With your help we really can make a difference.

Whether at home, at school, at work or at your local club, there are so many ways you can raise money for and awareness whilst having fun at the same time!

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Here are some ideas to get you started:

  • Hold a garden party or BBQ
  • Come Dine with Me or murder mystery dinner party
  • Fundraising Ball
  • Promise auction
  • Karaoke night
  • Wine tasting evening
  • Quiz night
  • Cake sale
  • Sponsored run, walk, silence, diet, leg shave
  • Dress up/down/fancy dress/wear to work day
  • Bucket collection
  • Raffle
  • Bring and buy sale
  • Cake baking competition

Fundraising materials

Poster - Spread the message about your fantastic activity using these colourful template posters. There's space to include all the details about your fundraiser. Download - 40kb
 
Postcards - These are another great way to tell people about your fundraising plans. Handwrite or print your details using your home printer, then ask if you can leave a stash in local social hubs, hand them out at events or put them through your neighbours' letterboxes. Download - 80kb
 
Target Poster - This is the perfect way to tell everyone you know how much you've raised so far. You never know, it might persuade your supporters to sponsor you again to help you get closer to your target. Download - 47kb
 
Bunting - This eye-catching decoration will give your fundraising a boost. Drape it about for the event itself, or use it as a way to get noticed at mini fundraisers before the big day. Download - 54kb
 
Sponsor Form - Use this form to help you gain sponsorship from your friends, family and work colleagues. Download - 349kb

Keeping it legal

Contact us if you are thinking of organising a bucket collection and we’ll send you some official buckets with security seals. If you plan to hold a bucket collection on behalf of The Hibbs Lupus Trust please do ensure you obtain permission from the owner or manager of the premises you plan to collect on. If you collect in the street or house to house you will need to obtain a licence. The Institute of Fundraising have full guidelines on their website.

Raffles and lotteries - There are different types of lotteries and raffles. Some, including those where tickets are being sold to the wider public and are available in advance of an event, for which you must obtain a licence from the local authority. There are also regulations on the information you need to provide on the tickets, who you can sell tickets to and the types of prizes. More information about running a lottery or raffle legally is available in this pdf from the Gambling Commission.

Paying your money

 
Send a cheque – Please send a cheque made payable to The Hibbs Lupus Trust to: 
The Hibbs Lupus Trust 
Bakers Way 
Hednesford 
Staffordshire 
WS12 4XZ 
 
Remember to include a letter with your name, and contact details so we can thank you for your donation. 
 
Email us a photo of your event and we can share it across our social media channels. 
 
What are you waiting for – have fun, raise as much as you can and keep spreading the word about lupus!

 

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