Organise your own fundraising

Fundraising ideas

We've thought of a big selection of fundraising ideas to help get you started. 

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Fundraising with your mates

Fundraising with your mates

  • Barbecue Charge for the burgers and sell drinks
  • Bingo Hold a one-off evening or regular morning sessions
  • Come dine with me evening Ask your friends to donate what they think your meal was worth
  • Coffee morning
  • Fashion show
  • Fancy dress party Pay to enter and win prizes
  • Film evening
  • Football Sweepstake for tournaments with friends or at work
  • International themed evening A buffet dinner, where guests bring a dish from a different culture
  • Ironing Offer your ironing services
  • Halloween party
  • Karaoke night
  • New Year’s Eve party
  • Odd Jobs Help out friends for cash
  • Go-karting Organise a group trip go-karting, climbing or paintballing
  • Murder Mystery Night Dress the part to make it more fun!
  • Party! 60’s, 70’s, 80’s. Dress up!
  • Pub crawl
  • Pamper party
  • Race night
  • Swap shop Get a brand new wardrobe for a small donation
  • Taxi your friends around for a fee!
  • Wine tasting

At work

Fundraise at work

  • Bad tie day Charge your colleagues £1 to come in wearing their loudest tie
  • Bonus ball  Hold a sweepstake in the office for the lottery bonus week
  • Cake sale Hold a cake stand at your work, school or church
  • Dress down day
  • Horse racing Sweepstake at work
  • Matched giving Ask your workplace to match what you fundraise
  • Sports day
  • Win a day off work Ask your boss to raffle or auction a day off work

 

In the community

Fundraise in the community

  • Auction Auction off original items, taking a percentage of sales. If you don’t have any secret heir looms hidden away, hold a promise auction
  • Dog walking Charge your neighbours and friends for the service
  • Car wash Wash cars at shopping centers or office car parks
  • Face painting
  • Car boot sale Have a root through your loft and take unwanted items to your local sale
  • Expert talks Ask people to donate their time and expertise
  • Book sale Sell old books collected from everyone you know. Second hand bookshops may buy left over stock
  • Golf day Organise a golf day at your local club with dinner and an auction
  • Greeting cards Make and sell cards for every occasion
  • Jewellery making Buy your own beads and sell at a craft market or fête
  • Raffle
  • Jumble sale
  • Open Mic night
  • Gardening Offer your gardening services to friends and family
  • Guess the number E.g. guess how many sweets in the jar
  • Newspaper coverage See if your local paper will cover your event and raise awareness
  • Quiz night Ask your local pub if you can put on a quiz
  • Make the most of your talents Make necklaces or cook food to sell at a market/fête
  • Music concert
  • Private tuition Teach French or Flamenco, sell your skills
  • Supermarket bag packing
  • Talent contest Charge admission
  • Treasure hunt Ask for an entry fee and donated prizes
  • Unwanted gifts Get friends to donate items and have a car boot sale or market stall
  • Vintage car day
  • Zumba night Get your friends together to learn a new skill

 

Something silly

Something silly

  • Baked bean bath
  • Fancy dress Get sponsored to wear a silly outfit all week
  • Pie eating competition
  • Shave your hair or dye it a crazy colour
  • Waxing Event Wax your hairy chest!

 

Personal challenges

  • Diet Get friends and colleagues to join you, £1 per pound!
  • Email all your friends and get them involved
  • Left-handed day Try doing everything with your left hand
  • Quit something Give up chocolate, takeaways or whatever your guilty pleasure may be for a month and donate the money you saved
  • Silence Get sponsored to keep quiet for a day!
  • Sing-a-thon Get sponsored for how many songs you can sing
  • Run, swim, walk or jump Check out our events page for all our sports and challenge events

 

Whatever you decide to do, make sure you call 0207 848 4701 or email info@supportevelina.org.uk to register! Alternatively, you can register online

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