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As well as our own Aching Arms campaigns, we are delighted that many people choose their own ways to raise money for us.

From cake sales to sponsored swims, we are here to help and support you every step of the way with whatever fundraising event you choose. How about raising money for Aching Arms by taking on a new personal challenge? It can be an individual challenge, or take the opportunity to invite family, friends and colleagues to form a team. A major city marathon, a 10k run, a country cycle, an adventurous abseil, a hillside walk or a mountain trek. You can be as creative as you’d like!

If you would like some ideas, please take a look at our Fundraising A-Z here (PDF)

When you have decided on your fundraiser, please let us know about your plans so that we can support you and send you a fundraising ePack full of useful resources to help you start planning a fun, enjoyable and successful event. Please register your fundraising event here:

Register your Event

Once you’ve signed up, we invite you to join our Aching Arms Fundraisers Community Facebook group where you can chat to other Fundraising champions about your amazing events and challenges – feel free to share fundraising tips, ideas and your photos in a kind and supportive space.

Join the Facebook Aching Arms Fundraiser Community Group here:

Fundraiser Community Group.

You can also download an A4 event poster here (PDF). and a sponsor form here (PDF).

Using an Online Fundraising Page

Our supporters often find that using an online fundraising page is a helpful way of collecting donations and sponsorship money - it's a quick and easy way to share details of your fundraising challenge with family, friends, colleagues and contacts. You can customise the profile photo and header image on your page, share your story and why Aching Arms is a charity close to your heart, give an overview of your challenge and share updates after completing the event. Aching Arms is established on platforms called Enthuse and JustGiving.

For Enthuse, please click here and then go to 'Fundraise for us'. 

For JustGiving, please click here  and then go to 'Fundraise for us'.

Both platforms create a unique URL/link for your fundraising page that can easily be shared via Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and/or email. You can even create a QR code from your fundraising page to include on posters or flyers that promote your fundraising event.

Sport for Charity

Looking for inspiration? Through Sport for Charity, we have access to over 250 sporting events and challenges across the UK and beyond. Bungee jumps, sky dives, treks, walks, triathlons, runs, cycles and a number of exciting virtual events – the choice is yours and there’s something for everyone.  It’s easy to view the challenges by activity type, region, and date through Sport for Charity’s colour coded calendar.

Simply choose your event, express your interest through Sport for Charity, and Aching Arms will then be in touch to get you signed-up. www.sportforcharity.com.

If you would like to discuss any fundraising ideas or have any questions, please contact our Fundraising Coordinator, Karen Summers at getinvolved@achingarms.co.uk or on 07826 067780.

My Aching Arms bear is a physical comfort to hug and hold; a reminder that I am not alone and a hope that my daughter Erin has little friends by her side.

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