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Suitable for: Any or All Locations
Estimated costs: Varies, depending on the event.
Suggested frequency: Annually
Hosted by: You or your church.
Activity: Community
Author: uglyducklingcompany
Published: 20/04/2015

Description

Make use of the warmer weather to fundraise for community organisations. From sponsored walks to cakes sales, there are many ways that you can raise money. Try to offer an activity that is a community event, which includes a wide range of ages and abilities.
You could try a:


  • World record attempt

  • Sponsored ‘bounceathon’ on a bouncy castle

  • Sponsored face painting contest

  • Community bake off

  • Skills auction i.e. a haircut at a local salon etc.

Rationale

Some people may have the perception that churches are always asking for money, change this impression by seeking to support and encourage other community organisations. Testify to the church’s value for the community through action.

Outcome

Community organisations are supported, the church demonstrates its value of the local community.

Other requirements

Insurance
Access To Toilets
Health and Saftey
Risk assessment

Additional requirements: Some events will require permission from local authorities.

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