2nd April 2019

Our A-Z of fundraising ideas

We rely on your donations.

We could not keep doing the work we do to support Gurkhas in Nepal without the support of kind and loyal people such as yourselves.

Fundraising for The Gurkha Welfare Trust can be as simple or as challenging as you want it to be. Whether it’s holding a party, jumping out of a plane, or walking 100 kilometres, there is always something you can do. Our staff will be here to help you any way they can. If you have any questions at all about how to fundraise or raise awareness for our cause, then please get in touch.


You could hold an Auction of prizes or promises. This could be a silent auction, online, in your office, at home, or at an event


Play a game of Bingo where people donate to play

Try spending the day Bag Packing at your local supermarket

Hold a Bake Sale and eat your way to your fundraising goal

Black Tie events are a great way to entertain clients or colleagues and raise lots of money in the process!

Sell unwanted Books through webuybooks.co.uk

You could hold a Bring and Buy Sale to sell some of your unwanted items

Spend the day Busking


Hold a Car Wash and raise some money by cleaning cars

If you are Celebrating a birthday or anniversary, then why not ask friends and family to donate instead of buying you a gift? This is great at Christmas too

Hold a Concert and raise money through ticket sales and bucket collections

Hold a Curry Club and sample some traditional Nepali food


Hold a drinks evening

Why not have a Dress-down Day, where everyone pays a pound to join in

And you can always just Donate!


Ebay your unwanted items and choose a percentage of your profits to donate to us

Send an Email to all your contacts; you never know who might want to show their support

Exercise challenges are a great way to raise money. You can do a sponsored walk, swim, run, skipathon, climb… the list is endless!


Fair and Fetes open up loads of fundraising possibilities

Hold a Fancy Dress competition

Start a Fantasy Football team


Sign up to Give As You Live

Donate your unwanted car through Giveacar

Hold a Golf Day– your local golf club may even allow you to do this free of charge

Start a Guess the… Competition and see if you can guess whose baby photo belongs to which member of staff, how many sweets are in the jar or the name of the teddy


Why not have a sweepstake on the Horse Races


Use your Imagination and create your own fundraising ideas


Have a prize for the best Joke in the office, with a donation to enter the competition, or bet on which joke will be the favourite

Hold a Jumble Sale and get rid of some of those unwanted things around the house or office


Have a Karaoke night

Hold a Knitathon and raise sponsorship money or sell the goods you make


Why not have a club together for a Lottery ticket, or create your own lottery

Hold a Lunch for all the staff to enjoy, with each person bringing a dish and paying a few pounds to join in


Run a Marathon

Talk to your local Media to drum up some extra support

Hold a Movie Night where everyone who comes donates


Visit Nepal and trek through the hills for sponsorship

Have a Night In and donate the money you would have spent going out

Hold a Night Walk to raise some money


Promote your fundraising Online

Hold an Open Day at your work and collect donations


Hold a Picnic and collect some funds

Have a Pyjama day at the office

Throw a Party and donate the ticket fees or hold a collection

Have a Photograph competition


Quit something for a day, week or month and get sponsored

Hold a Quiz night


Hold a Raffle

Try to be a World Record Breaker

Get in touch with the Recycling Factory and raise money through your rubbish


Try and do a sponsored Silence

Raise money through doing a Skydive

Take part in a Sports challenge, or hold a company sports day

Bring in your unwanted clothes and hold an item Swap, making a donation for the items you take home

Try ShareGift. A unique charity which specialises in accepting donations of shares.


Enter a team into Trailwalker 100km challenge

Hold a Tea Party

Organise a Treasure Hunt

Have a Themed event or day at the office


Try something Unusual and raise some money in the process


Take part in a sponsored Walk

Hold a Wine Tasting evening


Hold your own X-Factor competition


Have a ‘Yes-day’ where you have to say yes to everything!


Arrange a Zumba day


Find out more about how you can fundraise for us.

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