Do your own thing Why not do your own challenge or organise your own event? Pick something you’re interested in and get your friends and family on board to raise money for PEAS and make a big difference. It could be a gig, dance, quiz night, dinner party, exhibition, sports event, or personal challenge like dry January! Fundraise at Work You can also hold a variety of fun fundraising activities in the workplace throughout the year. Here are some ideas to get you started… SPACE Cake Sale – an office favourite and a sure way to raise lots of pounds Jargon Jar – we all hate that office jargon, so set up a ‘swear’ jar for anyone who utters offending sayings like “touch base”, “low hanging fruit”, and “bandwidth” Pub Quiz – organise a fun quiz that’ll release the competitive streak in your workmates Dress down/Dress up day – you could charge people to come to work on a specific day wearing scruffy jeans or their Sunday best Karaoke Night – invite friends and family too - a sure fire way to have a great night and raise funds at the same time Salsa Night – impress your colleagues with your fancy moves 1 in 365 – persuade your colleagues to give up a day’s salary To help you, we’ve prepared a fundraising guide packed full of helpful tips and ideas to make sure your fundraising is a success. Do let me know if you’d like me to send you a copy. Fundraising with friends SPACEBirthday Money – Why not ask your friends and family for donations to PEAS instead of giving Birthday presents – no one needs any more candles after all! Hold a Coffee Morning at home selling cakes and drinks Dinner Party – organise a fancy dinner party at your house and ask your friends to bring a bottle and make a donation to a fantastic cause. Give something up – Whether it is Dry January or giving up chocolate for lent, why not make it into a fundraising event and raise money for PEAS Download a fundraising pack If you're interested in raising money to support the work of PEAS, download our FREE fundraising materials. Set up a fundraising page Step 1: Visit > PEAS fundraising page Step 2: Register the details of your fundraising event. We'll need some basic information from you to get you signed up. Step 3: Watch the donations come in... Alternatively you can set up a JustGiving or Virgin Money Giving page This is a quick and easy way to spread the word and start collecting money without the need for forms. You can create your own page, personalise your own message and add pictures. All you need to do is visit www.justgiving.com or uk.virginmoneygiving.com and follow the step by step instructions. Paying in money If you would like to collect all the money and send us a cheque please make it payable to PEAS and post it to PEAS, CAN Mezzanine 7-14 Great Dover Street, London. SE1 4YR. Make sure you include a cover note to let us know your name and what activity you did! Alternatively you can pay in the money you’ve raised via BACS. These are our bank details… Account name PEAS (PROMOTING EQUALITY IN AFRICAN SCHOOLS) Account number 10358940 Sort Code 20-94-48 Make sure you include your name and/or company name as a reference so we know your payment has been received.