo.com

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  86. I would love to try the Kentucky Wildcats Pasta Salad.

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  87. I'd like to have the Naughty or Nice pasta.
    Michelle Tucker

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  88. I'd love to try the Gobble Gobble Pasta. These are actually fun, and would love to try them all

    sweetheart4171(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  89. I'd love to try the Gobble Gobble Pasta.
    -Rebecca Lee

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  90. I would LOVE to try the Dog Lovers Pasta!!

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  91. I would love to try the Peppermint Meringues.

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  92. I would like to try the Heart pasta.

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  93. The penguins are fun! Thanks for the chances to win something special! Great gift for christmas even.
    allison.bahr@yahoo.com

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  94. Formaggio's - Cheddar Pesto Cheese Rounds

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  95. I'd like to try Spinach Basil Garlic Angel Hair Rosanne rosans4@comcast.net

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