Community Fundraising Challenges!

Fun fundraising ideas for 2023!

Join family, neighbours, friends, classmates or take on a solo challenge and help raise vital funds for Barretstown! Help to bring some Barretstown magic to children with serious illness and their families, by turning fun or challenging events into fundraisers! It can be simple and still make such a difference.

There are so many ways you can raise vital funds in a way that's fun but also impactful!

Below are just some examples to get you started.

So…what’s it going to be?

Why not set yourself a walking target for a year, a month, or even just for a week!
And make it a sponsored challenge in aid of Barretstown!
Just set up a JustGiving or iDonate online fundraising page and spread the word.
It's simple and achievable and really will make a difference.
Do it as a family or a group of friends or a class or office team?
Bring some cheer to the week!

Be part of the Barretstown magic.

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Take on a sponsored silent hour or day in aid of Barretstown!
Set up a free, online sponsorship page on JustGiving or iDonate or use Facebook fundraising!
What about a silent lunch break challenge?
Use social media and post hilarious silent updates throughout your challenge!
Sign up!

Simply set up a fundraising page!

Are you up for sharing your musical talent online and giving everyone a lift and doing it as a much needed fundraiser for Barretstown?
We're asking you to

Christmas Carols or a Christmas performance to friends or classmates....?
Ask for donations instead of tickets or tips!
Simply set up an online fundraising page and set a date!

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Very similar to the Christmas Jumper Challenge, why not pick a day when classmates or colleagues donate in order to wear their silliest socks for the day and organise a prize for the most impressive participants!
Simple and fun way to raise some much needed funds for Barretstown this Christmas!
Sign up!

Set up a JustGiving Page!

Challenge yourself, your family, your classmates or your team
to a screen-free day or afternoon and make it a sponsored challenge in aid of Barretstown!
It's not so easy but the best challenges never are!

Just set up an online fundraising page for Barretstown on JustGiving or iDonate and spread the word!
Make a list of all the screen-free things you are going to get done during your no-tech challenge and set the date!

Challenge yourself!


Why not turn your Friday night out (or in) into a fundraising quiz-night, in aid of Barretstown!
You could even organise a virtual quiz night online and invite family members from all over the world!

Catch up and have a laugh with your friends from the comfort of your own homes.
Use any of the video-chat apps and decide on a quiz-master and work those brain cells!

Or turn your Christmas pub reunion into a pub quiz to raise funds for Barretstown!

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Turn your zumba or spin class into a fundraiser for Barretstown.
Either ask you local gym or dance school or set up your own sponsored danceathon on your road at home?
Or a Christmas disco in your school or sports club?
It's a great way to connect your community, but also for a great cause!

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Invite all the family (or all your friends!) to meet online and play a board game together!
You can chip together and donate then via the website ‘DONATE’

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Share an in-person or Zoom Yoga Class and make a group donation or individual.

Or set up an online yoga session with your friends or colleagues and ask people to donate to join?


Why not set up a street bingo evening within your community or Community Centre
Gather some prizes from neighbours and local businesses.
Set a date and time and let all the neighbours know.
It's a fun way to connect your community and raise valuable funds for Barretstown!


Going for a walk every day or a run?
Put magic in your miles !

Now is the perfect time to use your daily exercise to help those that need it most.

Why not challenge yourself to do a marathon in a month? In the lead up the Christmas or as a January challenge to have on the horizon!
And do it as a fundraiser for Barretstown! Pick a target; set up a fundraising page; spread the word!

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Cycle for Barretstown

Calling all cyclists!
Support Barretstown by taking on a Cycle Challenge in aid of Barretstown in 2023!
You will not only be challenging yourself, but you'll also be helping raise vital funds for Barretstown by simply gathering sponsorship from friends, family, class-mates or colleagues.

Watch this space for more info!

You may have a different idea....
Or a version of one of these here...
And you would like to figure out how to do it!

Click below to see our simplest checklist and get going!

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We can help!

We can help!

Got a different idea but just not quite sure how to make it happen?

The Community Fundraising Team have helped hundreds of people organise events and reach fundraising targets.

We are only a phone call or an email away so please get in touch if you need any advice or help at all.

Call Fiona or Irene in the Community Fundraising Team on 045 864115 or email the link below.

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