Make Your Ideas Come Alive

Planning your fundraising

If it's your first event, keep it simple and start with what you know. If you're an old-hand at putting on events, you could try something more adventurous.

A Clothe Me - Thank You fundraising page with Charity Checkout is a great way to raise money online.  Creating your own page is quick and easy.  You can personalise your page and use it to keep your supporters up to date on your fundraising activities.   Setting up an online giving page

Here are some ideas you could try.

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Unleash your inner sportsperson

Why not try organising a sports tournament or a fun sports day? What about 5 a side football, table tennis tournament or a golf day?

You could raise: £50 - £250

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Special occasion celebration

You could ask friends for a donation rather than presents for a birthday, wedding or another special occasion.

A Clothe Me - Thank You fundraising page with Charity Checkout is a great way to raise money online. Creating your own page is quick and easy. You can personalise your page and use it to keep your supporters up to date on your fundraising activities. Setting up an online giving page

You could raise: £200 - £2000

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Walk this way

Put on or take part in a sponsored walk. It can be as long or short as you like, with hundreds or just a few people.

You could raise: £300 - £600

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Clothes swap

Get your friends and family together, bring along that bag of clothes you've been meaning to get rid of and get yourself a whole new wardrobe for the price of a small donation.

You could raise: £100 - £200 Download how to guide

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Clothe Me -Thank You-a-thon

Pick your own event and get lots of people involved you could make this a 24 hour challenge, or a shorter, more manageable one. What about a cycleathon, dogwalkathon, skateathon, swimathon, buskathon, danceathon or a yogathon? The limit is your imagination!

You could raise: £50 - £300

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Get outside

Soak up the sun by organising a barbeque, summer party or an open gardens event. You could even hold a plant sale!

You could raise: £50 - £300 Download how to guides

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Crafternoon

Get together with friends and family to cut, craft, knit and stick all with the aim of ending poverty. You can chose to sell your creations or get people to donate in exchange for teaching them a new skill.

You could raise: £30 - £100 Download how to guide

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Great British Cake Bake

Get together to bake some cakes or biscuits and sell them for Cloth Me - Thank You. Why not make a gluten free or vegan option too? You could even organise a Bake Off style competition.

You could raise: £50 - £200

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Organise an Clothe Me - Thank Youjam gig

Become an off-stage star and organise an ClotheMeThankYoujam event in your town this October.

You could raise: Average £400 Visit the Oxjam website

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Come dine at mine

Cook a dinner for friends or team up with a local restaurant and see if they will give you the food at cost price and the rest can go to Clothe Me - Thank You.

You could raise: £30 - £175 Download how to guide

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Clothe Me - Thank You Event

Clothe Me - Thank You offers lost of different running, cycling and walking events to get involved in! Trailwalker, the London Marathon & Ride 100 are just some of the selection on offer, and by asking others to sponsor you, you can raise money to support Clothe Me - Thank You work.

You could raise: £150 - £2000 Oxfam Events

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Board game night

Dust off your board games for a fun afternoon or evening with friends. Charge an entry fee for a tournament or ask for donations.

You could raise: £50 - £100 Download how to guide

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Let's get quizzical

A quiz is a classic fundraiser which is adaptable. Why not try a theme? Add in a raffle or a sweepstake to raise even more cash.

You could raise: £50 - £500 Download how to guide

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Personal Challenge

A personal challenge could be making a pledge or giving up chocolate, alcohol or cheese. You could even shave your head or dye your hair a wacky colour. Find something to suit you. Get help setting up a page.

You could raise: £100 - £600