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From sponsored runs to film nights and cake sales, fundraising is a brilliant way to support our charity.

Your fundraising will raise the money that’s crucial to help Marmalade Trust support some of the loneliest people in our region to make connections and have fun. It will also help us run national and international campaigns to raise awareness about loneliness across all sections of society. And it can be fun and rewarding – you get to choose exactly what you do!

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Choose what to do.

You don't have to stick to running, swimming or walking, you can get sponsored for whatever challenge or activity you choose (check out our ideas here!). If you’d rather not go down the sponsorship route, you could hold a cake sale or coffee morning, or make items to sell and donate the proceeds to Marmalade Trust.

Register your event on JustGiving or Facebook.

Head to our fundraising page or make your own on Facebook - it’s easy for you to collect sponsors and donations. If you hold a sale or raise money another way, you can transfer it after the event by clicking this link.

Spread the word.

Email us at - We’d love to support you if we can, say thank you, and maybe share your story on our website if you’re happy for us to do so. Shout from the rooftops, use social media, or send an email to tell everyone you know about your fundraiser, and ask them to sponsor you or attend your event.

Enjoy it!

All that’s left to do is whatever planning you need to complete your fundraiser, and then to enjoy it on the day. Get some photos if you can, and email them to We’d love to see them. 

10 ways to fundraise in 2023

From doing a year of good deeds to hosting a live gaming stream - there's a fun challenge perfectly suited to each of us this year. Not only will you be raising funds to support our work, but fundraising is also such a good way to make friends, find common ground and generally have a laugh and feel great about yourself!  Sounds like a win - win to us! 

A few of our fundraising champions...

Amanda's 365 day challenge

Amazing Amanda Baldwin walked well over 3,650 miles in 2021, getting outside every day. She raised over £1,300 and spread the word about loneliness on her Instagram page.

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David's birthday goal

For his 70th, David hoped to raise £70 to donate to Marmalade Trust. Our mission meant a lot to him and his passion showed - his raised his goal - four times over!

Sally's Ultra Trail run

Sally Greenland, one of our superstar fundraisers, ran an incredible 46 muddy miles around Bristol to support Marmalade Trust, smashing her £2,000 target!


Ruth's trumpet challenge

Ruth Yudkin set herself the challenge of getting to Grade 1 on the jazz trumpet in 3 months. She passed (with a merit!) AND raised a whopping £1,686 for Marmalade Trust!

Image by Cristian Escobar

Every donation enables us to continue our important work. Your efforts are massively appreciated, thank you.
If you have any questions about fundraising, please email us at 

Other ways to give...

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Corporate giving 

Corporate support is vital to the Trust. Could your organisation work with us?



Monthly or one-off contributions make such a meaningful impact to us.

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We couldn’t do what we do without the amazing support of our volunteers. Join us!

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