Suggestions For Fundraising

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Performing arts & yoga

  • Host a street performance, music, dance, mime, live statue

  • Ask a well-known person to participate in a concert benefit

  • Silent disco (people dance with headphones playing their own music, looks bizarre)

  • Organize a street corner singalong or flash mob

  • All night film or theater marathon

  • Storytelling gatherings

  • Yoga for the Kattaikkuttu Gurukulam

OFFER YOUR EXPERTISE OR SERVICES

  • Offer your expertise in massage, make-up, energy work, aerobics, photography, sailing, yoga, horse-led leadership or legal advice and ask people to donate in lieu of payment

  • Decorate Christmas trees for individuals & businesses

  • Christmas gift wrapping

  • Halloween decorations

  • Car wash

  • Cook a romantic dinner at a person’s home (or) deliver it

  • Guided tours of a private buildings (not accessible for public); your village or the part of a town you know well

  • Public workshop or class

  • Auction of services (example: kiss from local celeb, item owned by local celeb such as her/his first dancing shoes or Tennis shirt)

  • Love letter writing

  • Dogs’ diner/pets’ diner in a local restaurant

  • Baby sitting

  • Kolam/rangoli design, street painting, graffiti

  • Gift wrapping

  • Wild flower bouquet service

PARTY TIME: BUY A TICKET OR DONATE TO PARTICIPATE

  • Neighborhood barbecue, Private dinner/barbecue

  • Suggestions for fundraising

  • Throw a theme party

  • 2nd hand fashion show

  • Birthday party

  • X-mas party, or

  • Don’t drink for one month and donate the money to the campaign

SPORTS

  • Sponsor a charity run or other sports event

  • Sponsor an “Indian” sports event with cricket, kabaddi, hokey, etc.

GOOD FORTUNE / GAMES

  • Lottery with big prize (e.g. ticket to Chennai; 2 nd price is a free stay at the Sangam’s Guesthouse)

  • Chess marathon, Bridge marathon, Games marathon etc.

  • Pub quiz India, Trivia night

  • Fortune telling

SELLING ITEMS

  • Market place: collect and sell 2nd hand clothes or other items online and donate the proceeds

  • Garage / trunk sale

  • Postcards of the Kattaikkuttu Sangam or your own-made postcards

  • Home-made cakes/jams or other products

COLLECT

  • Collect coupons, gift certificates

  • Deposit piggy banks in shops to collect donations

  • Donate 10% of Christmas bonus

  • Ask companies for sponsorship with the company receiving public mention (also in the newsletter of the Kattaikkuttu Gurukulam)

  • Partner with your local restaurant or shop to donate a % on every item sold to the campaign

  • Crowdfunding

KIDS