Every day, we’re astounded by the loyalty, commitment and ingenious ways that our fundraisers go about raising funds for Together for Short Lives. We know for some, fundraising may appear to be a bit of a daunting task which is why we thought we’d bring fundraising to life by showcasing how some of our Fundraising Heroes have approached the task.  You can choose to make your fundraising activities as simple or as imaginative as you like!

Don’t forget, we’re always here to help to offer you tips and advice, and you can also refer to our Fundraising Guide for further inspiration.


Meet David our fundraising hero.

David, along with three colleagues from Hobbycraft, took part in Royal Parks Half Marathon in October 2016. As a team they raised £1,425! Exceeding their total by £225.

Find out about David's story here.





Meet Mridula our fundraising hero.

Mridula, along with her two friends and colleagues, took part in our first Together we Trek event in May 2016. During the event teams of our corporate supporters trekked over 50km of the Grand Union Canal path with a target to raise £3,000 per team.

Mridula's team - the Derivative Divas raised a wonderful £4,720. Find out about her story here.

                              Memoona & Noama                 

Meet Memoona and Noama our fundraising heroes.

They're getting ready for the challenge of their life - a 10,000ft free fall skydive in August 2016.

They've already exceeded their target of £790 by raising a brilliant £888.

Read how they did it here.




Meet Joanne our fundraising hero.

Joanne took part in London Marathon in April 2016 and raised £3,204. That's £704 over her target!

We found out how Joanne did it - read more here.




Hobbycraft Dales Way

Meet Michael, Dom, Craig and Gareth our fundraising heroes.

They set up their own challenge in May 2015 - Hobbycraft Hobbles the Dales Way, raising £17,900!

Find out about their experience here.




2015 05 25 3643Meet Emma our fundraising hero.

Emma ran for us in Bupa London 10,000 in May 2015, raising £816 (beating her target of £150 by miles). She then carried on doing fundraising activities for us and in total so far has raised £2333.50!

Read about her story here.




MattMeet Matt our fundraising hero.

Matt not only ran the Virgin Money London Marathon for us in April 2015, he cycled all the way from Lands End to be there! Raising £6,683.

Read about his challenge here.




Jo and AmyMeet Jo and Amy our fundraising heroes.

Jo is running for us in London Marathon in 2017 and along with Amy has raised £3,000 already!

Read about their story here.

You too could be a fundraising hero - join one of our events or fundraise for us.