Once you’ve decided on your fundraising idea, sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. We’ve got tips on how to promote your fundraiser and how to talk about our work, as well as practical guidance on collecting money and paying in the money your raise.

Below you’ll find a selection of downloadable resources to help make your fundraising fun, easy and safe so you can smash your target!

Collecting money

Fundraise Online

Fundraising online is quick and easy to set up. JustGiving is ideal for anything from sponsorship for a challenge to pledging your birthday.

Our top tip is to make a donation to yourself first, setting the benchmark for others to follow and to make your page personal with photos and why you are fundraising.

How to pay in your fundraising

So you’ve raised some money and now you’re wondering how to pay it in to us. Well, don’t worry – the hard part is over! There are a number of different ways to pay in the money you’ve raised – you can pay by phone, send us a cheque, make a bank transfer, or pay directly through your fundraising platform (eg. Just Giving).

For the full details of how to pay in, click here.

How to promote your fundraiser

Template poster

Download our template poster and add details about your event or activity – remember to think about what people need to know so try to include what your event is, when is it taking place and if there’s an entry fee.

Social media shareable graphics

Download our social media graphics to share alongside information about your event, letting people know why you’re fundraising for Hope and Homes for Children.

How to talk about Hope and Homes for Children


You can share these videos below to help explain what we do.