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Ideas for Your Campaign

On WOW-Day, you dedicate your efforts towards enabling children and teenagers in difficult circumstances to gain access to Waldorf education and towards improving the living and working conditions of people with disabilities.

  • How about taking on a job at an interesting firm for one day?
  • Helping farmers harvest potatoes? 
  • Organising a raffle? 

There are countless ways to shape your own WOW-Day. A collection of colourful ideas can be found here.

Top 5 Ideas

Work for a day

To work for a day may be an exciting experience. How about helping the neighbours, running errands for the elderly or working in a company? Perhaps you gain a valuable insight into what profession you would like to pursue after school.

Sales activities

From freshly prepared specialties to homemade postcards, bracelets or notebooks - a sales booth offers many opportunities. Similarly, you could organize a flea market with all the things that you no longer need, but that may just be what someone else is looking for.

Charity runs

Ready, steady, go! A charity run provides you with the opportunity to test your limits. Find a running track and sponsors that are willing to support you and you are ready to go! More information

Discover your talents

Making music as a street musician, performing a skit or a circus show - you can discover your hidden talents working for WOW-Day. How about organizing a performance off the premises of your school, for example at a retirement home?


Make use of the project days and get to know a new country every year. Engage with that country’s geography and educational situation and, for example, learn traditional Indian dances or cook a spicy curry. Then you organize a colorful fair celebrating your chosen country’s culture and, instead of an entrance fee, have your visitors donate to a Waldorf institution in need.

How it works - design your activity

What is the best way to start if you want to create a WOW action? What do you need to keep in mind? This is how you plan your own WOW Day action step by step.

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Here you will find frequently asked questions and answers.

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How to organize a charity run?

A charity run is a very popular WOW-Day fundraising activity. Below you can find all necessary information.

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Sicher fragen sich gerade viele von euch, wie ein Freiwilligendienst ab Herbst 2020 möglich sein wird. Wir bleiben zuversichtlich und arbeiten intensiv an Lösungen. Deshalb gilt: Bewerbt euch weiter und denkt positiv! Alle, die sich weltweit sozial engagieren wollen und optimistisch nach vorne schauen, werden gerade jetzt besonders gebraucht. Unsere Einsatzstellen freuen sich auf euch. Gemeinsam werden wir es schaffen, den Weg in euren Freiwilligendienst zu ermöglichen.

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However, under certain conditions, a placement is possible for applications from the EU. In case of interest inquire with us.

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