FOOTBALL CARDS, I buy cards from Ebay @£2.00 for 25, sell to family and friends or ask if can be sent round a CWU branch meeting etc.
TABLE TOP/CAR BOOT EVENTS, Take along CWUHA flyers to promote who you are fundraising for and put them around the edge of your table. Or organise your own, get a room in community centre/club and charge people for tables, running a CWUHA table at the same time.
SELL YOUR UNWANTED ITEMS ON EBAY, CWUHA is on there, monies go direct to us via Missionfish, but remember to let us know so that funds can be allocated to your fundraising pot
ASK YOUR CWU BRANCH FOR A DONATION
ORGANISE AN EVENT
GARDEN PARTY/GARAGE SALE previously I have invited neighbours, family, friends and work colleagues, with entrance ticket being an item needed for convoy wishlist/needslist
EASTER EGG HUNT
CHRISTMAS FAYRE/SANTAS GROTTO, XMAS FAYRE STALLS(I recently did this on a budget of NIL and raised £1,800
BAG PACKING AT A LOCAL SUPERMARKET, GET FAMILY AND FRIENDS INVOLVED
COFFEE MORNING, bring, buy and sell cakes/biscuits with raffle for an extra special cake
24 HR TOURNAMENT - SNOOKER/DARTS ETC AT A LOCAL CLUB, from past experience better to start early morning
PARACHUTE JUMP SPONSORED EVENT
SPONSORED ANYTHING EVENT - HEAD SHAVE, HAIR CUT, WAXING Contact me for a pre printed sponsorship form - the list is endless J
STALL IDEAS FOR YOUR EVENTS
TOMBOLA, ask friends and family for small items or toiletries collected from hotels etc, and put in gift bags (£3 from Ebay for 100) bottles/jars and put in bottle bags could be from jar of korma mix to bottle of whisky
SILENT AUCTION, ask local shops, family and friends for donations, sealed bids, highest wins
CAKE STALL, sell donated cakes, why not pick one cake and have a guess at the weight, people write their names against a pre printed sheet with 50-100 weights
CHOCOLATE BARS, BUY A BOX OF (I USE CADBURYS DAIRY MILK) ie 1 box of 108 for @ £30 and add your own pre printed LABEL (email me for pre printed label) sell for £1 each at an event, your workplace etc.
COLLECT WOODEN PALLETS/CARDBOARD/CLOTHING/BOOKS, sell to local recycling company
ADVERTISE, ADVERTISE, ADVERTISE THE KEY TO YOUR EVENT BEING SUCCESSFUL
FACEBOOK,CWU BRANCH NOTICEBOARD,SHOPS IN THE LOCALITY OF YOUR EVENT,SCHOOLS IN THE LOCALITY OF YOUR EVENT, MEDIA
Let me know your fundraising ideas and I will add to this list
Heater Park CWUHA Head of Administration