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Virtual fundraising

Virtual fundraising is a wonderful way for you to get people involved in your fundraising, and all from the comfort of your home.

What’s also great about this type of fundraising is that people from every corner of the world can take part and support your amazing efforts

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Our Top 10 Virtual fundraisers

Video games marathon

Gather family, friends and gaming buddies together for the livestreaming of a gaming marathon. Ask players and viewers to donate.

Sell unwanted items

Simply head over to ebay.co.uk/charity or vinted.co.uk, select Tŷ Hafan (eBay only) as your charity of choice and sell your items to fund our vital services.

Personal challenge

Decide on a difficult challenge you can do, such as running a marathon or cycling your version of the Tour de France. Ask people to support you online.

Stream a tutorial

Share your skills and knowledge with other people through a one-off tutorial or series of lessons. Ask for a donation from those who attend.

Virtual quiz

Put an evening aside with family and friends and host a fun quiz using  Zoom, FaceTime or Microsoft Teams.

Fantasy league

Create a fantasy football, Six Nations or cricket league or sweepstake and ask people to give a gift to enter. Give a trophy to the winner.

Let’s party!

Put together an awesome playlist, share your tunes via the likes of Zoom and party with family and friends until the early hours.

Online auction

Ask family, friends and local businesses to donate items to your auction. Then use specialist software to get lots of people involved.

Go big with a gig

If you’re in a band or a musician, why not host an online gig though Facebook or Instagram Live? Ask for a donation for a ticket.

Shop and support

Easily raise some much-needed funds for Tŷ Hafan’s life-changing services through easyfundraising or Amazon Smile. Every penny counts.

Maximise your virtual fundraising

During the pandemic, we certainly learnt quite a bit about how to make a virtual fundraiser a success. Top knowledge we wanted to share with you.

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Use social media

such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Tik Tok, to spread the word about your virtual fundraising.

2

Set up an online giving page

at a site such as JustGiving. Personalise your page with your story, photos and updates.

3

Get in touch with digital media outlets

including local newspapers, and tell them about your fundraising.

4

Speak to online influencers

or friends who have a lot of social media followers. Ask them to promote your fundraiser too.

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Looking for more expert fundraising advice?

You’ve come to the right place. Download our fundraising guide. It features even more top tips and lots of fundraising ideas.

Download our fundraising pack

Supporting you all the way

Whether you’ve hosted lots of virtual fundraisers before or you’re going digital for Tŷ Hafan for the first time, our expert Fundraising team are here to help you.

They can answer all your questions, provide you with a boost when you need it, and simply make virtual fundraising a whole lot easier and simpler.

Contact them on supportercare@tyhafan.org. They’d love to hear from you.