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Event Ideas and Tips

Help us fund the fight. Together we will find a cure.

Great fundraising ideas for your Wear A Hat Day event

  1. Wear a Hat
    Ask your friends and colleagues to wear a hat and make a donation. Get crafty and make your own!
  2. Coffee Morning, Hatty Lunch or Afternoon Tea
    Ask everyone to wear their favourite hat and make a donation
  3. Hold a Raffle
    Everyone loves a good raffle, grab a few prizes and charge £1 a ticket
  4. Hat Quiz
    Download these from our Hatter’s Workshop
  5. #HatSelfie Photobooth
    Our ready-made selfie kits are perfect for your event!
  6. Big Hatty Bake-off!
    Get the taste buds going and the donations flowing!
  7. Hatty Walkabout
    Every step brings us closer to a cure
  8. ‘Create Your Own Hat’ Competition
    Get those thinking caps on…
  9. Famous Hats Film Night
    Willy Wonka, Indiana Jones, Sherlock Holmes… who will you be?
  10. Sell Our Pin Badges
    Take a look at our great range of pin badges and more over on the Hatter's Workshop
Wear A Hat Day tea party
Posing in hats in a photo frame

Maximise your fundraising

  • Put Up Posters
    Display your posters from your fundraising pack and get your friends and colleagues involved
  • Use social media
    Create a Facebook Fundraiser and share it with all your friends. Don't forget to post the #hattastic photos from your event as well!
  • Tell your story to raise awareness
    With easy-to-use press release templates available to download here.
  • Create a JustGiving Page
    Set a fundraising target and aim to beat it!
  • Text to donate
    Tell others to do the same, it’s quick and easy: Text HAT to 70660 to donate £5*

*Texts costs £5 plus network charge. Brain Tumour Research receives 100% of your
donation. Obtain the bill payer’s permission. Call 01908 867200 for any queries. See our full terms and conditions.

Two girls in hats supporting Wear A Hat Day

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