It could be a barbecue, coffee morning, or quiz night (or perhaps you've got something else up your sleeve...) but once you've got everyone together and having fun they'll be feeling extra generous!
Give your friends, family or colleagues the facts about why you're taking on RideLondon, and how their donation is supporting vital blood cancer research.
Build a bit of excitement around your race by getting people to have a flutter on your finishing time for a donation. We've made you two versions – one blank sweepstake for people to make their own guesses, and another pre-filled with the longest to the shortest finishing times in 2016.
If you want to add some offline fundraising to your total, then download these forms to help record donations.