How to raise money

There is a multitude of ways you can raise money to help end loneliness. Whether it’s a bake sale at work or taking part in a challenge event every single penny you raise will go towards bringing happiness and friendship back into the lives of over 75s in the UK who are desperately in need of company. 

Stuck for ideas? Have a look at our fundraising A-Z

Our team can help you with tips on how to promote your activity and make the most of your fundraising. Just get in touch to talk to us about what you have in mind.

Who doesn’t love a tea party? Host a tea party for friends and family and help raise funds and awareness of loneliness in older people.   

Bring your best baking game and put on a bake sale at your work or school.  

Host a dinner party and ask your guests to make a donation to Re-engage.  

Throw your best shapes and have a dancing competition with your friends.  

By shopping from your favourite retailers via the Easyfundraising website you can raise money to help support our work across the United Kingdom.  

Do you have a birthday coming up? Get your friends and family to donate to Re-engage instead of buying gifts.  

Whether you play professionally or you’re just partial to a bit of crazy golf, hosting a golf event can be a fun way to raise vital funds.  

Organise a hike with friends in a stunning or challenging location and ask for sponsors.  

Invite your friends round to enjoy dishes, music or films from across the globe.  

Get rid of unwanted items and host a jumble sale where the money raised goes to helping support a local group.  

Walk to end loneliness and sign up to take part in Scotland’s biggest fundraising event. 

Have the experience of a life-time and take part in the prestigious London Marathon.  

There are hundreds of marathon events taking place across the world. Choose a location of your choice and run to bring lonely older people new friends.  

Pay a pound to wear your own clothes to school or work.  

Charge colleagues to compete in office themed games.  

Take to the skies and take on the challenge of a lifetime.  

Host a quiz night at your local pub or school. Charge people on entry. 

Ask local businesses to donate prizes and sell strips of tickets for a pound.  

Raise awareness of loneliness and stop talking for a day.  

Put on a tombola at your event to keep people entertained and raise extra money. 

Challenge local schools to take part in a university challenge event.  

Vintage fashions are all the rage. Rummage through your wardrobe and host a sale.  

Take part in a sponsored walk with your work and ask friends and family to donate.  

Are you a self-confessed yogi? Could you do it for 24 hours? Why not put on a sponsored yoga event at work or for your friends? 

Love to sing? Host an X Factor night and get people to pay to enter. May the best singer win!  

Set yourself a serious challenge and hike up Yorkshire’s three biggest peaks.  

Make every move count and Zumba your way to ending loneliness.  

Contact us

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