Here you will find our top fundraising activities and some useful tools to help you with your fundraising over Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Whether you want to organise activities at home, with your colleagues, or in your community, we’ve got you covered.
We all have dreams of the person we want to become and what we want to achieve in life. For some children, those dreams are interrupted and sometimes shattered, by a cancer diagnosis.
You can help us to ensure that whenever a child receives a cancer diagnosis, they have the best possible chance of survival, whether that’s by finding cures and better treatments through the ground-breaking research we fund, or by helping to ease some burdens along the way.
We won’t let cancer stand in the way of a child’s hope for their future. Your support will help those children whose lives are put on hold and whose futures are uncertain because of cancer, to enjoy the privilege of growing up.
Support all the children whose childhoods have been disrupted by a cancer diagnosis this September, by reflecting on your own dreams growing up and by hosting or taking part in our Dress Up for the Kids month long event.
Why not showcase to your family and friends what you wanted to be when you were younger and help more children and young people reach their dreams.
Sign up using the registration form below and set up your fundraising page using JustGiving.
You can choose a range of activities for this event – here are some of our favourite ideas:
You have all of September to complete your challenge – do it at your own pace. We hope you’ll have lots of fun with your challenge, and we’re thankful for your support this Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
We also have some other great ideas on how you can support us this Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, if dressing up doesn’t take your fancy.
Put together a sweepstake game around upcoming events. This can be done in the workplace or amongst your family and friends. Some events to consider are formula 1 races, football games and Great British Bake Off. Each person picks who they think will win from the line-up, places their bet (suggested donation £2 a play) and the winner gets 10% of the total amount collected with the rest being donated to Children with Cancer UK.
Don’t fancy fundraising, but would still like to donate towards Childhood Cancer Awareness Month? Head to our JustGiving to make a donation.
Host a bake sale full of all your favourite childhood goodies and encourage donations in advance to your fundraising page. This is also a fantastic way to connect with your local community and help spread awareness of our cause.
A great virtual activity. Why not collect a groups childhood icons and baby pictures then mix them up in two different lines and get everyone to match the baby picture with their childhood icons. Get them to pay to enter and tempt them with some goodies for the winner.
Bring together your family and friends for a garden party either in person or virtually. Hold a range of games/quizzes and email us to order some fundraising materials to decorate your garden.
Sign up for Dress Up for the Kids by filling out the form below.
We won’t let cancer stand in the way of a child’s hope for their future. Your support will help children like Astrid (pictured) whose lives are put on hold and whose futures are uncertain because of cancer, to enjoy the privilege of growing up. Astrid is currently receiving treatment for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia, which is due to finish on 31 August.
She was diagnosed at the age of two after her parents discovered lots of bruises on her legs. The first six months of treatment were really hard, taking its toll on the family both physically and emotionally. Astrid is on maintenance therapy at the moment and takes daily oral chemotherapy.Read Astrid's story