Community Events
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Turn your own passion into positive change for the planet by organizing a fundraising event for your community. Create art from the heart by selling your crafted masterpieces to benefit nature. Organize a charitable book sale. Plan a performance or host a formal event with guest speakers who are as passionate about the planet as you are.

Almost any fun activity can be transformed into a fundraiser, or you can host an event to coincide with a national or world green day:

  • February: National Sweater Day; Polar Bear Week
  • March: Earth Hour, World Water Day
  • April: Earth Day
  • May: WWF-Canada’s Birthday (May 10), World Biodiversity Day
  • June: World Environment Day, World Oceans Day
  • July: World Tiger Day
  • August: World Elephant Day
  • October: World Animal Day
Create your own community fundraiser now

Community fundraiser ideas

Bake sales and lemonade stands

Host a bake sale or lemonade stand in your neighbourhood and donate the proceeds to help WWF-Canada protect wildlife and habitats in Canada and beyond.

Soirees

Host a cocktail party, dinner or brunch for friends, family, neighbours and co-workers. Charge a cover fee, which will be donated to WWF-Canada.

Arts, crafts and second-hand sales

Create your own artistic masterpieces or donate unused items from your home to help build a future where people and nature thrive. Organize a garage or street sale with proceeds going to WWF-Canada and invite your neighbourhood to join you.

Cleanups

Plan a community cleanup event to keep your local park, neighbourhood or shoreline healthy. Ask participants to fundraise for WWF-Canada by joining your team fundraising page.

Change drive

Host a change-for-change drive by reaching out to friends, family and neighbours for spare change, or collect coins in a donation jar at a community event such as a street party or farmers market.

Fundraising resources

Whether you are fundraising online, or prefer to fundraise in person and on paper, we have the tools you need. Download our fundraising event resources kit here. Or, contact us at 1-800-26-PANDA (72632) or ca-panda@wwfcanada.org to request a free resource kit be sent to you in the mail. The kit includes: