Fundraise for us

Our work simply could not happen without our amazing supporters who raise the money that funds it. Why not join one of the many people who support us actively every year by fundraising? From sporting events to cake sales, salsa nights to cross-country bike rides, fundraising is a fun and challenging way to raise vital funds for our work. 

Plus, since costs are not as high in Bolivia as in other countries, what may seem like a small amount to friends and family can make a big difference to the animals and our work here.

Contact fundraising@intiwarayassi.org and tell us about what you'd like to do fundraise for us.

Fundraising pack

Download our Fundraising pack for plenty of ideas about fundraising for us and how to get started.

Online fundraising

Why not start your fundraising journey here with BT MyDonate? Create your own personalised fundraising page, share it with family and friends and start raising vital funds for our work immediately. 

London Marathon

Our 2015 Virgin London Marathon place has now been filled.

Successful in the ballot?

We’d love to have you join Team Inti Wara Yassi. There would be no minimum fundraising amount to raise, we’d simply ask you to raise as much as you can to support the animals cared for in our three Wildlife Custody Centres. To let us know that you’ve got your own place and you’d like to run for Inti Wara Yassi, email fundraising@intiwarayassi.org with ‘London Marathon’ in the subject line.

Brighton MarathonLouise - Brighton Marathon 2013

Run for Friends of Inti Wara Yassi in 2016! A fantastic way to raise funds for our work in Bolivia and achieve a lifetime ambition by doing a marathon - check out the official website here. Run for Inti Wara Yassi and we will support you every step of the way: from advice on training schedules, to help with raising sponsorship.

We have just two charity places up for grabs in the April 2016 marathon, so don't miss out. Sign up today! Please email fundraising@intiwarayassi.org to sign up or for more information.

Louise (pictured to the right) ran the Brighton marathon in 2013 and managed to raise over £1,000 for CIWY! 

FSI 10k Challenge

Team FIWY at the FSI 10k Challenge 2012

This amazing free event takes place in the UK every year in June/July, when the grounds of Thornbridge Hall (Derbyshire) are flung open to welcome small charities and their supporters. It’s a fundraiser and social event all in one, with free camping thrown in!

The weekend kicks off with the race on Saturday morning. You can run (or walk) a 4km or 10km route through the stunning Peak District National Park. Then spend the rest of the weekend chilling out in the grounds of Thornbridge Hall, catching up with and meeting new members of the Inti Wara Yassi family. There’s also a BBQ on Saturday evening and a garden party all day Sunday.

In 2012, team CIWY (right) managed to raise over £1,700 in sponsorship! You can help us make the next 10k Challenge even more successful, to register your interest please email: fundraising@intiwarayassi.org. 

Sponsored events

Nathan Brake after his London to Paris fundraising bike ride

One of the best ways to raise money whilst having fun and possibly achieving a lifetime ambition is by doing a sponsored event, be it a marathon, bike ride, walk, climb or bungee jump, whatever your event every penny you raise will support our work.

Here's what Nathan got up to:

Nathan Brake embarked upon a solo bike ride from London to Paris in aid of CIWY. He completed the challenge in under 24 hours and managed to raise over £1,000 in sponsorship! Here he is at the Eiffel Tower (right).

Need ideas?

Download our Fundraising Events Guide for a comprehensive list of events that you could sign up to in the UK. For any further fundraising ideas or support contact: fundraising@intiwarayassi.org.

Start your fundraising journey here with BT MyDonate.

Schools

School resource pack

Are you a teacher or student interested in finding out more about our work and how you can engage your students in the issues we tackle? Then please get in touch as we are always excited about forming new partnerships and have a fantastic educational resource pack for use in primary and secondary schools.

Dave Boyer teaches the 7th Grade at Kernersville Middle School, North Carolina, here's how he and his class got involved and supported CIWY:

"I am great friends with Crystal Ramsey who is a frequent volunteer at CIWY. She works with cats and is in vet school currently. Crystal came to my school in December to talk to my 115 students about CIWY. In honour of her visit we raised money to donate to CIWY. They took tremendous efforts to bringing in donations, recycling aluminium cans for money, talking to neighbours and the community about CIWY, sacrificing birthday and Christmas money, and other selfless acts to raise $2,300."

Online shopping

At no cost to you, you can raise funds for our work in Bolivia, just by doing your normal online shopping. Thousands of brands including Amazon, Play.com, John Lewis and Expedia have signed up to donate a percentage of every purchase you make online to us. All at no cost to you and at no cost to us. Sign up and download their free app here. Once the app is installed, a box will appear whenever you visit any partaking retailers, informing you of the % that the retailer will donate to Inti Wara Yassi when you shop there.

Search the web 

Everyclick

Everyclick.com is a search engine and shop that enables you to generate money for your favourite charity whilst browsing the web. It doesn't cost you anything to use and every time you click we get a few pennies, which we think is great!

Why not set up Inti Wara Yassi’s everyclick page as your homepage?

Charity Auctions

eBay

Sell for us on eBay. We all have unwanted clutter at home. Why not have a spring clean and sell your old clothes, DVDs or appliances on eBay for Friends of Inti Wara Yassi? You can donate anything from 10 - 100% from the sale of your unwanted items.

Dinner & dance events

A brilliant and fun way to raise money. Host your event in a pub, at a restaurant, a golf club or in your local village hall. Whatever you decide we'll be right behind you. It's a great way to raise much needed funds for our work in Bolivia.

Pub quizzes

Pub quizzes are a simple and fun way to raise money. We can help you the planning and prizes to make it a successful event.

Payroll giving

Even if you can’t get out to Bolivia to physically donate your time to Inti Wara Yassi, you could still donate your time through payroll giving. Payroll giving is a scheme that allows anyone who pays UK income tax to give regularly and on a tax-free basis to the UK registered charity of their choice – i.e. Friends of Inti Wara Yassi. Payroll giving donations are deducted before tax so, for each £1.00 you give, it will only cost you 80p (and if you are a higher-rate tax payer it will only cost you 60p).

Can you afford to donate one hour of your time? Contact your HR department for information on how to set it up.


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Our Partners


Friends of Inti Wara Yassi (FIWY) is our sister organization in the UK. They have been a major source of support since their founding in 2008. Find out more about FIWY here.



Quest Overseas organizes gap year trips for British and international students. Since 2001, Quest has worked with CIWY to bring much needed volunteers and funds. If you are interested in the programs they have with us, find out more here.

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