A to Z of fundraising ideas Here are some fun and creative recommendations for activities you can do to get involved: A – Afternoon teaPut the kettle on and get baking. Entertain guests with raffles, auctions, tombolas and music. B – Baked bean bathGet sponsored to spend the day in a bath of baked beans. C – Car washWash cars at shopping centres or office car parks. D – Dinner partyHost a dinner party and charge your friends. E – Easter egg huntGet your whole community to take part. F – Football tournamentSchedule fixtures and charge teams to enter. Ask local businesses for prizes. G – Garden partyPerfect for the summer months. Sell tickets or invite guests to make a donation. H – Head shaveSick of bad hair days? Go bald for Child Bereavement UK. I – Irish nightIt doesn’t have to be St Patrick’s Day to celebrate the Irish culture. Throw a party, and if you have the skills charge a fee for Irish dance lessons. J – James Bond partyA James Bond night can offer a lot more than movie watching. Get ready to make Martinis. K – Karaoke nightAsk your local pub if you can organise a night of loud and out-of-tune singing. L – Legacy givingInclude a legacy to Child Bereavement UK in your will. M – Marathon runAlways fancied taking on that big running challenge? Get yourself signed up for a marathon and start training! N – Name the teddyGet a cute cuddly toy and ask people to pay to pick the name. The winner keeps the teddy. O – Office fundraisingFundraising activities for the office could include bake sales, office Olympics, dress down day or perhaps take breakfast orders and set-up your own tea trolley. P – Payroll givingSet up a monthly donation from your pay packet. Q – Quiz nightOrganise a quiz night at home or at your local pub. R – RaffleAsk local businesses for great prizes and raffle them off. S – SweepstakeYou have one question such as ‘How many sweets in the jar?’ and people pay to give an answer. Whoever has the winning answer gets a prize and you donate the money raised. T – Three Peaks challengeComplete the iconic UK challenge with friends or family. U – Uniform free dayOrganise a non-uniform day at school or at work. V – Variety showFrom magic to music, gather up all the local talent for a great night of entertainment. W – WalksSet up a distance challenge in a beautiful location and get sponsored to complete it. X – X-Factor competitionFancy yourself as the next One Direction or Olly Murs? All you need is four judges and a venue. Y – Yoga marathonKnow your tree pose from your downward dog? Contact your local gym to set up a fundraising day. Z – ZumbathonOrganise a mass Zumba challenge to raise sponsorship and have fun.