Christmas Fundraising

Spread some festive cheer and raise vital funds for Big Issue vendors with our favourite Christmas fundraising ideas – all suitable for a time of social distancing and guaranteed to get you in the Christmas spirit! Sign up for your online Christmas pack below for everything you need to make your fundraising a huge success.

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Crafty Christmas

Host a virtual Christmas craft afternoon via zoom. Get creative and make Christmas cards, tree decorations or crackers using our easy to follow instructions.

Big Christmas Quiz

Encourage a bit of healthy competition by hosting a quiz on Zoom. Pick a quiz master and download our ready-made quiz questions for some festive fun.

Classic Games Night

Play old fashioned Christmas games such as Charades or Pictionary on Zoom! Get into teams and use an online random word generator to draw or act out.

The BIG Santa Run

Organise a virtual Santa run with your friends or family! Set a date, time and distance in December, grab your Santa hat and spread some festive cheer with every mile.

Christmas Bake Off

Channel your inner Mary Berry and get creative with a Christmas bake off! Send photos of your festive bakes and nominate someone to judge the most creative.

Christmas Cracker

Ask friends and family to send a video of themselves telling their favourite joke. Everyone makes a donation to enter and the best budding comedian winning a prize.

Festive Cycling Challenge

Work of those mince pies this Christmas by taking on a cycling challenge between Christmas and New Years Eve. Set a target distance and get sponsored whilst keeping fit.

Christmas Movie Night

Organise to watch a classic Christmas movie with your friends and family. Set up a Zoom call and start the movie at the same time so you can enjoy the film together.

Secret Santa ...............

Ask your Secret Santa for a copy of The Big Issue or a subscription as your gift this year. You'll get an award winning magazine whilst supporting Big Issue vendors.

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