Frequently Asked Questions About Fundraising

Got a question about fundraising? We have got the answers to your most frequently asked questions.

Frequently Asked Questions About Fundraising

How can I get involved with fundraising?

Thank you for your interest in fundraising for Mission Rabies! Whether you want to run a marathon, have a bake sale or hold a virtual quiz night, we have everything you need to get started. Our fundraising pack has even more ideas for inspiration. You can also contact us to talk about your fundraising ideas. If you are interested in getting involved in a specific event or challenge email us at

How do I create an online fundraising page?

Creating an online fundraising page takes just a few minutes. Set up an online page through JustGiving and donations will come directly to Mission Rabies;

  • For JustGiving you will be taken to our page, press 'start fundraising', either log in or create an account, then explain why you are fundraising, personalise your page, and it's ready to be shared.

  • We also have a sponsorship form for in-person fundraising, email to request one.

Tips for your fundraising page;

  • Make sure you set a fundraising target

  • Add a photo of you to personalise your page

  • Share your story and motivations for supporting Mission Rabies

  • Explain what we do as a charity and how donations will help, we can help with this if need!

  • Share a link to one of our videos on YouTube to show people our work

  • Make sure you say thank you to the people supporting you

How can you support me?

Our fundraisers are very important to us, and we make sure to support them. You can email us any time if you need help with planning, promotion or materials for your fundraiser. We can also promote your fundraising page on our social media channels.

Do you have any tips for promoting my fundraiser?

  • Let everyone know what you are doing through social media, send a press release to your local paper, or put out flyers

  • Ask your friends and family to share your page

  • Share updates on your journey, if you are training for a challenge or planning your own event, let everyone know how you are getting on

  • Promote your page offline using a QR code on posters and flyers

Do you have any images I can use for my fundraising page?

We would be happy to provide you with some images you can use to promote your page, please email us at and we can send you some.

Can you send me fundraising materials?

We have flyers and leaflets we can send to you to highlight the work you are helping to make possible. We also have collection pot labels available that you can print off and use, contact us if you would like one.

How can I use QR codes to raise more money?

Using a QR code is a great way to make more people aware of your fundraising page, as you can create a flyer or poster and include your QR code. This can also be attached to a collection tin so people can donate online.

You can generate a QR code from your JustGiving page using the steps below;

  1. Log in to your JustGiving account and go to your page

  2. Click 'edit your page' in the top-left corner of your screen

  3. Click on the 'share' tab on the left of your screen

  4. Select the QR symbol (the last symbol on the right, next to the envelope email symbol)

Frequently Asked Questions About Fundraising

Do you have any tips for boosting my donations?

  • Ask your friends and families to donate

  • Incentivise donations with rewards or giveaways

  • Ask your company, or a local business to donate or match your funds

  • Be the first to donate to your page to show everyone how serious you are

  • Share regular updates about your fundraiser through social media

  • Use stories of communities we have helped and impact figures to encourage people to give, you can find these in our fundraising pack

How do I get a fundraising pack?

Our fundraising pack has lots of additional information that can support your fundraiser. There are different ideas to inspire you, explanation of the impact voluntary donations have, legal bits to keep in mind, how to send us the money you raise, and lots more. Our fundraising pack, along with our sponsorship form can be downloaded here.

How will the money I raise be used?

The money you raise will help vaccinate dogs to protect them from this deadly disease, educate children and communities to equip them with the crucial knowledge to protect themselves from the cruelty of rabies, and establish sustainable surveillance systems in rabies hotspots to ensure the safety of communities by quickly responding to suspected cases.

Our work simply couldn't happen without our amazing supporters! Find out more information about our work around the world.

Past Fundraisers

Unsure how you want to fundraise for Mission Rabies? Take some inspiration from our supporters who have previously fundraised for us.

Frequently Asked Questions About Fundraising

Cycling to fight rabies

In 2023, team ICON cycled an impressive 350km from Zurich to Munich to raise funds for Mission Rabies. The team raised over £4,800 to protect people and animals from this deadly disease.

Frequently Asked Questions About Fundraising

Afternoon tea event

Lauren joined us in Cambodia last year and to raise funds she organised a charity afternoon tea, where she also hosted a raffle. She smashed her target of £350 by raising over £800!

Frequently Asked Questions About Fundraising

Climbing to end rabies

Dr. Silke Körlings-King and Dr. Matthias König joined our mass vaccination campaign in Tanzania in 2023 and to raise funds they completed Mount Kilimanjaro, reaching the peak!  

Gaming Fundraiser

Frequently Asked Questions About Fundraising

How do I create an online fundraising page?

Creating a livestream fundraiser through Tiltify is quick and easy. Set up an online page through Tiltify and donations will come directly to us;

  • Tiltify is a crowdfunding platform where you can livestream through streaming sites like Twitch and YouTube

  • On Tiltify you will be taken to our page, press 'start fundraising', either log in or create an account, then you can create your fundraising page

  • To connect your account to Twitch or YouTube, go to the 'integration' section, and then press 'connect' next to the social media logos

  • Tiltify has a range of engagement tools you can use to encourage donations

  • This Tiltify guide explains how to integrate Tiltify's fundraising extension on Twitch and there are lots of other tips and tutorials to help you get started

You can also connect a JustGiving page to your Twitch livestream;

  • JustGiving have a guide on connecting your fundraising page to Twitch

  • They also have helpful information on getting started with fundraising through livestreaming

Do I need to livestream to take part?

For this fundraising event livestreaming is just one way to get involved, if you do not feel comfortable livestreaming or do not have the equipment, you can also fundraise in other ways. You could do an offline event, for example a board game marathon or complete a challenge in an online game without livestreaming it and get your friends and family to sponsor you.

What kind of game can I play?

This fundraiser is supposed to be fun, so feel free to play any kind of game you enjoy, or you think other people would enjoy watching.

Do I need to get sponsored to take part?

Every donation matters! Another way to take part is through livestreaming a game and raising awareness about Mission Rabies and the difference we are making as a charity.

Frequently Asked Questions About Fundraising

Do you want to get involved and start fundraising?

Contact us at to talk to us about any ideas you have, or to ask us any other questions.

You can also subscribe to our emails to hear more about our upcoming fundraising events.

Mission Rabies
4 Castle Street
BH21 5PZ
United Kingdom

Mission Rabies is a project of Worldwide Veterinary Service (WVS), registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales (1100485)

Mission Rabies USA, Inc is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization – EIN 81-5065473

Mission Rabies Deutschland e.V. (VR 5642, Amtsgericht Marburg) -

In association with:

Dogs Trust WorldwideWorldwide Veterinary ServiceMSD Animal Health