A-Z of fundraising ideas Small actions can make a BIG difference! Here is an A-Z of small fundraising ideas that are great fun and could help you raise money to make a difference to our work A Arcade night Get together with friends and each bring along a classic arcade game and a donation. N Nature walk Get back to nature and have a ramble, go bird spotting or do a bare foot walk. Let your imagination run wild and come up with fun ideas to raise funds whilst making the most of the great outdoors. B Bike ride Enjoy cycling together with friends and have a family and friends ride out or get sponsored by the mile. O Office Olympics Have fun with an obstacle course and get sponsored too. C Car boot sale We all love a bit of a bargain and the chance to de-clutter. Get rid of unwanted items and donate the proceeds – win, win! P Plant sale Always got lots of spare cuttings or plants you don’t need? Why not sell them to others and donate the money. D Dinner party Meet up with a group of friends and have dinner, ask for a donation or ask them to pay what they think the meal is worth and give the donations to help others. Or maybe you would prefer to do a safari dinner party where you go to a different house/cook for each course or a themed fancy dress dinner? Q Quizzes Everyone loves a good quiz right? Offer people a chance to show off their general knowledge with a school, work or quiz night. E Easter egg hunt or raffle At school, cubs, brownies and other clubs organise a hunt or raffle with any profits donated. R Rock climbing or Roller skating? How about setting a challenge for yourself or with your friends to see how high you can climb or far you can skate? You get sponsored for distance or height or have a fun competition between you and your friends where you all donate an amount to take part. F Fun run Take part, get fit, have fun and make a difference. Get sponsored and watch the miles and sponsorship stack up. S Scrabble contest Challenge your friends to a Scrabble competition. Each competitor pays to play. G Games Night What is not to love? Bring a game and a pound and donate the money to help other people. T Teddy bears’ picnic If you go down to the woods today why not organise a teddy bears’ picnic and invite friends and family to attend in return for a donation. H Head shave Give yourself a new carefree hair style and save on shampoo! Get sponsored to show your scalp! U Upcycling Have you got a project or piece of furniture that with a bit of imagination could be transformed? Why not have a go and sell your upcycled creation on an auction or selling site and donate the profits to help someone else? I Ice Skating How many laps around the rink can you do? How many people can you get to join you in an ice skating conga line? V Vintage fun Love vintage? How about a vintage themed activity – vintage tea party with gorgeous china to sip from, vintage dinner for friends – a Great Gatsby experience or vintage films night dressed up as characters from Black and White films? J Jigsaws and Jumble sales Reduce, reuse and recycle! Sell on your Jigsaws that you have completed, have a jigsaw-a-thon with friends or sell on your unwanted items and donate the proceeds. W Walk If you enjoy a walk why not get together with friends and plan a route to walk together. If you all donate a small amount to take part it will add together to make a difference or ask people to sponsor you. K Knitting Love a good knit? Why not show off your knitting skills and take orders for knitted garments or organise a knitting-café. X X-Factor Competition Celebrate your talent by putting on a show. Organise your own talent show and invite friends and family to take part too. L Laser tag Get your work colleagues and friends together for a laser tag battle. If all those taking part donate an extra £1 it adds together for your charitable cause. Y Yard Sale Have you got lots of things in places and spaces where you could really do with the room? Then put your stuff in other people’s hands by having a yard sale and donating the profits you make. M Musical evening Are you talented? Do you know someone who is? Why not put on your own show – if not maybe they can donate so you don’t?! Z Zip line Got a love for heights and adventure? Why not get together with friends and do a sponsored Zip-line challenge?