FUNDRAISING

1.

Take on a simple challenge to help us break the taboo associated with Stillbirth and Neonatal Death

  • Give up your guilty pleasure and see how long you can last.
  • Keep your lips sealed for a day and ask for donations.
  • Shave off your hair and ask for donations.
  • Clear out your house and auction off items you don’t need any more.
  • Do good deeds for donations.
  • Empty your pockets and donate loose change every night for a month.

2.

Something Active: Take on a physical challenge and raise money by being sponsored to get moving and get active.

  • Organise a long walk with friends and family and get sponsored.
  • Turn swimming into a challenge – swim the equivalent of the English channel.
  • Get sponsored for climbing a mountain or taking on the Three Peaks Challenge.
  • Hold a longer zumbathon class and ask dancers for donations or collect sponsorship.
  • Arrange a friendly football tournament and charge teams to enter.

3.

With Friends: Get together with friends and have fun whilst you raise money to help break the taboo of stillbirth.

  • Offer to make and deliver breakfast for your neighbourhood and ask for donations.
  • Hold a quiz night.
  • Hold a themed party and get your friends to pay to take part.
  • Ask for ‘Give in Celebration’ donations instead of gifts.
  • Hold a movie night with popcorn and snacks and charge for tickets.
  • Offer your friends and family manicures, facials and pedicures, all in their own home for a fee.

4.

At work: Get your work colleagues involved in your fundraising.

  • Hold a cake sale during a coffee or tea break.
  • Donate a day’s wage and ask your employer to match your donation.
  • Do a job swap with someone in your office and get sponsored.
  • Office Olympics – see who’s the fastest typist? Place your bets and enter.

5.

In a group: There are loads of ways you can fundraise in a group or in your community and get everyone involved.

  • Test everyone’s musical knowledge with musical bingo.
  • Host a street party.
  • Hold a raffle with donated prizes.
  • Host a ball in your school.
  • Strut your stuff in a fashion show and ask local businesses to sponsor the event.
  • Organise a pink themed ball or fancy dress, raising money from ticket sales, food and drinks for The Lily Mae Foundation.