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You don’t have to be a millionaire to help us make a difference. All you need is energy, enthusiasm and some organisational skills! Scroll down for some ideas to get you started.

Run For MCF

Swim For MCF

Cycle For MCF

Fly For MCF

Bake For MCF

Paint For MCF

Design For MCF

How else can you contribute?

We’re calling all fitness buffs and sports enthusiasts! Gather up your family, friends, colleagues and everyone you know to organize a Run for a Cause! Everyone loves a day out doing your favourite sport. Spend a day and invite your family and friends to support the children of Dhaka while enjoying a great day out.

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We’re calling out all the fitness buffs and sports enthusiasts! Gather up your family, friends, colleagues and everyone you know to organize a Swim for a Cause!

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Everyone loves a day out on your favorite sport. You can organize a tournament and ask your friends to form teams and compete for a cause. It can be on a weekend to and you can ask for donations of juice packs, snacks and even prizes for the winning team. Spend one day and invite your family and friends to support the children of Dhaka at the same time enjoy a great tournament. All proceeds go to the education of children in the slums.

Here’s a 5 step guide to organize a Swim for MCF:
• Gather up your friends and family and their friends to create teams for the tournament
• Arrange the time and place
• Invite donors to give juices, prizes and snacks
• Invite volunteers to help out
• Announce to everyone through social media
• Grab your gear and play for the kids of Dhaka

We’re calling out all the fitness buffs and sports enthusiasts! Gather up your family, friends, colleagues and everyone you know to Cycle for a Cause!

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Everyone loves a day out on your favorite sport. You can organize a tournament and ask your friends to form teams and compete for a cause. It can be on a weekend to and you can ask for donations of juice packs, snacks and even prizes for the winning team. Spend one day and invite your family and friends to support the children of Dhaka at the same time enjoy a great tournament. All proceeds go to the education of children in the slums.

Here’s a 5 step guide to Cycle for MCF:
• Gather up your friends and family and their friends to create teams for the tournament
• Arrange the time and place
• Invite donors to give juices, prizes and snacks
• Invite volunteers to help out
• Announce to everyone through social media
• Grab your gear and play for the kids of Dhaka

We’re calling out all the adrenaline junkies and adventure freaks! Gather up your family, friends, colleagues and everyone you know to Skydive for a Cause!

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Everyone has a streak of adventure in them. You can organize a skydive and ask your friends to form teams and skydive for a cause. It can be on a weekend to and you can ask for donations of juice packs, snacks and even prizes. Spend one day and invite your family and friends to support the children of Dhaka at the same time enjoy a great adventure. All proceeds go to the education of children in the slums.

Here’s a 5 step guide to Skydive for MCF:
• Gather up your friends and family and their friends to participate
• Arrange the time and place
• Invite donors to give juices, prizes and snacks
• Invite volunteers to help out
• Announce to everyone through social media
• Grab your gear and play for the kids of Dhaka

We’re inviting everyone across the UAE to gather all your family and friends, colleagues, classmates and everyone to bake cakes or cupcakes for a cause or buy the cakes. It’s the best reason to take time out and enjoy a great cup of tea and a great chat.

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This is an amazing and simple way for you to raise money for MCF. You can ask for donations of tea and cake, even coordinate a fancy dress tea party at work or even make your own bake-off! You can raise money for MCF by asking for donations for tea and cake, holding a fancy dress tea party at work or creating your very own bake-off. All proceeds go towards the education of underprivileged children living in the slums.

It’s as simple as a 10-minute tea break with colleagues and friends. You can go vintage inspired or a cake sale style Tea Party, big or small, it’s all up to you!

Here’s all you need:
• What time and where?
• Start announcing to your friends for them to invite their friends too
• Create an amazing theme to let your MCF Tea Party more fun and festive
• Organize a Cake off or Bake off

Start baking and then sell all of the delicious creations to everyone at the Tea Party.

Tap into your creative side and enjoy spending a day making art masterpieces for a cause. Invite all your friends, family, colleagues, and everyone you know to paint or create handicrafts for the children. Best way to celebrate art is with a great reason like education.

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Organize an art class or art exhibit for a cause that showcases the Picasso in you.The best gift you can give to someone is a handmade present. You can find a perfect venue that gives art classes or painting classes on a weekend where you can organize Art for a Cause. You can raise money by having a fee for the classes or selling your art pieces and all proceeds will go towards the education oF underprivileged children living in the slums.

First things first, here’s what you need:
• Find a venue and arrange the time and day.
• Start getting donations for paint and brushes, etc
• Announce to all your family and friends
• Create your masterpieces and sell your art pieces

Tap into your designer side and change lives with art. You can invite your friends to come and create your own designs for a cause. You can sell products with your designs printed on them or host an exhibit for the children of Dhaka.

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Spend your free time to design for a cause, it can be abstract, statements or even something as simple as butterflies. Gather your family and friends and their friends to spend a day designing something personal for MCF. After designing them, you can sell them and all proceeds go to the education of the underprivileged children in Bangladesh. Spend an afternoon with friends and use your skills to change the world.

• Start designing
• Look for a venue, organize the time and day
• Announce it to all your friends and family, colleagues and everyone you know
• Post on social media
• Raise funds for a cause

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#Climb4MCF
#Dive4MCF
#Play4MCF
#Sing4MCF
#Draw4MCF
#Create4MCF
#Teach4MCF
#Speak4MCF

If you have any suggestions that we can add to our list you can email us on enquiries@mariacristinafoundation.org

Setting up your fundraiser couldn’t be easier!

1. Choose an event from our page or plan your own fundraiser.

2. Create your own fundraising page on Just Giving.

3. Plan the venue, date, time and start promoting your event online and offline.

4. Don’t forget to send us pictures and share your moments on our Facebook page.

Host a flea market locally to raise funds

Please note we are unable to accept material donations as it is too costly to take them to Bangladesh. We encourage you to host a flea market or take part in an organised flea market, sell the items you wish to donate and raise funds for MCF. 100% of donations received go towards the education fees of our children.

Raise funds by shopping online at Easy Fundraising or Every Click.