Fundraising in schools


There are lots of different ways that schools can get involved with East Cheshire Hospice, from taking part in our events, to organising your own fundraising activities in your school, to volunteering.

We will support you with your fundraising by delivering presentations, attending school assemblies and providing fundraising materials.

We also have some fantastic fundraising initiatives targeted specifically at schools and young people, these include;

Dragons Den Enterprise Competition, Manchester Airport Community Network, September
How does it work? Students are asked to develop a Christmas present for friends and family, retailing at £5 or less. The teams set themselves up as a virtual business taking into account all aspect of business needs.

Schools bid for a business set-up loan of £100 in a presentation to Dragons in the Den. All profits made from the programme go to East Cheshire Hospice.

Elf Run, December
How does it work? It’s simply a sponsored walk or run. You can set the date and distance, using your own playground, hall, local park or field. Just get in touch with us and we’ll give you everyone else you need. You’ll get:

• Elf Hats for all the children taking park which they get to keep • Santa suits for the teachers to lead your ‘little helpers’ • Sponsorship envelopes to collect money from friends and family

Working with your local Hospice is a great opportunity for schools and students to gain an understanding of what the Hospice does, learn about supporting their community, and it is a fantastic addition to any CV, or college or university application.

If you’d like to get involved with your school or youth group, whether you’re a teacher, youth leader or student please contact Lisa Ball, Community Fundraiser on lball@echospice.org.uk or 01625 664993 to discuss how we can support you.

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Thank you for telling us about your fundraising plans, we are very grateful for your support and your fundraising pack is on its way.