Have Fun Fundraising for Dimbleby Cancer Care

 

Our goal is to support as many people affected by cancer as we can, but we cannot do it without your help and support. Without your time and energy to raise money we cannot continue to help making lives better for those living with cancer.

In order to help us we want you to try and have as much fun as you can to help raise vital money and raise the roof about the amazing work we fund.  This information is aimed to give you lots of advice, ideas and support for your fundraising. If you have any issues please do not hesitate to contact us.

Please do remember that we are really grateful for any amount raised, the smallest of change will make a big difference.

To make a donation or find out about legacy giving click here.

Publicity materials

If you have your event organised but now you need to let people know about it. There are lots of different ways to shout about your event and get people to join in.

You can promote your event by using DCC posters, collection tins and branded items. If you would like an Information Pack please drop us an email fundraising@dimblebycancercare.org. You can also download DCC’s logo here.

Internet and email

Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter are the fastest way to spread the word to your contacts what you’re up to and you can encourage friends or colleagues to promote your fundraising with just the click of a button.

Sending a blanket email out to family, friends and work colleagues is another sure fire way of letting people know what you’re up to and importing the date directly into their on-line calendar.

If you are using an on-line sponsorship form it couldn’t be simpler or quicker for people to sponsor you immediately. (Visit www.virginmoneygiving.com for more information).

Local media

Local news love a good story, so get in touch with the newsdesk of your local radio, newspaper and television. You’ll be surprised how much difference this can make to your fundraising.

Sponsorship

The fastest and best way to raise money is online (visit www.virginmoneygiving.com)however if that doesn’t suit you or you want the best of both worlds please do click here to download one of our sponsorship forms, don’t forget to ask people to please add Gift Aid to their sponsorship.

Gift Aid

Gift Aid is a huge deal for charities as every £1 people sponsor you, we can claim an extra 25p back from the Government. Please encourage your family, friends and colleagues to top up all of their sponsorship money by adding Gift Aid to it with no extra work for you.

The Money

If you’ve been kindly collecting cash for us that’s fantastic. Next is to get it donated to us and start making lives better for people living with cancer and allow us to shout about your hard work and generosity on our website.  We are a tiny team so we sadly can’t come and collect money raised so we rely on people paying the money directly to us. Keeping our costs to a minimum is crucial which is why the online sponsorship works so well as it keeps our admin costs to the bare minimum. You can help us by paying in your money raised into your bank account and either send us a cheque or donate by Bacs. Just drop us an e-mail to let us know how much you paid in and what reference you used at the bank and we’ll make sure we let you know it’s safely received and doing good work. Please do not forget to use your name as a reference at the bank.

Before you decide on a fundraising project it’s important to you read the legal requirements and Do’s and Don’ts Click here.

For some inspiration for what you could do to help us raise money Click here.

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