Events

Charity events are as varied and colourful as fundraising itself. They’re only limited by the imaginations of their organisers and their capacity to make things happen against all odds. But in many markets the costs of running events are rising and competition for donors' interest and participation is fierce, not to mention competition for their funds. In this section you will find details of some of the world’s most original and effective events.

Handicap International: the Christmas tree bag

by SOFII

A Christmas product that aims to get into six million homes to help disabled children.

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Greenpeace UK: the Rainbow Warrior III thank-you video

Rainbow Warrior III.

by SOFII

'...It was a really inspiring video and your generosity saying it was all of our ship was very moving.'

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Live Aid: the history of an all-time great event

by SOFII

Live Aid was one of the most successful fundraising events in history. So, in this exhibit, we look back at how the idea was conceived and what made it one of the most significant fundraising campaigns of our time.

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The Children’s Hospital Trust operating theatre complex campaign

by SOFII

This is a good example of how different types of fundraising can work alongside one another to create a successful campaign with a broad appeal.

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Youth for Causes: stimulating fundraising in Singapore

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by SOFII

In this innovative exhibit, a partnership between Citigroup and YMCA Singapore demonstrates the power of youth.

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Dogs Trust: Building an engaging supporter experience at ‘Dogs Trust Village’

by Amy Bingham

Step into ‘Dogs Trust Village’ and you’ll discover a masterclass in the supporter experience. This unique event has not only engaged with existing dog-loving supporters, but it’s also helped recruit new ones and raise vital funds. No wonder the CIOF shortlisted the Village for Best Supporter Experience of the Year at their National Fundraising Awards.

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Give India’s Joy of Giving Week

by SOFII

This is a truly great initiative and one that we're sure will be a big success. The Joy of Giving week is a first of its kind in India, and rather than being an individual fundraising activity, it acts as a platform for many NGOs across the country to raise funds for their operations.

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Grannies’ Pizzas for Vishranthi Old People’s Home

by SOFII

How can two ladies, in their seventies, collect over 10 million rupees to build an old age home? It would be difficult for anyone to answer that question, particularly when the correct answer is – by selling pizzas. The case is an inspiration for anyone who believes in following their dreams.

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Helvetas: integrating awareness and fundraising

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by SOFII

It's good to see an organisation that is prepared to shock us into seeing that many people just don’t have the basic amenities we take for granted.

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