Based in Muncie, Indiana, Abby Candles Fundraising started in 1998 in the kitchen of Jim and Kiersten Neal. After purchasing a candle from a friend to support a fundraiser, and being disappointed in the quality, Jim took that as a challenge to come up with something better—a better product and a better fundraiser.
Following considerable research and testing, Jim and Kiersten produced their first candles and shared them with family and friends as gifts. They loved them and word quickly spread. Jim convinced friends to try them as a fundraiser. When the group turned in their orders, they had sold 7,000 candles! For two weeks around the clock (1-year-old Abby and 4-year-old Seth in tow) Jim poured wax and Kiersten wicked candles. Abby Candles was born and moved from the kitchen to the garage to the first manufacturing facility in Muncie.
Today, with over 60 fragrances, Abby Candles continues to manufacture hand-poured, richly scented candles. Abby sells candles, melts, warmers, and air fresheners in a variety of scents from old favorites like Hot Apple Pie to our new scent, Citrus Splash. Our products are sold by hundreds of fundraising groups in east central Indiana, as well as nationally, on the web, and at our semi-annual warehouse sales.
However much we continue to grow, we maintain our focus on what brings people to purchase our products again and again—superior quality and customer service. We make it easy and profitable for groups of all sizes. No group is too small. Whether a group has 5 members or over 500, we make it simple and fun to raise money by selling a product that people will want to buy.
The tremendous growth we’ve enjoyed comes from the quality of our candles and the dedication of the Abby Candles team, family and friends, and loyal customers.
Abby Candles Fundraising is located at 301 S. Butterfield Rd., Muncie, IN 47303. To contact us call 765-282-3594 or toll free at 1-800-250-7723.