Organise Your Own Event or Activity

Why not organise your own event or activity to raise vital funds for the hospice?

This might involve a sponsored activity or organising a fundraising event. Fundraising of this type could be something that you organise with family, at work, school or as part of a group you belong to. You might already have something in mind, or why not consider some of our ideas?

Sponsored Activity

You can get sponsored to do almost anything to raise money for the hospice!  Please contact fundraising on 01785 270808 if you are planning to undertake a sponsored activity, we can give you a free T Shirt and help you to promote what you are doing.  Some ideas might include:

  • Walking
  • Swimming
  • Cycling
  • Headshave
  • Zumba
  • Trek
  • Silence
  • Read 

Remember to Gift Aid it!

Gift aid can significantly increase the value of your sponsorship money at no extra cost to those sponsoring you.

Set up a JustGiving page

Justgiving helps you to raise sponsorship money easily by emailing colleagues and family with a simple web link and stops the problems of chasing up money after the event.

Organising your own event or activity

  • Auction of promises 
  • Barn Dance 
  • Bingo Evening 
  • Bridge Drive 
  • Bring and buy sale 
  • Coffee morning  
  • Easter Egg Hunt
  • Fantasy football! Organise a sweepstake on up and coming football matches- this works well for other sports too!
  • Fashion Show
  • Garden open day
  • Host a sale- have a home shopping party
  • Karaoke Evening
  • Non Uniform Day/Dressing down day
  • Plant Sale/Cake Sale
  • Promise Auction
  • Pub Quiz
  • Safari Dinner
  • Sports fundraiser (competing in a sports challenge and donating the entry fees to charity)
  • Talent Show
  • Themed party (James bond, swinging 60s or cartoon characters

Please contact fundraising on 01785 270808 to tell us about your event, we can you promote it and we can give you balloons, collection tins, banners, literature to use on the day.

Health & Safety:

For advice on First Aid, contact your local branch of St Johns Ambulance.  To ensure that your event is run safely, contact your local council.  Always ensure that children are safe and that you don't allow them to solicit or collect money without an adult.  Katharine House Hospice cannot accept responsibility for accidents.

If you need more information, just give us a call on: 01785 270808 or email fundraising@khhospice.org.uk  and we will do our best to help.  We wish you all the very best with your event and we look forward to hearing how you got on and to seeing your pictures.

Thank you and good luck!

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