Interested in hosting an event to raise money raising money for the Endowed Chair of Cerebral Palsy at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children? Click here to start!

Below are some ideas of different fundraisers you could host, but we are very open to your own ideas as well!


Fundraising Ideas for Adults
Auction | Solicit donations; then host a live or silent auction for the donations received. All or a portion of proceeds would benefit Nemours.
Community Walk/Run | Host a walk/run in your community. Proceeds from registration fees would benefit Nemours.
Dress Down Day at Work | Organize casual days at your office. Co-workers would donate to dress down for the day.
Cocktail Party | Give your family, friends, co-workers, etc. a reason to dress up and enjoy a the night of fun, food and dancing! Tickets and donations to the event would benefit Nemours.
Guest Bartender Night | Host a guest bartender night at one of your favorite hangouts. Tips and a portion of proceeds would benefit Nemours.
Kickball/Baseball/Basketball Tournament | Ready for a ball game?!? Charge an admission fee to spectators and donate to a great cause!
Raffle | Solicit donated goods and raffle off the items to the lucky winners! Or host a 50/50 raffle to benefit the hospital.
Theme Party | Charge an admission fee to get into the happening themed party of the year!
Fundraising Ideas for Kids
Bake Sale | Bake cookies, brownies, pies, etc. and sell them for a suggested donation amount.
Car Wash | Host a local car wash and charge a fee to have drivers get their vehicle cleaned.
Change Wars | Create a friendly competition between classes or groups to see who can raise the most money for a great cause.
Concert/Play | Host a benefit choir, band or orchestra concert or even a play at your school and charge an entrance fee at the door, then donate proceeds to Nemours.
Lemonade Stand | Make some delicious lemonade from scratch and sell in your neighborhood.
Pancake Breakfast/BBQ Dinner | Bake a delicious breakfast or grill a BBQ dinner. Who doesn’t love donating to a good cause when food is involved?
Raffle | Solicit donated goods; then raffle off the items! Or host a 50/50 raffle to benefit the hospital.
Silly/Mismatched Dress Day | Organize a day where students and faculty wear mismatched clothes, dress
Fundraising Ideas for Sporting Teams
Auction/Raffle for VIP Game Pass | Auction or raffle off a special VIP ticket for team fans. It can include front row seating, a concession pass, and maybe even a front row parking pass for the lucky winner.
Car Wash | Host a local car wash and charge a fee to have drivers get their vehicle cleaned.
Free-Throw Contest | Invite fans to join in on a free-throw or three-pointer contest against team members for a fee.
Goal Sponsor | Ask a local business to support Nemours by donating $1, $5, or $10 (or more!) for every goal/basket/touchdown made for your team.
Half-Time Fundraising Challenge | During half-time, host a speed fundraiser! Have team members walk through the crowds of spectators to see the most amount of money that can be raised for Nemours.
Student Faculty Game | Host a team vs faculty game at your school. Charge an admission fee to see who wins the big game.
T-Shirt Sales | Sell team t-shirts or apparel and donate the proceeds to Nemours.


If you have questions about hosting an event to benefit the Endowed Chair of Cerebral Palsy at Nemours, please contact Holly Oxendale at holly.oxendale@nemours.org or (302) 298-7669.

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