MAD HATTERS TEA PARTY: a variation on the traditional
MARATHONS: The traditional marathon is a great event to get sponsored to complete the 26 mile race, although there are many variations on the marathon and you can make it almost anything you want.
MEDIEVAL EVENING: A medieval banquet followed by jousting and entertainment is an original and entertaining way to enjoy an evening and having a themed evening assists in the raising of funds.
MILE OF PENNIES: In a local shopping area, try to make a mile of pennies. Get shoppers to lay their pennies next to each other until they stretch out to a distance of a mile.
# MINI OLYMPICS: Invite all your colleagues, friends and their families to participate in a mini Olympics with a range of sports whether they are normal or purely just for fun! Try the egg and spoon race or the sack race along with throw the welly or the limbo! Charge an entrance fee for all. Can also sell refreshments.
NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS: Many people make them, but how many keep them? Challenge people to get sponsored to keep their resolutions for a little longer than normal!
OPEN GARDEN: Offer to open your garden to visitors and request a donation from visitors. If you don’t have a garden, get in touch with your local gardening club and see if you can organise it using their members. You can also organise refreshments and sales of plants and vegetables.
OPERA NIGHT: A night at the opera is a great way to raise funds and bringing opera to the local community gives an exciting and cultured evening of entertainment.
# ORIENTEERING: There are many orienteering competitions and they can be organised to raise funds by charging entrants and organising additional fund raising activities.
# OUTWARD BOUND: Outward bound is a scheme that is run to give people the opportunity to experience outdoor adventures including climbing, hiking, camping and other sports. Many people raise money to attend and gain further sponsorship to complete the many challenges they will face.