raise money for

raise money for (someone or something)

To attempt to accumulate some amount of money, either through work or donation, in order to fund someone or something. I've been doing jobs all over town to raise enough money to go on the ski trip with my class. We're doing a charity drive to raise money for Sarah to help her pay for her medical bills.
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raise money for someone or something

 and raise money to do something
to work to earn money or encourage donations for the benefit of someone, something, or doing something. I worked hard to raise money for college, and then decided not to go.
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THE CHILDREN AND STAFF at Bridgewater love to raise money for charities.
The dogs were challenged to stay 'down' for 10 minutes or more to raise money for vital lifesaving cancer research.
Hundreds of people turned out in their fancy dress finery for the annual Coventry Walkathon and to raise money for charity.
OVER 100 Honda Goldwing motorbikes dazzled Llandudno with their lights to raise money for charity.
A TEENAGER is set to run 14 miles to raise money for a two-year-old cancer patient.
Club Ambassador Andy Booth, commercial director Sean Jarvis and ex-player Trevor Cherry took to the golf course to help raise money for the Town Foundation and charity partner the Forget Me Not Children's Hospice.
FIVE Birmingham men are taking on Britain's highest mountain to raise money for Syria and raise awareness of the refugees plight.
Both walks will raise money for the Mayor's Charity with funds.
TWO sisters will be sleeping rough in Cyncoed to raise money for a charity that helps people living on the streets.
SIX of Wales' most senior renal specialists will be getting on their bikes to raise money for the Welsh Kidney Patient's Association later this month.
A city hotel has undertaken a host of activities to raise money for charities.
Simon Barker has set up a fundraising page to raise money for the Great North Air Ambulance, a charity close to his father's heart.
BLOODY Sunday journalist Don Mullan is setting off today on a trek to raise money for children in conflict zones.
Whenever you have people who come together to raise money for schools to benefit the students, it's really a no-brainer," says Falls Church Superintendent Berlin.