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Stuck for ideas? We couldn't let that stop you doing something great to help beat prostate cancer. That’s why we’ve put together this handy A to Z of things you can do to get those donations rolling in. We’ve got well over 100 different ideas below, so what are you waiting for? Pick your favourite and get going!

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  • Auction  

    Organise an auction, ask your friends and family to donate items and donate some of the profits. 

  • Arm wrestle  

    Hold an arm wrestling contest and charge people to enter. 

  • Arts and crafts  

    Host an arts and crafts evening and charge people an entry fee.

  • Abseiling  

    Organise or sign up for an abseiling challenge and get sponsored.

  • Aerobics  

    Host an aerobics event and charge an entry fee.

  • Art exhibition  

    Contact local artists, hold an art exhibition and donate the entry fee. 

  • Alphabet party  

    Hold an alphabet party and ask everyone to come as something starting with a different letter of the alphabet. 

  • Afternoon tea  

    Provide afternoon tea at work or for friends and ask for donations.

  • Bake off  

    Challenge your friends to a bake off and sell the winnings. 

  • Bring and buy  

    Invite your friends to a bring and buy sale and donate the profits.

  • BBQ  

    Hold a Man v BBQ event - get grilling!

  • Barn dance  

    Hold your own event such as a barn dance or a ball and charge an entry fee.

  • Bonfire night  

    Organise a bonfire night and collect money for refreshments.

  • Bowling/Bowls  

    Hold a bowling or bowls tournament and charge an entry fee.

  • Bingo  

    Host a night of bingo and donate half the winnings.

  • Baked bean bath  

    Charge your friends to dump baked beans on you in a bath.

  • Book sale  

    Sell your unwanted books and donate the profits.

  • Bungee jump  

    Take on a bungee jump challenge and collect sponsorship.

  • Bag pack  

    Get a group of friends together and contact your local supermarket to see if you can pack bags in store for a weekend in exchange for donations.

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  • Christmas carols  

    Go Christmas carolling and ask for donations. Contact local shops or organisations to see if you can sing to their customers. 

  • Cake sale  

    Take advantage of the office munchies and hold a cake sale at work. 

  • Celebrations (gifts in lieu)  

    Ask for donations rather than birthday, anniversary or wedding presents. Find out more

  • Cocktail night  

    Calling all mixologists: try out some new flavours and create your own cocktails, invite your friends and ask for donations. 

  • Car boot sale  

    Sell some of your old stuff and donate what you make.

  • Cycling challenge  

    Take part in a challenge event and raise sponsorship - we have lots of events on offer.

  • Car wash  

  • Comedy night  

    Are you bit of a comedian? Or know someone who is? Host a comedy evening and charge for entry.

  • Christmas sponsorship  

    Ask your family and friends for a donation to Prostate Cancer UK instead of Christmas cards and gifts.

  • Darts tournament  

    Bullseye! Challenge your mates to a night of darts. Pay to play.

  • Dog walking donations  

    Why not walk the neighbourhood dogs in exchange for donations?

  • Disco  

    Party the night away, charge for entry - and why not do a dance-off competition?

  • Dinner party  

    Get your friends to donate the cost of a meal and cook them up a treat. 

  • eBay  

    Donate a percentage of your eBay sales to us.

  • Easter egg hunt  

    Pay to enter - and why not make an Easter bonnet dress code compulsory?

  • Egg and spoon race  

    Bring back the traditional School Sports Day: sack race, wellie throwing and three-legged race

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  • Five a side footie  

    Charge teams to enter.

  • Film night with friends  

    Donate the cost of a cinema trip and watch a movie at home with friends.

  • Fashion show  

    Hold a fashion show and sell tickets to your friends and family to see you and your pals strut your stuff. 

  • Fishing competition  

    Get them involved hook, line and sinker. Charge to compete. 

  • Fancy dress day  

    Pay a pound and be whoever you want for the day!

  • Firework night  

    Plot ahead - why not organise your own Guy Fawkes night?

  • Guess the weight  

    Ask people to donate to guess the weight of a cake, your cat, or a jar of sweets. 

  • Give something up  

    Give up chocolate, coffee or cigarettes and donate what you would have spent.

  • Golf day  

    Hold your own golf day.

  • Garden party  

    Have a garden party, perhaps with games that your guests give a donation to play. 

  • Good deeds for donations  

    Do some good deeds and ask for donations.

  • Hour of pay  

    Donate an hour of your pay. 

  • Hiking challenge  

    Organise a hike and get sponsored.

  • Head shave  

    Get sponsored to shave your head.

  • Halloween party  

    Organise a Halloween party and charge an entry fee.

  • Italian themed dinner party  

    Don your best national dress, and cook up a feast of traditional foods from around the world - Italy and beyond!

  • It's a Knockout challenge  

    Team up, take an entry fee and create your own 'It's a knockout' obstacle course. 

  • Jazz night  

    Book a local venue and charge for a night of great music.

  • Jumble Sale  

    One man's tat is another man's treasure.

  • Japanese theme night  

    Practice your Sushi rolling skills and charge your mates for lessons.

  • Jeans at work day  

    Get your colleagues involved. Pay a pound and wear your jeans. 

  • Jewellery making  

    Get crafty and creative - why not make your own jewellery (friendship bands) to sell?

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  • Karaoke  

    Whether you charge for ear plugs or entry fees, sing up a storm with your own karaoke evening.

  • Keepy uppy challenge  

    Get sponsored to do a keep uppy marathon with your friends. 

  • Keep fit workout session  

    Donate the usual cost of a keep fit lesson - get your local gym or sports centre involved.

  • Ladies who lunch day  

    Get your friends together and organise lunch in exchange for a donation.

