Colin Mair ran a half-marathon and raised £535 for us including a contribution from his employer, Intel Corporation

If you have an idea for an event which could raise money for us, please get in touch with the Secretary to let us know your plans. We can supply posters, leaflets and collecting tins or buckets. We may also be able to help you with publicity and general advice.

We have been extremely grateful to many people who have raised funds for us. Past examples include:

  • Sponsored running, car wash, parachute jump, pram push
  • Fashion and jewellery sales
  • Art exhibitions
  • Raffles
  • Garden parties
  • A champagne breakfast
  • Donating old cars

Charity of the year?

If you are a social or community organisation which regularly raises money for good causes, you might like to consider making the Friends one of your chosen charities this year.

Shopping online

When you shop online, you can raise free funds for us by using Give as you Live (who have over 4,200 participating retailers) or Amazon Smile.

We will then receive a small donation at no additional cost to you (or us) every time you shop online using either Give as you Live or Amazon Smile.