Fundraising Ideas

Want to help fundraise for Harry but not sure exactly where to start? Well, we’ve got lots ideas to help you get started.

Here are some tried and tested fundraising ideas to inspire you. If you see something you want to do or have any other ideas, please let us know and we’ll see how the rest of Harry’s Pals might be able to help.

 

A

  • Abseil
  • Auction / Auction of promises – you can auction off your unwanted things or your skill set! If you need help getting prizes to auction, download our sponsor letter that you can send to companies
  • Afternoon tea

B

  • Bake sale
  • Barbeque
  • Bingo Nights
  • Book Sale
  • Book Club
  • Bring-and-Buy Sale

C

  • Car Boot Sale
  • Car Wash
  • Carol Singing
  • Coffee Morning
  • Concert
  • Conker Championship
  • Come Dine With Me – get your friends/neighbours over for a cooking competition, all for a good cause!
  • Craft Fair

D

  • Dinner Party
  • Dance competition / Disco – don’t think you need a ball room to host a sponsored disco night. Clear the sofa and get your friends dancing in your living room!
  • Dog walking

E

  • Easter Egg Hunt
  • Eating competition – we raised money and had a great laugh at our Mince Pie Eating Competition in December. How many crackers could you eat without water? Can you demolish doughnuts without licking your lips?  There are so many fun eating challenges you could try.

 

F

  • Face Painting
  • Fairs
  • Fancy Dress Days – this could be absolutely anything from a mufti day at your child’s school, a silly tie day at work, or a themed fancy dress night for your friends.
  • Football Tournament
  • Fun Run

G

  • Games Night
  • Girls Night In
  • Give it up! – could you cut out chocolate for a month? Or say goodbye to your morning coffee for a good cause? Whether you want to give up a bad habit or just challenge yourself, you could donate the money you save and ask your friends to sponsor you for your efforts.

H

  • Head Shave
  • Horse Riding

J

  • Jam making
  • Jazz night
  • Jewellery making
  • Jumble Sale

K

  • Karaoke night –
  • Knitting – can you wield

L

  • Lottery – we run our own Helping Harry Lottery where you can win every single week. Enter ours here, or set up your own in your local area.

M

  • Marathon
  • Mufti Day
  • Murder Mystery Event
  • Music Quiz
  • Music Night

N

  • Nature Walk
  • Netball Tournament
  • New Year’s Party
  • No Smoking Day
  • No Makeup Week – could you go au natural for a full week? Get your friends to sponsor you as you ditch the lippy and embrace your bare faced beauty!

O

  • Obstacle Course
  • Odd Jobs – hire yourself out for the day to help with your friends/family’s odd jobs around the house. It could be putting up a shelf, mowing the lawn, or helping with a clear out.
  • Odd Socks Day
  • Open house

P

  • Pamper Day/Night – don’t spend lots of money at a spa, bring the pampering to you instead. Get your friends together for a pamper day/night and either charge an entry free, or just put out a pot for donations. You could get in some face masks, do each other’s make up and offer massages and manicures.
  • Pancake race / Pancake Day
  • Parachute Jump
  • Party – having a party? Instead of asking your guests to bring a bottle, ask them to put a donation in a bucket instead.
  • Pie Eating
  • Plant Sale
  • Pyjama Party

Q

  • Quiz night

R

  • Race
  • Raffles
  • Readathon
  • Rugby Match

S

  • Sky Dive
  • School Fair
  • Sponsored Silence
  • Silent Auction
  • Sponsored Slim
  • Sponsored Bike Ride
  • Sponsored Knitting
  • Sponsored Swim
  • Sponsored ANYTHING
  • Stalls at Fairs
  • Swear Box
  • Sweepstakes – from the Grand National, to the Great British Bake Off, ask people to pick names out of a hat. If their horse/contestant/guess wins, they’ll get half the money, and the rest goes to The Helping Happy Trust.

T

  • Table Tennis/Table Football Competition
  • Talent Competition
  • Tea Party
  • Teddy Bears’ Picnic
  • Ten Pin Bowling
  • Theme Day or Evening
  • Three-Legged Race
  • Tombola
  • Tuck Shop

U

  • Unwanted gift sale

W

  • Walk
  • Wax It
  • Wacky Races
  • Wheelbarrow Racing
  • Wine-tasting Evening
  • Wine and Cheese Party

 

 

Want to help fundraise for Harry but not sure exactly where to start? Well, we’ve got lots ideas to help you get started.

