Fundraising at school

We’re turning 50 this year, and in that time we’ve helped millions of people facing homelessness or bad housing. But there are still over 100,000 children homeless in Britain.

That’s why we need your help to make this our biggest fundraising year yet, so we can help more children and families find a safe place to call home.

The 50p Challenge

All we ask is that every child in your school raises at least 50p throughout the year. But we also hope they’ll encourage their friends to each donate 50p – and their mums, dads, grannies, grandads, neighbours, teachers... Together we can make a big difference to homeless families!

As a huge thank you, we’ve got loads of useful things for you and your school. These include tailored lesson plans, posters and activities to help children develop new skills – and have fun.

Don’t forget to check back with us at the start of each term and sign up for our schools newsletter. We’ll keep adding new resources and fundraising ideas throughout the year.

We’ve got plenty to get you started - take a look.


Home assembly powerpoint

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Home assembly powerpoint

Curriculum linked lesson plan

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Curriculum linked lesson plan

Totaliser poster

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Totaliser poster

Wall planner

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Wall planner

How should I pay in the money we raise?

Please send a cheque made payable to ‘Shelter’ to 88 Old Street, London, EC1V 9HU. If you prefer to use a bank transfer, send the money to account number 01167206, and sort code 30-00-02.

We’ve already raised money for Shelter

Thank you! Please tell us how you raised your money when sending it in. And if you send the donation by bank transfer, please email us so we can send you a personalised thank you.