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Fundraising is a great way to support the vital work we do to give the world's most vulnerable children a brighter future.

You can host your own fundraiser at home or with friends, or challenge yourself to compete in an event like the HSBC Triathlon. If that's not for you, we have plenty of other ideas to get you going!

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Host a fundraising event

Hold a bake sale, start a reading group, or climb a mountain - when you're hosting, it's up to you!

Host an event...

Father and daughter dressed as Batman and Robin

Enter a challenge event

From the London Marathon to the British 10K, there are plenty of big events for you to take part in.

Enter an event…

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Fundraising ideas

Sometimes it's difficult to get the creative juices flowing. We've put together some great ideas to inspire you.

Get some ideas...

How do I start raising money?

We can provide all the resources and guidance you need to make your fundraiser a success. To find the best advice for you, follow the links to the type of event you want to enter, where you will find all the links, downloads and contact details you need.

To get you started, here are some resources which every fundraiser will find invaluable:

Schools, youth groups and students

If you're from a school or youth group and would like to get involved, take a look at our schools section.

University can be a great place to raise money for charity. Find out how to get involved with SOS Children's Villages at university.

Whether you choose to sponsor a childdonate, fundraise, or volunteer, your support is vital to us and means we can continue to care for over 60,000 childen in 125 countries around the world.