Abseil – feeling daring? Be brave and ask family and friends to sponsor your descent.
Afternoon tea – Who can say no to tea and cake? Host your own afternoon tea – sell tickets in advance or simply ask for donations on the day.
Auction – An auction is a great way for items you might have been neglected to be loved again. Ask friends, family or colleagues to bring in items and host an auction to raise some money!
Bake sale – Whether it’s at school, work or a local venue you can’t go wrong with a bake sale. Get friends, family or colleagues to join in. If you fancy a bit of competition, why not turn it into a bake off. Best bake wins a prize!
Bike Ride – Whether you arrange your own bike ride or join one of our larger scale cycling challenges, you’ll be helping us to change lives with every pedal. Ask family, friends and colleagues for sponsorship.
Birthday – Donate your birthday to Groundwork! Set up your own online fundraising page and ask family and friends to make a donation to Groundwork instead of a gift.
Coffee morning – Whether it’s in your workplace or at home, get friends, family or colleagues together for a coffee morning and collect donations.
Craft fair – Time to show off your talents. Get friends, family or colleagues involved and host your own craft fair at school, a local venue or in your workplace!
Dinner party – Host your own dinner party! Ask for a donation upfront or at the end of the meal ask everyone to donate what they would have been willing to pay in a restaurant!
Dress down day – Ditch the office dress code for the day and make a donation to Groundwork!
Easter egg hunt – You’re never too old! Hold an easter egg hunt whether it’s at school, a local venue or in your office! Ask for a donation upfront to take part.
Eco day – Make some eco pledges for the day in your workplace – for example: go paperless for the day with no printing. Either ask colleagues to donate on the day, or make a donation each time a pledge is broken!
Fancy dress day – Whether it’s your Christmas jumpers or your spookiest Halloween get-up, go all out and collect donations from everyone getting involved!
Football tournament – Confirm your location, get your teams together and sell tickets to friends, family and colleagues!
Give something up – Ask for sponsorship to give up something you love! Or in the spirit of Groundwork, why not try giving up driving or catching the train to work – could you walk, run or cycle instead? Donate the money that you save.
Go Green for Groundwork – Get your colleagues to come to work wearing something green, whether you choose to go more discreet or head-to-toe HULK! Why not add some cake to the day and hold a green-themed bake sale too. Ask for donations from everyone who takes part!
Growing and selling – Do you grow your own fruit and veg? Show off your talents whether it’s home-grown goods, jams, tarts or pies! Hold your own sale at work or a local venue.
Hiking – Whether you’re planning your own or you want to find out more about trek challenges that we can offer, dust off your hiking boots and spread the word! Ask family, friends and colleagues for sponsorship.
Indoor games – Host your own games evening and ask for donations to participate.
JustGiving – Set up a JustGiving page as a simple and easy way to collect donations for Groundwork.
Karaoke – Love it or hate it? Host a karaoke evening and sell tickets in advance!
Local runs and marathons – Already have a place in a local race or marathon? You could gather sponsorship and fundraise for Groundwork. Or snap up one of our Groundwork places in our running events!
Lunch – Because who doesn’t love lunch time? Perfect for the workplace, ask your colleagues to bring in items to contribute to a bring-and-share lunch and ask everyone to make a donation.
Matched giving – Ask your employer if they run a matched giving scheme and you could double what you raise from your fundraising activity!
Netball tournament – Confirm your location, get your teams together and sell tickets to friends, family and colleagues!
Office party – Host an office party and ask your colleagues to make a donation to attend!
Olympic sports day – Host your own sports day and get friends, family or colleagues together for a day of fun, sporting challenges and fundraising!
Pancake day – Host a pancake morning or host a pancake competition!
Quiz night – Host your own quiz night and raise money by taking donations for entries to the quiz!
Run – Gather a team together and set up your own running route or snap up a place in one of our Groundwork running challenges. Ask friends, family and colleagues for sponsorship!
Sweepstakes – Run an office sweepstake, a simple and fun way to fundraise with your colleagues!
Talent competition – It’s your time to shine! Host your own talent competition and fundraise for Groundwork through ticket sales!
Treasure hunt – Whether it’s in your office, school or across town, set up your own treasure hunt and get family, friends and colleagues involved!
Unwanted presents – You may not love your gift, but that doesn’t mean somebody else couldn’t! Get your colleagues to bring in their unwanted gifts and sell them to raise funds for Groundwork.
Vegetable competition – Get your friends, family or colleagues involved and provide participants with seeds. Set a date for participants to set their prize-worthy veg in front of a panel of judges!
Walk – Get your family, friends and colleagues together and walk to raise funds for Groundwork. Challenge yourselves or how about walking in fancy dress?
Xmas cards – Get in touch and we can send you some of our Groundwork Christmas cards that you can sell to friends, family or colleagues to raise money. Or if you’re feeling crafty, you could have a go at making your own!
Yes day – Take on a ‘yes day’ challenge and say yes to every request you receive (within reason) in exchange for donations!
Zzz… Give up a good night’s sleep and challenge yourself to do something for 24 hours straight!