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A-Z of Fundraising Ideas

Fundraising for East Lancashire Hospice is really easy! You can take part in one of the events listed on the events page, or why not create your own fundraising activities? It’s a great way to have a bit of fun with a group of friends or even your work colleagues, and the great thing is you don’t have to give up huge amounts of time to do something good for the Hospice.

Have a look at our A-Z of fundraising ideas, pick something you think will be interesting and get everyone you know involved. No matter how much you raise you will be doing something good – helping to ensure East Lancashire Hospice can continue to support the local community.

24-Hour Marathon

5-a-Side Football Match/­Tournament


Activities Day, Adventure Sports, Afternoon Tea Party, Aerobics­/Aerobics Marathon, Arts and Craft Fair, Assault Course, Auction of Promises/Items


Bad Dress Day, Ball, Barbecue, Bath of Baked Beans/Ice Cubes etc, Beach Party, Bingo, Blind Date, Bonfire Night, Book Sale, Bring & Buy Sale, Bungee Jump, Burns Night


Cabaret, Cake Sale, Car Boot Sale, Car Valet Service, Carol Concert, Car Wash, Charity of the Year, Chest Wax, Church Collection, Club Night, Coffee Morning, Collection Bucket/Tin, Comedy Night, Copper Coin Collection, Craft Fair


Detox, Diet, Disco, Dog Walking, Don’t Talk Day, Dress Down Day, Duck Race


Easter Egg Hunt, Eating Competition, Egg & Spoon Race, Eurovision Song Contest Party, Exhibition


Face Painting/Face Painting Competition, Fairs, Fancy Dress, Fashion Show, Fetes, Flim Night, Flower Show, Football Kit Party, Fun Day, Fun Run


Gala Dinner, Games Day/Competition (games console or board games), Garage/Garden Sale, Give Up Smoking, Golf Day/Tournament, Grow Your Beard Month, Guess the Number/Weight


Hallowe’en Party, Harvest Festival, Hat Day at Work, Haunted House, Headshave, Hog Roast, Hula Hoop Contest


Irish Dancing Competition, Ironing Marathon, It’s a Knockout


Jail Break, Jazz Night


Karaoke Party, Knitting Marathon


Leg Wax,Lent (giving something up) Left-Handed Day, Line Dancing, Live Band Night, Lunch


Marathons, Magic Show, Murder Mystery Evening, Morris Dancing, May Fair, Music Concert, Matched Giving


New Year’s Eve Party, Non-Uniform Day, No Speaking Day


Odd Clothes Day, Odd Jobs, Origami Competition


Paintballing, Pancake Race, Pantomime, Parachute Jump, Pub Quiz, Pyjama Party


Quiz Night


Race Day/Night, Raffle, Raft Race, Read-a-thon, Rock Concert


Salsa Night, Silent Auction, Spring or Summer Fete, Santa for the day, Sponsored Cycle/Run/Walk, Sponsored Shave, Sponsored Slim, St. Patrick’s Night, Stars in their Eyes, Swimathon, Sports Day, Street Party


Talent Contest, Tea Dance, Teddy Bear’s Picnic, Ten-Pin Bowling, Theme Night, Tombola, Treasure Hunt, Tug of War


Uniform Day, Unwanted Gift Sale/Swap


Valentine’s Party


Walk, Welly Throwing Competition, Wine & Cheese Tasting Evening


Xmas Cards, Xmas Dinner, Xmas Hamper Raffle


Yellow Clothes Day, Yoyo Competition


Zip Slide

Or if you have any other ideas, get them going and let us know about it!

If you have any queries, need advice or tips please call the Fundraising Office on 01254 287012 or email leanne.­green1@­eas­tla­nc­shos­pi­ce.­org.­uk