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Fundraising At School

We have lots of fantastic fundraising ideas and tips whether a nursery, primary or secondary school.  We can also provide materials and support to make sure your fundraising is really successful.

Arrange a presentation for your school

Supporting Ronald McDonald House Charities UK is not only fun and interactive for your school, but we pride ourselves in offering great resources, fun ideas, and a personal approach to each school’s needs. Our dedicated fundraising team can help you every step of the way starting with an introductory presentation to make sure your school activities are a success. Contact us and we will arrange for a presentation for your school or class.

Contact us for a presentation

Nursery and Primary Schools Resources

Activity Booklet

Our activity booklet is a fun and interactive resource for nursery and primary school pupils.  It offers a way for pupils to develop their reading and observation skills as well as learning about what we do as a Charity to support families with a child in hospital.

Download activity quiz

Fundraising Ideas

As a starter here are some ideas that should help to kickstart your fundraising.

If you need any help, support or more ideas for your fundraising contact us at info@uk.mcd.com.

Some fundraising ideas

Pen a message

Sometimes receiving a letter of goodwishes is all it takes to put a smile on someones face.  Just a kind message or a thoughtful drawing could make a difference for a family going through a tough time with a child in hospital.

Pen Friend leaflet

PJ Day

Help us keep families together with a pyjama party! We’re asking pupils across the country to drop the uniform and wear their PJs to school for a day.

For more information and to sign up, please click below.

Find out more

Shoebox Challenge

An interactive challenge for all ages and a chance for pupils to use their creativity.

Take part in designing a home in a shoe box and with your class building your very own Ronald McDonald House.

More on Shoebox Challenge

Secondary schools resources

Fundraising ideas

You may have your own ideas about how you want to fundraise however here are a few to help get you started.

Any support you can give will help ill children have their families nearby when they are in hospital.


Fundraising ideas for Secondary

Activity Task

Split into groups and research more about the Charity and present findings back to the class – skills used are working in teams, research, presentation and social skills.

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Shoebox challenge

An interactive challenge for all ages and a chance for pupils to use their creativity.

How “real” can you make your shoebox house –  make a house that has working lights, is built to to scale, doors that open on cupboards, sewn cushions – you imagination and talents can be shown off!

Shoebox Challenge