IDEAS AND INSPIRATION

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

Questions? Virtual pep talk?

We’re happy to help. Email us at TeamBeTheMatch@nmdp.org

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