Fundraising ideas for Children - Charlie Philips

A-Z of fundraising ideas for children

There are so many ways children and schools can fundraise to help families facing dementia. If you need some inspiration have a look at our A-Z of ideas below, or get in touch with our friendly community and events team.

Once you’ve decided what you want to do, please let us know so we can support you with advice and materials. Call 020 7697 4052, email or complete our short registration form. Please note, if you’re under 18, a parent or guardian will need to get in touch on your behalf.

Arts and Crafts Embrace your creativity and make seasonal decorations to sell

Bake Sale

Carol Singing

DiscoSell tickets and get your dancing shoes on!

Easter Egg Hunt

FayreEaster, summer and Christmas are all great times to hold a fayre

Give it UpHow long could you go without chocolate or crisps? Ask family and friends to sponsor you to give something up for a day, a week, or a month

Halloween Party

Ice Cream Sale

Joke-athon Tell a joke in return for a donation


Loose change  Ask pupils and staff to donate the loose change in their pockets

Mile a DayChallenge yourself to run a mile a day, and ask for sponsorship from family and friends

Non-uniform DayLet pupils wear their own clothes for a day, in return for a £1 donation

Olympics Put on your own Olympics at school. Set an entry price for each event and award a prize to the winner of each category

Penalty ShootoutTest your teachers’ goal keeping skills!

Quiz As well as entry fees, there are lots of ways to raise money during the quiz such as by selling food and drinks

Raffle Ask local business for prizes and hold a raffle. Get in touch to check our raffle guidelines

Sponsored SilenceAsk for sponsorship from family and friends to be silent for a set period of time. You could do it with friends and award a prize to whoever can stay silent longest!

Treasure Hunt

Unwanted SaleGather your unwanted toys and books and have a table top sale

Variety ShowGive pupils and teachers a chance to showcase their talents, and raise money by selling tickets to the show

Walk to SchoolChallenge yourself to walk to school every day, and ask for sponsorship from family and friends

X BoxOrganise a sponsored 24 hour gaming challenge



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