Fundraise for The Victoria Foundation and help to transfrom lives
The Victoria Foundation is receiving an increasing number of urgent requests for support - please help us to transform more lives.
It is wonderful when people fundraise for TVF - it not only helps to raise vital funds but raises the profile of the charity and of course you get do to something that you enjoy or challenge yourself to do something new! Whatever you decide to do the funds you raise will help to make such a difference. Please get in touch so that we can support your fundraising T:020 8332 1788 or Email
There are many different ways you can fundraise including organising your own event or activity taking part in a virtual or organised challenge where you will have fun and be doing good at the same time. The choice is yours .... don't forget to fundraise by asking for sponsorship or donations.
A - Z Fundraising ideas
From cake baking to a sponsored swim, from running 5k to arranging a quiz, these ideas will help to make it easy to fundraise. If you would like to fundraise for TVF please get in touch and we can support you to make it happen.
Don't forget about Matched Giving (also known as match funding) and check with your employer whether they will match the funds you raise as this will boost your fundraising. Some companies offer this on a pound-for-pound basis, while others will specify the amount they are prepared to give.
Online Fundraising Pages
If you want friends, family and colleagues to sponsor you and collect donations you may want to set set up a fundraising page – it is a fast and time efficient way to collect donations which are sent directly to The Victoria Foundation. Donating through online fundraising pages is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe as the provider will never sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once you donate, they'll send your money directly to TVF. So it's the most efficient way to donate - saving time and cutting costs for the charity.
If would like to ask people to sponsor you using a form please find one below - don't forget to ask your sponors to include their address and tick the Gift Aid box so that TVF can claim *Gift Aid making their donation worth 25% more at no extra cost.
Gift Aid - making donations go further
Don't forget to ask those who sponsor you to Gift Aid their donation as TVF can then claim Gift Aid tax relief of 25p on every pound they give. To qualify for Gift Aid, your sponsor must pay UK Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax at least equal to the tax that the charity claims on their donations in the appropriate tax year. Please contact TVF if you have any questions about Gift Aid - T: 020 8332 1788 Email
Take part in a Virtual Challenge
A ‘Virtual Challenge’ is just like an organised one but can be done anywhere at any time by anyone! It can be a run, cycle, swim, golf or other type of activity you like to do. The challenge is virtual in name only, as to participate you still have to complete the type of event at the selected distance during the event dates.
The big difference between a virtual challenge event and a traditional challenge event is that you can participate from any location, at a time, place and pace that is convenient for you. You have the freedom and flexibility to fit the event into your schedule
Some ideas of a Virtual Challenge to arrange anytime and to complete in a week, a month ....
Virtual Challenges - you can arrange these any time and please ensure they adhere to the Government guidelines on how to exercise safely during this time
- Step Challenge - 100,000, 250,000, .....1,000,000 steps in two.four, six weeks
- Cycle/Walk 25k, 100k, 200k ....500k over a week, a month
- Swim 1000m, 5000m , .....10,000m over a month, two months
- Skip around your garden 60 times to celebrate your 60th birthday ......
Take part in an Organised Challenge/Event
Due to the impact of COVID-19 many organised challenges and events are being cancelled or postponed and many people are arranging their own Virtual Challenge - see above
You can still support TVF by taking part in a walk, run, cycle or any organised challenge ..... the choice is yours - at this time please look at challenges scheduled to take place from Autumn 2020 or in 2021.
You choose the challenge and fundraise for TVF and the charity will cover the registration cost - you can take part in any challenge on your own or with friends - the choice is yours!
Choose something you love and you will be doing something incredible helping to provide vital medical and support to those in great need.
TVF has places available in the following challenges in 2020.