Are you motivated by helping others in need? Do you ever wonder what one person can do to change the world? Then we need YOU!

Our DIY (do-it-yourself) platform allows you to tie your fundraising efforts to fun activities. Here are 10 ideas to get you started.

bowling (1).png Bowl-a-Thon
Great for all ages and for church groups. Form teams, get pledges for pins, and bowl the night away!
wash.png Car Wash
This tried-and-true fundraiser is a natural choice during warmer weather since groups of any age and size can run a car wash. Schedule one at your church or a local gas station.
church.jpg IOCC Sunday 
Plan a special event in your parish to celebrate IOCC Sunday, which takes place annually on the Sunday before Thanksgiving. Resources are available to help you to make this a deeply moving and impactful experience.
confetti.jpg Dedicate Your Birthday 
Run a race, climb a mountain, swim a lake, or walk around your local mall! These miles matter, even more, when you devote them to helping vulnerable families globally.
cross (1).png Pan-Orthodox Get-Together 
Host a special event in your local area to celebrate the good work IOCC has accomplished. Organize a local Pan-Orthodox committee and invite all of the local churches to attend.
cupcake-with-cherry.png Bake Sale
Brush up your cooking skills for a bake sale during coffee hour. Set up an IOCC information table, and give out IOCC materials with each purchase and give your customers both knowledge and nourishment!
ice-cream.jpg Ice Cream Social 
Nothing beats ice cream on a hot day, so why not turn it into a way to raise money? Make sure to buy plenty of napkins, bowls, and spoons, too.
lemonadestandicon.jpg Lemonade Stand 
Put an adult spin on this classic childhood money-maker and turn this fun activity into a chance to help others. Be sure to set up your stand somewhere with heavy foot traffic!
runner.jpg Fun Run/Walk 
Get moving for a cause! Host a walk or run at your local park, school, or church. Create a team or do it alone. Either way, when you dedicate your miles, others win!
wedding-couple.jpg Dedicate Your Wedding 
Celebrate your upcoming marriage by asking guests to donate to IOCC in lieu of gifts. Create a personal fundraising page with your wedding story and a brief note about why helping others is important to you.

We're here to support you every step of the way! Visit or contact our Outreach team to get started today.