Sara Lee Trust
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Become a Fundraiser

We have to raise over £300,000 per year to fund our services and are very grateful for the generosity of local people, businesses, groups and charitable funders whose support enables us to provide our essential services. We value every donation, no matter how large or small.

What makes a good fundraising opportunity?

A dinner party, coffee morning, tennis tournament or a dryathlon - these are all fundraisers that have helped us in the past, but the possibilities are endless and you might have some other ideas up your sleeve.

Some things to consider:
  • Is it going to be a sponsored activity or are you hosting an event?
  • What do you enjoy?
  • Where do your talents lie?
  • Can anyone help you?
Do think about how much time and effort you are able to spend on planning and organising the event.

5 popular fundraising events

  1. Dress Down Day
    A great and easy way to raise funds for the Trust at your workplace. 
  2. Bake Sale
    Encourage your colleagues to bring in home-baked (or shop-bought) goodies and sell them for a donation to the charity. 
  3. Quiz Night
    Quiz nights are always popular. Why not organise your own and raise funds for The Sara Lee Trust.
  4. Sponsored Anything
    Swim, walk, run, silence or pie eating! Most things can be sponsored so the choice is yours. 
  5. Party Time
    Perhaps a themed dinner party, a murder mystery evening or a barbeque – if it gets people together, it can be a fundraiser.

We are here to help

We are here to help with advice, ideas and support. For more information, tips and guidance, please download our Fundraising Handbook.

For sponsorship forms and posters, please see our Fundraising Downloads page. 

Let us know what your plans are and how we can help you – contact us at or call 01424 457969.

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The Sara Lee Trust provides an invaluable service to our breast patients. ItÂ’s amazing that I am able to refer patients for a variety of complementary therapies. We know what a difference this can make when struggling to cope with the side effects of treatment and beyond. The counselling service is also a lifeline for some patients and the feedback we receive is always positive. We would genuinely struggle to access counselling with the volume of patients who are in need through the NHS in a timely manner. 

Juliette Twyman - ESHT Macmillan Breast Clinical Nurse Specialist

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