Event Ideas A-Z
All Day Event Ask your local pub or sports club if they can arrange a 24-hour sponsored event such as darts, squash, pool or bridge.
Auction of Promises Try to get people to donate a gift, the promise of their time or use of their belongings. You can even ask people to donate themselves as 'slaves for the day'!
Aerobics If you enjoy keeping fit - or want to start - why not get people to sponsor you over a certain time?
Bring a Pound into Work Simply ask your colleagues to each bring a pound into work in aid of the charity you are raising money for.
Barbecue Hold a charity barbecue and charge people to come to your party.
Book Sale Dig out all those old books and have a book sale at home or at work.
Car Boot Sale Get all those unwanted items stashed in the back of cupboards or in your loft and sell them at a car boot sale.
Coffee Morning Get all friends together and have a coffee morning, it's a great way to catch up on all the gossip!
Competition Hold a competition at work, at home or at a club.
Charge for favors Every time someone asks you for a favor, charge him or her.
Car Wash Get people to donate for your service to wash their vehicle.
Dinner Dance Have a band, good food, organise a raffle and/or an auction.
Dry Cornflakes Set up a line of people and bet who will finish their bowl first.
Disco Organise a disco or 70's night - with fancy dress!
Dress Down Day Ideal if you work in an office environment where your colleagues might be keen for an opportunity to work in jeans.
Easter Egg Hunt/Party
Egg Rolling Competition
Ebay Sell your wanted gifts and belongings for charity.
Fancy dress car wash. Ask everyone in your street if you can wash their car - dressing up in a zany outfit makes it more fun.
Give As You Earn Scheme This money is taken for your paycheck, so it’s a regular tax efficient way of giving.
Golf Match Organise a charity golf day.
Halloween Ball Sell tickets to a fancy dress ball or party.
Home Made Cake Sale Sell your cakes for a donation, yum yum.
Head Shave Ask your boss, teacher or landlord to shave their head for sponsors.
Ice Skating Get people to sponsor you for how many times you can go around the ring without falling over.
Ice Cream How much ice cream can you eat in a minute? Ask people to sponsor you and find out.
Jumble Sale People love a good rummage and it's always a good fundraiser.
Karaoke Evening Ask a local pub to host a Karaoke night for you and charge people to get in or take part.
Lunch Money Ask all your colleagues to bring in sandwiches for their lunch and donate the money they saved to charity.
Lunchtime Quiz Stimulate the mind before heading back for the afternoon slog. Get together teams and charge to take part.
Ladies Night It’s a brilliant excuse to get your glad rags on and catch up with the girls.
Match the pet to the owner competition Ask your colleagues to bring in one photo of themselves and one of their pet. Charge people £1 a time to match up all the photographs
Murder Mystery Evening
Masked Ball Everyone wears a mask of his or her choice. Have a competition to guess who's who.
Name The Bear Competition Teddy and raffle tickets available by request.
Night in Stay in on a Saturday night and the money you save, donate to Strongbones
No Smoking Get people to sponsor you for giving up cigarettes.
No Drinking Revitalise your body and give up the bottle for a few weeks - ask people to sponsor you.
Open Day If you have a colorful garden, let all those garden lovers come and admire, for a charge.
Odd Jobs Offer your services for a donation.
Publicity Send a press release to all your local papers asking for sponsorship from companies and individuals.
Photography competition Invite your friends to get their baby photos out and pay £1.00 a go to 'guess the baby'.
Pie Throw Get your teacher or boss involved ha ha ha.
Quiz Nights always a favorite whether it is at home at work, in a club or in your local. Charge people to take part.
Question of Sport All you sports fanatics, make up your own questions and test your friends' knowledge.
Race night Hold a race night in aid of Strongbones
Shocking sock/tie day Those who take part are asked to donate £1, those who don't pay a forfeit of £2.
Sports Tournament Three legged race, egg & spoon, sack races, charge entry fee, we supply certificates for winners.
Snack attack Everyone gets peckish in the middle of the morning, so hold a cake or biscuit sale.
Sweepstake Run a sweepstake on how many times your boss gets a cup a tea or how may times your colleague leaves their desk during the day. £1.00 to have a go.
Sponsored Events Bike Ride, walk, silence, swim, slim, headshave.
Swap Shop You may not like filing or doing those chores around the house. Ask your friends to pool the things they hate doing and get everyone to bid for the ones they would like to do.
Treasure Hunt A challenge event for people, and a fun way to raise big money.
Theme days/nights Jazz up the winter months and hold a themed event.
Tombola Get some raffle tickets and persuade your friends and colleagues to donate prizes.
University Challenge Collect together teams who attend the same or nearby universities and hold a challenge to see which university comes top.
Uniform Day For schools i.e. non-uniform day or for the office dress up uniforms i.e. fireman, policeman, nurse, solider or sailor.
Variety Show Round up your talented friends and tread the boards, charging for admission.
Wine Tasting Invite an expert or local wine dealer to bring along a few cases of wine and donate some of the proceeds to charity.
Welly Throwing competition see how far you can throw those wellies.
Walk Get friends to donate money for every mile you can walk.
Xmas Cards Why not help the environment and donate the money you save on not purchasing Christmas cards.
Yorkshire Pudding Aunt Bessie makes the best, see how many you can eat. Get your friends to run a sweepstake.
Yoga Evening Charge entrance fee
Yard Sale Open up your yard/garage and donate the money
Zebedee Lookalike Party For all you Magic Roundabout fans.
Zombie Fancy Dress Party