Walking With Giants Foundation
Supporting Individuals and Families Affected By Microcephalic Primordial Dwarfism

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More Fundraising Ideas

There are many ways in which you can help raise money for the Walking With Giants Foundation. The following are tried and tested events that can be fun, demanding and rewarding; but excellent opportunities to raise much needed money to help the Foundation assist the individuals and families affected by Majewski Osteodysplastic Primordial Dwarfism.

If anyone has any ideas that are not listed below, please get in touch with us via our contact us page and we'll add them to the list below:

A-Z Of Fundraising Ideas

A

  • Abseil
  • Aerobics: sponsored marathon/competition
  • Antiques fair
  • Arts or crafts stall/exhibition/fair
  • Auctions

B

  • Balls (Valentine's, Easter, Summer and Christmas/New Year or themed?)
  • Bad hair/tie day
  • Bag packing at local Supermarket
  • Baked beans bath
  • Barbecue
  • Barn Dance
  • Bike rides
  • BMX bike display, or competition
  • Book/comic sale
  • Bouncy castle – it could be a sponsored event, e.g. number of bounces per minute!
  • Bring and buy sale

C

  • Cabarets/talent shows
  • Cakes Sales
  • Car boot sale
  • Car washing (in schools grounds/fire stations)
  • Charity of the Year in your school/workplace
  • Christmas cards – making and selling them, or selling bought cards
  • City Marathon
  • Classroom collections
  • Coffee mornings
  • Competitions
  • Computer games knockout - organise a competition, best if played in pairs
  • Concerts/recitals/plays/shows
  • Cook books – writing a class or school cookbook that can then be sold
  • Cookery contest (e.g. Ready Steady Cook – could be the teachers!)

D

  • Dance marathon
  • Dinner dance/ball
  • Discos/raves
  • Donkey Derby
  • Dodgeball competition
  • Dragon boat race
  • Dry Cornflakes/Cream Cracker-eating contest

E

  • Easter Eggs hunt
  • Easter party
  • Egg rolling competition

F

  • Face painting
  • Fairs, fetes, bazaars, etc
  • Fancy dress party/day
  • Fashion show (with clothes made by pupils or donated by local shops)
  • Film show/premiere
  • Fireworks party (adults to organise)
  • Flower/fruit/vegetable show/sale/display/stall
  • Foam party – fill paddling or swimming pool with foam and then party!
  • Football tournament

G

  • Game shows (e.g. Stars In Their Eyes, Wheel of Fortune, Blockbusters, Blind Date etc)
  • Gigs (local bands play in school or clubs)
  • Golf day
  • Gymkhana
  • Great North Run

H

  • Hair beading/plaiting
  • Halloween party
  • Hot-dog/burger stand at fetes or fairs

I

  • It's a Knockout competition

J

  • Judo competition or display (adults to organise)
  • Jumble sale
  • Jelly Bath

K

  • Karaoke competition/display (adults to organise)
  • Karate display/competition Sponsored Kick/Punch
  • Kickboxing display/competition Sponsored Kick/Punch

L

  • Line dancing
  • Longest chain of paper-clips, line of coins, etc
  • Lottery – Pick the Bonus Ball – percentage of money donated to Charity

M

  • Marathon events - table tennis, aerobics, line dancing, badminton, etc (in shift teams)
  • Midnight film shows/parties/etc
  • Mufti/non-uniform/denim/tracksuit/etc day
  • Murder Mystery evening/weekend

N

  • New Year's Eve dance/party
  • Night-time hide and seek for adults, using torches
  • No work day, students choose what they want to do

O

  • Old-time music hall
  • One hundred club – raising £100 every week, half term or term, or a fundraising club with 100 members in it

P

  • Pancake day race/competition
  • Parties – school birthday/anniversary
  • Penalty shoot-out competition
  • Penny mile, where coins are lined up and measured – can be done in teams
  • Pet show
  • Photographic competitions
  • Pram push

Q

  • Quizzes

R

  • Races
  • Raffles
  • Rapping contest, show or sponsored event
  • Running events

S

  • Saints days parties/theme day
  • Santa's grotto
  • School fair
  • Scoff-a-hotdog or any food competition (e.g. 'who can eat two in the fastest time possible'!)
  • Silly games afternoons: egg & spoon, silly races, wet sponge throwing, etc
  • Skateboard display
  • Sponsored events (e.g. bike ride, dog walk, knit, kite-flying, headshave, haircut, hula-hooping, no smoking, rapping, run, shoe-clean, silence, sing, sports match, swim, talk, three-legged walks, walk, watch TV/don't watch TV, window clean, etc etc etc)
  • Sports contests, teachers vs students (no PE teachers allowed!)
  • Stalls at fairs etc (e.g. cakes, plants, books)
  • Strawberry and cream tea party
  • Student-teacher swap day
  • Swap-shop

T

  • Tea party
  • Teddy bears' picnic
  • Theme days/evenings (e.g. countries - French, Spanish; soap operas, past-eras etc)
  • Throwing wet sponges at a person/teacher/manager in stocks, great at a summer fair!
  • Tombola
  • Top of the Pops show, teachers or students miming and dancing to chart music
  • Treasure hunt
  • Tuck shop, where the profits go to the Walking With Giants Foundation – getting supplies donated?

U

  • Uniform days (for schools without a uniform and/or for teachers)
  • University challenge

V

  • Variety show

W

  • Wacky Races
  • Whist drive
  • White Elephant stall
  • Who's that baby? (students and staff bring in photos of themselves as babies)

X

  • Xmas fair/panto/party

Y

  • Yacht race, etc
  • Yo Yo competition - whose the best in the School or even sadder at work
  • Young Enterprise Scheme run by students, donate part of profits (e.g. making and selling cards)

Z

  • Zany parties

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