Christmas fundraising ideas
Christmas fundraising events are always great fun and, for many people, part of the build up to the festive season.
Christmas hat day
Sprinkle some Christmas cheer and get in the festive spirit by wearing a Christmas hat to work or school and make a £1 donation for the fun!
Text to donate: Text CHSW01 (then amount) to 70070 e.g. CHSW01 £1
Christmas jumper day
Brighten up the office by wearing your Christmas jumpers to work and make a £1 donation for the privilege. You could even fine people who turn up without one!
Pay your money in
Buy and sell our Christmas raffle tickets
Draw closing date: Friday 2 December 2016
OUR CHRISTMAS RAFFLE IS NOW CLOSED.
An easy way to support us this Christmas you can sell our raffle tickets at work. Tickets are £1 each and you can win up to £2,000 in cash!
Order raffle tickets
Warm mince pies, chocolate log, Christmas cookies – organise a cake sale and these well-deserved treats will definitely prove popular on a cold and wintery afternoon. Such an easy way of fundraising for us at work.
Christmas message poster
The perfect way of sending good wishes to colleagues this Christmas. Simply put the A3 poster on a wall or notice board and write a message to everyone! Don’t forget to request one of our collection tins or boxes and place it next to the poster for people to put their donations in!
Download A3 poster
Fundraising at work
Ways to help this Christmas
Your company can help us to raise a smile at Christmas by joining in with one of of our simple initiatives.
There are many ways to help us a raise at smile this Christmas with our simple Christmas initiatives. You could even organise your own company fundraising event such as: Best dressed Santa, Christmas karaoke, Christmas jumper day, mince pie sale, dress down day? The options are endless.
Have fun fundraising this Christmas and make a big difference to life-limited children in the South West.
There are lots of ways to join in the fun
Fundraising top tips...
Setup online sponsorship and save yourself the hassle of collecting the money.
Get press release
Your local media can be a great support. Send them a simple press release about your event.
Share our video on your social media and show sponsors the difference they are making!
Ask people to GiftAid their sponsorship. We can claim an additional 25p for every £1.
Get social and spread the word!
Share photos, videos and your status updates about your fundraising event with your friends.
Don't forget to 'Like' our Facebook page and post on our wall.
Tweet your progress with links to your fundraising page and ask for retweets.
Tag us at @CHSW and use the hashtag #CHSW so we can retweet you!
A picture paints a thousand words! Use an online pin board to chart your progress.
You can share your Pinterest boards on other social media channels.
Why not make a short video to show what you're doing and why it is so important?
Or you could share one of our YouTube videos as an introduction to our work.
Here are a few useful documents with fundraising tips and ideas to get you started:
A to Z of Fundraising (PDF) >>
Fundraising Guidelines (PDF) >>
For t-shirts, leaflets, balloons, collection tins and buckets, please contact your local community fundraiser
For our business fundraising tools, please contact your local corporate fundraiser
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