Workplace Fundraising Ideas
Jeans/Casual Day: For a donation of $5, Manager Job Switch Sale: For an hour, day
employees dress casual on a designated day. or afternoon.
Or, sell a year’s worth of Jeans Day/Casual
Day privileges for $100, or one month for $25. Manager Shoe Shine
Team Spirit Day: For a donation of $5, Cook Off: Charge an entry fee and
employees wear a jersey, t-shirt or cap of their donation to JDRF to cast your vote.
favorite sports team.
Golf Tournament, Putting Contest
Clean Out The Corporate Closet: Offer Or Longest Drive
employees the opportunity to
purchase excess inventory
items such as coffee mugs, t- Personal Letter Writing/Email
shirts, lap top computer bags, etc., Campaign: See the website resources section
with sales benefiting JDRF. for sample letters.
JDRF Cardboard Boot Sales: Boots can be Relaxation Day: Bring in a massage
sold all at one donation level, or each color can therapist to perform neck and back massages
be sold at a different price point. for a donation to JDRF.
Collection Of "Extra Change" Near The Meeting Or Workshop “Etiquette Rules”:
Register In The Cafeteria or Reception Fine co-workers a $1 or $5 donation to JDRF
for arriving late, not turning off cell phones,
Raffle Off Gift Certificates, Tickets, Or having side conversations, etc.
Prime Parking Space At The Office: For a
donation of a specific dollar amount, donor is Lunch With The Boss: Employees who
entered into a raffle. made a donation to JDRF are entered into a
drawing for lunch with a top level executive.
Used CD/Book Sale
Live, Silent Or Online Auction
Food/Beverage Sales: Biscuits,
donuts, bagels, popcorn, muffins, hot Cook Out: For a $10 donation, employees
dogs, pizza, ice cream, smoothies, etc. dine of food prepared by other staff members.
Special Event: If you have a birthday or
Break A Balloon Contest: Buy a dart for $1- anniversary approaching, host a party and
$5 and throw it at a wall of balloons to collect ask that guests provide you with a donation to
the prize inside. Prizes can include casual days, JDRF in lieu of gifts.
prime parking spots, free lunch, gift
certificates, etc. A Day of Silence For JDRF: Accept pledges
to silence an “exuberant” employee for a day.
Recognition Day: Sell balloons, cupcakes,
flowers, cards, etc. to be
given to a co-worker on a
designated day as a show of
thanks or appreciation.
Badge Drawing: Each employee receives a
badge after participating in a JDRF
fundraising activity with a printed number.
Weekly, a number is selected for a prize.