Fundraising ideas

We've got lots of fundraising ideas for you

We invite you to have fun hosting or taking part in a Read for RNIB fundraising event with a literary theme. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us by email at or call us on 0845 345 0054 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm).

There are so many ways you can help us change the story. Think about whether you wish to fundraise at home, at school, at work, as a group or a club.

Register today

To plan your event, the first step is to register for your free Alice in Wonderland Read for RNIB Day fundraising pack.

Minimum sponsorship

There is no minimum sponsorship for taking part in Read for RNIB, however we do encourage everyone to try and raise a minimum of £130. Every penny counts though and we are here to support you all the way in your fundraising.

Gift Aid

Gift Aid is a great way to raise even more from donations to Read for RNIB. There is no extra cost to the supporter and the process is simple – all they have to do is sign a Gift Aid declaration. For every £1 someone donates we can claim an additional 25p.

For more information on Gift Aid please visit our frequently asked questions about Gift Aid.

Raise money online

The easiest and most cost effective way to fundraise for Read for RNIB is via donation sites such as Just Giving, BT My Donate or Virgin Money Giving.

Donating online to Read for RNIB through the above sites is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe – they do not sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once a donation has been made the money gets sent directly to RNIB.

Online fundraising also ensures that Gift Aid is reclaimed on every eligible donation by a UK taxpayer. This means that we receive an extra 25p per £1 donated.

If you would prefer to use a sponsor form please feel free, there is one included in the fundraising pack or to order additional please email us at or call us on 0845 345 0054 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm).


If you have any fundraising questions, please email us at or call us on 0845 345 0054 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm).

Happy fundraising and good luck!

Still need more fundraising ideas?

Once you have registered, don’t forget to check out our A to Z of fundraising ideas to see even more ways you could make your Read for RNIB reading related event even bigger.

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