Some Ideas to Get You Started!
5K Run/Walk or Bike Ride
Charge an entry fee per rider and encourage individual fundraising
Obtain a variety of items donated from local businesses
Add a donation to greens fees; have each golfer make a donation for each hole under par; have contests
Run a Marathon / Bike a Century Ride
Get friends, family, and companies to sponsor your bold athletic endeavor
Sell tickets and ask for a donation from bowlers for every strike
Basketball, Softball, Flag Football Tournament
Charge an entry fee per team and “pass the hat” among spectators
Concert with a Local Band
Hold it at a bar that will donate the cover charge to the cause; have a large cover charge with open bar
Collect a percentage of every pot or charge admission fee; sell food and beverages
Get fashions donated from local boutiques and sell tickets and refreshments
Have it hosted by kids; charge for food and games
Hold it at a local church or fire hall and sell tickets
Have a minimum donation and encourage more!
Get a group at school to bake and sell the goodies after school
1. Ask guests to make a donation to The ALS Association in lieu of gifts.
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Hosting a party for the big game?
Invite your family and friends over to watch the big game and ask them to pledge a donation for every point scored by their favorite team OR create a pool with 50% donated and 50% towards prizes. Attending a party? Ask the host if they will let you do it at their get-together.