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How Can I do it myself?

There are tons of different activities that can be turned into fundraisers. The best part is that you can choose an activity or event that best suits you and your community. Some events are large scale and require lots of planning and support while others a small scale that you could carry out individually or with a small team.

Let’s Brainstorm! We came up with a few ideas for you:

  • Benefit Concert
  • Fashion Show
  • Bake Sale / Bake off
  • Run or walk or Relay Race
  • Garage Sale
  • Talent show
  • Spa Day
  • Battle of the Bands
  • Car Wash
  • Date Auction
  • Community Sporting Event (basketball, football, baseball, etc.)
  • Sports Tournament (Dodgeball, ping pong, volleyball, bocce ball)
  • Up All Night
  • Bingo Night
  • Party / Gala
  • Charity Dinner