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  • Book sales

    Some churches and groups have been running book sales during Christian Aid Week for more than 30 years! They are a tried and tested way of engaging your local community and raising funds. Book sales can be a flexible format - you can combine them with other community and fundraising events. For one supporting church, their sale is part of a Book Festival, with workshops and talks; for another, it is an opportunity to sell artwork in addition to books. 

    Find out how to run a book sale
  • Evaluating your activities

    Meeting with your church or group to review your fundraising activities is really valuable.

    Here's our tips and questions to consider
  • Health and safety guidelines for events

    Many people choose to put on fundraising events in celebration of Christian Aid Week, from Big Brekkies to coffee mornings, tea dances and sponsored walks. Our advice below should help answer some of your common questions, so you can have a safe and enjoyable event. 

    Keep reading
  • Sponsored walks

    Inspired by our 70k in May challenge? Why not take it on as a group, or organise a day-long event to walk together?  

    Here are our top tips for success, including key points to remember when planning your walk. 

    Don't forget to create your 70k in May fundraising page!

    Find out how to run a sponsored walk
  • Street, station and supermarket collections

    Collecting at places locally with lots of people around can be a great way to boost your fundraising. Shopping centres, high streets, stations and supermarkets are all great places to collect, and the longer you can be there during the day, the more money you’re likely to raise. 

    Find out more
  • Our contact details

    We really value hearing from our supporters whether it’s questions about your fundraising, paying in donations, accessing our resources or feedback. Here’s the contact details for our different regional and national teams.  

    England: email or call us on 020 7523 2493 and select England

    Wales: email or call us on 029 2084 4646 

    Scotland: email or call us on 0131 220 1254 

    Northern Ireland: email or call us on 028 9064 8133 

    Republic of Ireland: email

    Get in touch

Talk to us

Let us know what works in your area.

We always want to hear your ideas. If you would like to share your experiences of using these suggestions or any other ideas you may have, please contact us.

Thank you so much for all you do for Christian Aid Week.