50 Ways to Raise £50

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Here are 50 simple ways to raise £50 for Narcolepsy UK.  If you can think of any other please let us know!

  • Wash 10 cars and charge £5 each
  • Hold a barbecue and charge 10 people £5 each
  • Organise a golf competition with 10 friends and ask them to donate £5 each
  • Sponsored swim - swim 50 lengths and ask 10 people to sponsor you 10p a length
  • Afternoon tea party (invite 10 people and ask for a donation of £5 each)
  • Coffee morning (invite donations)
  • Five-a-side football match and charge everyone £5 to enter
  • Give an hour's labour for £5 x 10
  • Sponsored walk - ask nine friends to get £5 of sponsorship each
  • Sponsored silence - ask 10 people to sponsor you 50p per hour for 10 hours
  • Stall at a summer village fete - tombola, bric-a-brac, lucky dip etc
  • Car boot stall
  • Walk 10 dogs and charge £5 each
  • Band night
  • Barn dance
  • Sunday Brunch for 10 and charge £5 each
  • Birthday or anniversary coming up? Ask the givers to make a donation to Narcolepsy UK instead of buying you a present
  • Book stall at a car boot sale (bring your friends' books along too)
  • Boules match - charge entry
  • Bridge party - invite donations
  • CD/DVD stall at fete/car boot - invite friends to donate theirs
  • Treasure hunt on foot - plan a route, set the clues, and charge 10 friends £5 each to enter
  • Cheese and wine evening
  • Karaoke evening - charge per five minutes of fame!
  • Choral event with local choirs - charge entry
  • Clothes sale - invite your friends to donate their unwanted garments
  • Collection after a concert, panto or play
  • Fashion show with local boutique - charge entry
  • Garage sale
  • Garden party with teas/plant stalls
  • No alcohol for 50 days - sponsored
  • No sweets for 50 days - sponsored
  • Picnic for families - ask for donations
  • Pub quiz - entry fee
  • Pudding party - everyone donates their best/favourite homemade dessert. Charge £5 to sample any five. Recipes available for £1.
  • Winter soup lunch
  • Wine tasting
  • Boat owners, take friends sailing/cruising and ask for a donation
  • Cricket match - invite donations
  • Cream teas in your garden - invite 10 couples and charge them £5
  • Sponsored bike ride
  • Feed small pets while owners are on holiday
  • Bake cakes and sell to friends
  • Collect loose change in a jar
  • Ask friends to donate foreign coins left over from holidays
  • Go busking - but check with your council first
  • Ask family members if they have any chores you can do for a small fee
  • Cycle/walk instead of taking the bus and donate the ticket cost each time
  • Ask a friend who has a skill (yoga teacher, cook, dance instructor?) to donate tuition for a group, and invite your friends along, for a fee
  • Make jam/marmalade and sell to friends

Inspired? Then have a go! You can download a sponsorship form here.