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Fundraising ideas

Take a look at some great fundraising ideas below. Or you can download our Fundraising Toolkit (PDF 4.6MB) — packed with even more ideas, and tips to help you with your fundraising.

Eren Nasib Eren Nasib (on the left) raised money for us by doing a sponsored skydive

Organising a sports activity

Get active and raise money for us at the same time. Here's some fundraising ideas for sports enthusiasts:

  • Sponsored walk/hike/run
  • Cycle/swim
  • 5-a-side football tournament
  • Golf competition
  • Tennis tournament
  • Tug of war
  • Aerobics
  • Yoga

Don't forget you can also take part in the many challenge events we organise throughout the year.


Team Typhoon
Put together a sporting event and blow away the opposition – charge teams for registering or get sponsored!

Organising a fundraising party

If you like a good party then you'll like one of these fantastic fundraising party ideas:

  • Casino night
  • Fancy dress party
  • Barn dance
  • Cheese and wine night
  • Murder mystery
  • 1940s Blitz party
  • Eurovision Song Contest
  • Bollywood night
  • Halloween party
  • Christmas party


Party Puma
Throw a party at home or at work – charge entry to prowl on your dance floor.

Hustling Herc
Have a sale and see what unwanted cargo you can unload.

Talented Tristar
Put on a show and charge your friends entry to see you perform – add fuel to the fire of your fame.

Hungry Harrier
Cook up a real feast and sell it to your friends and neighbours – watch them hover for a second helping

Fundraising at work

Rally your colleagues and do some fundraising at work. Here's a few ideas to help get you started:

  • Swear box
  • Casual clothes day
  • Employer matched giving
  • Auction of promises
  • Sponsor your boss to go back to the shop floor

Bring and Buy saleWhy not support us with a bring and buy sale?

Fundraising in your community

There's plenty of things you can do in your community to raise money for us. Why not pick from one of these ideas:

  • Street collection
  • Car boot sale
  • Bring and buy sale
  • Coffee morning
  • Bake sale
  • BBQ
  • Car wash
  • Auction

Organising a fundraising talent show

Show off your talents by organising one of these brilliant fundraising ideas:

  • Comedy show
  • Fashion show
  • Local band concert
  • Christmas carols
  • Pub quiz
  • Bingo

Unique fundraising ideas

Here are some fundraising ideas for the very brave:

  • Baked bean bath
  • Sponsored leg wax
  • Head shave
  • Sky dive
  • Bungee jump
  • Fire walking
  • Ironman competition
  • Banger rally

Fundraising at school or college

There are lots of things you can do to raise money for us at your school or college. Here's a couple of ideas:

  • Sponsored silence
  • Summer fete
  • Non-uniform day
  • Talent show
  • Sponsored walk
  • Concert
  • Treasure hunt
  • Teddy bear's picnic

Schools can also take part in Red, White and Blue Day to raise money for our work.

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