Bake sales are a fun, family-friendly way of raising funds!
Bake sales are a fun, family-friendly way of raising funds!

Fundraising should be fun and enjoyable first and foremost! So when thinking about possible fundraising ideas please choose something you will enjoy doing as you are likely to raise more money that way.

We have had a wide variety of events held to raise money for WRAS which have included:

  • Open gardens
  • Cake sales
  • Boot sales
  • Garage sales
  • Plant sales
  • Sponsored bike rides
  • Sponsored walks
  • Bungee jumps
  • Dress down days
  • Quiz night
Running a marathon with friends is a great way to keep fit and help WRAS
Running a marathon with friends is a great way to keep fit and help WRAS

... And much more! You just need a little imagination to make a special event!

WRAS’s Trevor Week MBE may also be available to come along and visit if he is free, so do not hesitate to contact him and he will check his diary. You are welcome to collect a pull-up banner, some leaflets and newsletters from WRAS’s Casualty Centre by arrangement too.

Here are some other ways in which you can help WRAS raise money:

WRAS' Amazon wish list

WRAS has an Amazon wish list, where you can help us save money by buying items direct to help us out. The list ranges from animal food to IT equipment.

Greetings Cards

WRAS is supported by a couple of different greetings card companies which help raise money for our charity:

"The Greetings Card Company" To visit their website click here, but remember to select East Sussex Widlife Rescue as your chosen charity or we don't benefit.

"Make a difference cards"   To visit WRAS 's card shop please click here.

Raise money via eBay

WRAS has an eBay shop where people can sell items and donate a percentage to WRAS, as well as WRAS selling its own items too.

Order Heating Oil and help raise money for WRAS!

East Sussex WRAS has teamed up with and when you order online a donation will be made by BoilerJuice to East Sussex WRAS to help us save even more wildlife.

 Scrap your car in aid of East Sussex WRAS

It's easy to do, just fill in the online form or call Giveacar. All they need is a couple of minutes to go through your details. Once they have your approval, they have a collection agent call you in order to arrange a convenient pick-up time. A tow truck usually arrives within 3 days to pick up your car, though in a few rare cases it may take up to 10 days. You can ensure a fast collection by also submitting an email address. Your car is sent to scrap or auction. They then donate the proceeds, after administrative costs, to East Sussex WRAS.

Sandra Palme Fine Pet Portraits

Sandra Palme is an amazing artist and really knows how to capture the true character of the pets she draws. To help support WRAS, Sandra is happy to donate to WRAS 15% of the value of any commissioned work when WRAS is mentioned. You can email Sandra for more information. Visit Sandra's website

The Spice of Life Company

10% of any order will be donated to East Sussex WRAS when placing an order with the Spice of Life Company where East Sussex WRAS is mentioned. Check out their website to see the range of gift boxes and more which are available.

Recycle your mobiles, inkjets, laser or toner cartridges

Recycling your mobile and cartridges is one of the easiest ways to raise funds. Visit the Recycle4Charity website to see how.

The Weather Lottery

The leading lottery fundraiser in the UK helps raise funds for Charity, Education, Sporting Organisations and other societies by offering a free lottery platform. Each player chooses 6 numbers between 0 and 9, inclusive. The player's chosen numbers are then matched against the second digit of temperatures in Fahrenheit in selected destinations around Europe. If a player chooses the winning numbers, they can win up to £200,000. Visit the website for more information.

Ark Wildlife affiliate scheme

Every time you shop at Ark Wildlife by going through the links on our site, they will donate 5% of your purchase to East Sussex WRAS.


You can set up your own sponsored events, in memory, marriage, birthday, celebration, or personnalised fundraising pages to help East Sussex WRAS help the thousands of animals and people who call on WRAS's service every year. Its easy to set up and fun to do. Visit WRAS' JustGiving page

Make an even bigger difference by setting up a monthly donation.

Via JustGiving you can set up an important monthly donation to WRAS. These monthly donation help make WRAS secure and help WRAS plan for the future and budget. The more people who set up monthly donations to WRAS the more people and casualties we can help and save. Donate monthly to WRAS via JustGiving

Search the web

We are pleased that has set up a  homepage for supporters using their search engine to raise funds for East Sussex WRAS. You can join them by going to the link listed below, and then selecting everyclick as your home page on your computer. Every time you log on and use to search for something on the internet you raise funds for WRAS. It is surprising how quickly those pennies turn into pounds, you can also shop and raise funds too.

Shop online

You can shop online and raise money for WRAS using You need to ensure you select East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service (WRAS) as your selected charity in order to help raise funds. There are also ways of raising funds completely FREE OF CHARGE for WRAS by signing up for product trails by clicking on the "Raise Funds for Free" button once logged in.

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