Fundraising

As a charity, a huge part of our work is fundraising, as the charity can only continue its vital work, with regular income from sponsorship raised by people who take on challenges and activities for the charity. Everyone can do something to help fundraise, no matter how young or old you may be, and no matter how big or small an activity or challenge you can take on; so take a look at our current fundraising projects and ideas, contact the team, and do something extraordinary for charity.

Jump for Love

Jump for Love is currently the charities biggest fundraising project and entails skydiving for the charity. Each person who ‘jumps for love’ represents 1000 of the 254,000 babies that are lost each year across the UK through miscarriage and stillbirth, showing that ‘Every Baby Matters!’ You have the choice of a tandem skydive, where you are attached to an instructor while you jump, or you can do an individual skydive…the choice is yours. Using jump centres across the UK, you have a choice of where you jump, and when you jump. So many people have taken part over the past 2-years, and have found it to be a truly amazing life changing experience, one that many say they would do again.  Don’t just take our word for it, listen to what Clare, one of the jumpers had to say.

For those of you who just can’t go quite that big, we also have a fantastic zip line option, which the team can let you know about. More information is available from the Jump for Love website which is www.jumpforlove.co.uk or by emailing fundraising@sayinggoodbye.org.

Wax for Love

This, as the name suggests, involves wax, and men’s bodies. Yes this is a fundraising project where men are sponsored to get waxed for the charity. You can get your legs waxed (as Andy the CEO has had done), your arms, backs, chests, or why not go the whole way, and go for the super smooth aerodynamic look. What works even better than one man doing it on his own, is to get teams, friend groups or work colleagues to all get involved and raise even more money. The team would love to hear from you, and so please email fundraising@sayinggoodbye.org to find out more.

The following film ‘It’s Always about the One’ may serve as an inspiration to fundraise for the charity.

Race for Love

From marathons to 1K fun runs, and 100K walks to the infamous ‘Tough Mudder’, there are hundreds of events that take place across the UK each year, where runners and walkers can raise money for charity. The charity has been fortunate to have runners compete is a wide range of races, and we welcome anyone who would like to take up the challenge, and become the next Mo Farah. The fundraising team are able to let you know about races local to you, and can help with registering for races and much more. This is a really simple and fun way to get involved in fundraising, where people of all abilities can take part.

Bake Sales

Are you the next Delia…can you whip up a jam sponge like Jamie, or a ganache like Gordon…then why not bake for Saying Goodbye? Baking cakes and selling them to work colleagues, at school or to family and friends is a great way to raise funds. Why not get your friends involved and ask them to make cakes too?

Other Fundraising Ideas

The fundraising team have hundreds of other ideas for ways that you can get involved in fundraising for the charity, and are waiting for you to get in touch with them, so email fundraising@sayinggoodbye.org today, and do something amazing!

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