There are so many ways for you to get involved and fundraise for Born Free. 

This year we are fundraising for our 'Year of The Lion', a year of action for lions in honour of the 100th birthday year of our charity’s fearless founder and lionheart, Bill Travers MBE. We're calling on the public to help halt the devastating decline in wild lions, campaign for the welfare of lions exploited in zoos, circuses and as ‘pets’ and support our Forever Lions fund.

With our help, it’s easy to raise funds for Born Free! Hold your own event or activity, or challenge yourself with a sporting activity. Every single penny you raise will help Born Free protect wild animals.


There's so many ways you can fundraise and so many ways you can spread the word about your event or challenge. Here's some of our hints and tips:

  • Be realistic. Decide on an event or challenge that is manageable and achievable to you without being overwhelming. After all, we want you to enjoy your fundraising efforts!
  • Consider the resources available to you so your fundraiser is possible. For example, do you have an available venue? Do you have the right equipment? Will friends and family be available to help you, if needed?
  • Download a sponsor form to keep track of the pledges you have received
  • Create your own JustGiving page so that people can donate online
  • If you are fundraising for a specfic Born Free project or campaign, check out our downloadable posters for you to print and promote your event
  • If you are running for Born Free, let us know and we will send you a Born Free running vest to wear with pride
  • Share your fundraiser on your social media channels, and encourage friends and family to share too
  • Create a Facebook event so that your followers know what you are planning
  • Consider contacting your local newspaper or radio station as they may be interested in featuring your fundraising efforts
  • Have fun and let us know how you get on!


To help with your fundraising efforts, we have created a number of fundraising posters for you to promote your event.

If you would like to find out more about fundraising for Born Free, or would like to receive a fundraising pack, please contact
Joanne Bartholomew:
+44 (0)1403 240170


Join Born Free’s Weather Lottery for your chance to win £25,000!

Each entry is just £1 per week. When you join, we'll send you a unique six-digit Lucky Number for each entry you take and enter it into the lottery draw each week.

The Weather Lottery results are based on the last digit of the Fahrenheit temperature forecast for six European destinations, as published in the Daily Mail every Monday.

To win a prize, you must match at least three numbers in the right order.

  • Match three numbers and win £2
  • Match four numbers and win £20
  • Match five numbers and win £250
  • Match six numbers and win £25,000

If you match all six, you win £25,000 guaranteed – no sharing the jackpot!



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