Organise an event

From mild to wild we have suggestions that should have you covered!

There are so many different events, challenges and fun activities you can organise to support ELF. You could hold an event with friends, family and colleagues at home, school, community hall or workplace, or even create your own personal sponsored challenge.

Here are some fundraising ideas:

Social EventFete

Fundraising is always fun with friends and you’d be surprised how willing people can be to join in with your efforts. From a celebration to some healthy competition between friends, there are plenty of opportunities to get your friends involved and raise some funds!

  • Quiz
  • Raffle
  • Auction
  • Family fun day
  • Party/celebration/ball
  • Jumble sale/swap shop
  • Coffee morning
  • Bake sale
  • Virtual gaming competition
  • Concert/karaoke
  • Pub games - darts, pool, skittles
  • Charity sports event - football, cricket, table tennis
  • Offer a service - dog walking/lawn mowing/gardening/car wash

Head ShavePersonal Challenge

If you are looking to take yourself out of your comfort zone, face your fears or even take up a new hobby, then why not do so for ELF with one of the below?

  • Head shave/waxing
  • Sponsored silence
  • Quit a habit
  • Give something up
  • Break a world record


Active ChallengeSponsored Walk

Get active and achieve your goals whilst raising money for a great cause with a physical challenge. Take part in an organised event or create your own target/challenge:

  • Run
  • Walk/trek
  • Swim
  • Cycle
  • Three peaks
  • Row/paddle/canoe

Work Event

If you want to include your colleagues or get your entire office on board then here are a few suggestions! Your company may even have a donation matching scheme to enable you to double your proceeds.bake sale

  • Dress up/down day
  • Networking lunch
  • Charity donation day
  • Christmas jumper day
  • Guess the baby photo
  • Eco fines e.g. punctuation, swearing
  • Sweepstake
  • Make the office tea/coffees for a week
  • Bring and buy sale
  • Raffle
  • Cake sale
  • Bake off
  • Exercise bike challenge
  • Auction of promises