We hope this selection gets you inspired. Once you’ve decided what you want to do, simply set up your JustGiving page or donate online. Whatever you raise will make a difference and help us be there for young people with cancer throughout the coronavirus crisis and beyond – thank you.

Fun and games

Pub quiz

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Get people together on Zoom, Skype, Facetime etc. and host a virtual quiz. Simply set up a fundraising page where people can donate to enter. Try making it a weekly event with friends, family or colleagues to keep your fundraising going.

Music night

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Music brings people together – even from a distance! Host an online gig, open mic, karaoke night or talent show with people donating to get involved and have some fun.

Games night

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Whether it’s an online FIFA or Fortnite tournament, or some good old-fashioned parlour games over video chat, get your mates together and donate to play.

Fancy dress

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Arrange with your fellow home workers to wear fancy dress for the day in exchange for donations to Teenage Cancer Trust.

Early morning rave

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One for the 90s kids maybe: gather your friends on a video chat and host a pre-work, alcohol-free rave to get the blood pumping for a day at your desk.


Get off your screen

Get sporty

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Set yourself a physical challenge to complete from home. How about working out the distance to your nearest Teenage Cancer Trust unit and running or cycling the miles over a number of days? Or for every £1 donated, complete a certain number of push-ups or flights of stairs.

Donate the difference

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Donate the cost of your commute, coffee, lunch or any other daily savings from not working at the office. Easy.

30 laps

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Do 30 laps of your garden a day, for 30 days, to mark Teenage Cancer Trust’s 30th anniversary year. (Difficulty level may vary depending on the size of your garden.)

Hair we go

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Maybe now’s the perfect time for a beard growing competition? Or go the other way and get sponsored to shave your head (and get a bunch of friends on board to do the same!)

All-day challenge

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Get sponsored to do an activity for a whole day – how about playing a board game for 12 hours straight or dusting off that 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle?


Fundraising ideas for kids

Spare change challenge

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Collect all the spare change lying round the house and donate the total to Teenage Cancer Trust.

Movie night

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Arrange a virtual movie night with friends: why not pick a Disney/Pixar classic to all watch at the same time, and donate the savings on cinema tickets and popcorn?

Online competitions

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A guess the baby/pet/drawing contest is easy to organise online and fun for kids and grownups alike – or a classic Name the Bear competition where entrants make a small donation to suggest a name.

Sponsored silence

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Ask family and friends to sponsor you to stay silent for a whole day (could prove very popular with home-schooling parents right now!) – and why not get your classmates to do the same?


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Put all this extra spare time to good use and challenge your year group to a sponsored readathon. The class to read the most books in 30 days is the winner.





*If you’re under 16, make sure you have permission from a parent or guardian before taking part in a fundraising activity.