Remember a Charity in Your Will Week is precisely as it sounds – a week during which people across the world are encouraged to consider mentioning a charity of their choice in their will.
While some 75% of people in the UK give to charity on a regular basis throughout their lives, the percentage of people who include a charity in their will falls to just 6%.
The Tough Mudder is one of many fun fundraising ideas that test your strength, agility and endurance and is a great way to support a worthy cause like the RSPCA.
How tough is the mudder?
Well, participants argue it’s pretty tough, and the website claims, “Tough Mudder is probably the Toughest Event on the Planet. Probably.” It is without a doubt one of the most well-known of the obstacle course style runs.
More exciting than standard marathon running, London’s version is described as a medieval battleground complete with obstacles to endure while battling all the elements—mud, fire, water, what more could you want? And at the end you’ll earn a well-deserved pint.
As only 78% of participants successfully complete the Tough Mudder, training is essential. You’ll probably want to hit the gym to make sure you’re at your fittest and you also might want to check out the Tough Mudder Bootcamp which will ensure success and provides training on the all the apparatuses.
Why choose the RSPCA
The RSPCA is a great sponsorship choice as the organisation offers help to support many worthy projects. Their website offers information on what projects have the biggest need, such as the Help Hedgehogs Survive project which is aimed to give hedgehogs a greater chance for survival in the wild, or the Safehouse for Pets programme which provides a home for pets until their owners are able to care for them.
How the money will help
With the RSPCA you can easily track how your money is being used to help reach the overall goal. You may wish to have a goal in mind and gain all the support from friends and colleagues that you can for your Tough Mudder experience.
Remember that the Tough Mudder is not just for men; many women participate and excel in it. But if you’re not up for the challenge, you can always continue to support both the charity as well as the cause by working on the sidelines to sponsor a friend or co-worker or by purchasing a spectator ticket to view all the fun first-hand.