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Organise your own fundraising

#GetTogether for a bake sale, for a quiz, for a crafternoon. Whatever you do, get together with your friends and family and fundraise to help seriously ill children.

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How to maximise your fundraising

You’ll find lots of tips and tricks to help you make the most of your event in the free fundraising guide which you can download above. But here’s a few to get you started.

Ideas to get you started

Here’s some ideas that supporters like you have organised in the past to fundraise. However you choose to #GetTogether to raise funds for Together For Short Lives to help seriously ill children remember to have fun.

Show your talents

Are you a keen baker, crafting expert, artistic creator or a sporting success? Then use your talents to craft your fundraising event.

  • Hold a bake off or afternoon tea
  • Organise a karaoke night
  • Stream a gaming marathon online
  • Sell your skills for a donation
  • Put on a show and hold a collection
  • Make items to sell online

Epic adventures

If you like the adrenaline of taking on a bigger challenge, we’d love to see your ideas. Here’s some we’ve seen supporters do.

  • Take on a skydive
  • Brave a bungee jump
  • Hike a mountain
  • Go for a New Years lake dip
  • Organise a treasure hunt
  • Set up a bike relay

Family fun

At Together for Short Lives we know that making memories with your family is important. Why not get together and organise one of these.

  • Hold a pamper night
  • Have a clear out for a car boot
  • Have fun at a bingo night
  • Put on a quiz night
  • Get the board games out
  • Organise a house party

Tried and tested

Sometimes the most well known fundraising events are the best. Why not rummage in the fundraising archives.

  • Head to your supermarket for a bag pack
  • Organise a bucket collection
  • Go silent for sponsorship
  • Brave a head shave
  • Give something up
  • Declutter and sale your items

Supporting Together for Short Lives

“I wanted to do something to scare me a little as I was turning 60 so I booked a wing walk before I could change my mind! I support Together for Short Lives because it’s extremely hard to comprehend what these families are going through. You can never buy time but with help you can make the most of it.” – Steve, Fundraiser

We’re here for you along the way

Get in touch with our friendly fundraising team who would be happy to help you with your event. Whether you need advice on how to promote your fundraiser, would like a snazzy t-shirt to wear, or would like to pay in money raised then we are here to help. Email us at

The difference your fundraising makes

By getting together and fundraising for Together for Short Lives you'll be helping seriously ill children and their families