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Fundraising

You don’t need to train for a marathon or climb a mountain to be part of Team Yorkshire!
 
From organising a bake-off competition with colleagues to holding a fashion show or taking part in a sponsored silence, you can choose to raise money in whichever way suits you.

 

Meet the Team

Our dedicated team of regional fundraisers are here to support you every step of the way. Simply get in touch and let us know your idea and we’ll provide you with everything you need!

If you have a fundraising idea call 01423 877210 or email fundraising@ycr.org.uk and one of our fundraising officers will be in touch.

 

Fundraising Ideas

There are so many fun and exciting ways to raise money for Yorkshire Cancer Research, and with a little bit of inspiration, we’re sure you’ll find one to suit you!
 
Here’s a few ideas to get you started:
 

Collect…

  • at work
  • in lieu of presents for your wedding anniversary
  • in lieu of birthday presents
  • in remembrance
  • at a football match
  • house-to-house
  • during outdoor events
  • in local pubs, shops and restaurants

 

Challenge yourself…

  • shave your head
  • jump out of a plane
  • lose weight
  • bungee jump
  • take part in a car rally
  • give up chocolate
  • be silent for a day

 

Sell…

  • homemade crafts
  • cakes
  • old clothes and books
  • hugs!

 

Organise a…

  • concert or gig
  • pony trek
  • family fun day
  • coffee morning
  • dinner party
  • dress down day at work
  • festival
  • fun run
  • pantomime
  • quiz/race night
  • salsa dance
  • Valentine’s ball
  • tug-of-war
  • fashion show
  • karaoke night
  • walk
  • ceilidh
  • fancy dress party
  • barbecue
  • speed dating night
  • space hopper race
  • open garden day
  • Easter egg hunt
  • Christmas bake-off
  • wine tasting evening
  • bingo night
  • clothes swap party

 
Once you’ve decided how you’d like to raise money, please get in touch with our fundraising team and we’ll help you get the ball rolling. We can give you advice on public liability insurance, risk assessments and licences, so if you’re unsure, please ask and we’ll make sure everything you do is safe and legal.
 
Call 01423 877210 or email fundraising@ycr.org.uk to find out more.

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