Fundraising ideas

A years worth of fundraising ideas

 Here are some fantastic ideas to help give you inspiration and set up your own fundraiser for Springhill Hospice!

  • Feeling guilty after Christmas? Organise a sponsored walk to help you shed that holiday weight

  • New Year, New you! Set yourself the resolution of taking on a life changing challenge and sign up to one of our overseas events!

  • Ditch the alcohol for Dry January and donate the money you and your friends and family would have spent on alcohol

  • Time for a spring clean! Empty out your wardrobes and sell your preloved items online or with a car boot sale

  • Hold an auction event with your family and friends

  • Take on one of our local challenges

  • Go Green for Springhill. Raise money with your friends, family and colleges (You can even organise a visit from Springy)

  • Dust off those football boots and have a charity match

  • Relax and have a pamper day

  • Summer is back! Gather the friends and family around and have a BBQ fundraiser from your garden 

  • Grab the suds and soaps and have a car wash

  • Host a summer ball and enjoy the summer nights

  • Take part in a golf day tournament

  • Have a non-uniform day

  • Push yourself to new limits and take on a marathon

  • Host your own firework display

  • Belt out a tune for Karaoke night

  • Have your own ugly jumper competition

  • Host a dinner party for all your loved ones in the spirt of Valentines

  • Set up a singles night

  • Set up a Facebook Fundraiser!

  • April Fools! Host your own comedy night

  • Call on your friends for a much needed wine and cheese night

  • Celebrate your blooming back garden with a good old fashioned garden party!

  • Host an Easter egg hunt

  • Celebrating a birthday or anniversary? Why not give in celebration and make the event that much more memorable!

  • Brave the shave! Take a razor to your luscious locks

  • Host a raffle

  • Take on the £30 Corporate Challenge and test your entrepreneurial skills with your colleagues

  • Take on one of our local challenges such as the Yorkshire 3 Peaks

  • Organise a sports day

  • Host a best dressed competition at your Halloween party  

  • Have a pumpkin carving competition

  • Be a collection pot hero and collect spare change from your local community

  • Get into the festive spirit with a Christmas Party

  • Wear Your Woollies Day

  • Sign up for a Santa Dash or Reindeer Run

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Why not take on one of our upcoming events and fundraise through sponsorship?

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01st Dec 2023

Reindeer Run

Springhill’s Reindeer Run provides a fun festive activity for children and staff to enjoy, giving us all something to smile about at Christmas. How does it work? The Reindeer Run is designed to be flexible to meet your timescales, school environment and children’s ages. You choose the date, the activity – run or walk - and where and how it will be held.         It can be entirely classroom-based with supporting activities or It can take place in the school hall or an available outdoor space. Holding the event over more than one day for different groups is also an option.  We will provide everything you need to deliver your Reindeer Run - this will include:  Reindeer antlers for each child to wear. Template communications to send to parents/guardians. Supporting activity sheets with story time, writing or drawing exercises, quizzes and games for  children of different ages.   Self-seal sponsorship envelopes to collect donations for Springhill Hospice. We will arrange to  collect these envelopes from you and provide you with your fundraising total. You will be provided with a template certificate for all children taking part.  We will happily book in a visit with our mascot Springy the Frog to thank you all for your fundraising efforts. What to do next To let us know that you would like to take part and reserve your Reindeer Run fundraising pack:   Call the Fundraising Team on 01706 641790 (opt 1)        Email  OR, Register online via the form below Please contact us as soon as possible, to ensure you receive everything in time for your successful Reindeer Run! EVENT KINDLY SPONSORED BY SENIOR WASTE REMOVALS  

02nd Dec 2023

Light Up a Life

Springhill Hospice invites you to dedicate a light on our tree and join others in remembering those exceptional people who have brought joy and light to your life.  What is Light up a Life? Light up a Life provides a chance for you to remember and celebrate the lives of your loved ones, by dedicating a light on our beautiful Hospice tree. Hundreds of lights will shine brightly, each in memory of those you love, turning our garden into a haven of light and hope. You can make a donation of your choice to dedicate your light in memory of your loved one. Each dedication will mean our patients and their loved ones will receive the care they need to make every moment count. You will receive a personalised card, displaying ythour loved one’s name, and a Light up a Life home pack including a dedication star which you can personalise with your own special memory. All dedications will appear in our Book of Lights which will be displayed virtually on our website. You can even send a photograph of your loved one to feature in our Celebration Video (you can do this at checkout) Photos and dedications must ve received by 29th November to be assured of being added to the Book of Lights and video. For 2023, you will have two opportunities to join in with our Light up a Life celebrations: Springhill Hospice Celebration: 4pm Saturday 2nd December St Chads Church Service: 7pm Thursday 7th December These events will include music, carols, readings and poems for you to reflect, remember and celebrate the memories of your loved ones. PLEASE NOTE, PHYSICAL TICKETS WILL NOT BE SENT OUT. We will also have a very special Celebration Video available on our website from Friday 1st December which will remain available throughout December for you to watch at a time that is meaningful to you. We also have products available for you to buy to enjoy at home to keep that light shining throughout the season.  

08th Dec 2023

Wear Your Woollies

Get your festive jumpers at the ready - Springhill's Wear Your Woollies is back! Dig out your best winter warmers, get your colleagues or class involved and simply donate £2 for adults and £1 for children to Hospice care at Springhill. Add to the fun with your own 'best dressed' competition, cake sale or Christmas quiz. We would like you to join together and have a bit of fun by showing off your best woollies on Friday 8th December. However, don't worry if this date doesn't suit you, you can pick any date throughout December! How it Works: 1.    Sign up with your workplace, school or friendship group via the form below. 2.    Request your fundraising resources. 3.    Use your fundraising pack to promote Wear Your Woollies Day to your staff, colleagues, students or friends. 4.    Pick out your best winter woollies and show them off! 5.    Gather with your colleagues either in the office or virtually on Friday 8th December and show off your wackiest woollies. 6.   Then, afterwards, donate your £2 per adult (and £1 per child) to Springhill Hospice by clicking the donate button below or ringing 01706 641790. Fundraising Ideas: •    Combine the day with your office Christmas celebrations. •    Compile a Christmas Quiz. •    Run a ‘Best Dressed’ competition Schools: We will provide everything you need to deliver your Wear Your Woollies Day: •    Template communications to send to parents/guardians. •    Supporting activity sheets with writing or drawing exercises, quizzes, and games for children of different ages.  •    Springhill Hospice collecting buckets that can be sealed for donations to be dropped in. We will arrange to collect the buckets from you and provide you with your fundraising total. •    We will happily book in a visit alongside our mascot Springy the Frog to celebrate your achievement

How to get involved

You can support us in more way than one!

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