Hold a yard sale and donate all the profits to Dress in Blue Day. Mail in the donations with a completed Dress in Blue Dayfundraising form.
Provide a service like babysitting or weeding a garden to your friends and neighbors in exchange for a donation to Dress in Blue Day.
Organize a coffee fast. For every day someone goes without coffee, ask them to donate the money they would have spent on the purchase ($3-5). Create a chart showing everyone’s progress to spark a bit of competition. Encourage everyone to go one to two weeks.
Plan a Dress in Blue Day event for your place of worship. You can put a notice in the bulletin, hold an educational session and distribute colon cancer fact sheets. Make sure to ask for a donation to help patients in need! Also, be sure to add your event to the Colon Cancer Alliance's Blue Star Calendar.
Organize a Dress in Blue Day team to participate in a local walk, run or sports tournament. Of course, have your team wear blue and send us a picture! You can find colon cancer awareness apparel on the Colon Cancer Alliance's online store.
Any event (birthdays, bake sales, talent shows etc.) is an excuse to fundraise for Dress in Blue Day to help patients in need.
Create an online fundraising page to raise awareness and funds for Dress in Blue Day. Through a personal or team page, people easily get involved by giving a donation, sending emails to friends and family and/or spreading the team's message on social media.