Fundraise Your Way

Daily Dance Challenge

Break out your best dance moves in aid of the cause you care about the most.

A woman and child dance enthusiastically in front of a sofa

As we are all spending more time in our homes;  why not have some fun indoors whilst raising money for the cause close to your heart. Take on a sponsored dance challenge that will see you dancing every day for a week, a month, or even longer!

Here are some fun dances you could do as part of your challenge:

  • 5, 6, 7, 8
  • Agadoo
  • Baby Shark
  • Birdie Song
  • Blame it on the Boogie
  • Cha-Cha Slide
  • Hokey Cokey
  • Macarena
  • Saturday Night
  • Single Ladies
  • The Ketchup Song
  • The Locomotion
  • The Slosh
  • The Twist
  • Thriller
  • Time Warp
  • YMCA

This challenge can be done in your own home at a time and pace that suits you. You could choose to dance solo or get other members of your household involved too! 

How to get involved

  1. Commit to dancing once a day for a period of time. 
  2. Email Kerry at kerry.mackay@ed.ac.uk to let her know what area of the University you are supporting through this fundraising challenge.
  3. Set-up your JustGiving page at www.justgiving.com/universityofedinburghPlease opt-in to receive communications from us when you set up your Just Giving page. This will allow us to provide advice and support for your fundraising activity; let you know how your donation is helping; and to invite you to events, including our exclusive annual Thank You event.
  4. Share the link to your JustGiving page far and wide. You can post on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and text or email all your contacts.
  5. Ask your friends and family to get involved in our fundraising dancing challenge too! They are guaranteed to have fun!
  6. Post updates on your JustGiving page and social media channels, letting your supporters know what dances you've done and asking for sponsorship.
  7. Don’t be afraid to ask people more than once to sponsor you. We all need reminding at times so feel free to mention more than once that you are fundraising.
  8. Ask your employer about Matched Funding.

 Contact for more information

Kerry Mackay

Senior Community Fundraising Officer

  • Development & Alumni

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