My Mum and her merry team of fundraisers have come up with a brilliant fundraising idea called ‘Undress For Uganda’
We had our first Community Fundraising meeting and come up with ‘Undress For Uganda’. What happens is, we start by holding our own party for girlfriends. They each pay £5 for the privilege, and the host provides wine and nibbles.
They also provide a good raffle prize and tickets for these are sold during the evening. Everyone brings 5-10 articles of clothing in good condition that they do not wear anymore. These garments are hung on a rail and they then buy from each other – every garment costing £5.00 – as few or as many as they want.
All the money goes to Child’s i Foundation.
The only proviso is that at the end of the evening, all attendee’s names go into a bucket and at least 2 people are picked out to host their own party. In this way, it gains its own momentum.
We are holding a meeting on Monday, 6th October and will discuss a pack that can be sent to any prospective hostesses.
It would be a good ‘get together social evening’ as well as fundraiser.
I think it is a brilliant idea. It’s very ‘now’ – Twiggy has done it recently, so it must be cool! My friends who produce I’m a Celebrity are going to film the evening and make a short VT to put on our website to show everyone else how it’s done. Hopefully, that should inspire others to ‘Undress For Uganda’.