Fundraising groups are run by people who use their passion, time and creativity to organise events to raise vital funds and awareness

Children playing and holding a The Children's Society branded balloon

Whether you want to organise coffee mornings, golf days, dinner parties, open gardens, quiz nights, fancy dress parties, dance-a-thons, Christmas-tree festivals or something else, its easy to set up a fundraising group. All you need is enthusiasm, energy and the desire to help children and young people.

Each group is different, but most groups meet up every month or so to plan fundraising events around their interests and to get their community together.

Whether you're part of an existing group or considering starting one with friends, these pages will give you lots of ideas for your events.

Read our new interactive guide and order free resources

You can download our fundraising guide, which has all the information, tips and guidance you’ll need to run a successful fundraising event.

The guide also links directly to pages on our website so you can easily find information about the activities you and your group are interested in.

Free resources are available to order such as collection boxes, balloons, posters and more. Order now by calling 0300 3030 555 or visit our online shop to help promote your event.