Time for another look at 10 fun ideas for fundraisers from around the country. These fundraising event ideas show that the best way to raise money for your cause is to put together a fun event that attracts a big crowd.
These unique fundraisers are placing a different twist on regular activities that give them widespread appeal in their communities. Hopefully, these charity event ideas will spark your creative juices with ideas for your next event.
Walk A Mile In Her Shoes – A fundraising walk in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho that encourages men to participate by slipping on a pair of high heels to raise funds to help prevent domestic violence. A donation of $30 is suggested for participation and a selection of high-heeled shoes is available for the men. A celebration after the walk also includes various fundraising activities.
Kid’s Festival Fundraiser – A fun children’s festival in Tucson, Arizona raises money for two charities. Fun activities include lawn bowling, catapult darts, digging for prizes in the sand, and remote-control car racing. Other event highlights include face painting, music, and finger foods.
Wing Fling Fundraiser – A fun food competition held for it’s 22nd year in Pittsfield, MA to benefit the local YMCA. The fundraiser event’s focal point is tasting and judging area restaurants’ chicken wings and ribs. There’s also live music, craft beer, and other fundraising activities.
Friday Night Live Fundraiser – A night of live music, comedy, and good times in Chillicothe, CA raises funds for the local YMCA. The fun evening also features silent auction items and other fundraising ideas.
Touch A Truck PTO Fundraiser – A fun PTO fundraiser event in Newnan, Georgia featuring over 40 huge vehicles that kids could explore raised money for the school, the local food bank, and the Red Cross. Featured attractions that kids could climb into and honk the horns included tanks, street sweepers, fire trucks, tow trucks, drilling rigs, ambulances, plus replicas of the Batmobile and the Scooby Doo van.
Steak N’ Burger Fundraiser Dinner – 28th annual fundraising event raises $35,000 for Boys and Girls Club of Jackson, TN with $125 tickets, fundraising auctions, and inspirational speakers.
Gospel Extravaganza Fundraiser – A fun gospel music and informational event in Sanford, FL raises funds for local adoption agency with multiple gospel music group performances.
Petcasso Fundraiser – 7th annual “Petcasso” Animal Art from the Heart signature fundraiser in Ausin, TX raises $200,000 with artwork created or inspired by celebrity pets, silent auctions, and a live auction conducted by cowboy comedian Walt Roberts where the celebrities all bought their own pet’s artwork.
Day For The Dogs Fundraiser – Fun fundraising idea for a dog park in Twin Falls, ID with a 5K walk/run, People and Pet Lookalike Contest, a children’s pet parade, dog training tips, a dog agility course, paw print tiles, and a stupid pet tricks contest.
Turtle Beach Barbecue Fundraiser – The Painted Turtle, a camp for kids with chronic illness, is hosting a beach barbecue fundraiser with a California Dreaming theme on a beach north of Los Angeles, CA with food prepared by students from a local culinary arts school, live music, silent auction and more fun activities.
Hope you enjoyed this week’s batch of some unique and fun fundraising ideas in our Fun Raisin Friday roundup.