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Want to raise money? Stuck for ideas on how to get fundraising? Look no further – our fundraising ideas pages are full of inspiration to help you fundraise for the British Red Cross.
Lower yourself down a building and help construct new ones. £620 could house a Mongolian family.
Odds are, you won’t win the bingo prize. However, every £7 raised could provide 280 kits to help prevent the spread of cholera.
Money in the bucket can mean water in the bucket too. £44 could help maintain wells in Afghanistan.
Eat cake and provide vital food aid. £22 could provide a Mongolian family with monthly food parcels for a year.
Hold a ball and help people access drinking water. £2,650 could make a community’s water sources safe.
Socialise at a coffee morning and support someone less able to get out. £88 could help one person readjust after a hospital admission.
Eat home-cooked dishes and enable people in Sierra Leone grow food. £60 can help set up farm and work groups.
Pulling on a scarlet wig or a crimson dress could enable someone overseas to wrap up warm in a Red Cross blanket.
When Adam pondered how to raise money for Red Cross Week, he decided on a commute by kayak – and it’s a journey he’s unlikely to forget.
A fun game of football can make a serious difference. £580 could fund activities for children affected by war.
Swing around while helping provide essential emergency response equipment. £200 could pay for 20 emergency tow straps.
Make your cuppa count for people in crisis
You’d need a p-p-poker face not to start giggling at the sight of fundraiser Mick MacDonald – but his freaky get-up raised £1,000.
Set your blood pumping and help someone when their heart fails them. £800 could pay for a defibrillator.
Hold your tongue and enable people to shout about life-saving issues. £60 could help a hygiene promoter reach communities.
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Rob ran the London Marathon to mark ten years in remission from bone cancer. He raised £27,000 – with a little help from his friends.
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