There’s lots of ways to get involved and fundraise for Crisis this Christmas. We’ve got plenty of Christmas fundraising ideas to get you started with your planning and loads of resources to support you in whatever you do. We know that a life beyond homelessness is possible.

Christmas Fundraising Ideas

Join the Icebreaker challenge

It's time to face the freeze. Take on this chilly challenge and help people build a life beyond homelessness. Sign up today.

Sign up to Icebreaker

Crisis People

Find out what our fundraisers have been up to and ways you can get involved!

Lucy Parham's Celebrity Piano Gala in Aid of Crisis at Christmas

Don't miss Lucy Parham's Piano Gala with exciting celebrity guests! A must for classical music lovers and aspiring pianists

Pop-up at the Cop Shop!

We're back with our fourth pop-up shop, just in time for Christmas.

Icebreaker and Mental Health Swims

Learn how we're working with Mental Health Swims.

Meet our Sponsored Volunteering Star - Victoria!

Get inspired to become a Sponsored Volunteer, and double your impact this Christmas.

Croydon Stands Tall

Come and say goodbye to our towering giraffe beauties at a special weekend of celebration at Centrale Shopping Centre on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th November 2023.

Shirley's 90th Birthday Skydive

AW60 - fundraising in memory of Andrew Weatherall

We're featuring some incredible supporters who have been fundraising for Crisis in memory of Andrew Weatherall, DJ and music producer, since he passed away in February 2020.

Crafts & Laughs 🧶

Check out this creative fundraising for Crisis!

'Dear Mr Pop Star'

A huge thank you to Team Philpott for raising over £1000 for Crisis from the sales of their books 'Dear Mr Pop Star', 'Grammar Free in the UK'!

Croydon Stands Tall 🦒

Get ready to experience the tallest trail in town!

Supporter Star: Matthew ⭐

Matthew took on an incredible cycling challenge, raising £1,247.50 for Crisis.

Strictly Come Aston Dance Competition

Thank you so much to Aston University Dance Club for choosing us as your Charity of the Year and for being fabulous fundraisers!

Ultra Challenge Series... Walk, Jog, or Run it for Crisis

Get inspired by ballot place runner and Crisis fundraiser - Julie!

“I would run for Crisis again anytime, and would encourage you to have a go too. The reward is beyond anything that money can buy!”

Beyond Swim's top tips for a safe swim

Denique's Mountain Trek

Icebreaker is back, and here's who's supporting us!

We're proud to be working with some amazing brands for Icebreaker this year!

Thank you to The Resilient Retail Club for supporting Crisis through Work for Good

RiSE coffee are supporting Crisis!

Daniel's 145 mile challenge

Crisis supporter Daniel talks about his amazing 145 mile challenge in memory of his close friend Barbara.

GraceNote's incredible 15 gigs in 15 days

'The Mermaid Army' Ceramic Project by Jayne Wright

Catherine's Story

Fundraise at:

Your place of worship

We work with religious organisations of all faiths in their fundraising efforts for people experiencing homelessness.

Fundraise at your work

Come together and raise vital funds for Crisis by fundraising with your colleagues.

Fundraise at your university

Whether you're a student or staff member, part of a society or RAG group, or maybe just a group of friends, there are lots...

Fundraise at your school

Education is at the heart of our work. Staff, students and anyone in your school community can play their part.

The shops

Raise funds for Crisis as you shop at hundreds of great retailers at no extra cost to you!

Your local area

Wherever you are based, you can get involved and make a difference in your local area.

Fundraising with music

Use music to help end homelessness

Other ways to fundraise

Fundraise in memory

Fundraising in honour of a friend or loved one is a special way to remember their life while making a real difference for...

Fundraise in celebration

Whether it's a birthday, graduation, wedding or retirement, your event could help someone to step out of homelessness for...

Do your own thing

There are so many different ways that you can get involved and fundraise for Crisis.

How your money helps

We know homelessness is not inevitable. From decades of experience working with thousands of homeless people we know what's needed to end it. But it is only by working together that we can achieve this. The services we deliver rely on the incredible support we receive from fundraisers.


provides a warm welcome and helps someone take the first steps out of homelessness.
While we campaign together for the changes needed to end homelessness for good, we will continue to welcome individuals into our centres and provide services that we know address the issues faced by people experiencing homelessness. Last year we welcomed over 10,000 individuals into our services.


helps someone regain a sense of worth through healthcare and counselling.
Being homeless is devastating for a person’s mental and physical health. Crisis helps people rebuild their health and wellbeing through classes, social activities, personal coaching and by supporting them to access GPs and other services.

How to pay in your money

Thank you for raising money for Crisis! Our work would not be possible without fundraisers like you. Whether you're paying in event money or money fundraised in other ways, you can use our online donation form. If you prefer, you can also donate over the phone or by post. 


Contact the fundraising team

Our fundraising team are here to answer any queries you might have, whether they be questions about events or tips for fundraising.