Fundraise virtually at home

We need your help to raise vital money and tackle vision loss together.

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, there are many ways you can raise money without having to leave home.  Whatever you decide to do, remember we are here to support you every step of the way with ideas and advice.

Here are some ideas to get you started:


Game night

Are you a lover of board games? Get your friends together to play Scrabble, Monopoly or any game you fancy and ask participants for a small donation.

Run a virtual pub quiz

Gather your favourite teammates and get quizzical.  You can either nominate a quiz master for the night, or perhaps each team can create their own round?  Remember to set up a fundraising page and charge each team to enter.

Host a virtual coffee morning

Put the kettle on and host a virtual coffee morning with friends and family.  You can use Zoom, WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger to host your coffee morning, ask for donations to the value of a shop-bought coffee and enjoy catching up with your loved ones.

Get active

Walk 10,000 steps a day either inside your own home or around a local park. Be creative to get those steps and remember to post pictures and encourage friends and family to sponsor you or perhaps even join in.

Drop us a line!

We can help with t-shirts, posters, home money boxes and other materials for the day.

Contact Laura at fundraising@sightscotland.org.uk or 0131 446 3089 – she'll be happy to speak with you about your event.

Tips on organising events:

Event type:  Invite your friends and family to your very own coffee morning

Host your very own coffee morning at home, work or even a church hall.  Invite as many people as you want, ask for a donation and help us tackle vision loss.

Good steps to follow:

  1. Set a date and remember to include the time.
  2. Decide where to host the event, either home, work or at a venue.
  3. Contact local supermarkets as they can be very generous with cake donations, tea, coffee and sugar.
  4. Ask friends and family to bake cakes.
  5. If you are holding a raffle, remember to get raffle ticket books and ask for donations.
  6. Lastly, don’t forget to invite everyone you know!

We can help with t-shirts, posters, home money boxes and other materials for the day.

Contact Laura at fundraising@sightscotland.org.uk or 0131 446 3089 – she'll be happy to speak with you about your event.

Support Sight Scotland by purchasing a Thermos Cup from our merchandise store

Event type:  Let's get quizzical

As the darker nights draw in, this is the perfect time to host your very own quiz night.  Invite your friends, colleagues and family, ask for a donation and help us tackle vision loss. You don’t need to be a brainiac to run a quiz – just some fun questions and a bit of organisation.

Good steps to follow:

    1. Set a date and remember to include the time.
    2. Decide where to host the event – either home, work or at a venue.
    3. Questions don’t have to be too difficult; think about your audience and perhaps do a themed quiz? Remember to include a fun round!
    4. Offer refreshments – maybe a pop-up bar or 'bring your own bottle'?
    5. If you are holding a raffle, remember to get raffle ticket books and ask for donations
    6. Lastly, don’t forget to invite everyone you know!

    We can help with t-shirts, posters, home money boxes and other materials.

    Contact Laura at fundraising@sightscotland.org.uk or 0131 446 3089 – she'll be happy to speak with you about your event.