This area is exclusively for Team Starfish event fundraisers, raising money to help struggling families get a vital break.
Christmas is one of the most charitable times of the year, so make the most of adding some festive cheer to your fundraising!
How are you getting on in reaching your fundraising target? It can seem a daunting amount to raise but we’ve picked 3 things you can try this Halloween to give your total a boost!
1. Christmas Carolling
Singing Christmas songs (or arranging other people to) can help you raise money to reach your goal.
You could do this at your workplace, religious group gatherings, etc.
Don’t forget to bring a collection tin with you!
If there’s a spare room at work or if a school or community centre is on board, you can hold a dance-a thon and play some Christmas tunes.
Keep a collection tin nearby and you could also charge for some snacks and drinks.
It’s a great opportunity to have fun whilst fundraising.
You could also award prizes to the longest couples standing or to the best dancers so more are encouraged to join!
3. Gift Wrapping
At your workplace or if possible, partner with a local shop, and charge people as you wrap their gifts.
You could also hold a raffle or ‘guess how many chocolates in the tin’ element beside your gift wrapping stall to raise extra cash.
4. Sponsored Santa Claus Run
Invite family, friends and colleagues to take part in your own sponsored Santa Run, with all proceedings going towards your fundraising target.
You could also have stations where you sell snacks and drinks to the spectators.
You could also award prizes to the fastest three runners, so more are encouraged to participate!
Make sure you find a suitable location and check whether you need to get permission from local councils and property owners beforehand.
Got a great tip you’d like to share? Let us know and we may feature your idea here on the Team Starfish blogsite! Email michelle@FamilyHolidayAssociation.org.uk or call 020 3117 0650.
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