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Bike Free Fundraising Ideas

Fundraisers are so important to small charities like ours. They help spread the world and they money they raise helps us support life-saving programmes in rural Africa.  Read some of our favourite fundraising ideas for inspiration and some not-too-tricky ideas to get you started.

Karaoke party

Use your sing-a-long to raise money for your favourite cause. Have your karaoke party at your local pub and hire a proper machine, or keep it low key and host friends in your own home. There are lots of free karaoke apps and console games you could use to turn your TV into a karaoke screen. Make sure you have some good speakers and disco lights. If you really want to get into character ask your guests to dress up as their musical heroes!

Bake off

Cakes sales are always popular, after all, who doesn’t like a victoria sponge? And a bake off adds a bit more fun to the traditional bake sale. Hold yours at your office at lunchtime. Ask entrants to concoct their finest confections and find some ‘judges’ and award prizes e.g. tastiest cake, most beautiful cake and best cupcakes. Guests pay a few pounds to come to the bake off where they get to taste and vote for their favourites. You can also sell off the creations afterwards.

Motorcycle cupcakes

©Lisa Cunningham’s amazing motorcycle cupcakes, Cupcakes2Delite

Quiz night 

Yours could be at the office, at home, at a village hall or an evening with friends at your local pub. Charge £5 or £10 per team to enter. Personalise it with bike themed questions, a guess-the-baby-photo round or a special theme to fit your crowd’s interests.

Get sponsored 

You can be sponsored to do almost anything. How about trying to keep absolutely silent or only speaking a different language for one day. Grow or shave your beard, dress like a celebrity at work, enter a running or swimming challenge or walk up a mountain. The possibilities are only limited by your imagination!

Still not inspired? Have a look through our fundraising A-Z

Fundraising A-Z


Auction – Get friends to donate items or services (hairdressing, massage, babysitting, DIY?)


Bike to work for a month


Coins in a jar for every swear word – that’ll be a challenge.


Donations instead of anniversary, birthdays or weddings gifts.


Email, use your email signature to tell your contacts about your favourite cause (us!!)


Fun, organise a mini football/soccer, netball or basketball match and ask for a participation fee.


Grow a real bikers’ beard. We dare you!


Host a BBQ and ask for an entry fee.


Instagram – Donate, share a selfie, tag @two_wheels_for_life, and then nominate a friend.


Jumble or Yard sale – Have a clear out and let the sales begin!


Karaoke. Let your inner rocker out while helping us reach our goal!


Ladies’ or Gentlemen’s night – Invite a top squad to your place and ask them to donate what they would spend on a night out.


MotoGP™ put on a race screening or a motorbike & car wash.


Nail biter or chocoholic? Give up your naughty habit with a little sponsored help.


Off-road bike ride – Know a fun track? Why not charge people to take them on a tour.


Purchase Two Wheels for Life T-shirts and other charity gifts in our shop.


Quiz night – organise one at your local and ask for a £5/10 entry fee.


Run – marathon, half or park run. What can you stomach?


Sunday ride – Invite friends and ask participants for a small donation.


Tea party – easy event for all ages, charge a pound or two and offer simple refreshments.


Uniform free day at school or work. Or a costume day if you don’t wear a uniform!


Veg challenge – Get healthy by getting sponsored to go meat free or even vegan for a month.


World Health Day – recognize the day in April and collect funds to support our work.


Xtreme – skydiving, blobbing or BMX? Make your dreams come true, and get sponsored too.


Yes you can! – Set yourself a challenge and get sponsored. Baked bean bath optional!


Zzzzz – Once the funds are raised, it’s time to relax…We hope you found your perfect match!