Do What You Want

5 Ways to Help Kids With Cancer in January

by Erinn Jessop, St. Baldrick's Foundation
January 5, 2018

It’s January and that means the start of a new year! Need some help beginning with a bang? We’ve got you covered! Here are 5 tips to make 2018 the best year yet, because we think a great year starts with taking childhood back from cancer …

St. Baldrick's Ambassadors say Happy New Year

St. Baldrick’s 2018 Ambassadors (from left to right) Julia, Kellan and Zach wish you a Happy New Year!

1. New Year, New You!

Challenge others to give up an indulgence for the month – then ask them to donate what they would have spent instead. They can abstain from drinking their favorite beverage or eating out and give what they save.

2. Holiday Clean-Up Crew

Know anyone who needs help taking down their holiday decor? Offer your services for a suggested donation toward your goal. Rally your teammates to assist and see how quickly the donations add up!

3. Weight Loss Challenge

Looking to take a little off the middle in the New Year? Ask friends to donate $10 for every pound you lose. It’s a win-win!

4. Brunch for a Cause

The holidays have passed, but the spirit of generosity is in the air! Invite friends over for brunch and encourage them to donate $5 a plate. They’ll have a great time catching up, eating a delicious homemade spread and supporting your goal.

5. Challenge Friends

From joining a gym to swearing off sugar, New Year’s resolutions can be hard to keep. Ask your friends to donate $25 every time they break a resolution – it’ll make them feel good to know they’re helping kids with cancer, even if they’re kicking themselves for eating that forbidden donut!

This January, take childhood back from cancer and do it YOUR way. Launch a Do What You Want fundraiser today.

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