Fundraising events FAQ's

Here are the answers to some of the frequently asked questions we get about our fundraising events - we hope they help!

If you have further questions or ideas then we'd love to hear from you - call 01296 619419 or email fundraising@lymphoma-action.org.uk

How can I take part?

Visit the link on the fundraising event you are interested to register your interest or sign up today. Whether you want to take part as an individual, with a team of friends and family, or colleagues with a corporate team, you will have our support every step of the way.

How will you support me?

We want your fundraising to be as fun and easy as possible and we’re here to help you as much as we can. We can give you unlimited support, encouragement and advice throughout your training and before the challenge.

Where can I collect money?

Online sponsorship sites - Virgin Money Giving, JustGiving or BT Mydonate are really quick to set up and any donations through your page will come directly to us.

Paper sponsorship forms - if you want to collect money offline, email us at fundraising@lymphoma-action.org.uk and we will send you some sponsorship forms in the post or by email.

Find out how to send your money to us

How can I fundraise? 

Social media is great for telling your story about your fundraising challenge. If you’re fundraising online, how about using Facebook to share your fundraising page link, tweet to update on your training progress or capture those challenging early starts and the excitement on the day on Instagram. Make sure to be persistent with asking for donations – try posting at different times of the day and just before and after your fundraising event.

Your workplace or school are ideal places to raise money. Let your colleagues or classmates know about your fundraising challenge, put up posters of you training and talk about Lymphoma Action. Cake sales always go down a treat – get baking and make sure to bring a sponsorship form along with you.

Your local club or sports centre are other great places to promote your fundraising event and raise money. Take along a sponsorship form and tell your group about what you’re getting up to.

Find more fundraising ideas here 

How do I train for this event?

Training requires lots of hard work and mental toughness, as well as things like the right kit, but it will be worth all the effort in the end. The better prepared and fitter you are, the more you will get out of your challenge.

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