The eve of Christmas is the most important time for the fundraisers around the globe. This is the time when most of the people make donations and take part in almost all kinds of fundraising activities. If you are running a charity organization for a specific cause then this is the time to maximize your donations and make a huge impact in your community. There are a number of ways through which you can raise money for charity this Christmas.
Here are some of the most easiest ways through which charitable organizations can raise funds:
Host a Winter Themed Fundraising Event
You can organize a small fundraising event or dinner where you can offer different activities to the visitors. In return, they can give small amounts of donations. You can also charge a small entrance fee that can be used for your charitable cause. These kinds of charity events prove to be very successful to raise funds for a cause.
Ask Volunteer to support your cause
Christmas is a golden opportunity for charity organizations to raise funds for their cause. You can as volunteers to support your organization through their time and skills. For instance, if a volunteer is skilled in social media, then they can promote the cause on social media platforms. This will help in increasing the donations too.
Sell Calendars on New Year
There are a number of charities that sell calendars in the new year and spend the amount on various causes. You can also get benefit from it by selling uniquely designed calendars for the next year.
Focus on promotional activities
Christmas is the best time to spread the word about your cause. You can design a unique message which can attract users around the world. Plan a few months before and run the Christmas campaign effectively for maximum donations.
Organize bake sales at various institutes or parks
You can have a bake sale at various universities or even streets and parks. Bake delicious cupcakes, muffins or any other food item and sell them for charity purposes during the time of Christmas and New Year. Get in your festive mood and take the food truck around for charitable purpose this Christmas.
Arrange a Fancy Dress Day
Gather your friends, family, and colleagues and arrange a dress day with them. Everyone can bring in $1 or $2 as a participation fee to the event. You can also choose a specific theme for the dresses. Enjoy a dress-up party and at the same time, create a difference with your donations.
Ask for donations instead of Christmas presents
Christmas is the time of the year when everyone gives gifts and cards to each other. If you are planning to raise funds for a charity, then ask your friends, family, and colleagues to give you donations instead of presents or cards.
The New Year Resolution
Simply link it with Christmas! You can appeal for gifts that can benefit any person in society and take this notion as your New Year resolution with you for rest of the year, till the next Christmas bell rings. By doing so, you will also motivate other people around you are make them help others and educate them to take part in giving a better life to the needy community.
Life gives us a number of opportunities to help others in need. Especially during the festive season, there are millions of people who cannot enjoy or celebrate because of a number of reasons including poverty and sickness. This year, we are giving you a chance to make a difference in the lives of such people who are struggling with diseases and need to undergo surgical treatment.
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