As well as the ideas mentioned on this website there are also many other ways that you can support and fundraise for WHY. Here are just some of the ideas:

Clothes swap, dress-down day, sports competition, games night, dance-a-thon, zumba party, yoga-thon, coffee morning, cake sale, community event, open day at home, bingo, sponsored cycle, swim or other sponsored activity, swear box, charity lunch or open garden to name just a few! 

If you are thinking of holding your own fundraising event here are some of the steps you may wish to consider:

  • Think of an activity
  • Choose a venue
  • Select date and time
  • Plan the activity/event
  • Fundraise or ask for sponsorship
  • Promote the activity/event
  • Invite guests

There are a number of ways that WHY can help to support your fundraising activities:

  • Write a press release for the local media
  • Provide you with WHY sponsorship forms and provide advice on online fundraising
  • Send you our special fundraising logo
  • Promote your activity on our website and through social media

Fundraising Pack

We've put together a fundraising pack to give you inspiration and practical help with your fundraiser. There's also a poster template you can download and add details of your event; please let us know if you need any help or would like the poster in another format. Finally, thanks so much for supporting WHY - we wouldn't exist without your help!

WHY Cancer Charity

If you would like more information about organising your own fundraising event, or if you want to discuss your ideas and get some feedback prior to organising your event we’d be happy to help. Contact us on 01373 455255 or by email

Don't forget, there are other ways you can support We Hear You too. If you're a local business then read about how you can get involved in Corporate Giving, members of the public can set up Regular Donations to We Hear You and we are always looking for more volunteers to support our work! 

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