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A to Z of fundraising ideas


Abseil, Aerobics, Afternoon tea party, Alcohol (pub crawls – beer festivals – donation from every pint), Anniversary, Apple bobbing, Arts and crafts, Assault course, Art exhibition, Auction of services, Auction of promises


Bad hair day, Bad tie day, Badminton, Baked bean bath, Ball, Balloon race, Barbecue, Barn dance, Battle of the bands, Bazaars, Beard shaving, Beat the goalie, Beauty evening, Bed/bath push, Beer barrel roll, Biggest anything, Bike ride, Bingo, Board games, Boat race, Boiled egg throwing, Bond night, Book sale, Bowling night, Brass bands, Bridge drive, Bring & buy sale, Burn’s night, Bus pull, Business lunches


Cake sale, Calendars, Car boot sale, Car treasure hunt, Car washing, Candle making, Carnival, Carol singing, Casino evening, Celebrations, Challenges, Champagne breakfast, Chariot race, Children’s party, Christmas draw, Classic car show, Cocktail party, Coconut shy, Coffee morning, Collecting tins, Colouring competition, Comedy night, Concert, Cooking, Copper collection, Craft fair, Cream teas, Creche, Cricket match, Crossword contest


Daft games, Decorations, Dance, Darts, Demonstrations, Dinner dance, Disco, Distance running, Dog show, Donkey race or rides, Dress down day, Duck race


Easter egg hunts, Eating marathon, Egg and spoon race, Escape from jail/police station, Entering Weldmar Hospicecare Trust’s events, Exhibition, Expeditions, Expert talks, Extravaganza, Eyebrows (shaved off!)


Face painting, Fairground rides, Fancy dress party/dance, Fashion show, Fasting, Fencing, Fete or fayre, Film show, Fire walking, Fireworks, Fishing, Flower show, Flying, Football tournament, Foreign coins, Freebies, Fun run,


Garage sale, Gala, Games lunch, Game show night, Gardening event, Garden party, Ghost walks, Glamorous Gran, Go kart Grand Prix, Golf tournament, Guess the number/weight, Gunge tank


Halloween party, Happy day (anyone not happy gets a fine), Harvest festival, Head shave, Hook a duck, Hoopla, Horse show, Hot air balloon, Hypnotist


Ice cream and movie night, Indoor games night, Inflatables, Intelligence competition, Irish evening, Ironing, It’s a knockout


Jail break, Jams, Jazz night, Jewellery sale, Jokes, Jumble sale


Karaoke evening, Karting challenge, Key rings, Kids vs adults activity, Kissing


Ladies night, Left handed day, Line dancing, Live music, Look-a-like contest, Loose change collection, Luncheons


Marathons, Market stalls, Mascot, Medieval, Mile of pennies, Mini olympics, Morris dancing, Mufti day, Murder mystery evening, Musical evening,


Nature walk, Netball tournament, Nightclub promotion, Night under the stars, No phones – no chocolate – no tea – no smoking – no drinking day, Non uniform day


Odd job day, One day fast (24 hours), One day of silence, Opera night, Original artwork sale, Oscars party, Outward bound


Paintballing, Pancake race, Pantomime, Parachute jump, Party, Penny jar, Pet show, Photographic competition, Piano playing, Picnic, Pig roast, Piggy back rides, Plant sale, Plate smashing, Playstation playoff, Poetry reading, Pool, Pram push, Pub crawl, Pub games, Pub quiz, Puppet shows,


Question of Sport, Quiz night, “Quit it” – smoking, chocolates, etc.


Race night, Races, Radio, Raffle, Raft race, Ramble, Recipe book, Recycling, Refreshments, Relaxing breaks, Rides, Rock concert, Roller skating, Rowing, Rugby match


Sales, Salsa evening, Santa’s grotto, Scavanger hunt, Shocking sock/tie day, Shoe shine, Shows, Silence, Silent auction, Singalong, Sixties evening, Skateboarding, Skills auction, Skittles, Slim, Snooker, Sponge throwing, Sponsored events, Sports events, Stationary cycle, Stawberries and cream, Street entertainment, Street party, Superhero, Supper, Swap shop, Swear box, Sweepstake, Swimathon


Table decorations, Table tennis, Table top sale, Talent night, Tea @ 3, Tea dance, Teddy bears’ picnic, Tenpin bowling, Theatre, Themed days/nights, Throwing competition, Tombola, Tournaments, Toy sale, Treasure hunt, Trolley dash, Trolley tokens, Truck pull, Tug of war


Underwear party, Uniform day, Unwanted presents


Valentine event, Variety shows, Vindaloo supper, Visits, Voices events (singing)


Walks, Washing day (cars, windows, etc.), Wastepaper, Watching the sunset, Watersports, Waxing, Wear yellow day, Wedding theme, Wellie wanging, Wild west, Wildlife, Windscreen wash, Wine @ 9 party, Wine tasting, Winter, Woodland scheme, World cup


Xmas cards, Xmas dinner, Xmas fayre, Xmas hamper, Xmas party, X marks the spot treasure hunt


Yachting events, Yard of ale, Yo-yo competition


Zany clothes day, Zodiac evening, Zoo outing, Zoo quiz

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