Many of the children we support have complex medical conditions – buying them or their families something from our wishlist mean your giving a gift that will make a real difference
A-Z of fundraising ideas
A – Amazon Wishlist
B – Bake sale
Hold a bake sale – the original fundraiser and still one of the best! Grab our star baker pack below to get started.
C – Clear clutter
Donate your unwanted items to our charity shops and help them find new homes while raising vital funds.
E – Eat nowt to help out
Challenge yourself to give up crisps, sweets or chocolate for a month, and get friends to sponsor you as a willpower boost.
F – Five p challenge
Join us in our challenge to collect one million 5p coins.
G – Game on
Host a gaming day with your friends. Gather together in person or remotely and raise money by playing anything from Minecraft to Mariokart.
H – Host an event
Coffee morning, birthday bash or even a mini concert – getting together with friends and family is a great opportunity to fundraise.
I – Informal attire
Holding a fancy dress day or a dress down day are both good fundraising ideas. If you work is quite formal, a dress down day is always popular in hot weather. Alternatively if your office has a casual dress code, why not mix it up and have a formal Friday?
J – Jump
Or run, swim, walk, cycle etc.. around your local park as a sponsored community event.
K – Krispy Kremes
Purchase discounted packs of freshly-baked Krispy Kreme donuts that can be resold at schools, workplaces etc to raise money.
L – Lunch
Instead of buying lunch, have an office picnic – get your team to bring in picnic foods and donate the money you would have spent on your daily meal deal.
M – Marathon
Want to get active? Take on a marathon, half marathon, or one of our other exciting fundraising events.
N – New car
If you’re thinking of getting a new car, use Give a Car to sell or scrap your old one and turn it into a charity donation.
O – Office Sweepstake
Organise a sweepstake, whether it’s the Great British Bake-Off, Strictly, The Apprentice or a sporting occasion, place your bets and raise some cash.
P – Partner with us
If your whole company wants to help out, find out about becoming one of our amazing corporate partners.
R – Raffle
A raffle is a great addition to any event. Everyone loves a raffle and they are an easy way to boost your fundraising total by a few hundred pounds. There are rules around how to run raffles, so be sure to check the offical advice below, and contact us if you have any questions.
T – Treasure Hunt
Organise a treasure hunt, create your own map, give clues and send people on a trail for the gold!
U – Unclaimed client funds
Work at a solicitors, or know someone who does? They could support us by donating unclaimed funds.
V – Virtual Gifts
Can’t think of a present for someone? Shop our range of virtual gifts and give the gift of knowing you’ve helped make magical moments happen.
W – Write your will
We can help you write a will for free. There’s no obligation to leave us a gift in your will, but we hope that you’ll consider making a difference for those facing hardship in the future.
X – Xmas trees
Have your real Christmas Tree collected and recycled in return for a donation.
Y – Yak Racing
Or snails, sheep, chickens or even horses. A race night at a pub or social club is a great way to have fun and raise money.
Z – Zombies!
Host a fancy dress party, or have a theme for your bake sale or other event – everyone loves dressing up!
? – Over to you…
We’re sure you can come up with some fantastically creative ideas for fundraising – whatever you do be sure to let us know!
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