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Charity Party Ideas
Want to throw a party? Make it a party with a purpose. Want some easy inexpensive ideas?
Whether itís a birthday, holiday or any other day throwing a charity party is a sure way not only to have fun
but benefit others as well. Even a small event can raise needed donations and go a long way to increase
awareness for an organization and its cause.
Keep it Simple and Easy
No need to spend a lot of money. You can raise money and have a great time too, without breaking the bank.
There are simple, easy and low-cost events that you can throw. The small events work in an individual way
that many people love because of the personal feel. But remember to get permission from the organization
before you raise money or speak on their behalf.
Simple and fun Ideas
Food Drive Costume Party - If or you want an excuse to dress up and
benefit others throw a costume party food drive for a local food bank or
homeless shelter. You can take money donations instead of canned goods.
Itís a good way to have fun and dress up too any time of year.
An Evening Out - Invite your guests to a local bar or restaurant, but
get permission from the manager. No need to rent the facility, just ask them
when their slow days or nights are and tell them about your fundraiser. Then
send out invitations via Face Book, Google+ and other social media sites and
tell your friends to share the information as well. If you have a friend or
relative that has a band, ask them if theyíll provide the entertainment, with
permission of the facility owner. Make sure to create an eye catching display
about the organization and inform your party goers about your cause and how
they can donate.
Garage Sale - Gather your friends, neighbors and coworkers and have a
giant garage sale. Ask them all to donate items for the sale. Make sure the
signs for your sale are large, legible and state that youíre raising money
for a particular organization or cause. Send out invitations on all your
social media site contacts asking them to share it with their contacts as
well. You may want to include home-baked goodies as well to help raise even
Burn Your Grudge Event - Invite your guests for a shred or burn your
grudge event. Each guest writes one bad thing that has happened to him or her
in the last year on a piece of paper. It can be anything, losing a job, a
break up whatever they choose and for a small donation it can be shredded or
burnt. For those that have more than one thing they want shredded or burnt
they can write it on another piece of paper and donate again. This could be
made a public event (at a park) but get permission or permit first. A public
event could get media attention that could get more donations for the cause.
Birthday Party - Why not turn your next birthday party into a
fundraiser? Invite your guests to your house or favorite restaurant to
celebrate your birthday and ask for donations to your cause instead of gifts.
Be sure to have some fun party games to make it lively and memorable.
Have a Cook Out - Have a BBQ or and make it a party with a purpose out
of it. Encourage your friends to invite their friends. Show a short clip
about the organization youíre raising money for. You could also include a
good movie just for fun. Make sure to note clearly in your invitation that
your event is a fund raiser, what charity youíre supporting and that youíll
be asking for donations.
Use your imagination, maybe you can come up with a theme or type of event thatís sure to be fun and
support a good cause as well. Make it fun and take lots of pictures. You can post those on your social media sites
and possibly garner more support and donations for the organization.
***No matter what type of event you choose be sure to have flyers
on hand from the organization so your customers can learn more about it.***
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