We are sharing inspiration for how to raise money for charity! Raising money for charity is always a great thing, but oftentimes we get stuck when it comes to fun and unique ideas that will actually gain some traction. Below are 6 ideas that would be fun to plan, that people will get excited about, and will ultimately raise significant money for the charity of your choice!
Fun Ideas to Raise Money for Charities
- Cook Off
- Talent Show
- Scavenger Hunt
- Shave Your Head
- House Party
- Nearly New Sales
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How to Raise Money for Charity
Host a Cook Off to Raise Money for Charity
Invite supporters and foodies to a friendly culinary challenge! At this charity cook off competition, contestants will be able to create their best dishes. Then you raise money by having people donate money to be able to taste the dishes and vote for their favorites.
Crowdsource talent and entertainment with this fun fundraising idea! Put on a talent show and charge an entry fee. Supporters will be able to have a fun evening watching a variety of entertainment and performing front and center! Then everyone can vote for their favorites at the end of the night.
Organize a scavenger hunt that sends participants all throughout your community. Raise money for your charity by charging a registration fee, and you can also offer extra hints for extra donations as they go through the puzzles. Businesses in your community may also want to get involved in the fun!
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Shave Your Head
Shaving your head has become a popular form of raising money and awareness for charities. Participants pledge to shave their head (or their beard) in order to raise money. It would also be fun to have a photo gallery of before and after photos!
Now is your chance to host an awesome house party for a great cause! Plan a purposeful, yet fun house party and and encourage donations by offering prizes for different levels of sponsorship and donations.
Nearly New Sales
Collect gently worn, barely used items throughout your community and then host a sale or an auction. Promote the event ahead of time by taking beautiful pictures of these items and starting buzz on social media.