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Sweepstake Fundraising

Last Reviewed 02/06/2016


Sweepstake competitions are a great way of adding some fun to your fundraising. Get your friends, family and colleagues involved in supporting SWAN UK. You can do a sweepstake on just about anything, from guessing how many sweets there are in a jar to guessing who will win the European Cup.

Follow these simple steps on how to get started

  1. Decide the competition
    - European Cup 2016
    - Olympics 2016
    - Wimbledon 2016
    - Guess how many sweets there are in a jar
    - X factor
    - You don’t need to use the above ideas, you can be as imaginative as you want.

  2. Set the price
    The price can vary from £1-5 or more, the price is up to you.

  3. Get involved
    Anyone can get involved- friends, family and colleagues (if it’s an office sweepstake).

  4. Pick a result
    This can be done in a number of different ways:
    - Out of a hat
    - List all the competitors from the competition e.g if you are doing the European Cup list all the teams taking part and get everyone to pick a number.
    - Bid for a player- if more than one person thinks that team/group/ player will win get them to add a booster price.
    - You can even give them one at random.

  5. Think of a prize
    Who ever guesses the right winner wins a prize and the money raised will be donated to SWAN UK. (The prize can be anything from a voucher, bottle of wine, box of chocolates).

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