Zoo Run Run - Sunday April 14, 2024

Fundraising Ideas:

Looking for ways to grow your team and become the top fundraising team? Download the Team Captain Kit.

Want to help spread the word about the Zoo Run Run? Download the Zoo Run Run Event Flyer.

Host a fundraising event

  • Bake sale – Make and sell your favorite recipes!
  • Barbecue – Host a barbecue with your team
  • Bingo night – Host a bingo night with your team
  • Bottle and Can Drive – Decorate a collection box to leave at work or school, and recycle the bottles and cans at a local grocery store
  • Casino night – Gamble for a good cause!
  • Dinner for a Cause – have a local restaurant donate a portion of their business for the day to your fundraising page
  • Garage Sale – Get some spring cleaning done with your teammates, and gather your extras at one house for a garage sale.
  • Party at Your House – Host a party for friends, family, and team members. Pick a fun theme, and encourage donations!
  • Karaoke Night – Host an event where you can pay to have a friend sing. The person chosen to since can always donate more money to NOT sing!
  • Movie Night – Have your team host a movie night with an entrance fee. A mini projector an a white sheet hung up outside, plus popcorn and candy for sale!
  • Connect with your Community

  • Send a mailing – People love to receive letters in the mail! Tell them why you have decided to run, and include a self addressed envelope for the donation.
  • Email everyone you know (from across the street to across the globe!)
  • Share on social media – Share your participant page, and let everyone know that you’re running for the Rosamond Gifford Zoo
  • Build a team – Encourage your friends to join you on the day or virtually!
  • Hand out flyers – At work, school, or around town.