Fundraise with us

Whether you’re an individual, belong to a group or are a business there are lots of ways you can get involved in helping is. If you want to fundraise but you’re stuck for ideas then you’ve come to the right place. Check out our top fundraising ideas to support older people across Wales to have homes, that are warm, safe and appropriate to their needs.

 For more information contact Sheleagh Llewellyn, our Fundraising Officer at Sheleagh.llewellyn@careandrepair.org.uk or phone 02920 674830.

Read our guide to fundraising
  • Give something up

    Give something up

    How much do you spend on things you don’t really need? How about giving up sugar, tea, coffee, smoking, drinking alcohol, buying clothes or driving to work and either donate the money you save or get friends and colleagues to sponsor you, or both!

  • Clothes swap

    Clothes swap

    Do you have a wardrobe or cupboard full of clothes you don’t wear any more? You’re not alone, most people have far more than they need. Why not get together with some friends and organise a clothes swop. It’s a fun way to raise money and refresh your wardrobe at the same time.

  • Take part in a sponsored challenge or team challenge

    Take part in a sponsored challenge or team challenge

    From sponsored walks and runs, to family fun cycle rides, mountain climbing, surfing, swimming and mud snorkelling there are plenty of opportunities to take on a personal challenge.

  • Carwash

    Carwash

    With so many cars on the road everyone needs a carwash from time to time. You could ask friends, colleagues, neighbours or even try the car park at your local supermarket. All you need is a bucket and a sponge!

  • House Warming Party

    House Warming Party

    Spread the word about Care & Repair and invite your friends around for a house warming party. You could hold it in the comfort of your own home or find a community venue. Charge a small entrance fee and hold a raffle or an auction to raise extra funds.

  • Pub quiz

    Pub quiz

    Holding a quiz is a fun way to fundraise. It doesn’t have to be in the pub, you could hold it in at in your local community centre or even in your own home. Make a small charge to take part and offer prizes to the winning team. Guaranteed to get people fired up and wanting to win!

  • Do a good deed

    Do a good deed

    Who remembers Bob A Job or Strive for Five? Why not offer to run errands or clean for someone and ask for a donation

  • Hold a Jumble Sale or a car boot sale

    Hold a Jumble Sale or a car boot sale

    Everybody is doing it because we all have too much stuff. Recycling what we don’t want helps us to de-clutter our lives, is good for the environment and is an easy way to raise a few pounds to make improve the quality of life for older people.

  • Organise a sponsored walk

    Organise a sponsored walk

    It’s good for your health, it’s a chance to meet new people, it’s enjoyable and it’s free. How about organising a sunset walk with a group of friends? Take in a stunning view at the same time as raising awareness and helping to build a Wales where all older people can choose to live independently in homes that are warm and safe.

  • Start a lunch club in work

    Start a lunch club in work

    Hold a lunch club where staff are invited to cook and bring in their lunch in return for a donation. You could theme your lunch club eg: food from around the world.

  • Organise an Office Sweepstake

    Organise an Office Sweepstake

    It doesn’t matter what the event is a sweep stake is fun and easy to organise. We can provide a template, all you have to do is get your friends or colleagues to pay a couple of pounds to take part and then you can give half of what you make to the winner and half to Care & Repair.

  • Extra day off

    Extra day off

    Everybody wants an extra day off. Ask your employer to donate an extra days holiday and hold a raffle to see who can win it.