Fundraise for Dolly

Below is information and resources you need to fundraise for the Imagination Library.

Lots of businesses and individuals give to charitable causes. By raising funds for the Imagination Library you are directly helping children here in Nottingham. By improving early literacy you are helping children to achieve more at school and grow up to fulfil their true potential. You never know, one day you might be employing the children you’re helping today!

Give as your earn

The best way to help this amazing charity is to promote the Imagination Library to your staff through a ‘give as you earn scheme’. Sometimes known as payroll giving or workplace giving, this method of donation can be a really valuable, long term source of regular revenue for the Imagination Library. It is a really easy and efficient way to give – every penny you donate will go directly to providing another book to Nottingham’s children.

Dolly Day 2016

In 2016, Nottingham held its first ever city-wide “Dolly Day” as a fun way of raising funds and awareness for the Imagination Library.

There are lots of ways people got involved, in the past people have:Dolly fundraise image

  • Held sponsored dress-down days or fancy dress days
  • Organised sponsored read-a-thons or line dances
  • Arranged cake sales selling yummy treats
  • Good old bucket shaking is really simple and very effective

The possibilities for fundraising are endless – anything your imagination can think up 

Host your own Dolly Day

Hosting your own Dolly Day is easy. All you have to do is drop our ‘Dolly Team’ an email and we will send you a free Dolly Day Kit, including flyers and stickers and all the things you need to host a wonderful event.

Dolly Day Toolkit

Dolly Day Toolkit – a poster,leaflets, stickers & editable posters to promote your events

To get started on your Dolly Day, there are some empty belly posters so you can promote your own events.

Download – Dolly editable Poster One

Download – Dolly editable Poster Two

Download – Dolly editable Poster Three

Download – Imagination Library poster



To get your free ‘Dolly Day’ fundraising pack, use the contact form below. If you would like to talk to someone about fundraising for the Imagination Library please email, or call 0115 876 5151 


Contact the team if you wish to fundraise

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