Art and craft stall  Make cards, jewelry, scarves and more to sell at a local store or market. Works well before Christmas, Easter, Mother’s and Father’s Day.

Book and pre-loved clothes sale  Collect pre-loved books and clothes from friends and family for a sale.

Car wash  Always popular! Involve the kids!

Mufti day”  At school or work. Make it a crazy socks, hair or pyjama and ask for donations towards ELIM kids.

Coin trail.  See how long a trail you can make of donated $1 coins. Or make the AIDS ribbon out of coins!

Chocolate or other sales  An easy way to raise funds. See website attached – Cadbury.

Bus trip  Hire a bus for a group to go to a sporting event, shopping day, local tourist destination or concert. Charge per seat and sell goodies and raffles on the bus to raise more.

Walk, run, ride or hop  Get active and get people to sponsor you and friends to complete a course for ELIM kids. Finish with a BBQ and sell sausages and drinks for ELIM kids.

Movie night  Contact the local cinema for fundraising deals or organise your own movie night at a church or school hall.

Garage sale  Combine your pre-loved goodies with friends and have a group garage sale where all proceeds go to ELIM kids.

Sausage sizzle  Contact your local Bunnings or Woolworths (in Australia, may not be available in other countries) who sometimes offer for charities to run sausage sizzles. Otherwise organize one at your school, playgroup, work or church.

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Baby shower/birthday party  Why not have a baby shower or birthday party for one of our children? Instead of bringing presents give a financial donation on what you would spend. ELIM kids can provide you with photos and a story and age of that particular child and all money raised will go to help them directly.


Melbourne cup lunch  Host a lunch or organize at a local venue with proceeds going to ELIM kids.

Plant sale  Great for green thumbs and springtime. Website attached – Living Fundraisers.

“High tea”  Host a high tea complete with cucumber sandwiches and macaroons or organize a local restaurant to cater.

Trivia night  At home or a local club.

Party  Throw yourself a party (fancy dress or clothes from an op shop go well) and instead of presents ask for donations to ELIM kids.

Cheese and wine tasting night  Yum.

Bake sale  Everyone loves home cooked cookies, pickles and cakes.