Why not use these tips to get your work colleagues to support you?
Bake some cakes at home and ask colleagues to make or buy cakes for you, then sell them by the slice at work. It is a simple way to raise money and perk up the afternoon. Sell fruit to health conscious colleagues!
The *#!!*#! swear box
This is very easy to organise and a great tongue-in- cheek aid to cleaning up your work environment. You’ll be amazed at how quickly those persistent offenders change their behaviour. You could also run a book on who will be fined the most.
A 60’s quiz
Run this from the canteen or the pub local to your workplace. Just charge an entrance fee and use part of the money to purchase a prize (if not donated). We can provide you with quiz questions.
A casual clothes day
The idea is that people make a donation to dress casually. You could even persuade the more adventurous to adopt fancy dress for the day and get sponsored.
Run a raffle
Approach local companies or your company directors for prizes. These could be bottles of wine, hampers, dinner in a local restaurant,tickets to sporting events or the theatre,weekend breaks, vouchers or electrical equipment. In return for donating prizes, offer the companies publicity in return – for example,in the local press, or on raffle tickets or posters.
A cake sale at work is a simple and fun way to raise funds!