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We have a huge variety of fundraising opportunities & other events for you to get involved with so you’re bound to find something to suit you. Alternatively, if you have something specific in mind why not organise your own event?

If you are interested in working with us, check out our latest volunteering positions, we’d be delighted to welcome you to the team!

Events

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10k training

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5k training

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Childhood Cancer Research Fundraising

Raise funds for Children with Cancer UK and help save more young lives. There are lots of ways that you can fundraise money for Children with Cancer UK. Whatever you choose to do, we’ll help you every step of the way.

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Bake Club

Bake Club is a fun and easy way to raise money for Children with Cancer UK in your own home, workplace or local community.

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Charity Fundraising Ideas & Tips

So you’re ready to fundraise for Children with Cancer UK but are not sure what to do next? We’re here to help you get the most from your efforts – take a look at the following charity fundraising ideas, hints and tips to get you started! We also have resources to help you think of ways to raise money and turn your fundraising idea into a reality:

To find out more about fundraising and setting up your online fundraising page, or if you need some help, please contact our Community team on: 020 7404 0808 or email community@childrenwithcancer.org.uk. We’ll be happy to help! Good luck, and thanks for your support.

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Children’s Fundraising

We have exciting fundraising challenges designed specifically for children. The challenges are ideal for school classes, Brownies, Cubs, youth groups and more!
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Cheeky Monkey’s Marathon Challenge

What it is? The Cheeky Monkey’s Marathon Challenge is a great way for your school or group to have fun and raise vital funds for Children with Cancer UK!
How does it work? You choose an activity based on the number 26, the number of miles in a marathon, and children are sponsored to participate. If you scroll down you can check  ideas for the challenges as well as a step by step guide of how to participate.
What resources do you need? We have different resources you can use like a letter for parents – that will tell them more about the Challenge and Children with Cancer UK- or a presentation of how your donations help. Check them all in our resources section!
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Mr. Men Little Miss – Marathon Challenge

What it is? The Mr. Men Little Miss Marathon challenge is a brilliant way for your school or group to raise vital funds for Children with Cancer UK, and have lots of fun doing so!
How does it work? You choose an activity based on the number 26, the number of miles in a marathon, and children are sponsored to participate. We will give you lots of fun challenge ideas and top tips to ensure your fundraising is successful as possible; you can check them scrolling down! Once you’ve completed your fundraising and have sent the donations in and each child will receive a Mr. Men Little Miss medal to say thank you for their support.
What resources do you need? We have different resources you can use like a letter ...

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Gifts in celebration

Celebrate the milestones in your life and help children with cancer.
If you’ve got a special occasion coming up – a wedding, birthday or anniversary – why not ask friends and family to make a donation to Children with Cancer UK in place of a gift to you?

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Golf Fundraising

If you are captain of your golf club or simply an avid golfer then there are many ways in which you can fundraise for Children with Cancer UK on the fairway and help us get closer to our aims – to save young lives.

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Mr. Rush Golf Challenge

Mr. Rush has lived up to his name and has set the challenge to all golfers to complete 18 holes as fast as possible whilst fundraising for Children with Cancer UK and helping the fight against childhood cancer.
How does it work? To take part in the Mr. Rush Golf Challenge, simply aim to raise £100 and complete an 18-hole round of golf as quickly as you can (no caddies allowed and no trolleys or buggies are allowed either). After your challenge, send in your score and time to the Children with Cancer UK team to get yourself on the leader board and see if you can beat Mr. Rush.
Everyone that takes part in the Mr. Rush Golf challenge will receive the following from us:

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Nominate us as your Charity of the Year

If you have been chosen as this year’s golf club captain then we would love for you to select Children with Cancer UK as your chosen charity of the year!
We will be here to support you throughout the year of your captaincy and can supply you with fundraising materials such as balloons, banners, posters and collection boxes. Every golf club that chooses to support us will receive the following from us:

A Fundraising pack containing lots of fundraising advice
Regular emails to provide top tips
A Children with Cancer UK golf set

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Order a collection box

Collection boxes are a simple and easy way to fundraise for Children with Cancer UK. Place a box on your bar, shop counter or reception desk and watch the pennies flow in! Once the box is full, all you have to do is empty the contents of the box and send us the money you have raised.

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Organise your own event

Organising your own fundraising event may seem a bit daunting, but we can help you have fun, stay safe and attract support to make your event a real success.
Organise your own event and raise funds for Children with Cancer UK! Our work is funded entirely by voluntary donations – we couldn’t continue our life-saving work without you. Thank you for your support.

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University fundraising

If you are at University then there are a number of ways in which you can support us and help the fight against childhood cancer. Whether through your RAG, students unions or as an individual, the team here at Children with Cancer UK will be here to support you all the way.

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Rag Raids

RAG raid bucket collections are a great way to raise money as they are simple to organise and can be really fun!
If you’re a part of a RAG we’re more than happy to organise the permit for you – just let us know where and when you want to collect and we’ll get organising!

