Virtual fundraising provides so many opportunities – our amazing supporters are always coming up with new and innovative ways to raise money. Virtual fundraisers also have the added bonus of letting you catch up with family and friends whilst raising money to help people affected by Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS).
Even if you are unable to run marathons or skydive, there are still many ways you can support us from the comfort of your own home. Here are a number of virtual fundraising ideas for you to try!
Take a look at the ideas below for inspiration:
As always, your fundraising efforts make a huge difference to everything we do. Anything you raise will help our cause - every penny and pound raised really does make a big difference to us and those we support.
Here are some simple ideas for ways that you can fundraise without leaving your home. Got an idea of your own? We'd love to hear about it - Register your interest here!
Are you interested in gaming? Why not set up a gaming marathon! You can link your Twitch account to a Just Giving fundraising page and live stream your gaming marathon! Linking your pages is simple, just head over to live.justgiving.com to get your OBS browser links. For a step-by-step guide, click here. We are also registered on Tiltify, where you can stream live whilst getting donations.
If you work from home, whether that's occasionally or every day, you could donate the amount you would have spent on your commute to work to Burning Nights CRPS Support. You could set up a fundraising page or JustGiving page and every day or every week donate the amount you would have spent commuting to work. To boost the donation further, why not include what you would have spent on lunch and coffee or ask your home-working colleagues to join your cause?
Keep those swear words out of the house! Donate an amount of money per swear word. You could even have a rising scale! Then, donate your funds when your Swear Jar is full.
Set up a Birthday fundraiser on Facebook in aid of Burning Nights CRPS Support and share it with your friends, family and colleagues.
Have you got a special celebration coming up? Silver or Gold wedding anniversary? 40th Birthday? New baby? Why not set up a fundraiser for the celebration and ask people to donate money instead of presents?
Hold a virtual coffee morning with friends and family using video technology to chat and meet others. Set up a fundraising page or JustGiving page and ask people to make a donation to join you at the virtual coffee morning. Raise valuable funds and awareness while you socialise and snack!
Cycle a famous route on your indoor bike and tour the country from your own home, just like Heather Dearlove who took on the Fred Whitton Bike Challenge TWICE on an exercise bike. A total of 226 miles!
Challenge yourself to do something indoors for charity, such as running on the spot or taking on your stairs fifty times! Please remember to be safe during any activity.
Love your yoga, Zumba or another exercise? Why not set up a yoga or exercise marathon and even stream it live on Facebook or record yourself and post a video!
You could auction physical items or even choose to auction lessons for something you’re good such as cooking or a hobby you’re doing such as crafting. If you know any famous people, why not ask them to see if they’ll donate some spare time to hold a virtual conversation with the winner?
Clear out your clutter and sell on eBay. We’re registered with eBay for charity so you can be confident all funds come directly to us.
Hold your quiz online and ask people to donate to join!