From pub quizzes to parachute jumps, there are many ways you can help raise funds for the Charity – Good luck and have fun!
First of all, a big ‘thank you’ for wanting to fundraise for our charity.
Last year the Charity was able to donate £5.5 million towards vital projects for our hospitals, supported by many generous fundraisers like you.
Below you’ll find links to pages that will help you decide what sort of fun events you could organise and how you can engage others to make them a real fundraising success.
Below you will find a range of resources which we hope you will find helpful for organising your fundraising events:
Chris Hyatt is one of our dedicated fundraisers who recently took part in the Brighton Marathon on behalf of the Charity. He decided to get involved with the Charity after his sister Joanne, was treated at Harefield Hospital after being diagnosed with swine flu. Her recovery and return to health was hailed by doctors as a miracle. Joanne is now on track to make a full recovery, despite her heart pumping at as little as 5% when at her worst.
Chris’ story is a good source of inspiration for anyone looking to get involved with Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Charity, here are some words on how his fundraising experiences went.
“The crowd and volunteers were amazing, cheering everyone on all the way. When it got tough I thought about why I was running and how no one gave up on my sister when she was desperately ill. The marathon weekend was amazing and one of the best things I’ve ever had the pleasure of being a part of. The sense of achievement I got from getting round will stay with me forever, made even more special by raising so much for Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Charity.
To raise the amount I did, I set up a JustGiving page as soon as I signed up for the marathon, giving me almost a year to raise money. I used social media sites to share the link to my page and text donation number on a regular basis. I got friends and family involved as well by asking them to share my page, and some even got permission to email it to their colleagues and collected sponsorship from friends at work. I found involving more people really made a huge difference. Approximately 50% of the funds I raised came from companies and people I haven’t even met! Along with help from friends and family, I managed to raise £4711.03 including gift aid for Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Charity.”