Otis Spunkmeyer Launches Otis Easy Direct Fundraising Program
SAN LEANDRO, Calif., Aug. 10, 2009 — John Schiavo, president and CEO of Otis Spunkmeyer, Inc. announced the launch of Otis Easy, the company's new Direct-to-You fundraising program. School groups and nonprofit organizations looking to turn cookie dough into cash will now be able to buy Otis Spunkmeyer(R) gourmet pre-portioned frozen cookie dough and other quality baked goods direct from the cookie company.
"After more than 20 years in the fundraising business, we are extremely excited to enter into a direct partnership with fundraising customers. It is our commitment to these organizations that drives the change-by connecting directly with the many schools and nonprofit groups raising money with Otis Spunkmeyer and Chippery(R) products, we are in a better position to help them meet their fundraising goals," said Schiavo. "Fundraising organizations can now enjoy the complete confidence and convenience of partnering with the cookie experts, along with the knowledge that no one is more vested in fundraising success than Otis Spunkmeyer, since it's our name on the box and our trucks delivering it."
Cookie dough is one of the most popular and successful fundraising items; and who knows cookie dough better than Otis Spunkmeyer? As the leading brand of frozen cookie dough in fundraising, with a name consumers know and trust, Otis Spunkmeyer understands what it takes to help organizations maximize their profits. After all, Otis has been helping customers grow their business with cookies for over 30 years. Otis is poised to help fundraising groups meet and exceed their fundraising goals with the Otis Easy Direct-to-You program.
Recent changes in the fundraising industry necessitated Otis Spunkmeyer repositioning itself in order to guarantee its best-in-class service standards. Through the Otis Easy Direct-to-You fundraising program, the cookie company will directly support organizations through every step of the fundraising process to ensure the most enjoyable and profitable experience possible. From sourcing the finest ingredients, to manufacturing and quality control, to customer service and Direct Delivery off of an Otis Spunkmeyer truck--where products are delivered, unloaded and staged on-site--Otis Spunkmeyer is in control.
Schools and organizations can purchase Otis Spunkmeyer and Chippery cookie dough through their existing relationships with fundraising distributors through fall 2009. The Otis Spunkmeyer brand of preportioned gourmet cookie dough can also be purchased directly from the cookie company. Both brands will be available through select distributors through the spring 2010 fundraising season. However, as of July 2010, Otis Spunkmeyer branded products will only be available through the Otis Easy Direct-to-You fundraising program.