Fundraising ideas

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Fundraising ideas

Hold a bake sale

Make some cakes, then sell them. Simple, effective. Also, a great supply of endless compliments about your baking prowess.

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Dye or shave your hair

Getting sponsored to dye or shave your hair is a great way to raise money. Or, if you’re feeling brave, you could have your legs and chest waxed!

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the walking red

For those who can push the boat out a bit more at work, you could dress from head to toe in red, wear a red onesie and get sponsored to do so!

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hold a quiz night

Q: Who loves a quiz? Ans: Everyone! Get friends, colleagues and whoever you can together for a Red Nose Day quiz night. Smartphone cheats pay a fee!

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Fundraising Ideas 2

Give something up

Get sponsored to give something up. Nothing too hard (like breathing), but maybe treats at work, social media or a day’s sponsored silence.

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have a party

Have a few friends over, paying a donation each, for a fun night in and sing, dance, laugh and just have a great time in aid of Red Nose Day.

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Savoury snack sale

Sweet things not your thing? Why not hold a savory snack sale? Pies, patties, sausage rolls and samosas are all sure to disappear like hot cakes.

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fancy dress competition

Hold a pay-to-play fancy dress competition, with prizes for categories such as most original, most upcycled, cheapest and best team fancy dress!

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Fundraising Ideas 3

walk or run to work

Depending on how close you live to work, get sponsored to walk or run to work for one day.

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baking competition

Mix a bake sale with your own baking competition, with challenges, winners’ rosettes… the lot!

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games night

Get some friends over for a pay-to-play games marathon. From classic board games to cutting edge console classics, it’s all fair game.

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wear a red motif

Ideal if you need to keep within a work dress code. Get people to pay to add a red motif to your day, like red shoes, lipstick, jewellery, tie, hairband or even a Red Nose.

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Fundraising ideas 4

big bake sale

Get friends/workmates in on the baking action and go full-scale bake sale. More cake, more fun, more money raised… just generally moreish.

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lunch time rave

The sort of thing you can really only do on Red Nose Day. Book a room, sell tickets, pump out the tunes and let off some steam in your lunch hour.

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get a swear jar

An absolute classic that’s great for work. All you need is a jar, plus room full of typically swear-happy people, and you’re bound to raise ****loads.

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themed fancy dress

From pyjamas and super heroes to 80s icons and fairytale characters, hold a themed fancy dress day with everyone paying to take part in the fun.

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Fundraising ideas 5

everyone's the boss

Get the boss to agree to have everyone dress like them for the day. Everyone pays to join in and the boss chooses a winner who’s best captured their ‘style’.

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epic challenge

Sponsored supremacy! Climbing a mountain, 24-hour sport-athons, cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats… whatever you do, you’ll be a legend.

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throw a big bash

Get a venue, sell tickets and, whether it’s mass karaoke, a danceathon or a comedy/band night, get everyone together for a huge, well, get-together.

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how many in the jar?

Fill a jar with Maltesers and get everyone to pay to guess how many there are. Whoever's closest gets to walk away with the goodies.

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