Fundraise

 

Fundraise for the mountains

Fundraising is a great way to help Mend Our Mountains, as we attempt to repair and restore some of Britain’s most beautiful and valued landscapes.

It’s your chance to get out in the hills (or stay in) and have fun while doing some good.

Find out more and get started by downloading our fundraising pack – click the image below. If you’ve got any questions, send us a message at mendourmountains@thebmc.co.uk.

 

Struggling for ideas?

The fundraising pack has plenty of great ideas, and some examples of people who are putting them into action to help the mountains, but just in case you’re still not sure, we’ve put a few more together below.

  • Do a fun challenge event. Run 5k, swim in open water, bike or walk – pick something that will be fun and challenging and persuade your friends to chip in! MOM Coordinator Inigo is going to do a triathlon in Keswick in June, mainly ‘cos he hates swimming.
  • Get baking! During the BMC’s ‘Horseshoe Heroes’ campaign last year, one volunteer ran a bake sale and donated the money, proving that there’s plenty of ways other than getting active to help heal the hills.
  • Give something up. A tried and tested fundraising classic, with the potential to inspire plenty of support from surprised friends and family. Just don’t give up hill-walking!
  • Run a raffle. Got some unwanted gifts or know some local businesses who might give you free stuff? Run a raffle – simply charge for tickets, and the people with the numbers chosen at the end get a prize. Or you could go one better and organise a whole MOM-themed event.

Can’t see anything on there that piques your interest? Got an idea but not sure how to put it into practice? Drop us a line at mendourmountains@thebmc.co.uk and we’ll guide you through the whole process.

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Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million is a call to action to everyone who values the hills, mountains and landscapes of Britain. It aims to galvanise mass support for things we all use: the paths, bridleways and bridges which underpin our experiences in the great outdoors. Through a year-long appeal we aim to raise £1 million in total for a range of vital projects within the UK’s entire family of 15 National Parks. Navigate our website to find out more.
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