We know that committing to raise a specific amount can seem a bit daunting which is why we’re here to help every step of the way. If you have a place with us and are struggling with your fundraising then please do get in touch. We have lots of experience with fundraising, and can give you some great advice, tips and fundraising materials to help you smash your target. You can start by checking out our A-Z fundraising guide and our downloadable sports materials .
We’d hate for you to feel as though you haven’t got any support. There’s lots we can do to help and please remember that we wouldn’t ever ask you to pay any shortfall of your sponsorship or stop you from taking part in your event. You can always give us a call on 0300 123 5461 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further help.
We want all of our team to look great in our Cancer Research UK technical tops so, if the size isn’t quite right, give us a quick call on 0300 123 5461 or email email@example.com . Just let us know your size (S, M, L, XL) and whether you’d like a t-shirt or a vest, and we’ll get one out to you ASAP! We can also send you iron-on-letters for your name or a nickname (keep it clean!) so people can cheer you on and make you feel like a hero at your event!
Also, it would be great if you wouldn’t mind sending the original running top back to us at the address below as it really helps us to keep costs down.
Cancer Research UK Unit 3 Millennium Place Tiverton Business Park EX16 6SB
Any money that you’ve raised on Just Giving or Virgin Money Giving will come through to us automatically. You’ll just need to make sure that you close your fundraising page once you’ve received your final donation.
If you’ve been raising money with a paper sponsorship form then we ask that you return this money to us as soon as possible, but in any event within four weeks of the date of the Event. Further information about getting these funds to us can be found in the “Pay in your money” section of the CRUK
Please note that all monies that you do raise in connection with the event are held on trust for CRUK, and therefore you have a legal responsibility to ensure that all sponsorship monies/donations received in connection with an event are paid to us.
Each charity place at an event represents an important and valuable source of fundraising for us. As we have made an investment to be able to offer places at events, we therefore ask each applicant to pledge to raise a minimum level of sponsorship if they subsequently take part in an event. This level has been set to try and ensure that we can continue to make 80p of every pound raised available to beat cancer. We can of course provide help and advice with your fundraising activities if required. You can find lots of fundraising ideas here or alternatively give us a call on 0300 123 5461 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
You should hear back from our team within 3-5 working days to let you know whether your application has been successful or not. If you still haven’t heard anything within this time, please give us a call on 0300 123 5461 or email email@example.com.
The easiest way to start your fundraising is to set up a JustGiving page. You’ll need to make sure that your page stands out though by personalising it as much as possible. The three easiest ways are to:
Add a photo of yourself, your team or who you’re running for
Set a fundraising target. We’d always encourage you to be as ambitious as possible with what you hope to raise)
You’re doing something amazing so make sure you write about your personal motivation for taking on your challenge!
According to JustGiving, fundraisers who do these three things raise, on average, roughly 50% more than those who don’t!
Don’t be afraid to move away from just relying on donations from friends and family as well though. Get creative and plan some activities to support your fundraising. Whether it’s a bake sale or a quiz night, there are any number of great ways to get the sponsorship rolling in. For ideas, check out our A-Z fundraising guide . If you need advice about any of this just give us a call on 0300 123 5461 or email us firstname.lastname@example.org .