Organise a fundraising event We're here to help! We've put together some fundraising ideas with activities and events that can raise money for Ovacome. Whether you try them all or only a couple, everything you do will make a big difference to our work and your support will help make a real difference to women and their families affected by ovarian cancer. Every pound that you raise means more support for women living with ovarian cancer and their families, plus you'll get to have lots of fun! If you use Gift Aid donation you will be increasing your donation by 25%! If you’ve got any questions, please contact us or give us a call on 020 7299 6651 and we can send you a fundraising pack, including more fundraising ideas. We can also send you balloons, posters, T-shirts, sponsorship forms and collection boxes to support your event. . Step 1: choose an event This can be anything you like, so let your imagination go wild! But think about: Where it will be – do you need to hire a venue? Your fundraising target – how much do you want to raise? Set a budget and stick to it – can you get discounts or prizes for free? If you need a licence – are you selling alcohol or using a public space? . Step 2: promote your event First, set up your own fundraiaing page; it’s one of the easiest ways to raise sponsorship. Personalise your page, then email the link to people when you tell them about your event. . Set up a fundraising page . Next, tell everyone what you’re doing. Jump on social media, call up the local paper and radio station, get it in your school, group or company newsletter – and don’t forget to tell us so we can promote it too. . Step 3: enjoy the day Have fun at your event - you’ve worked hard to make it happen! Don't forget to take plenty of photos to share online and maybe even create your own hashtag, like #clairescakesale. Tag us on social media using #ovacome too, so we can tell all our supporters what you’re up to. Your company may decide to match any money you raise, and you could also collect donations on the day. Talk to us about the best ways to do this. . Step 4: tell us how it went We love hearing about our fundraisers’ events, so please send us your success stories and photos. If you use the hashtag #ovacome on social media, we can share the pics from your event with all our followers. We couldn't continue our support work without your help – so don’t forget to send in your fundraising! Thanks to your support, we can continue to provide the very best in care for everyone affected by ovarian cancer. . Useful guides you can download You can download these handy guides and posters to help you with your event. Don't forget we can also send you balloons, posters, T-shirts, sponsorship forms and collection boxes to support your event - get in touch [email protected] or call 020 7299 6651. Toolkit Fundraising Ideas PDF A Handy How To Guide PDF Top Fundraising Tips PDF Fundraising guidelines PDF Collection Tin and Collection Bucket Guidelines PDF How to send your money PDF .