A

Ask – you never know how generous people can be and you’ll never know if you don’t
Abseil – find a big building!
Afternoon tea party
Art – ask artistic friends or local crafts people to donate pieces for an exhibition
Assault course challenge
Attic clearance
Auction donated goods and ‘promises’

B

Baby guessing competition – get everyone to bring a picture of them as a baby and get everyone to guess who’s who.
Bad hair day
Ball
BBQ
Barn dance
Band night – organise a local talent competition
Bingo
Book sale – get friends and family to donate
Bowling
Bungee jump
Birthday present swap – donation instead of gift
Bollywood party

C

Cake stall
Car boot sale
Car wash
Cheese and wine party
Christmas cards – put a flyer and plea in your cards this year, or donate instead of sending
Coppers – get everyone you know to put their small change in a jar
Conker championship
Coffee morning
Cooking – make lunch or dinner and ask for a contribution

D

Donations – approach local companies for cash, prizes or a venue for a function
Dance night
Darts
Diet
Dinner party
DJ – get a local DJ to donate their time for free for an event
Dog walking – charge neighbours and friends or advertise your services in local shops
Dress down day
Drinking – sponsored no alcohol days

E

Eating baked beans on a cocktail stick competition
Egg and spoon race
Eighties party
Expert talks – ask people to donate their time

F

Face painting
Fancy dress football
Fancy dress party
Fashion show
Film evening – sell the popcorn, ice cream and jelly sweets
Fireworks party

G

Games night – twister, trivial pursuits, monopoly
Garden party
Gardening – offer your services for a fee
Give it up day – whatever is your vice
Go-karting
Golf
Guess the number of sweets in a jar

H

Hair – cut or dye your hair in a mad way or get someone to shave off a treasured beard
Halloween party
Hill walking
Harry Potter day – dress up as your favourite character
House-to-house party

I

International themed evening – why not Indian?!
Ironing – offer your services
It’s a knockout

J

Jelly eating competition
Juggling
Jumble sale
Join in – run a stall on an existing event e.g village fete, festival etc

K

Karaoke
Keep fit at work/college sessions
Knobbly knees competition
Knitting

L

Left handed day
Lent – give something up
Line dancing
Litter pick
Loose change jar
Lucky dip – get prizes donated

M

Mad hatter tea party
Marathon running
Massage – offer your services
Mobile phone recycling
Musical quiz nights
Musical chairs

N

Name the bear – get the bear donated
New years-eve party
Netball competition
No smoking day
Non-uniform day

O

Obstacle course
Odd clothes day
Odd jobs
Off road driving event
One day cricket tournament

P

Paintball
Pancake race
Parachute jump
Pet show
Pie and mash night
Plant sale
Play station competitions
Pool party
Private tuition – can you teach anything to anyone?
Pub crawl
Pyjama party

Q

Quiz nights – involve your local pub
Queen night – dress as a member of the royal family, or Freddie Mercury!

R

Raffles
Ready Steady Cook challenges
Rock ‘n’ roll

S

Shoe shining
Sponsored silence
Skip-a-thon
Slave auction
Slimming
Smoking – give up yourself or get some else to
Snooker
Sponsored ANYTHING
Sweepstakes on sporting events
Silly sports day
Seventies party
Students vs lecturers quiz night
Swear box
Swimming
Swappsy party – get all your friends to bring round clothes that they will not longer wear and sell them to each other

T

Taxi – ferry your friends for a fee
Talent competition
Tea morning
Tennis
Themed party
Three legged race
Treasure hunt

U

University challenge
Unwanted gifts – get friends and family to donate and sell

V

Valentines – get donation from your loved one instead of flowers and chocs

W

White water rafting
Walking
Welly throwing
Win a day off work – ask your boss to ‘donate’ a days holiday and auction it
Wine tasting
Work – ask your workplace to match what you raise
Workplace collection
Wii sports competition
Waxing – sponsor the men to go bare

X

Xmas ball
Xmas present – ask for donations instead of gifts
Xmas cards – ask your friends to donate money instead of buying cards
X-factor night

Y

Yo-yo competition
Yoga
Yorkshire pudding eating

Z

Zany clothes day