The Champion Challenge is your chance to get creative, make fundraising fun, and spark new ways to give back to patients. Sometimes the hardest part is getting started. Need a few ideas to get the ball rolling? Check out this list of challenges big and small.


Don’t forget to update your fundraising page with photos and details!

  • Walk the dog every day

  • Teach friends over video how to bake your famous cookies

  • Read 10 books this summer

  • Host a virtual happy hour and suggest afinancial donation for “cover charge”

  • Learn a TikTok dance with your kids

  • Provide small services like dog walking, car washing, weeding, etc. in exchange for financial donations

  • Teach your puppy a new trick

  • Learn key phrases in a new language

  • Pick up litter at a nearby park or beach

  • Host a video talent show and suggest afinancial donation to enter

  • Sew face masks for donations

  • Host an online rummage sale with proceeds going to your fundraising page

  • Organize the closets and kitchen pantry

  • Write and send an actual postcard to anyone who contributes to your page

  • Tackle a sewing project

  • Foster a shelter dog

  • Host an online board game and suggest a financial donation to play

  • Try a new recipe each week

  • Host an online Netflix party and suggest afinancial donation for “ticket price”

  • Train for and run a 5K around your neighborhood or on a treadmill

  • Livestream a music performance and suggest a financial donation for “tickets”

  • Take an online class

  • Host online trivia and ask for financial donations to play

  • Meditate for 2 weeks straight

  • Get started on that novel (or blog!)

  • Start a video conference book club and suggest a financial donation to join

  • Learn a new song on piano, guitar, or kazoo!

  • Host an online bake sale ($10 donation/dozen)

  • Auction off naming rights for a new pet

  • Host a Zoom Lunch n’ Learn—invite a Be The Match speaker or choose your own topic and share your expertise

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