As a charity, Downright Excellent relies on the generosity and support of many special people to keep helping our children and families.

Fundraising is one way to help!

Below are various suggestions for how you can help fundraise for DEx. If you’d like to talk to someone please get in touch.

School fundraise

Get your school involved in raising funds for DEx – maybe as their chosen charity, or encouraging them to hold an Odd Socks Day, with donations to DEx

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Choose DEx as your charity when you shop through AmazonSmile or Easyfundraising

Quiz Night in neon lights

Host a quiz night, with donations to DEx

Fundraise idea - sponsor a race

Can you run a mile (or more!) for DEx?

Birthday Cake fundraise

Set up a birthday fundraiser on Facebook with Downright Excellent as your chosen charity

Nominate charity

Nominate DEx as your company’s chosen charity


Send e-cards that give to DEx by donating the cost of greetings cards and postage at It’s really easy to do and it’s better for the environment too!


Get creative, maybe following the lead of Barry, a DEx parent and artist who created a set of artworks in aid of DEx. Or Jen, a DEx grandparent who sold beautiful handmade scarves, raising £250 for us

Fundraise service

Help us find a friendly printing organisation that will donate the 2022 DEx calendar by not charging printing costs

Have you got an idea to help us raise much needed funds to support our work? We’d love to hear from you.