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Each year we help 6,000 families stay close to their children in hospital. And with your help, we can build Houses to support even more.

There are so many ways you can help with fundraising

From events to bake sales or sponsored silences, you’ll never be short of ideas to raise money for Ronald McDonald House Charities UK – whether at work at school or at home we have lots of suggestions and options for you.

Fundraising to suit you!

Christmas Bedside Appeal 2021

The festive season can be a critical time for families who rely on us to house them and keep them close to their child in hospital.

A donation to our Christmas Bedside Appeal will help ensure families can be at their seriously ill child’s bedside to help and support them.

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Register your Fundraising

Interested in running your own fundraising for us?

Whether you already have an event in mind or looking for support and inspiration, register your interest in fundraising for us today. By registering we can ensure you get the support you need whether it is ideas or materials to help your fundraising.

Register here

£50 to £500 Challenge

Are you part of a team to take on this challenge?

The idea is simple, start with £50 and turn it into £500 in five weeks!

If you are a businesses, organisation, sole trader or group with entrepreneurial skills then this is the challenge for you.  How you decide to do this is entirely up to you and your imagination!

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Fundraising during COVID

Some virtual ideas!

Even at the current time there are many ways to raise the vital funds needed to provide crucial accommodation for families to be near their sick child.  Whether at home, on line or with colleagues we have some great fundraising ideas.

Find some ideas!

For schools

Get your class to fundraise together

School is the perfect place to start helping others. Whether your child is fundraising with the whole class or a small group of friends.

Check out our resources to help inform your school about what our Charity does as well as lots of helpful tips and tricks for fundraising.

School resources

At work

Team-building with purpose

Raising money with your colleagues is a great team-building activity and you’ll feel good knowing you’re changing lives at the same time. Our workplace fundraising pack has everything you need to make it happen


Volunteer fundraising group

Join your local group

We are looking for volunteers to help set up or support fundraising groups across the UK. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to join a group of volunteers with the aim of raising vital funds and awareness of our Charity in their local community.

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Lets Get Virtually TEAgether

Have a virtual cuppa and raise money

Now more than ever it is so important to keep in touch with each other, and what better way than to host a virtual tea party with friends and family and be TEAgether

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Declutter & Donate

Clean up and clear out unwanted items

A clear out isn’t just for Spring – it works at anytime so feel renewed and refreshed, all while supporting families with children in hospital in our 12 Houses across the UK.

Find out how

Virtual Bucket Collection

A really simple way to raise money

COVID-19 has had a huge impact on our lives and means we can’t do community fundraising collections.

Find out how you can help and set up your own Virtual Bucket Collection.

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On average, it costs £25 to accommodate a family for one night, and the average length of stay at our Houses is 15 nights. Your fundraising could make a real impact on the lives of families with children in hospital.

Your support changes lives

Since 2012, we’ve increased the number of families we support by 93%. Thanks to our incredible supporters and volunteers, we’re building brand new Houses, which will help many more families with children in hospital.

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Already ready to start fundraising?

Click the link below to start setting up your own JustGiving page and share it with colleagues, family and friends. You can also download some of our fundraising assets to help you get started!

Download our fundraising assets

How to set up an online fundraising page

Ready to start fundraising? Then read our guide to set up your page today.


Sponsorship form

Get friends and family to sponsor your challenge event.


Event poster

Shout about your event in your local area with our event poster.


Totaliser poster

Set yourself a target and watch the pounds add up.


Press release template

Got a newsworthy event? Let your local media know!


Paying-in form

Ready to send your money in? Download our paying-in form with all the details you need.


You can also help make a difference today.

Support families with children in hospital with a donation.