Escape from Alcatraz
With nearly 10 head-shaving events under his belt, Geoff decided to switch it up. For his fundraiser, Geoff navigated the 2-mile swim from San Francisco Bay to Alcatraz Island while his friends and family cheered him on.
Run, walk, or even cycle your way towards a cure — any way you like to get active can be a great opportunity to raise funds and help us conquer childhood cancer!
Amazing Laps for Lymphoma Awareness
Welch Elementary School rallied behind 6-year-old Von Kleiv for a ninja-themed party with treats, ninja-themed activities, a trivia-filled scavenger hunt and prizes to help conquer and spread awareness of t-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma.
Looking for the perfect time to help raise funds for SBF? Look no further than the next birthday, anniversary, “cancerversary,” or even graduation! Invite family and friends to donate on your behalf and work together to find a cure.
IHS Markit Singapore Bake-Sale
The IHS Markit Singapore office hosted a delicious bake-sale with cookies, tarts and other treats to collect more donations for their 24-hour Shave-A-Thon. Who doesn’t crave a sweet mid-day snack at work?
Sale & Give Back Fundraiser
Whether you’re in the school’s PTA group or the owner of a local sandwich shop, there are plenty of ways to incorporate sales into your fundraising. Consider selling homemade goods at a local street fair or hosting a give-back night at the family business.
Flashes of Gold
This DWYW used photo booths to create a picture-perfect fundraiser with photographers, food, a raffle and gold-colored props in memory of Honored Kid David. Guests could attend the photo-themed bash with a small entrance fee.
Not sure where your idea fits? No worries! From a Star Wars society get-together to a demolition derby, our DWYWs have done some pretty amazing things. We can help make your fundraiser a success or help you pick a fundraiser that’s perfect for you.
How It Works
Register Your Fundraiser
Decide what you’d like to do for childhood cancer research, then pick a time and date. You’ll get your own fundraising page, a personal fundraising coach, plus access to our Resource Lounge full of tips, tools and ideas!
Spread the Word
Once you register your fundraiser, spread the word and watch the donations come in! Put your page link on social media, and ask friends and family to share it too.
Fund the Best Childhood Cancer Research
Sit back and smile knowing that you helped fund the best childhood cancer research in the world. But don’t stop there! Start brainstorming for your next fundraiser idea — you can do anything you want! Ready?
Here’s a few fundraising tips to help you get the ball rolling with your fundraiser.More Fundraising Tips
Frequently Asked Questions
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- Can I have a DWYW fundraiser and participate in a head-shaving event?
- Is the DWYW program for those who are shaving without an event?
- What if I want to cut and donate my hair?