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Uniform groups

Have fun fundraising with your uniform groupWhether you are a Scout, Guide, Brownie, Cub, Rainbow, Beaver, Boys Brigade or a Cadet we would love you to get involved with the fun of Read for RNIB. Our 2013 event took place on Friday 11 October but you can hold your literary-themed fundraising event on whatever date suits you best throughout the year.

Ideas for your group:

  • Non uniform evening
  • Writeathon
  • Tournament
  • Literary team quiz
  • Treasure Island
  • Sponsored read
  • Board Game evening.

Register today!

Last year uniform groups across the country joined Read for RNIB and helped to change the story for blind and partially sighted children and adults all over the UK. This year why not join us and open the world of reading for everyone.

Register your uniform group today to receive your free fundraising pack with loads of ideas and top tips!

Still need more 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.

Illustration from "Alice Through the Looking-Glass" © Helen Oxenbury, courtesy of Walker Books Ltd.

Promises auction

Auction off a promise to the highest bidder. Promises can include: taking the bins out for a week, making the tea for the entire team or a promise not to swear every time you open your inbox. Email round or put up a poster offering your promises and encourage bidders to put a post-it note on the poster or email back with their offer. Here’s hoping for a bidding war!

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Sunflower growing competition

This one takes a little bit of planning! Acquire some sunflower seeds from your local garden centre, email/put up posters to encourage entrants, ask for a donation for three or four seeds and see who can grow the tallest sunflower over the next couple of months. Photo evidence is great and where possible communal growing is encouraged. Set a time or height limit to increase the tension

Tagged: Fundraising at home, Fundraising at work, Fundraising with kids, Fundraising with your group, Nurseries, Schools, Uniform groups,

Board game evenings

Who doesn’t love a board game? Either host an event yourself or ask a local community centre, café or Scout hall. Ask people to bring along their favourite games – making sure to bring along a few yourself – and ask for a donation to play.

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