Bonanza School Booster Club
Total Sales: $2,750
“Funds from the [cookbook] proceeds…have helped fund the many things we do each year for the students of Bonanza School.”Roland Scott, President
First Presbyterian Church of Tracy
Total Sales: $4,600
“The content is rich with history of a beautiful church that serves its members and community. As a former minister commented…‘This is the first cookbook to make me cry.’”Everett Bosch, Minister
Serve It Up! Recipes & Tennis Talk
Florida Yacht Club & Timuquana
Country Club Tennis Teams
Total Sales: $6,750
Entertaining Recipes and Memories
Strand Theatre Preservation Society
Total Sales: $7,875
“…thanks to everyone for your help.”Mary Margaret Rine, Editor
Walnut Hill Garden Club
Total Sales: $8,712
“This is the third cookbook our club has published over the years.”
Pine Grove Volunteer Fire Department
Bay Minette, AL
Total Sales: $10,107
“…due to popular demand, the ladies ordered an additional 200 books…”J.E. Ryland, President
St. Louis de Montfort All Star Recipes
St. Louis de Montfort School and Parish
Santa Maria, CA
Total Sales: $11,370
“The cookbook project was a major success. Thank you for the opportunity your organization has presented to us. We are very grateful.”Kathy Crow, Principal
A Taste of Heaven
Stony Knoll United Methodist Women
East Bend, NC
Total Sales: $22,720
“This has been a most profitable project for our group. We use the money to support our mission projects, local, national, and worldwide.”Ruth H. Wooten, Treasurer
Comings and Goings: Recipes for Annapolis Living
Total Sales: $53,022
“We have had three additional printings…quadrupling our original goal…This was the single most successful fundraising project in our club's 23-year history.”Mary Ellen Dial – Community Outreach Chairperson
The Art of Cooking: Recipes from the Heart
Sparrow Hospital Guild
Total Sales: $60,500
“We were very pleased with the final copy of our cookbook and would like to thank you for all of your help. It is gorgeous…It was my pleasure to work with you…”Maggie Frankland, Chairperson
10 Success Stories Sure to Inspire
Success Stories in the Media
Kids Feeding Kids® Club Cooks Up Success
At just 5 years old, Carson Pazdan was inspired to start an organization devoted to feeding other kids. With the success of the club's award-winning cookbook, they've been able to raise more than $40,000 for their cause!
Woman Dreams of Own TV Show
Kathy Bello – a.k.a. Aunt Kath – recently published a cookbook to share her love of cooking, laughing, and living. Kathy has always dreamed of sharing her passion with her own cooking show, so she's entered Oprah's "Your Own Show" contest.
Blue Bonnet Cafe Shares Coconut Cream Pie Recipe
With 34 printings since 1995 – for a staggering total of 40,415 books – the Blue Bonnet Cafe has most definitely tasted success!
More Stories in the Media
“[The cookbook is] a great gift to share with family and friends and a wonderful way to invest in our community.” – Patti DeAgostino
Amelia Bailey United Methodist Church is hoping to have running water for the first time in 100 years thanks to their cookbook fundraiser.
"Within one month we have sold over 550 cookbooks and a second printing is already in production." – Rita Oscherician, St. Leon Armenian Church
William Newton Hospital Auxiliary gathers recipes from members, employees, physicians, and families. Cookbook sales go toward enhancing area healthcare.
Linda Jean's Restaurant published a cookbook to raise funds for the Island Food Pantry and Animal Shelter of Martha's Vineyard.
Maxine Carter's love for recipes and cooking resulted in a cookbook that encompassed a lifetime of cooking knowledge.
Tammie Duggar created Scratch to show other moms how easy it is to create delicious, healthy meals from scratch.
Who's SNITCHEN' in the Kitchen, published in 2010, raises funds for the Paralyzed Veterans of America.
The Heart Rock Cafe III from the Cardiac Rehab Department at Baptist Hospital East is filled with quick and simple recipes that anyone can make.
Columbus Magnet School celebrated its 30th birthday with a custom cookbook.
By raising more than $17,000 for injured marines, Bob and Gladys Rodriguez are happy to give back to the country that has given them so much.
A. Lincoln Cookbook was awarded the 2009 First Place Honors in the Morris Press Cookbooks Competition.
To commemorate its 102nd anniversary, the Fourth Avenue United Methodist Church created Heavenly Delights.
When Jeanne Hutchinson wrote down family recipes to make a "neat wedding gift" for her children, her project evolved into a cookbook with 396 recipes.
"We are extremely excited about the outcome of the book … we are already planning a second volume." – Earlene Nesselrote, Canyon Cookers
The Legion Family Cookbook, published by American Legion Auxiliary Unit 131, is "dedicated to all the service men and women and their families."
"I added favorite personal and family childhood recollections. It's a bit of history for us to enjoy in print." – Marsha Baker
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Many notable individuals and organizations have created high profile cookbooks with us, including Donny Osmond, Chiquita®, Heinz™, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Coleman™, Seaworld®, eBay®, Lands’ End™, Mel Tillis, and more. Cookbooks easily sell for 2 to 4 times their cost, no matter who you are. Our No-Risk Guarantee ensures organizations can be confident about their fundraising success.
Morris Cookbooks is proud to have shared in the success of some of the nation's finest community cookbooks. Each month, we're sharing their stories and recipes with you.