New Years Resolutions: Do Something For Charity In 2013


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A Guide To Effective Fundraising Ideas That Will Help You Stick To Your New Years Resolutions & Help Others In 2013

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New Years Resolutions: Do Something For Charity In 2013

  1. 1. A Guide To Effective Fundraising Ideas ThatWill Help You Stick To Your New YearsResolutions & Help Others In 2013
  2. 2.  With a New Year comes a time to reflect and make decisions about the future. Were inspired to develop ourselves as people and live fuller, more passion- driven lives. So what New Year’s resolutions should we make for the better? And how can we not only help ourselves do more and become more passion-driven, but help those in need?
  3. 3.  Have you created a New Year’s resolution this year? According to a study conducted in 2002, 25% of New Year’s resolutions are broken in the first week alone. Within 6 months, over half of us will have given up. Break the habit this year and prepare yourself to become more likely to stick to it by doing it for a charitable cause…
  4. 4.  Taking any New Year’s resolution you want to do this year, you can angle it to be driven by fundraising for a charity. If you know you have to do it for someone else as well as yourself and for a particular cause, you are more likely to stick to your resolution rather than give it up.
  5. 5. TOP New Years Resolutions Is one of these yours? 1. Lose weight & get fit 2. Enjoy life more 3. Do an extreme activity 4. Learn something new
  6. 6. 1. Lose Weight & Get Fit Looking to lose weight this year and get fit? Look to train for a marathon… With hundreds of different events going on throughout the year, you could be running, cycling and getting fit alongside lots of others this year to help those in need. Go on, put your body to the test…
  7. 7. Challenge Yourself For The Great North Run Train to do the worlds biggest and most popular half marathon. With a fantastic course and a buzzing atmosphere along the 13.1 mile course, this will be a challenge for those looking to get fit in 2013.
  8. 8. Prepare Yourself For The London Half Marathon Great for Marathon beginners, the London Half Marathon will challenge those who have not yet run long distances before. This year, run for your charity and raise money to change someone’s life. The sponsorship you raise will make a difference whether it’s a large amount of money or small...
  9. 9. Cycle The Distance, PrepareYourself for A Charity Bike RideWith Ride London 100  This new event offers a unique opportunity to become part of cycling history. With leg-testing climbs and a route recently made famous by the world’s best cyclists, this promises to be a truly spectacular event for all involved.
  10. 10. 2. Enjoy Life More Get yourself out and enjoy life more. Take yourself to places where you can meet new people, do things for others, make others happier and in return you will feel better in yourself and in the things you do.
  11. 11. Volunteer For A Charity Volunteering can add a great deal to your life and the lives of those for whom you volunteer. It offers you a chance to become involved in a project or with an organisation you really care about as well as an opportunity to meet new and like-minded people. It also gives you the chance to try out something different to your everyday job, which may lead on to new career options.
  12. 12. Arrange A Charity Event Get involved in event organising, and plan a special activity to get lots of people in your local area together for an evening where some of the proceedings of the money go to Charity. Everyone loves to laugh and to make others laugh too. Some of the best fundraising ideas for charity involve a good old chuckle and a dance, so why not decide now to arrange in your local pub, club, or hall one of the following: A Ball A Fancy Dress Dance With A Competition A 60’s Theme Dance An Auction Night An Open Mic Night A Karaoke Evening A Race Night A Roller Skating Disco Or anything else you can think of…
  13. 13. 4. Do An Extreme Activity & Get Involved In Charity Challenges 2013 Take part in a difficult challenge and get your friends, family and colleagues to sponsor you. The more extreme the challenge is, the more likely it is that you will raise significant funds! Why not look at doing one of these?
  14. 14. A Charity Bungee Jump Geronimo!! Got a head for heights? Get sponsorship to bungee off a high bridge or crane.
  15. 15. Fire Walking Get fired up for a local Charity and get yourself sponsored to walk on red hot coals.
  16. 16. Take The Everest Challenge & Climb The Mountain. The world’s tallest mountain possesses some of the most breath taking views on the planet. Take a two week hike through some of the Himalayas’ most impressive valleys and ranges up to the Everest base camp.
  17. 17. 4. Learn Something New  Build on your knowledge and fill your brain with new and exciting information and skills.  Learn to do something new for charity and promote your skills on stage.
  18. 18. Want To Learn More? Organise a charity fundraising quiz & make yourself learn new facts and figures. It’s bags of fun for everyone and a great way to raise money for charity.
  19. 19. Learn An Instrument… Learn to play an instrument and make a date to create your very own music CD. Most people love music so if you are a singer or musician why not record a few tunes, design a CD cover and sell it to raise some cash for charity via.. The internet Fetes and fairs The workplace
  20. 20. Learn To Make Creative Cards : Get some card and glue and unleash that imagination to make cards you can sell for charity at craft fairs, shops and to family and friends. Learn to do origami, draw and create digital art work for greetings cards.
  21. 21. Tips To Succeed… 1. Choose a goal date from mid-year to the end of 2013 in order to give yourself enough time to do all the preparation work. 2. Work at it each week. Set mini deadlines of where you want to be throughout the year and plan it into your daily routine so you can make it work for you. 3. Find information online for how to market your events and get the sponsorship amount of money you need. 4. Use social media to promote your New Year’s resolution. 5. Tell everyone what you are doing so you are more likely to stick to it, rather than give it up within a couple of months. 6. MAKE TIME TO DO IT!
  22. 22. Pledgeit To Make Someone DoTheir New Years Resolution ThisYear Interested in making someone stick to their New Years resolution this year? Pledgeit to them through Facebook and make them do it for a good charitable cause..
  23. 23. Good Luck! So go on, achieve an incredible personal goal, get yourself involved in some great activities this year and make your New Year’s resolution now. Do More for charity & others this year and feel good for helping those in need.