Fundraising Tips

If you are taking part in our HEROES RUN and want advice on how to raise money, then look no further than our fundraising pack. It has all sorts of ideas. Click here to access your fundraising guide now.

If you are thinking of organising your own event why not use our A-Z of fundraising for inspiration.

Art competitions
Charge a small fee to view the displayed work and then auction it off.
Barn dances
Charge an entrance fee for an evening of dancing.
Car boot sales
Raise money while getting rid of all those unwanted bits and pieces.
Disco
Dance the night away to raise money for Pass It On Africa.
Ebay
Sell all that stuff in your attic on the ebay auction website.Then donate 10–100% of the profits: www.ebay.co.uk/community/charity
Film night
Hold a film night – charge entry and sell drinks or popcorn to boost your fundraising.
Garden parties
Sell tickets to your friends and family and enjoy tea, cake and sandwiches in the sun.
Head shaving
Get sponsored to shave your head!
Indulgence evening
Let your friends indulge in a little of what they fancy – from chocolate treats to free massages.

Job swaps
A fun sponsorship idea to give you a break from your usual routine.
Keep fit-athon
Get sponsored by the hour or, for the truly fit, a full day of exercise!
Letter party
Pick a letter from the alphabet and base everything around that letter... dress code, food, drinks and music.
Matched giving
Ask your employer to match the money you’ve already raised. Double the cash!
Non-uniform day
Fed up with wearing the same clothes everyday? Pay £1 to dress however you like! Or wear the silliest clothes you can find and get sponsored for the embarrassment.
Online giving
Set up a Virgin Money Giving page at
www.virginmoneygiving.com
Then email the link to all your friends so they can sponsor you online.
Party
Party the day or night away, inviting everyone you know. Charge an entry fee and make it double for those not in fancy dress.

Quiz nights
Easy to organise and always popular with the crowds!
Recycle
Recycle unwanted mobile phones and used ink cartridges to earn money for Pass It On Africa.
Phone 08451 30 20 10 to request a freepost envelope
or arrange a collection.
Searching the web
Next time you search the web, use Everyclick – a search engine that
generates money for charity. Sign up at www.everyclick.com and pick Pass It On Africa as your chosen charity.
Tournaments
Organise a tournament of your favourite sport, charging teams to enter and offer prizes to the winners.

Unwanted gift sale
Your unwanted gifts could be somebody else’s treasure.
Variety shows
Give friends and colleagues a chance to show off their true talents.
World food night
Prepare and sell a selection of dishes from around the world.
X marks the spot
Organise a treasure hunt with every team paying to enter.
Yummy cake sale
Bake some tasty treats to sell to friends, family and colleagues.
Zany tie day
Charge £1 to participate, and fine those who don’t £2.

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