Here are some tried and tested fundraising ideas to inspire you. If you see something you want to do or have any other ideas, please let us know and we’ll see how the rest of Harry’s Pals might be able to help.

 

A

  • Abseil
  • Auction / Auction of promises – you can auction off your unwanted things or your skill set! If you need help getting prizes to auction, download our sponsor letter that you can send to companies
  • Afternoon tea

B

  • Bake sale
  • Barbeque
  • Bingo Nights
  • Book Sale
  • Book Club
  • Bring-and-Buy Sale

C

  • Car Boot Sale
  • Car Wash
  • Carol Singing
  • Coffee Morning
  • Concert
  • Conker Championship
  • Come Dine With Me – get your friends/neighbours over for a cooking competition, all for a good cause!
  • Craft Fair

D

  • Dinner Party
  • Dance competition / Disco – don’t think you need a ball room to host a sponsored disco night. Clear the sofa and get your friends dancing in your living room!
  • Dog walking

E

  • Easter Egg Hunt
  • Eating competition – we raised money and had a great laugh at our Mince Pie Eating Competition in December. How many crackers could you eat without water? Can you demolish doughnuts without licking your lips?  There are so many fun eating challenges you could try.

 

F

  • Face Painting
  • Fairs
  • Fancy Dress Days – this could be absolutely anything from a mufti day at your child’s school, a silly tie day at work, or a themed fancy dress night for your friends.
  • Football Tournament
  • Fun Run

G

  • Games Night
  • Girls Night In
  • Give it up! – could you cut out chocolate for a month? Or say goodbye to your morning coffee for a good cause? Whether you want to give up a bad habit or just challenge yourself, you could donate the money you save and ask your friends to sponsor you for your efforts.

H

  • Head Shave
  • Horse Riding

J

  • Jam making
  • Jazz night
  • Jewellery making
  • Jumble Sale

K

  • Karaoke night –
  • Knitting – can you wield

L

  • Lottery – we run our own Helping Harry Lottery where you can win every single week. Enter ours here, or set up your own in your local area.

M

  • Marathon
  • Mufti Day
  • Murder Mystery Event
  • Music Quiz
  • Music Night

N

  • Nature Walk
  • Netball Tournament
  • New Year’s Party
  • No Smoking Day
  • No Makeup Week – could you go au natural for a full week? Get your friends to sponsor you as you ditch the lippy and embrace your bare faced beauty!

O

  • Obstacle Course
  • Odd Jobs – hire yourself out for the day to help with your friends/family’s odd jobs around the house. It could be putting up a shelf, mowing the lawn, or helping with a clear out.
  • Odd Socks Day
  • Open house

P

  • Pamper Day/Night – don’t spend lots of money at a spa, bring the pampering to you instead. Get your friends together for a pamper day/night and either charge an entry free, or just put out a pot for donations. You could get in some face masks, do each other’s make up and offer massages and manicures.
  • Pancake race / Pancake Day
  • Parachute Jump
  • Party – having a party? Instead of asking your guests to bring a bottle, ask them to put a donation in a bucket instead.
  • Pie Eating
  • Plant Sale
  • Pyjama Party

Q

  • Quiz night

R

  • Race
  • Raffles
  • Readathon
  • Rugby Match

S

  • Sky Dive
  • School Fair
  • Sponsored Silence
  • Silent Auction
  • Sponsored Slim
  • Sponsored Bike Ride
  • Sponsored Knitting
  • Sponsored Swim
  • Sponsored ANYTHING
  • Stalls at Fairs
  • Swear Box
  • Sweepstakes – from the Grand National, to the Great British Bake Off, ask people to pick names out of a hat. If their horse/contestant/guess wins, they’ll get half the money, and the rest goes to The Helping Happy Trust.

T

  • Table Tennis/Table Football Competition
  • Talent Competition
  • Tea Party
  • Teddy Bears’ Picnic
  • Ten Pin Bowling
  • Theme Day or Evening
  • Three-Legged Race
  • Tombola
  • Tuck Shop

U

  • Unwanted gift sale

W

  • Walk
  • Wax It
  • Wacky Races
  • Wheelbarrow Racing
  • Wine-tasting Evening
  • Wine and Cheese Party

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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