Fundraise for CARE

Thank you for your interest in fundraising for CARE Canada! Whether you’re an individual, business, community group, school or service club, organizing your own fundraiser is a great way to support CARE’s poverty fighting work while having fun!

Hosting your very own fundraising event couldn’t be easier with our DIY fundraising pages and our Event Planning Toolkit. Don’t forget to let us know about your fundraiser at so we can assist you in your fundraising goals! 

CARE water carrying challenge at the City of Om yoga festival, 2016

Fundraising in 3 Easy Steps

Step 1: Plan your fundraising campaign (see below for some ideas).

Need some help or inspiration? See below for an event guide and ideas that have worked for others.

Step 2: Create your own fundraising page and set a fundraising goal.

The process is simple. Just follow the steps and you’re on your way to fundraising success!

Step 3: Tell everyone!

Spread the word about your fundraiser and why you’re helping to end global poverty and empower women and girls in the developing world. We’ve got the resources to help you.

Toolkit & Templates

We’ve created a variety of resources to help you on your fundraising journey. Please have a look at the resources available below and download the ones you will need.


Don’t forget to let us know about your event by emailing us at


Here are a few event ideas that have worked for others:

Walk In Her Shoes - Host your ver own Walk In Her Shoes event by challenging your friends and family to walk 10,000 steps in support of women and girls. Find out more >>


Host a Girl Rising Screening - Host a film night at a community centre or with a group of friends. The film Girl Rising shares the stories of nine girls from developing countries. Find out more >>


 Special Occasions - Make your support for CARE part of an important even like a wedding or baby shower.



$/KM - Ask your friends and family to donate money for every kilometre you run, walk, swim or bike.


Parties and Dinners
- Charge your guests "admission" to your dinner party and put all the proceeds towards your fundraising goal.


Sports - Hold a sports tournament, organize a bowling night, or play from the couch in support of your fundraiser.



Lunch and Learn - Host an interesting speaker series for your office, school or community. Depending on your location, you could also invite CARE staff to share their stories.


The Classics - Try a classic fundraiser like a car wash, garage sale, BBQ, can/bottle drive, bake sale, pancake breakfast or dress-down day at work or school.


Birthdays and Holidays - Ask your friends to donate to CARE instead of buying you a gift.