  • LEJOG/JOGLE  

    Ride Land's End to John O'Groats and get sponsored - see our guide for tips.

  • Line dance  

    Put on a line dancing evening and charge an entry fee. 

  • Loose change collection  

    Ask people to donate their loose change - all those pennies add up.

  • Murder mystery night  

    Whodunnit? Get your friends round for a delicious meal and solve the mystery. Charge to guess the murderer

  • Mad Hatter's Tea Party  

    Fun for all the family! Hold your own Mad Hatter's Tea Party and fill those tea pots up with money.

  • Music event  

    Host your own music event: get local bands and venues involved. 

  • Night in  

    Get your friends to donate the cost of a meal and cook them up a treat.

  • Non-uniform day  

    Pay a pound and leave the blazer at home.

  • Nature trail  

    Educate your friends and ask for donations as tips at the end.

  • Office Olympics  

    Wastepaper bin basketball or an egg and spoon race? Charge your colleagues to compete.

  • Open garden  

    Take admissions and hold an open garden. 

  • Pin the tail on the ?  

    Get your friends to donate to play pin the tail on the donkey - or any other animal!

  • Personal challenge  

    Set yourself your own personal challenge and collect sponsorship.

  • Press up challenge  

    See if you can beat your friends at a push up challenge, and collect bets on who will win.

  • Pampering evening  

    Hold a pampering evening and ask your friends for donations.

  • Poker  

    Hold a poker night with your pals and split the pot with us.

  • Paintballing  

    Get a team together and go paintballing - ask for donations for a place on the team.

  • Pancake race  

    Hold a pancake race and charge an entry fee!

  • Photography  

    Donate your photography skills and ask clients to give a donation instead.

  • Preloved sale  

    Sell your unwanted items and donate the profits to us.

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  • Quiz  

    Get your mates together and organise a quiz - download a quiz pack to get yourself started. 

  • Raise £2015 in 2015  

    Think of a challenge to do with your friends, and set a date to complete it this year and get sponsorship.

  • Recycle sale  

    "One man's tat is another man's treasure."

  • Raffle  

    Sell raffle tickets and get creative with donated prizes.

  • Race night  

    Place a bet and split the winnings with us!

  • Swimming  

    Hold a swimathon or get sponsored to swim an iconic distance in your local pool.

  • Sponsored silence  

    Shhhhhh. No talking. Get sponsored for your silence.

  • Sweepstake  

    Take your best guess. Football, Grand National, World Cup: split the sweep with us!

  • Skydive  

    Get sponsored to skydive. Why not do it with friends?

  • Swear-box  

    Pay fines for foul language.

  • Super heroes day  

    Pay a pound and be whoever you want for the day!

  • Street party  

    Get back that blitz spirit: hold a street party and get inventive with ways to raise money.

  • Sweets in a jar  

    Ask for a pound to guess how many sweets are in a jar.

  • Shirt 2 Work  

    Wear your team colour to work or school for the day. Take £2.

  • 10,000 challenge  

    10,000 men die of prostate cancer every year, so choose a challenge that involves that involves 10,000 to honour the men we've lost.

    Whether it's swimming or stamp collecting, you can support our cause by raising awareness and money.

  • Tug of war  

    Team up for tug of war and donate the entry fee.

  • Treasure hunt  

    Pay to enter - why not make it pirate fancy dress?

  • Tombola  

    Why not get few extra pounds and include a tombola at your event?

  • Tuck shop  

    Run your own tuck shop and donate your profits to us!

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  • Unwanted presents sale  

    One man's tat, is another man's treasure.

  • Unusual clothes day  

    Donate a pound to wear your most unusual clothes - you could also give prizes to the most imaginative entry.

  • Underwear party  

    Wear your underwear as overwear. Get sponsored.

  • Variety show  

    Get your friends to unearth those hidden talents and hold a variety show.

  • Volleyball  

    Hold a volleyball contest. Charge for admission. 

  • Walk  

    Get your friends together and organise your own walk.

  • Walk to work  

    Walk to work and donate what you would have spent on petrol or travel costs. 

  • World record attempt  

    Attempt a world record at anything - this is a great way to get press coverage, too! 

  • Waxing  

    Only for the brave. Get sponsored to have something waxed: your legs, your chest, and anything for the particularly brave.

  • Wine tasting  

    Hold a wine tasting evening, invite friends and ask for a donation to the cause.

  • Window cleaning  

    Clean your neighbours' windows and ask for a donation.

  • Weight of the cake  

    Get friends and family to donate to guess the weight of a cake.

  • X marks the spot  

    Pay to enter - why not make it pirate fancy dress?

  • X-factor theme show  

    Whether you charge for ear plugs or entry fees, get friends together and sing up a storm with your own X-factor evening. 

  • Xbox tournament  

    Pay to enter an Xbox tournament and split the winnings with us.

  • Xmas craft fair  

    Get crafty and creative. Make Christmas decorations!

  • YOLO challenge  

    You Only Live Once. What's on your bucket list? Inspire others and get sponsored to do something amazing.

  • Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge  

    Take an outdoor challenge. Get your friends involved - find out more.

  • Yes day  

    Get sponsored to say "yes" to everything for a day. Why not get your boss to take part?

  • Year long challenge  

    Set yourself a year long challenge and get sponsored: lose weight, get fit or take up a sport.

  • Zumba-thon  

    Donate the usual cost of a Zumba class! Get your local gym or sport centre involved.

  • Zip wire challenge  

    Take the plunge. Get sponsored to do a zip wire ride. Why not do it with friends?

  • Zodiac evening  

    Raise a small fortune. Throw a party, come dressed as your star sign. We predict this will be great fun!