How you can help
This is a wonderful opportunity to get together with your friends, family or colleagues and have fun whilst raising much-needed funds for COCOA.
Some of you have already proved that you can be tireless in your efforts and full of ideas.
For those looking for some basic tips and guidelines please read on.
Whatever you decide to do, your support, hard work and dedication is immensely valuable to COCOA and the babies and children that we can support.
Good luck - and remember fundraising should be fun!
Ask family, friends and colleagues to sponsor you - here are some ideas
- Bike rides
- Canoe mileage
- Giving up drinking or your favourite food (chocolate for instance)!
- Horse riding
- Losing weight/going to the gym
- Marathon pram push
- Room tidying (Children)
- Shots at a local golf range
- Sponsored silence
- Walk/Bike to work day
- Walks e.g. Hampstead to Harrods
Click here to download our Sponsorship Form (DOC)
(please right click and select "Save As" to download).
Social and Fun events
Organise any one of the following and either charge an entrance fee or ask for a donation at the event.
- Beetle drive
- Bingo evening
- Bridge or whist drives
- Candlelit suppers
- Children's parties
- Coffee/Tea morning (contact the office if you would like a ‘Cuppa for COCOA’ pack)
- Garden party
- Mah jong evening
- Monopoly evening
- Quiz night
- Trivial pursuit evenings in teams
- Wine Tasting evening
Always let the person who is sponsoring you know about COCOA and set a final date for collecting money - two to three weeks after the event is reasonable.
We love to hear about your fundraising events - please let us know if you would like to be featured in our newsletter. We can also publicise upcoming fundraising in the newsletter and in the news section on this website.