The Central Florida Gliders is a self-governing, self-supporting organization certified in the state of Florida as a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization and all donations are tax deductible. Athletes and their families may use fundraisers to help defray the cost of club registration and national championship participation.

The following are some fundraisers that parents and other Glider supporters may wish to organize:

  1. Soliciting tax deductible donations and associated matching funds if any.
  2. Soliciting uniform and/or equipment purchase sponsorship from local businesses
  3. Soliciting athlete sponsorship
  4. Operating bake sales, candy sales, sports equipment sales at meets, concessions, magazine subscription sales, etc.
  5. Operating car washes from a local parking lot with high traffic, e.g., Wal-Mart, Target, Lowe’s, Home Depot, Sam’s Clubs, Costco, Publix, Banks, etc., and requesting matching funds if available.
  6. ……. Email us your ideas

Please contact a coach for sample solicitation letters and a copy of our non-profit certification if required.

Active Fundraisers


Electronics Recycling Program Benefits Companies &

Supports Young Central Florida Athletes


Area businesses and organizations can now dispose of their unwanted electronics

safely and securely to benefit their local, nonprofit youth running program.



Solve A Problem, Support A Kid!

Today you can support the Central Florida Gliders’ mission by safely and securely disposing of your organization’s unwanted electronics through local electronics recycling company, Southeastern Data. Southeastern Data removes all client tags and markings, securely wipes any remaining data from electronics, and routes the materials to resale or scrap channels, depending on market assessment. A portion of the resulting revenue is then donated to the Central Florida Gliders on your behalf.


Best Materials For Fundraising (Although Virtually All E-Waste Is Accepted!):


  • Desktop, tower, laptop computers
  • LCD monitors/displays
  • Printers, fax machines
  • VOIP telephone systems, switches
  • Servers
  • Cell phones, smartphones
  • Newer toner cartridges
  • Projectors, cameras


Schedule Your Service and Your Donation!

To schedule your service or for more information about pickups and deliveries, accepted materials, or material handling, contact Southeastern Data at 407.971.4654 or visit www.southeasterndata.comBe sure to mention that you are sponsoring the Central Florida Gliders!


About Southeastern Data

Established in 1996, Southeastern Data ( is a Central Florida-based company that specializes in helping local, national, and international organizations manage their electronic waste through responsible and cost-effective recycling and remarketing. Southeastern Data is an EPA registered and Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) licensed and approved recycling company. In addition to being anISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certified company, we are a certified Veteran-Owned Small Business and a Registered Microsoft Refurbisher. We are also a member of the Manufacturers Association of Central Florida.


PO Box 161965, Altamonte Springs, FL  32716-1965, (407) 682-1368,




Help the Gliders raise funds by buying a 2-year subscriptions to ESPN The Magazine for $40!

When you place a new subscription order, renew an existing order, or purchase a gift order through the ESPN Coaches Fundraising Program using the link below, Central Florida Gliders receives 75% of your total purchase amount.

Just click on the link below and you will automatically be taken to ESPN’s online store. From there, just follow the instructions and start buying! To support our effort even more, please email this link to friends and co-workers and give them an opportunity to make a purchase and enjoy 52 issues of ESPN The Magazine!