Event Ideas and Downloads
Wear A Hat Day Ideas and Downloads
Coming up with good fundraising ideas can be tricky but that's where we can help. Over the years we've picked up some pretty good hints and tips to make your Wear A Hat Day the hattiest yet.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) is proving a great challenge for us all, however, Brain Tumour Research is here to help our wonderful community of supporters across the UK this year in taking part at school, at in your home or online!
There are many ways to hold your event digitally with your family, friends, colleagues, or school on Friday 27th March. You can have all the fun of Wear A Hat Day through your screens and on social media!
Wear A Hat Day event ideas
But that's not the only way to get involved and here are a few simple ideas to get you started, we're looking forward to seeing your amazing activities and joining in across social media!
- Wear A Hat Day Social Selfie
Take a selfie wearing a hat or a household object which you can turn in to a hat, upload it on social media, tag @braintumourrsch on Twitter and use #WearAHatDay - encourage your friends and colleagues to join in online!
- No hat? No problem!
On Facebook or Instagram stories take a selfie and use the sticker or GIF buttons to choose a hat, tag Brain Tumour Research and donate to us. You can also add a donate button to your stories, linking it to Brain Tumour Research and ask your loved ones to donate.
- Put Yourself in the Frame
Add our Facebook Frame on your profile photo to help spread awareness across social media.
- Hat Quiz
Create your own or download our quizzes.
- ‘Create Your Own Hat’ Competition
Get those thinking caps on…
- Cat Wearing A Hat Day?
Get your pets involved by putting a hat on them, upload it on social media, tag @braintumourrsch on Twitter and use #WearAHatDay to help spread awareness (and cuteness) on the day.
- Famous Hats Film Night
Willy Wonka, Indiana Jones, Sherlock Holmes… who will you be?
Wear A Hat Day Signature Brooches and Merchandise
Our Wear A Hat Day Signature brooches have been exclusively designed for Brain Tumour Research in collaboration with celebrated Milliners and Hatters. We are proud of our partnerships and the creative beauty of their designs. You can purchase yours here.
We also offer a fantastic range of Wear A Hat Day merchandise to help celebrate the day and raise vital funds for Brain Tumour Research. See our merchandise page for more.
We have loads of great downloadable content to help you with your fundraising. Click on the images below to download.
Siena and Rafaele get hatty
Siblings Siena, aged eight, and Rafaele Guglia, six, found a great way of getting the pennies in when their grandfather Nonno was undergoing treatment for a brain tumour. They raised an astonishing £3,600 through a sponsored walk and then asked their classmates and teachers to wear hats to school and buy pin badges and wristbands.
The enterprising duo also got a pub involved which provided hot drinks to parents and carers outside school in return for a donation. But they didn’t stop there, they also approached Hobbycraft and Halfords and both businesses agreed the kids could collect outside their stores.
Why not follow in Siena's and Rafaele's footsteps and get your school involved in Wear A Hat Day?
Their beloved Nonno, who ran popular restaurant Valentino’s in Harborne for more than 30 years, sadly passed away but Siena and Rafaele are committed to the cause. This year they are once again asking people to take part in Wear A Hat Day and are among the child stars of our marketing campaign.
They were among a handful of children, all of whom have been touched by a brain tumour diagnosis, invited to take part and have their portraits taken by Venture Studios and are continuing to raise awareness in memory of Nonno.