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Bonkers for Barnabus 1st-31st August, 2013

Barnabus organ marthon

We’ve been inspired by the crazy things you do to raise money for us, so we’ve decided to dedicate a whole month for you to be as creative as possible, think up a bonkers idea to raise funds and have some fun. Encourage your friends, family, colleagues or group to join in on a sponsored or fundraising idea that you can do together.

Whatever you choose to do, the money you raise will provide a lifeline to people caught in the devastating trap of poverty and homelessness. We’re very grateful to all our fundraisers, whether you raise £5 or £500. Every penny goes directly towards our work with the homeless and vulnerable. We couldn’t carry on that work without the help of supporters like you.

We’ve had people running Manchester and Paris marathons, cycling from Land’s end to John O’ Groats and climbing the gruelling 3 Peaks Challenge. Last year a group from one of our supporting companies dressed up as Smurfs and completed Olympic Style Challenges! Another company sponsored Directors to be breakfast fairies; serving food at our drop-in. An elderly lady in her mid eighties raised money by playing the organ for 12 hours. Schools, Scouts and youth groups in all sorts of places have baked cakes, made jewellery and washed cars to raise funds for us.

You could get sponsored to swim, cycle, take part in a parachute jump, climb a mountain or even shave your head. Consider organising an event; fun day, band night, sporting challenge, fashion or drama event, even a themed evening or meal - the only limit is your imagination!

For more ideas and inspiration click on the following links and visit our news section.
Organ Marathon
MEC Global Charity Partner 2012
Deloittes Lands End to John O’ Groats Cycle
Steria “Breakfast Fairies” and “Souper Troupers”
Ladies Fashion Show

If you have an idea you'd like to chat through with us, give Carol or Yvonne a call on 0161 237 3223 or email carol@barnabusmanchester.co.uk - we will do our very best to support you in any way that we can.

Start fundraising now with your very own personalised fundraising page. Just come up with an idea and set up a page - It’s easy, you can see your donations coming in and you don’t have to chase anyone after the event for sponsorship. Your donations are paid directly to us and we can even receive gift aid.

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Have fun whatever you choose to do and we hope to hear from you soon!

Published on Friday 14th September 2012


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