If you want to fundraise for ActionAid, but are stuck for ideas, then you’ve come to the right place!
Check out our top ‘fundraising at home’ ideas and free resources below. There you will find lots of creative and fun ways you can support women and girls living in poverty — all from the comfort of your own home.
Host a virtual quiz or scavenger hunt and charge an entry fee to take part. Stuck for questions? Try out our ActionAid quiz in the resources section below.
Set up a JustGiving page to easily collect donations online. Once set up, spread the word to friends and family on social media.
Hold a masterclass
From yoga to baking, use your favourite hobby to livestream a virtual masterclass in exchange for a donation.
Walk, run or cycle the distance
Get sponsored to walk the equivalent number of steps to climb the Eiffel Tower, cycle the distance from Lands End to John O’Groats, or run your own half marathon?
Challenge your friends to a fitness competition. Whoever does the highest number of sit-ups, squats or cartwheels in a minute wins! Each pay to take part and split the winnings between the champ and ActionAid.
Family Marathon walk
Team up with your household and walk the distance of a marathon within a week. You could walk together or divide the miles between you!
Letting your locks grow or braving a ‘home haircut’? Donate the amount you would usually spend on a trip to the hairdressers.
Working from home at the moment? Donate the money you may be saving on your commute.
Switched pub trips for virtual nights in? Donate the cost of a pint, glass of wine, or even a whole round!
Big Me — at home
Encourage children to dress up as their dream job and spend the day exploring their future hopes and aspirations. Find out more here.
Download our engaging educational materials that combine games, facts and stories based on real children in communities where we work. Find out more here.
Meet John and Rosie
John and his dog Rosie are running the distance of 10 marathons during lockdown to raise money for ActionAid. John said: ‘Some people don’t have any means to wash their hands and certainly no means of social distancing. So I am raising money to support ActionAid’s response to the coronavirus pandemic in some of the poorest countries in the world.