How to fundraise in your community Fundraising in your community is a great way to engage with your customers or local people. Whether you are a school, business or an individual there is always something you can do to help raise vital funds and spread the word of our work. What kind of fundraiser is right for you? If you're not sure what kind of fundraiser you would like to do check out our A-Z of fundraising ideas. There's something for everyone and the events team at my AFK are here to support you every step of the way! Once you have decided what you would like to do, contact Caroline at [email protected] and she will send you our community fundraising pack with lots of top tips to fundraising success! Why not take part in an event? We also have lots of fun events that you, your friends and family can take part in, check out the full list here. Taking on a challenge event can be hugely rewarding, as well as raising money for our cause. Once you have decided what event you would like to take part in, set yourself a fundraising target. Our events team can help you decide on a figure that is achievable and help you set up an online fundraising page. JustGiving, Virgin Money Giving and MyDonate are all great sites for this. Read all about our #CommunityHero Jo here and her success running marathons for my AFK. Vote for my AFK! Does your company, organisation or school select a charity partner each year? Put my AFK forward for charity partnerships! Keep an eye out for us in your local supermarket - my AFK has been nominated at many local supermarkets for funds. Ask for the coins at the check out and give us your vote to help change lives! Small things make a huge difference! Give as you live Give as you live is a fantastically easy way to raise money for my AFK just by shopping online as you normally do. With hundreds of popular retailers like Amazon, M & S, Tesco and Expedia all you need to do is sign up, shop online as usual and the retailers donate money to AFK. Read more details and sign up for free here. www.giveasyoulive.com eBay Sell, sell, sell and raise raise raise! Select Action For Kids when you sell your items and donate money to help disabled children and young people. musicMagpie Clearing out your house? No need for those dust gathering CDs and DVDs anymore? Sell them on www.musicMagpie.co.uk and you can donate all or some of the proceeds to Action For Kids! Give a Car Give a car is a great way to get rid of an old car. Simply register your car. A truck will come to your house to collect it and the cash recieved from scrap goes to Action For Kids. Easy. http://www.giveacar.co.uk/about/how-it-works ESolidar eSolidar is a global auction site where donations can be made to Action For Kids. www.esolidar.com/how-it-works Genie Recycling Fancy a clear out of your wardrobe? Why not donate your unwanted clothes to Genie Recycling and the proceeds will go to Action For Kids. www.genierecycling.com/Action-for-kids.html Give a Gift If you have any unwanted Gift Cards after your next birthday or Christmas then this is the website for you. www.giveagifthq.com where you can donate all or part of the value of your Gift Card to Action For Kids.