Be Silly day: Get sponsored to be silly. Exchange clothes with your other half, shave half your beard or hair, wear your clothes back to front, dance everywhere and tell jokes to everyone you meet.
Bean Bath; Get sponsored to spend a day in a bath full of baked beans – maybe somewhere more daring so everyone can see you!
Bingo: Ask your local bingo to hold an evening in aid of the shelter.
Black tie ball: Put on your best frock and dinner suit for a night of glitz. Hire out a venue and invite colleagues and friends to a three-course meal and dancing. Ask your local jazz or pop band to perform. Other themes for the ball could be 20,s masked and toga. Tickets could start from £20.
Car treasure hunt: a route of about 30 miles is best – sell refreshments at the start and at the end of the hunt, while people wait for the results - maybe the local garage could donate a prize
Casino Evening; Hire a gaming table and hall for the evening. Or enjoy a game at your friends house or local pub, everyone put money into the pot to play.
Coffee Morning; Hold your own coffee morning, ask your friends for a donation for a coffee and biscuit.
Comedy hour: Hold a comedy stand-up show during your lunch hour. Charge people to attend
Community helpers: Walk your neighbour’s dog for a fee, start up a fancy dress car wash service in your community centre car park or church.
Changing rooms: Transform your office/classroom into a completely different places, then pay to spend the day wearing clothing of that particular theme.
Cat tricks: Ask your cat to do a sponsored pounce
Cricket match: an event on behalf of the shelter
Custard pie fight: let the local media know
Disco ; Have fun with a themed disco night i:e Saturday Night Fever
Disco night: Hold a nightclub in your school or college. Everyone brings a CD
Dress code: Have a casual dress day at work, school, and university. Everyone pays to do this.
Dance-athon: Host a day of non-stop dancing (disco, belly or foxtrot/tango or line-dancing).
Dog Stadium: Ask the local dog track if you can hold an event there in aid of the shelter
Doggie Walks: Hold a sponsored dog walk.
Dinner party: Hold a fundraising meal at home – sell tickets for people to attend
Darts night: sponsored
Dry cornflakes: Bet who will finish the bowl of dry cornflakes first