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H-ELP Fundraising Ideas

Arts & Crafts

let your imagination go wild—try making greeting cards, scarves or jewellery to sell


get goods donated and hold an auction

Band Night

get a local band to play and charge people an entry fee

Bingo Night

an oldie but a goodie

Book Sale

collect old books from everyone you know and sell them

Car Wash

get your friends together and have a fun day washing cars

Casual Day

ask people at your work or school to pay to dress casual for a day

Coin Trail

get a school or club to see what distance they can cover with $1 coins

Cold Turkey

be sponsored to 'give up' something e.g. talking, driving, Facebook, television

Collection Boxes

great for the workplace, receptions or workshops


be creative with fun competitions in the home, office or workshop e.g. who can throw a gold coin closest to the prize

Dinner Party

ask your friends/family to come around for dinner and charge $20 p/head

Dollar For Dollar

ask your boss to match what you raise


display your art, crafts and interests and charge an admission fee

Fancy Dress

get everyone to dress up in fancy dress, award prizes and collect donations

Fun Run

join in a fun run and ask your friends to sponsor you

Games Afternoon

get your friends together for an afternoon of board games, egg and spoon races, or wheelbarrow races... use your imagination

Garage Sales

use your garage, shed or car boot to display your wares

Guessing Game

guess the weight of a new born baby, 'How many grapes in a jar?'

Head Shave

get sponsored to shave or colour your hair

Hire Services

hire out what you do best: mow lawns, handy man, massage or even accounts

In Lieu

in place of a gift for any special occasion ask friends and family to donate

Jigsaw Marathon

get some willing people around and ask them to donate a small amount to be part of the jigsaw marathon. Each person has a jigsaw and is timed to see how long it takes to complete. After the first has been completed, it is a race to the finish. The winner is the quickest to complete all of the jigsaws

Juice Stand

make some fresh, natural juices and sell for a gold coin donation at work

Karaoke Night

hold a night where people can sing along to all their favourite songs


invite everyone in your workplace, school or friends and family to a grand lunch. Make healthy sandwiches and nibbles

Melbourne Cup Day

hold a lunch, charge per head and give prizes for best hat or best dressed

Movie Night

ask for a donation and get friends together to watch a classic

Open Garden

green thumbs can invite people to visit their garden and charge an admission fee, maybe sell some plants as well


ask local businesses to donate prizes and run your own

Retail Therapy

ask people to sacrifice three items from their weekly shop and donate the funds instead

Sports Day

golf tournament, tennis round robin, bowls day, darts night

Trivia Night

a great social gathering with facts and figures

Treasure Hunt

place prizes around your home or park and charge an admission to play


strap on your shoes and get walking with your friends


teams pay to enter, with the hope of winning prizes. Teachers vs. students, boys vs. girls, or one town vs. another could be fun