Examples of childhood cancer fundraising

Make-A-Wish International grants wishes to critically ill children. We grant wishes with the help of hundreds of volunteers, local partners and corporate sponsors. By fundraising for Make-A-wish you can make a big difference in the lives of children who are living with a life-threatening illness. In this blog we discuss a few examples of ways to participate in fundraising for childhood cancer.

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What we can do by fundraising for childhood cancer

Fundraising for children who are living with cancer is important to spread awareness. By granting wishes of critically ill children, we give hope to wish children and their families. Granting a wish will create a life-changing experience for the child where they can forget all about their worries and truly enjoy an amazing experience together with their families.

Every single effort in this fundraising matters. We can do a lot of things with the help of these funds. Fulfilling the wishes of children demands funds. Our aim is to bring joy and laughter to the lives of children who are living with critical illnesses. We can only do this with your help.

Childhood cancer fundraising ideas and wishes


There are plenty of ideas to play your part in fundraising. If you want to help critically ill children there are many options to do so.

You can create awareness in your local area about childhood cancer. This way you can educate people on the matter. Moreover, you can urge people in your social circles to play their part in raising funds. It does not demand you to have a sum of money in your bank to donate. Fundraising can be done in many different and fun ways. Here are some examples of fundraising ideas:


Sponsored bowling tournament

Organizing tournaments is a great idea for raising funds. A bowling tournament is a creative and effective idea for fundraising. People can come together to bowl and have a good time. This fun activity can entice donors of all ages and will help in raising funds. Arranging such an interesting tournament is an effective fundraising method.

Besides this, you are also contributing to creating awareness of childhood cancer. You can donate the income of the tournament. This way you can make a big impact in the lives of children living with life-threatening conditions.


Sponsored cooking contest

Another great idea to fundraise, is to organize a cooking contest. Sponsored cooking contests are a good way to raise awareness about childhood cancer. Cooking contests are engaging and fun. These contests would undoubtedly motivate families to participate, especially on weekends. This holds an incentive to donors and ensures increased participation, and ultimately more collection of funds.
By organizing your own fundraiser you can get donors together and have loads of fun, while also gaining donations for children who are critically ill. Organize your own fundraiser and don’t forget to share on social media! Learn more about how you can make the wishes of eligible children come true.


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