More bright ideas

Traditional...

  • Car wash
  • Cheese rolls
  • Money collection or coin trail
  • Bake sale
  • Clothing or garage sale
  • Sell chocolate
  • Sell Entertainment Books
  • Swear jar at work, home or school

Events...

  • Quiz night
  • Move it. 24hr Physical challenge see challenge for more ideas
  • Golf day
  • Mud run, fun run or marathon
  • Gala dinner
  • Chuck it for charity event
  • Poker or casino night
  • Dinner party
  • Murder mystery night
  • Karaoke night or talent quest
  • Fashion Show
  • Comedy night

Creative...

  • Make it. Get creative bake, make or create something you can sell to raise money. Calendars, art, photography or colouring competition.
  • Sell a service e.g. an hour of your time, a haircut, gardening etc
  • Dress up theme day
  • Students why not donate your Red Card and do something for charity
  • Create your own fundraising idea

Workplace or school...

  • Challenge your teacher, principal or boss. Set them a crazy challenge if a set amount of money is raised. 
  • Get your employer to match your donations
  • Payroll deductions – either one time or ongoing
  • Secret Santa donation. Donate the cash allowance or gift to Family Works
  • Stop it, give up something for 24hrs, a week or a month. Give up eating, sleeping, talking, electricity or technology for 24hrs. Stop using your car or Facebook for a week. Stop eating chocolate, sugar or give up alcohol for a month.
  • Chuck it for charity donate clothing for our op shops
  • Move it. 24hr team event. See challenge for ideas.
  • Silent auction
  • Treasure or scavenger hunt
  • Disco night or dance party
  • Make it. Get creative with a group and bake, make or create something you can sell to raise money.
  • Collect, cook or bake for the foodbank
  • Sponsor a child’s sports or camp fees. Many families we support can’t afford camp fees, sports registration and equipment or to send their child to birthday parties or for extra education tutoring outside of school

Individual...

  • Stop it, give up something for 24hrs, a week or a month. Give up eating, sleeping, talking, electricity or technology for 24hrs. Stop using your car or Facebook for a week. Stop eating chocolate, sugar or give up alcohol for a month.
  • Move it. Physical challenge get sponsored to compete or complete an event e.g. marathon
  • Sell services or promises to friend’s family and work mates
  • Make it. Get creative bake, make or create something you can sell to raise money.
  • Help re-connect a families power
  • Provide a winter outfit for a child. Jacket, gloves, shoes, hat.
  • Sponsor a child’s sports or camp fees. Many families we support cant afford camp fees, sports registration and equipment or to send their child to birthday parties or for extra education tutoring outside of school

Challenge...

  • Move it, Challenge to keep active for 24hrs alone or in a team, dance-a-thon walk-a-thon.
  • Eating competition
  • Master Chef challenge
  • Amazing race
  • Corporate challenge. Get the social club together or challenge the boss
  • School or club. Challenge a teacher or coach
  • Ice bucket challenge
  • Dye hair or face paint
  • Shave or wax head, beard or eye brow
  • Baking challenge
  • Stop it, give up something for 24hrs, a week or a month. Give up eating, sleeping, talking, electricity or technology for 24hrs. Stop using your car or facebook for a week. Stop eating chocolate, sugar or give up alcohol for a month.
  • Create your own challenge with a sports team, work mates etc

These are just some of the ideas we have come up with, we would love to hear what your ideas are and we are happy to help you, help us, help people in need. Contact Jasmin 03 477 7115.