1 in 3 people in Somerset will need the support of St Margaret's Hospice Care in their lifetime, and we need to raise £9.5million every year to continue to provide this vital care. That's why we're so grateful when someone chooses to take part in an event to raise money for us.
Here's some of our top tips to help you raise as much sponsorship money as you can...
- If you’ve already set up an online fundraising page, fantastic! If not, visit our JustGiving or Facebook fundraising pages to set up yours. Once it’s set up, you just need to share it as much as possible – post it on your social media pages and email it to friends, family and work colleagues.
- Why not do a sweepstake on the time you’ll complete your event in? Even if your event is not a timed event, it’s easy to time yourself with a phone or watch. Ask people to donate £1 (or more if they’re feeling generous!) to bet on your time and then the winner gets half of the proceeds.
- Lots of companies now take part in matched funding where they will match the amount of fundraising an employee does for a charity (up to a pre-determined level), thereby doubling your total. Ask your employer about matched giving.
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