Do your own fundraising

Do your own fundraising for the NSPCC and every pound you raise will help protect children and prevent abuse.

Raise vital funds and help us be here for children

The coronavirus lockdown means children need us now more than ever. We’re working tirelessly to answer calls to our helplines and ensure we’re here when children need someone to turn to.

Even in lockdown, there are still lots of ways you can fundraise for us and help us be here for children. From hosting a virtual coffee morning to selling handmade crafts or old clothes, we’ve got lots of great virtual fundraising ideas you can try while following the government’s advice on social distancing.

Virtual fundraising ideas

Your support means more now than ever. Help us continue to be there for the children and families who need us by fundraising from the comfort of your home.

We've got lots of virtual fundraising ideas you can try while social distancing:

  • Teach an online class, like yoga, home workouts or guitar lessons, or offer home schooling - it's a great way to help people learn new things!

  • Get crafty and make homemade gifts, soap or cards at home. Send to your friends and family in the post and ask for a donation.

  • Host a virtual coffee morning with friends and family – grab a cuppa, a slice of cake and some games.

  • Host a virtual pub quiz over video chat or on social media - invite your friends and family and find out who’s the most competitive player!

  • Now's the perfect time to declutter and sell any old clothes, gifts or books online – try eBay for charity, Facebook Marketplace or Depop.

  • Challenge your friends to a virtual bake-off competition. Ask people to donate to enter, then share your baked goods over video chat or social media!

  • Challenge yourself to give something up and ask friends and family to sponsor you - it could be a habit, or even a favourite food.

  • Invite your friends to a gaming marathon and place bets on the winner – it’s a great way to keep in touch and have fun at the same time.

What you'll get...

Fundraising pack

As soon as you decide what you want to do, we'll send you a pack full of tips, ideas and materials to help make your fundraising a success.

We’ll keep in touch with handy emails to help you smash your fundraising target and someone from our team will be on hand to help with any questions.

Get inspired!



“I love cooking so I thought I’d get some friends round, they can bring their kids over, and we’ll bake some cakes. We had a collection jar on the table and as people arrived they could make a donation that way.”


Use your imagination and take on a fundraising challenge.


“Right now I’m training to run from John O’Groats to Land’s End. It’ll work out at about 35.5 miles a day for 27 days. Knowing I’m raising money (for the NSPCC) will keep me going.”


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“I invited some of my friends round for an origami class. I charged £5 entry to the class and sold cakes after to try and raise more. Overall I raised £150 which I was really pleased with!” 




“I’m so scared of heights I can’t even go on a slide with my toddler. That’s how scared I am. But it was the most exhilarating experience of my life…I can’t believe that I did it!”



“We were out there singing for just over an hour and we raised about £200 – how fabulous is that? So that’s £200 that’ll go to help protect children.”



“I had lots of fun throwing the best party ever – it’s going to go down in village history! I don’t know the exact amount I raised, but I know it was over a hundred pounds and I’m really proud.”

How your fundraising will help

Raise £27

£27 could pay for a Childline supervisor for one hour, supporting our volunteer counsellors.

Raise £180

£180 could pay for 1 helpline practitioner’s shift, providing vital help and support to adults worried about a child's welfare.

Raise £500

£500 could pay for a phenomenal 125 calls to our Childline service from children who feel like they have nowhere else to turn.