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#Thrive40 - It's our birthday!

This year marks 40 years of us working in the local community and we want to celebrate in style....

During our 40th anniversary, we’d like to raise as much money as possible, so we’ve put together 40 fundraising ideas to provide you with some inspiration. This is not a definitive list so if you’ve got any other ideas (big or small), we’d welcome your support.

  1. Join our 40 for 40 Club. We are aiming to enrol 40 businesses into the club with a fundraising target of £1,000 each to help raise an incredible £40,000
  2. Run 40 miles in 40 days
  3. Cycle 40 miles for 40 days
  4. Hold a 40-minute sponsored silence
  5. If there are lots of you, why not do a ‘relay’ style event to raise cash, taking it in turns to sit in a bath of beans, or run on a treadmill. You could do 40 minutes each?
  6. Sell 40 cakes at a bake sale
  7. Dress up as something from 40 years ago for the day
  8. Wash 40 cars for £4 a pop
  9. Photo caption competition. Ask people to bring in a funny photo or baby picture and get players to guess who’s who for a donation
  10. Four for 40 appeal – set up a fundraising page asking for people to donate £4
  11. Strike it lucky with a bingo event. Charge a fee per game.
  12. Pay a fee for a dress down day at work
  13. Donate your 40th birthday to Thrive and instead of presents ask for donations
  14. Go without chocolate, sweets, wine for 40 days in return for donations. 
  15. Hold a sponsored scavenger hunt with 40 things hidden
  16. Hold a quiz of 40 questions
  17. Host a staff competition to see who can eat the most biscuits/marshmallows etc. in 40 seconds
  18. Organise a sponsored fun run/walk lasting 40 minutes
  19. Do 40 good deeds for others in return for donations
  20. Hold a three-legged race for 40 feet
  21. Hold a coffee/cake morning
  22. Swim 40 lengths at a swimming pool
  23. Raffle 40 (big or small) prizes
  24. Organise a charity football match
  25. Run a full or half marathon
  26. Volunteer for 40 hours
  27. Declutter and sell 40 items at a car boot sale
  28. Hold a 40-hour dance-a-thon with some friends
  29. Spare pennies collection jar
  30. Make and sell 40 crafts
  31. Climb a mountain such as Snowdon
  32. Backwards day – wear everything backwards for a day
  33. Hold a 1979 themed party for friends and family
  34. Save £1 a day for 40 days
  35. Host a games night
  36. Have an ugly jumper day
  37. Organise a baking contest
  38. Get together with friends for a Come Dine With Me-style night.
  39. Organise a sponsored dog walk
  40. Do you know some musicians? Have a battle of the bands night.

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