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7 Unique Ways To Collect Money For Charity

1. Charity Walk: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

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Probably the only time you’ll see men walking around in high heels, “A Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Event is a playful opportunity for men to raise awareness in their community about the serious causes, effects and remediations to men’s sexualized violence against women.” 

2. Puppy Run

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A surefire way attract people to your event: race puppies toward bowls of food. This idea was created by the Kappa Sigma Fraternity at Ohio State to raise money for local animal shelters. You can learn more and watch the (adorable) video here.

3. All-You-Can-Eat Nacho Bar

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A Kappa Kappa Gamma tradition, serving endless nachos is an easy way to get people to open up their pocketbooks. You can read more about the event here.

4. Powderpuff Football Tournament

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Getting sororities to compete for charitable donations? The SAEs at Arizona have it all figured out. Check out the video.

5. Charity Concert

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Find a venue, hire a popular artist, collect money for tickets, donate proceeds to charity. That’s the recipe for success for the PDTs at Indiana. You can read about their fundraiser here.

6. Dodgeball Tournament

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The 6 D’s: Dodge, duck, dip, dive, dodge…. and donate. The Tri Delts at UVA host a cross-fraternity dodgeball tournament to collect money for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Read more about the event here.

7. Charity Fashion Show

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This student-led fashion show at the University of St. Andrews  in Scotland raises £136,000 annually for charity. 

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