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We're all spending more time at home, so why not get your friends and family together and fundraise for MindWise? Support our vital vote delivering a lifeline to more than 10,000 people a year, and have a bit of craic, too!
Don't forget to register your event so we can keep in touch, cheer you on and send you anything you might need for your virtual fundraising event.
Get your friends and family together for a Zoom bingo night in aid of MindWise. People can enter by donating to your fundraising page.
Quizzes are great ways to raise money. Ask for a donation to enter and host your own quiz! You can make it as simple or as high tech as you like.
The barbers are closed and that hair is beginning to tickle your ears... so why not shave your head in aid of MindWise? Set a target and if enough people donate, get the clippers out!
By holding her pilates class online and encouraging donations for entry, Andrea of All Active Pilates raised more than £1000 for MindWise! If you're fit and want to get others involved, why not do the same? You need:
Can you be our guitar hero? Host a virtual gig through Facebook Live, Instagram live or Twitch. Set up a JustGiving page so that those who join your gig can make a donation. You'll also be spreading a bit of joy through music, too.
Grab your recipe book, challenge your friends and set the timer! Get your friends and family to donate and join in with a bake-off. See who can bake the best within one hour. Why not get your friends on social media to judge the winner?
The Eiffel tower is located in the heart of Paris. Standing at 324m tall, it's one of the most iconic buildings in the world. Of course, there are lifts…. but why not join the club of people who’ve proved they’re tough enough to climb all 1708 stairs to the top?
This one’s short and sweet, and can easily be turned into a competition among friends. First one to the top wins!
If none of these are for you, but you still want to support us (thank you!), then you can donate to MindWise.
Facebook makes it easier to raise money for causes you care about. Click here to Fundraise for MindWise on Facebook.