Twilight with a Twist: Fundraising tips

Twilight with a Twist: Fundraising tips

Want to make a real difference to local people? Try out some of our top tips to add an extra sparkle to your fundraising!

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Set up a JustGiving page

The easiest way to get started with your fundraising is to set up a JustGiving page and share it with your friends and family on social media!

Click here to set up your page

Fundraising ideas

We’ve got so many ideas as to how you could raise your £50 Twilight with a Twist sponsorship, here are a few suggestions to get you started, but do get in touch if you want any more ideas or support with your fundraising, email us at events@hospiscare.co.uk. Before doing any face-to-face fundraising please check the latest COVID-19 restrictions and ensure it is safe and legal to do so.

JustGiving

JustGiving

The easiest way to get started is to set up a JustGiving page!

Bake sale

Bake sale

Get baking and ask friends and family to join you in selling them

Swear box

Swear box

Improve your vocabulary at home or in the office whilst raising vital funds!

Guess the sweets in a jar competition

Guess the sweets in a jar competition

Fill a jar with sweets and get people guessing for a donation, they might win them!

Dog walking service

Dog walking service

Love four legged friends? Why not offer a dog walking service for a donation?

Bring and buy or car boot sale

Bring and buy or car boot sale

Turn the things you no longer need or want into money for Hospiscare!

Car washing

Car washing

Wash the cars in your neighbourhood for a donation to Hospiscare!

Give something up

Give something up

We all have something we should give up. Do it for your local hospice!

Zumbathon

Zumbathon

Enjoy Zumba? You could host or take part in a Zumbathon. Go live on Facebook and spread your fundraising efforts near and far!

Virtual disco

Virtual disco

Organise a virtual disco for friends and dust off those dancing shoes to get in the Twilight mood!

Guess the baby or person

Guess the baby or person

Ask everyone to dig out those baby photos and play guess who

Book sale

Book sale

Maybe you could sell the books you’ve read? Or organise a book swap and get multiple people involved!

Dress down day at school or work

Dress down day at school or work

Get your workplace or school involved, have fun and dress down (or up), for Hospiscare

Jewellery making

Jewellery making

Have you got knack for making or repurposing jewellery? Raise vital funds by bringing some sparkle into someone’s life

Honesty table

Honesty table

Do you have things you could sell for Hospiscare? Pop a table, a sign and a donation box outside your house and let your community do the rest!

Garden party

Garden party

2021 is the year of garden parties! Why not charge £5 per head or leave a collection pot out for those able to give

Host a quiz

Host a quiz

By now we’re all wizards at Virtual Quizzes… So take what you’ve learnt and host the perfect quiz or maybe find a friendly landlord and bring your quiz to a beer garden!

Host a BBQ

Host a BBQ

Who doesn’t love a BBQ? Turn your delicious efforts into much needed donations!

JustGiving

JustGiving

The easiest way to get started is to set up a JustGiving page!

Just £51 raised through your JustGiving page will pay for a Clinical Nurse Specialist to visit a patient at home.

Bake sale

Bake sale

Get baking and ask friends and family to join you in selling them!

If you raise £90, it could fund a mobile DVD player for patients and the families room.

Swear box

Swear box

Improve your vocabulary at home or in the office whilst raising vital funds!

Even just £31 would help pay for an hour of specialised palliative nursing on the ward at Searle House.

Guess the sweets in a jar competition

Guess the sweets in a jar competition

Fill a jar with sweets and get people guessing for a donation, they might win them!

If 10 people donated £2 each, you would raise enough money to fund a soft bath sheet to comfortably wrap up and dry a patient after bathing.

Dog walking service

Dog walking service

Love four legged friends? Why not offer a dog walking service for a donation?

By raising just £41 , you could help fund a relaxing, 1 hour complementary therapy session for a patient or family member.


Bring and buy or car boot sale

Bring and buy or car boot sale

Turn the things you no longer need or want into money for Hospiscare!

If you managed to raise £51, that could help cover the cost of a home visit from a specialist Hospiscare @ Home nurse.

Car washing

Car washing

Wash the cars in your neighbourhood for a donation to Hospiscare!

Every £14.95 you raise could pay for a a lone worker unit to keep our nurses safe whilst working out of hours in the dark.

Give something up

Give something up

We all have something we should give up. Do it for your local hospice!

Every £36 you raise could fund an hour's bereavement support for someone who has lost a loved one.

Zumbathon

Zumbathon

Enjoy Zumba? You could host or take part in a Zumbathon. Go live on Facebook and spread your fundraising efforts near and far!

Together, we can do incredible things and make a difference. £744.24 could help fund a 24 hour stay on the ward for one patient.

Virtual disco

Virtual disco

Organise a virtual disco for friends and dust off those dancing shoes to get in the Twilight mood!

If you could raise £74, you could help fund the purchase of a blood pressure device.

Guess the baby or person

Guess the baby or person

Ask everyone to dig out those baby photos and play guess who!

If 15 friends paid £2 each to enter, you could raise enough money to fund two lone worker units to keep our nurses safe whilst working out in the community after dark.

Book sale

Book sale

Maybe you could sell the books you’ve read? Or organise a book swap and get multiple people involved!

Just £51 raised would fund a Clinical Nurse Specialist to visit a patient at home.

Dress down day at school or work

Dress down day at school or work

Get your workplace or school involved, have fun and dress down (or up), for Hospiscare!

Every £31 you raise would help pay for an hour of specialised palliative nursing on the ward at Searle House.


Jewellery making

Jewellery making

Have you got knack for making or repurposing jewellery? Raise vital funds by bringing some sparkle into someone’s life.

If you raise £72, you could fund two hours of bereavement support for families experiencing loss.

Honesty table

Honesty table

Do you have things you could sell for Hospiscare? Pop a table, a sign and a donation box outside your house and let your community do the rest!

Garden party

Garden party

2021 is the year of garden parties! Why not charge £5 per head or leave a collection pot out for those able to give?

Just £51 could help fund a home visit from one of Hospiscare's Community Nurse Specialists.

Host a quiz

Host a quiz

By now we’re all wizards at Virtual Quizzes… So take what you’ve learnt and host the perfect quiz or maybe find a friendly landlord and bring your quiz to a beer garden!

£702 could pay for a syringe driver, an essential piece of equipment that administers medicine subcutaneously over a selected time.

Host a BBQ

Host a BBQ

Who doesn’t love a BBQ? Turn your delicious efforts into much needed donations!

Every £51 you raise will help pay for a Clinical Nurse Specialist to visit a patient in their own home.

Will my fundraising really make a difference?

Yes! Every year, Hospiscare supports over 2000 patients and their families, and this year, we need your support more than ever to keep providing our specialist care.

  • £32

    would pay for a patient's dressings for a day

  • £51

    would pay for a home visit from one of our specialist nurses

  • £120

    would pay for a nurse's shift on the ward

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Paying in sponsorship

If you’re fundraising online JustGiving (or other platforms) will automatically send us the money you’ve raised. If you’d like to pay in what you’ve raised offline head to www.hospiscare.co.uk/donate and select ‘I have taken part in a sponsored event’ and write Twilight in the box. If you’d rather send us a cheque please make it payable to Hospiscare and send it to Hospiscare, Searle House, Dryden Road, Exeter, EX2 5JJ along with your sponsorship form. Thank you!

Pay in my sponsorship
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