Fundraising Ideas

Whatever you choose to do please make sure you keep yourself and your guests safe. Please check our fact sheet about Safety.

Challenge events

Want to jump out of a plane, run a marathon or cycle at night in London? Whatever takes your fancy we can help you achieve your dream. Please get in touch with us by emailing if there is an event that you would like to do in aid of Age Exchange.

Coffee and cake

Get your aprons on! It is a Bakeathon time. Sharing a slice of cake, or two, with a friend , colleague or a family member and raising much needed funds is a best way to support Age Exchange. Get in touch with our Fundraising team to find out more on how to organise you Bakeathon! Please call 020 8318 9105 or email

Fundraise in your Community

From your local church group or community centre to your book club, here are a few ideas to help you inspire people near you to help Age Exchange by doing something special. Here are some suggestions on how to fundraise in your community.

Ideas for Fundraising in your Community

Fundraise at Home

There is something so special of opening your home to your friends, family and neighbours for fundraising event. If you are planning to do fundraising at home please make sure that you keep yourself and your guests safe. Please check our fact sheets about Safety.

Ideas for Fundraising at Home

  • Wine and Dine
  • Why not invite your friends, family, colleagues around for a delicious meal and ask your guests for a donation? You can put your own twist, why not try retro theme meals accompanied with alcoholic or non-alcoholic cocktails!

Open Gardens

Do you have a garden to make people green with envy? Why not organise an open garden event or a spring party to show off your garden to raise essential funds in aid of Age Exchange? It is simple, all you have to do is to invite a few friends, family members and neighbours around and ask for a donation. Your guests can Gift Aid their donation if they fill in the Gift Aid Declaration Form.

Please make sure that you keep yourself and your guests safe. Please check our fact sheet about Safety.

Fundraise at Work

Fundraising at work could be a great way to bring colleagues together improve staff morale and raise much needed funds in aid of Age Exchange. If you would like to do a fundraising event at work here are some ideas.

Ideas for Fundraising at Work

  • Coffee and cake event
  • Sponsored challenge
  • Dress Down Day/Purple Friday
  • Match giving

Fundraise at School

If you are a teacher, parent or a pupil why not hold a fundraising event in aid of Age Exchange?

Ideas for Fundraising at School

  • Coffee and cake event
  • Readathon

Dress Down and Dance Friday

It is time to put your favourite book, cartoon or film character costume on and come to school. Make sure you bring your £2 donation to give your teacher for the charity Age Exchange. Don’t forget to take pictures and email them to with the name of your school and how much you have raised.

Organise your own event

If you want to organise your own event but need an inspiration to decide which takes your fancy here are some ideas you can choose from.