You don’t need any special talents or skills to fundraise, only a desire to make a difference.

A huge thank you for getting involved! Chances are if you’ve got this far, you already have an idea of what you are going to do to raise money for The Howarth Foundation.

Here we will provide you with some advice and guidance to make the most out of your fundraising challenge.

Fundraising Pack

  • Keep your idea’s simple
  • Set yourself a goal
  • Work out if there are any costs to you, try and aim to raise a minimum of £3 for every £1 you are spending
  • Let us know your plans so we can provide any support and advice
  • Set up an online giving page JustGiving, GoFundMe etc.
  • Publicise your event, create posters and use social media
  • Enjoy it!

If you are stuck for an idea or want to chat through your plans then please get in touch with us, we love hearing about your ideas and will be happy to provide you with advice and support.

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Fundraising Ideas

Events that you could run…
  • Dress down days – 1 day per quarter, charging £2 per employee
  • Bake sale – 1 every quarter, charging £1.50 per cake/bun
  • A sponsored event – Anything from a sponsored walk, bike ride, skydive etc
  • Coffee Morning
  • Guessing games – such as the amount of sweets in a jar or weight of a baby
  • Curry and quiz night
  • Give up something for a week – for example chocolate or alcohol
  • Bring and buy sale
  • Sleep rough for one night
  • Swear box
  • Onesie Wednesday

The list above is not exhaustive and you are more than welcome to create your own ideas for fundraising events!

Fundraising Pack


Sponsor one of our quarterly Business Building Futures networking events or be a headline sponsor for the Howarths Music Extravaganza.

Become a Sponsor

Chosen Charity

Being your charity of choice is a great way to show your local community that you are committed to giving something back and want to make a difference.

Choose the Howarth Foundtion


We have volunteering opportunities available to those who can give the gift of time! The opportunities are in areas of fundraising, online sales and admin support.

Become a Volunteer

Tools to help with your fundraising:

(So that you can let us know what you are doing and request items such as t-shirts, banners, collection buckets etc)