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Virgin Money Giving – Online Fundraising Help

Whether you’re holding a coffee morning, running a marathon, trekking in the Sahara or raising money in memory of a loved one, an online fundraising page can help! We’ve teamed up with Virgin Money Giving to make your fundraising simple. Set up a fundraising page today and raise vital funds to fight childhood cancer.

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Corporate Fundraising

Our life-saving work would not be possible without the support of our partners.
Whether it’s employee engagement or brand alignment, our committed team have the skills and creativity to build a successful partnership with you and maximise your fundraising potential.
By working with us, you can make a lasting difference to children’s lives today and in generations to come.

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Corporate Partnership

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Previous corporate partners

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Half marathon training

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Marathon training

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Other ways to give

Your support can help to fund our life-saving research and welfare programmes – and give all children a better chance in their fight against cancer. 
You can donate online, but if you would prefer to make a donation by post, you can download and complete our Regular Giving form or our Single Gift form.
     

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Appeals

Our appeals help fund life-saving research for children and young people with cancer.
Thanks to your support we are currently funding over 50 life-saving research projects around the UK.

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BBC Radio 4 Appeal

Kaye Wragg, popular actress and star of Holby City, makes an appeal on our behalf on BBC Radio 4.

In 2018 we are celebrating 30 years of saving young lives. Working with Radio 4, we hope our Appeal will raise even more vital funds to improve a child’s survival rate. Our Appeal was aired twice on Sunday 14th January: at 07:55 and 21:26. It was repeated on Thursday 18th January at 15:27.
Kaye’s daughter Matilda was just 5 years old when she was diagnosed with a brain tumour. That changed their lives completely.
Listen as Kaye tells their story.

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Blake’s brain tumour appeal

Brain tumours like Blake’s cause more deaths than any other childhood cancer.
Please help us to find safer and kinder treatments that will save more children’s lives.  Text SAVE to 88008 to give £3*
Blake’s Train & Tube appeal
You may see copies of this panel on trains and the London Underground over the coming weeks.

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Emma’s Christmas Appeal

Your Christmas gift today could help us find better treatments for children with cancer.

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Golden Moments Appeal

Help us celebrate the bravery of children fighting cancer today.

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Homes from Home

Your gift could help a child to stay with their family during cancer treatment.

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Louis’ appeal

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Matilda’s appeal

Imagine if you had to tell your child they had cancer. How would you feel? For Matilda’s parents this nightmare became a reality. Thankfully, five years on, Matilda is happy and healthy – but many families are not so lucky.
Your gift today could help fund vital research that will keep more families together, just like Matilda’s.

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TV appeal

Every day, more than ten children like Louis are diagnosed with cancer.
As our fight against childhood cancer continues, we have launched a new national fundraising appeal to raise vital funding for our life-saving research.
Our new appeal features Louis, who at just 19 months old was diagnosed with cancer.

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In memory

Thank you for thinking of Children with Cancer UK at such a difficult time. Remember the life of a loved one and make a donation in their memory.
Making a gift in memory of someone special can be a valuable and positive way to celebrate their life. You’ll also be giving hope to children suffering from leukaemia and other cancers.
If you would like friends and family to make a donation in lieu of flowers, your funeral director can help you to arrange this.

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In Your Will

We want to give children diagnosed with cancer a brighter future, and a gift in your Will can help achieve this. We are a small charity with few overheads, so you can be assured that a gift in your Will will be invested wisely to help the 3,600 children and young people diagnosed with cancer every year in the UK.

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Linda Robson’s Spring Grand Draw

Help save young lives and be in with a chance of winning £30,000 by entering Linda Robson’s Spring Grand Draw!
If you enter the Grand Draw by 23rd March, you’ll be entered into our Early Bird Draw and be in with a chance of winning one of ten £50 cash prizes.
You can also enter the raffle by post or phone! If you’d prefer to receive tickets in the post, or enter over the phone with a credit or debit card, please call our Grand Draw
Hotline on 01628 201286.

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Linda’s Lottery

Entering online by Direct Debit is easy and you’ll be helping to save young lives
Also, by playing every week, you’ll automatically be entered, one entry for each weekly children’s lottery ticket, into our two Super Draws each year, for the chance to win £40,000 or one of the many other wonderful prizes.
My lottery is a brilliant way to support our life-saving work while giving you the opportunity to win fantastic cash prizes. £1 a week entry will help to save lives; you could double your chances to win for £2. Enter online now by Direct Debit to ensure that you never miss a draw.
Good Luck!
Linda Robson (Trustee)

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Trekking training

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Volunteer

If you’ve got some spare time and would like to raise funds for Children with Cancer UK, why not join our volunteer team. There are lots of different roles available in your local community, so please get in touch today! Volunteer with us in your local community and help to save young lives.

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