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Plan your own fundraising activity

If you want to organise your own charity fundraising activity, but think you need a helping hand to make it a roaring success, you can find everything you need here. Whether you’re organising it solo or with a group of friends, we've got all the tips and resources you'll need to host the event of the year. We'll support you along the way!


Fundraising made easy

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Fundraising made easy

We're here to make fundraising as easy as possible. From coming up with the perfect event idea to paying in all those donations, we're here to help.

Our shop is full of items that can boost your fundraising clout - buy balloons, posters, stickers and more. We also have useful information about licences, insurance and health and safety to make sure your event goes off without a hitch.

If you can't find what you're looking for or have any questions, please email our Supporter Care team or call 0300 303 7000.

Ideas for your event

Struggling to think what to do for your fundraiser? Our wonderful supporters have tried it all, here are some ideas that have worked in the past:

  • Food and drink: why not hold a bake sale, an evening wine tasting, or a BBQ? Fantastic for all the foodies and great for fundraising
  • Music and dance: open mic nights, carol singing or classical concerts will pull in crowds of music lovers who will happily support your fundraiser
  • Parties and get togethers: birthdays, anniversaries, garden parties, coffee mornings all bring friends and family together and make a difference
  • Arts and crafts: if you or your friends have a flair for making things, create your wares and sell them for others to enjoy
  • Games, sports and competitions: sweepstakes, pub quizzes and treasure hunts are great for a bit of friendly competition
  • Personal challenges: why not give up something you love for a period of time? It could be a selected food or drink, Netflix or social media. Or you could take on a challenge, such as doing a skydive or running a marathon, and get friends and family to sponsor you
  • Collections and sales: non-uniform days, jumble sales and street collections are all fantastic ways of raising money with little effort

Let us know about your plans and we'll support you all the way with your fundraising.

Paying in donations

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Paying in donations

Once you've decided what you'd like to do, you can set up a JustGiving page. This makes it quick and easy to collect donations online.

As soon as your fundraising page is set up, share a link with friends and family and watch the donations roll in. All the money you raise will go straight to us, you don't need to do anything else.

If you're planning to collect cash donations, we have guidance on other ways you can pay in.

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