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Fundraising ideas

There are hundreds of enjoyable ways to help raise funds for the Hospice. Ideas range from hosting a coffee morning to holding a medieval evening, complete with 'pillow jousting' and a huge banquet.

A theme can make your event really stand out! You can hire professional packs for more elaborate events such as race nights, casino nights and murder mystery dinners.

 
  • Give It Up!

    Give It Up!

    Give a favorite thing up for a week, a month, a year or even for good and get sponsored to do it! Chocolate, sweeties, wine, smoking, playstation, talking...the more you'll miss it, the more money you can ask for!

  • Car Boot Sale

    Car Boot Sale

    A great opportunity to have a clear out and raise money for the Hospice at the same time. Simply find your local car boot sale and pitch up!

  • Guess the???

    Guess the???

    Competitors guess how many sweets in the jar, a cake's weight, etc. The closest answer wins whatever they've guessed the weight of or a prize

  • Car Wash

    Car Wash

    Take away a chore from colleagues, family, friends or neighours. A cheap and cheerful way to raise money and make yourself very popular!

  • Quiz Night

    Quiz Night

    See if your local will allow you to run a quiz night for customers, find another venue and run one for colleagues or simply have a night for family and friends in the house. Whatever you chose, charge an entry fee with a prize for the winning team. Have fun with the questions too - think about incorporating DVD clips or music for a multimedia experience!

  • Sponsored Walk

    Sponsored Walk

    Pick a walk to suit your fitness and get those boots on. It could be a Scottish Classic such as the West Highland Way or a scenic coastal ramble in East Neuk. Recruit friends to walk with you and ask them to get sponsored too!

  • Run for it!

    Run for it!

    Whether you're a seasoned runner or want to great way to get fit, there are loads of running challenges to chose from. 5k, 10k, half marathons, marathons or even triathlons we have a list of organised events that you can participate in. So what are you waiting for!

  • Get on your bike

    Get on your bike

    Glasgow to Edinburgh, Coast to Coast, once around Millport or Lands End - John O'Groats. Whatever your preferred distance, a bike ride is a great way to raise funds and get fit. You'll find some great advice on routes at www.sustrans.org.uk

  • Swimathon

    Swimathon

    Get sponsored per length, mile, minute, hour or set an equivilent distance you might want to swim - could you swim 'the channel' as a relay?

  • Parachute Jump

    Parachute Jump

    A properly daring way to raise funds! You'll tandem jump with a qualified instructor - a must for any adrenaline junkie.

  • Swishing!

    Swishing!

    The coolest way to update your wardrobe! Ask colleagues or friends to donate at good quality, clean clothing or accessories and invite others along for a lunchtime or evening event where they can purchase ‘tokens’ to exchange for an item of clothing. You could even include a fashion show to show off your best items! A great way to get fabulous new outfits for a bargain price and help the Hospice!

  • Halloween party

    Halloween party

    Get some spooky drinks and snacks and sell tickets for a scary soiree. Ask your guests to dress up with a prize for the best outfit and get some fun games on the go for further donations!

  • Pamper Evening

    Pamper Evening

    Facemasks, manicures, hair treatments, maybe some wine and definitely some chocolate! Create the ultimate evening of indulgence for you and your friends in return for a donation.

  • Art / Photography Exhibition

    Art / Photography Exhibition

    Stage an exhibition for local artists and / or photographers. Perhaps your local college could help? You could either ask them to donate their work or you could take a commission. Charge an entry fee and see you can get refreshments sponsored to make it a great social event!

  • Ceilidh

    Ceilidh

    Everybody loves a ceilidh! Hire a band (or even better, ask if they'll donate their time), serve food and drinks to make it a fantastic evening for your guests. As well as charging for tickets you could run a raffle or tomola on the evening.

  • Cake Stall

    Cake Stall

    No body can resist great home baking so ask friends to contribute their signature cakes or biscuits and sell them at a stall at a local fayre, fete or in the office. Make sure you comply with food regulations - some useful guidelines can be found at www.eatwell.gov.uk/keepingfoodsafe & www.food.gov.uk

  • Barbecue Bash

    Barbecue Bash

    Everybody loves a BBQ so get the sausages sizzling and the kebabs cooking. Grab a few beers and some soft drinks and ask for a donation from each guests for your fantastic fodder!

  • Recipe Book

    Recipe Book

    Ask local restaurants, chefs and friends with family favourites to let submit a recipe, compile them together with some pictures and sell to friends, family and colleagues.

  • Come Dine with Me

    Come Dine with Me

    You all know the TV show, now create your own version! You and your friends take turns to host a dinner party, at the end of which you all rate the evening's food and entertainment. Each host makes a donation to take part and make sure there's a prize for the winner. If you're being really innovative, you could even incorporate some fundraising into each evening!

  • Rainbow Day

    Rainbow Day

    Theme a day at your school or nursery around our logo - a smiling rainbow! Dress in bright colours, have a 'rainbow' drawing competition, facepainting, rainbow fruit salads....there's loads of fun things to do! And let us know if you're planning this on a school day as we'll do our best to get Harvey the Hospice Heart along to join in the fun!

  • Fashion Show

    Fashion Show

    A great one for enterprising High Schools! Ask local businesses to sponsor venue, outfits or catwalk. Charge admission and sales commission on any outfits sold. Think about theming your outfits around popular films or different eras.

  • Easter Egg Hunt

    Easter Egg Hunt

    Hide some chocolate eggs and charge friends and family to hunt for them. Why wait until Easter - chocolate tastes good at any time of year!

  • Face Painting

    Face Painting

    Get creative with face paints at fetes, fairs and children's parties.

  • Mini-Olympics

    Mini-Olympics

    Fundraise and show off your fitness at the same time! Include some athletics classics like running, long jump etc but for additional fun add a three-legged race, obstactle course or egg & spoon. Participate as teams or individuals with a nominal entry fee. You could also sell spectator tickets and refreshments to keep them well fuelled as you entertain them.

  • Dress Down Day

    Dress Down Day

    Dress Down Days are a great way to raise funds for the Hospice as everybody welcomes the chance to leave their suit at home!

  • Wii Olympics

    Wii Olympics

    Borrow a Wii for the day, set it up in a meeting room and lunchtimes will have a whole new meaning! Everybody who wishes to join in simply pays a small entry fee and points are recorded with prizes for the highest scorers! Simple and a really fun way of raising funds.

  • D-Day

    D-Day

    Help support the Hospice shops by designating a day where staff bring in all their unwanted clothes, household linen, CDs, books, DVDs, toys and ornaments. A great way to clear out unwanted stuff and we’ll even come and pick it up at the end of the day!

  • Swishing!

    Swishing!

    The coolest way to update your wardrobe! Ask colleagues or friends to donate at good quality, clean clothing or accessories and invite others along for a lunchtime or evening event where they can purchase ‘tokens’ to exchange for an item of clothing. You could even include a fashion show to show off your best items! A great way to get fabulous new outfits for a bargain price and help the Hospice!

  • Sweepstake

    Sweepstake

    Grand National, Reality TV, World Cup...everybody loves a sweepstake. Simply ask collegues for a donation in return for their opportunity to pick a horse, person or team and split the total income between the winning prize and a donation for the Hospice!

Get over 200 other fundraising ideas

There are hundreds of enjoyable ways to help raise funds for the Hospice. Here are over 200 organised alphabetically - try and do one from each letter of the alphabet!