Why Exercise Based Fundraising For Eating Disorder Charities Is Not Appropriate


Fundraising for charities or non-profit organisations is a challenge to say the least. It is hard work to raise money for organisations when you are up against so many charities now all competing for the public’s spare change.

Eating disorder charities have the additional problem that eating disorders are considered by many in the general public as of little importance. As the stigma surrounding eating disorders persists that they are fads of attention seeking teenage girls, it is not surprising that these charities come low down in priority of causes to donate to when up against high profile issues like children’s cancer or people in poverty in the third world.

To raise money, charities need to become more inventive with how to organise fundraising activities and initiatives but some of the old fail safe measures are great to fall back on as more guaranteed income. One of the most common…

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