How you can help
We rely on the efforts of our supporters to raise
funds for The Institute's work. Details of our fundraising
events can be found on our everyman campaign
site, where you can also read more about some of our volunteers.
The most successful fundraisers concentrate on developing their areas
of fundraising expertise. If you are new to fundraising, it is often
best to start with a small event. You may already have an idea of the
kind of event that you might like to do but it is worth bearing in mind
the many tried and tested ways of fundraising.
- Sponsored sporting events such as swimming, cycling,
a run such as the Flora Light Challenge for Women on 5th September
or the 2005 London Marathon, or even do a parachute jump and Freefall
for Free! If you are interested in running the London Marathon for
The Institute of Cancer Research next year please contact fundraising
on 020 7878 3810.
- Social events like coffee mornings, wine evenings
and barbecues can be made into fundraisers. They can also provide
a chance to get your friends and family interested in our work and
to swap ideas and information.
- Giving talks. Speak to local groups about a hobby
or special interest you might have in aid of The Institute of Cancer
- Collections. You can collect almost anywhere but
you do need the necessary permission. We can give advice on permits
and will of course provide you with collecting tins.
- Raffles. Organise a raffle either at your event
or at a friend's. Try and get the prizes donated by local shops and
- Quiz nights. Persuade your local pub or school
to run a quiz evening where each team's entry fee is donated to The
- Dress down days. Invite your friends/colleagues
to wear casual clothes to school/work and donate £1 to The Institute
of Cancer Research.
- Dreams and ambitions. Have you always wondered
about doing a parachute
jump? Why not combine a lifelong ambition with an opportunity
to get sponsored and raise some money for our work.
Our Fundraising Team is here to help make your
fundraising a success; by offering advice and answering any queries
you might have.
Tel:(020) 7878 3810