What: OrangeAid is Practical Action's Fundraising Day when everyone dresses in orange and does orangey things! Literally change your clothes and change a life.
When: Whenever you like!
Where: At school, work, church or group
Cost: We suggest that everyone who takes part donates £1
Take part in OrangeAid and support Practical Action, who are helping poor people in the developing world to get themselves out of poverty.
Download our fabulous FREE resources
OrangeAid Fundraising Pack
A Fundraising pack to help organise an OrangeAid event for Practical Action
Handy Checklist for organising an OrangeAid event for Practical Action
Promoting your event
OrangeAid Poster - blank
OrangeAid Poster to advertise the event
Sample OrangeAid press template
Press template about OrangeAid
Information & Activities for Schools
OrangeAid KS1 & 2 Powerpoint Presentation
Use this presentation in class or assembly to introduce OrangeAid to KS1&2 children
OrangeAid KS 3&4 Powerpoint Presentation
Use this presentation in an Assembly to introduce OrangeAid to KS3&4 children
After the Event
OrangeAid Donation Form
Form to send in with OrangeAid donations
Example certificate for OrangeAid
Why should I do it?
There are so many reasons why you should – not just because it’s great fun, but you will be making a difference to real people’s lives.
People like 8 year old Dilmaya who was working on rubbish tips with her parents instead of going to school before Practical Action started working with her. Working in unspeakable conditions surrounded by flies and foul smelling waste; there are huge risks to their health such as injury and disease...
Waste Picker Case Study - Read Dilmaya's full story on this useful story card
And people like Sunil and Syeed, brothers aged 13 and 15 who are unable to attend school and each day they walk long distances collecting any rubbish that they can trade to give them even a minimal income. they were considered the lowest of the low in society...
Syeed and Sunil's Story
Waste Picker Case Study - Read Syeed and Sunil's story on this useful storycard
How do I get involved?