Born Free Foundation - Keep Wildlife in the Wild

Get sponsored for doing nothing for charity!  We’re here to help you every step of the way, with loads of ideas for adults, families and children. Here at Born Free we will be doing our bit too so keep an eye on our website, facebook and twitter!

For Big Cat Nappers!

Here are some easy ideas for you to do whilst you put your paws up!

Here are some fundraising ideas if you want to stretch your paws!

  • Organise a sponsored Big Cat Nap stroll
  • Be a social cat by leading a work activity like a long lunch or relaxing social event
  • Arrange a wildlife pub quiz in your local area and charge admission

For Cubs!

Here are some ideas for young cubs wanting to show their support too!

Big cat face painting – ask your friends to donate for a cat face!
Invite your friends over for a Big Cat Nap party or sleepover after school
Get sponsored to go to school in your pyjamas all day long – ask your teacher first!
Cuddle up with your family and read a wildlife book
Ask your teacher to let you organise a sponsored storytelling event or Big Cat Nap quiz
Tell us which big cat is your favourite and why by text with a donation
Nod off early and ask your family to sponsor you to have an early bedtime!
Ask your friends to join in by sharing our event on facebook and twitter
Pay £1 and dress up as your fave big cat – ask your teacher and class to all get involved!

For loads of other fundraising ideas visit the Fundraisers section of our site

OR, if you just wish to share a cat nap story with your cubs, you can download our exclusive Big Cat Nap story, Roary and the Sleepy Lion by John Gatehouse here

Getting sponsorship web page is easy. Just visit to set up your own page for the Big Cat Nap. Just Giving also has lots of fundraising tips too

Or download a sponsorship form here

How your money helps:

  • £5 could buy a vitamin boost for a rescued lion
  • £7 could fund a tiger protection officer for a day
  • £10 could feed a rescued cheetah cub for two days
  • £25 could buy binoculars to help a warden protect wild tigers
  • £40 could buy a rescued lion’s food for a week

Text Donation

Text donations

Donating to The Big Cat Nap big cat fund couldn't be easier. Just text ZZZZ13 followed by the amount you would like to donate - £1, £5, up to a max of £10  to 70070 (NB donations over £10 are not accepted via text)

100% of the donation comes to us - and text messages are free on all networks. See for more information.



Big Cat Quiz 2016

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Tiger quiz

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Lion quiz

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Sponsor form

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Born Free Foundation
Broadlands Business Campus, Langhurstwood Road
, Horsham, RH12 4QP, UK - Charity Reg. No. 1070906

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