Set a fundraising target then tell everyone about it. It’ll give your friends and family even more reason to give generously.
Ask sponsors to tick the Gift Aid box on your sponsorship form if they’re eligible. It adds 25% to the amount and won’t cost them a penny.
Ask friends and family to tell everyone they know about what you’re doing. You’ll be amazed at how many more people you’ll reach.
Payday is a brilliant time to ask people to sponsor you. They’ll be feeling flush and super generous.
Get your boss to sponsor you. Everyone will want to see how generous they are and, hopefully, they’ll follow suit.
Tell everyone what you’re doing on Facebook and Twitter – better still show them with pictures and videos of you in training.
You never know when you’ll bump into people who’ll want to sponsor you so carry a sponsorship form everywhere you go.
Ask your most generous friends and family to sponsor you first. It will inspire others to dig deeper too.
Maximise your income by doing that little bit extra to raise cash. Maybe hold a yummy bake sale, or do your activity in fancy dress.
The Home Ownership Team within Radian held a Bake-Off in aid of Sport Relief raising a brilliant £170.68. About half the team baked sweet, savoury and ‘out of the box’ creations.
...provide a loan for a family living in poverty in Nepal to start up their own business, helping them generate more income so they can send their children to school.