There are so many different ways you can make a positive difference to the lives of the 45,800 sick and injured children cared for by Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick each year.
You can donate online today, or on the day of Gold Telethon. Call 1800 644 336 on June 13th – phones open at 9am! You may be lucky enough to have your donation taken by one of our celebrities!
If you prefer, you can hold a fundraising event, either with your friends, family, school or work colleagues!
Here are our top fundraising ideas to put the FUN into Fundraising...
1. Bar Times
Get the Bar to donate a $1 from every drink sold during Happy Hour to the Gold Telethon!
2. Host with the most
Design a menu and host a dinner party for paying guests.
Host a Movie Night
Charge a cover charge as a donation to watch the movie – sell movie snacks.
3. Hold your tongue
Introduce a swear jar at home or in class and insist on money for every expletive.
4. Host a BBQ
A gold coin donation sausage sizzle. Increase funds by selling a can of drink too?
5. Go for Gold
Set up a team exercise bike somewhere public, ride for 12hrs.
6. Busk for Gold
Encourage students to show off their special talents by holding a Busk for Gold Day.
7. Dress up day Ideas for a Gold coin donation
Dress in something Gold or spray your hair Gold!
Dress in your families’ national dress
Dress as your favourite hero or create a theme from your favourite film or book
8. Gold Tea Party
Get busy baking and hold a 'Gold Tea Party' for a gold coin donation.
Shave it, dye it, cut it or style it in a ridiculous way for a horrible hair day.
10. Paint your face
Get a good deal on a face-painter and everyone pays to get their face painted
12. Hold a mini-sports day
Parents pay to join in the fun. Think piggy-back and golden egg and spoon races.
13. Treasure Hunt
Create a Treasure Hunt. Ask everyone to donate some 'gold' to participate.
14. All that Glitters
Young artists get to it with gold pens, crayons, paint and glitter, sell them to proud parents.
15. Hold a mini sports day
Include fun games like an egg and spoon race, sack races and relays and ask for a donation.
16. Sshh! - have a sponsored silence hour for the whole class
Can you get through the hour without speaking? Get parents and teachers to sponsor students!
17. Dance off
Host a disco and create a competition for students for who can throw the best moves.
18. Guessing Competition
Guess how many jelly beans are in a jar, guess and donate to be in the chance to win the jar.
Children are sponsored for the amount of books read over a guided period
20. Good as Gold
Ask family and relatives to help raise funds – by doing odd jobs for them!
21. Gold Raffle
Source some prizes & draw the winner!
22. Bake-off-Bring out your inner Betty Crocker
Challenge your peers to a bake-off. Select judges and sell your goodies.
23. Spelling Bee fundraiser
Charge a fee to enter and for people to watch.
Create your own Gold Fundraising idea – no idea is a bad idea when raising money for sick and injured children!
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