Sponsored marathons have always been a popular way to raise money. Dance-a-thons, walk-a-thons, running marathons, rock-a-thons, and other endurance tests are commonplace for organizations and groups all across the world. The basic idea is this: a contestant collects money from sponsors who pledge to give them a certain amount of money if the contestant participates in a contest. The contest atmosphere may be one of great competition (as in a five kilometre race for charity) or may be casual and group-oriented (a ladies club that agrees to knit for three hours and talk). The result is a highly-social, fun fundraising idea in which the contestants push their abilities to the limits and the charity or organisation greatly benefits from the profits.
Often, enthusiastic volunteers engage in a bounce-a-thon in which the contestants agree to jump on a trampoline for an allotted amount of time. Frequently, bounce-a-thons have a silly, fun atmosphere in which the contestants may dress up in crazy costumes to wear while bouncing on the trampoline
. The trampoline bounce-a-thons may be composed of individuals or of teams.
I think this is a great idea! Really, as long as the supervising adults make sure that the trampoline fun is safe, this sounds like a great idea to raise money and have fun at the same time.
Why not try a trampoline
bounce-a-thon for your next fundraiser?