Fundraising Idea: Car Boot Sales

Get rid of unwanted items and raise money for Young Heroes at the same time by doing a car boot sale. How? Ask everyone you know for unwanted books, clothes, toys, CD’s, ornaments, in fact anything which is unused and good enough condition to sell on in aid of charity.  Post your plea request for […]

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Fundraising Idea: Lose those locks

Lose those locks Charity head shaves have long been a popular way of raising money for charities.  They are easy to organise and guaranteed to attract publicity, sponsors and support. If organised well, a sponsored head shave can bring those pounds rolling in. You’ll be surprised at how many people are willing to donate money […]

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Fundraising Idea : Book Club

Book Clubs are easy to start and lot of fun, so if you love books, this is for you! They allow you to share your passion for literature, learn new things and meet new friends. But how do you start your own book club and how can you turn it into a successful fundraiser month […]

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Nippy Dipping

Whilst the majority of us sat cosily watching tv and eating left over turkey on Boxing Day, a group of very brave fundraisers took to the freezing waters of the North Sea in what has become a famous and 35 year tradition in Sunderland. The Seaburn Boxing Day Dip, organised by the Sunderland Lions Club, […]

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Fundraising idea: New Year, New You

New Year, New You Whilst we are on the subject of the new year, why not put your own resolutions to good use and get sponsored to stick to them.  The chances are that if your receiving sponsorship money from friends and family you are more likely to succeed in your new year challenge and […]

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Fund-raising Idea: Wine Tasting Evenings

Uncork the festive spirit this Christmas by hosting a wine tasting fundraiser.  They are really simple to organise and with the help of your guests, friends and family and even local wine suppliers or wholesalers, it can be done cheaply. Gather Up the Goods If you are planning your event well in advance you could […]

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Fund-raising Ideas: Sponsored Sporting Activities

There are tremendous opportunities to combine fundraising for Young Heroes with a hobby or interest you love. Whether you play a competitive sport or simply love watching your favourite team on the telly, these sport related fundraising ideas are perfect motivators to get all sport-loving people involved in fundraising activities: Sponsored run – Compete in […]

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Fund-raising Idea: Halloween Party

Halloween is a BOOtefull excuse for throwing a party! And what’s more, a fun and ghoulish way to raise money for Young Heroes. Of course, it goes without saying that a Halloween party is a fancy dress party. Anything less just wouldn’t be Halloween. Below are some top tips for making your party go with […]

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Fund-raising Idea: A Night at the Races

And the’re off…….. Organising a Night at the Races doesn’t have to involve your local racecourse! No their is a new whole new concept of horse racing involving a DVD which you project onto a large screen at your church hall or social club. A search for “charity race night” in Google will turn up […]

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Fund-raising Idea: Curry Night

Spice up a quiet week by holding a Curry Night at your local Indian or Asian restaurant for what will prove to be an evening of fun, food and fundraising! Firstly you have to approach local restaurant owners and find out which nights they are quiet (usually early in the week). Then suggest that, if […]

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