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DIY fundraising  

What inspires you? If you have an idea, we want to help.

Planning a community fundraiser or a teambuilder at work?

We can provide one-to-one support, t-shirts and other fundraising goodies, and a boost on social media when the big day arrives.

We love hearing about the brilliant and strange ways that people are raising money for us. And if you’re mulling over a few mad ideas – let us know so we can help you narrow things down!

Get started with the ideas below or get in touch to find out how we can support you.

Host dinner party 

Invite friends over for dinner and raise money for Become by charging everyone £10 to attend. You could make it a monthly affair – at a different person’s house every time – the total will soon tot up. So take those orders for beans on toast – or lashings of wine and cheese – and get the date in everyone’s diary!

Think Community 

Ask your local club, church or community group to join you in hosting a fundraiser. Balloon and rubber duck races are fun for all ages, or encourage people to get their trainers on and move in an old fashion egg and spoon race.

Sweepstake 

Pick a sporting event – it could be the Rugby World Cup, Wimbledon, the Grand National or the Euros – and ask your friends, family and colleagues to pay a couple of pounds to pick their team from a grand-looking hat. The winner gets half, we get half, and your colleagues who couldn’t usually care less about your beloved sport, temporarily become very, very interested! Once it’s over, you can donate your takings to Become.

Clear Out Sale 

Have a spring clean and sell unwanted CDs, books, clothes and kitchen gadgets! You could put your unwanted items on eBay, at a car boot or garage sale. Ask friends and family members to donate unwanted presents and clutter – and you have yourself a fundraising event!

Get baking 

Get friends and family to help you bake cakes – then invite the whole neighbourhood over and charge them for a slice!

This works really well at work, too, if, on an agreed day, everyone brings something to the rest of the building. Put up a few posters and watch people flood through your doors, just as the 3pm slump starts to kick in.

For extra excitement, turn it into a competition for ‘best overall bake’, ‘best decoration’ and ‘best taste’. Provide rosettes for the winners and, once it’s over, you can donate your profits to Become.

Set up your fundraising page

Setting up your fundraising page is easy. Once your page is set up, share it with your friends, family and colleagues – you’re doing something amazing, and that’s worth shouting about!

Need fundraising materials? Call our team on 07951 155 297 or send us an email at [email protected] to chat things through.

We love to hear about your passion for young people and help you with your fundraising ideas.

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