Fundraising and Events
1 in 4 women, and 1 in 10 men, will experience a diagnosed perinatal mental illness. PANDAS Foundation needs incredible donations and fundraising to help keep our support services available to all parents, carers and their networks who need us.
Make a donation today; just £5 raised will enable service users to call our helpline for 30 minutes, for free. £50 helps fund admin to keep our email support and closed groups open and available to all.
How to Fundraise for PANDAS Foundation
Facebook Birthday Fundraisers
Instead of receiving gifts this year, why not set up a Facebook birthday fundraiser? This is a simple process that involves setting up a link on our Facebook page, and sharing it with your friends, family and network, who can then donate online.
We can support and guide you through setting up your Facebook fundraiser – get in touch using the form below.
Charity Fundraising Ideas at Work
A great way to fundraise is to bring your team together to support PANDAS Foundation at work. Fill in the form below to tell us what you’ve got planned, we’re happy to discuss any fundraising ideas with you – the more creative the better!
Charity Exercise Events
Get active and raise some money. Exercise is a great way to improve our mental well-being and it can also be an effective way to fundraise, too. Events such as the Great Run series, Great Swim, Ultra Challenges and walking events all offer a chance for individuals to fundraise for charity. Also, every year, we put in a bid for a place in the London Marathon.
If you’re up for a challenge and would like to be considered to take part in these iconic events, just let us know below.
Fundraising Ideas For Kids
Fundraising with children can be fantastic fun and is a great way to teach young people about charity, empathy and caring for others.
Ways to fundraise with children can include:
- Sponsored events such as pram-push, skipping, swimming, or even silence – if they can manage it!
- Sponsored Fun Run or Sports Day
- Easter Egg Hunt
- Charity Bake Sales
Fundraise With Friends
We all need friends around us, especially those suffering from pre or postnatal mental illness. So, why not get together with friends to have some fundraising fun together for PANDAS Foundation?
We have some amazing packs full of fundraising ideas, games and quizzes to help you host your own charity social event in aid of PANDAS Foundation. Whether that’s a teddy bear’s picnic, afternoon tea, or a virtual get together in your pyjamas – we have you covered! Contact us today for your exclusive pack.
There are lots of events you can take part in to support PANDAS Foundation. Below are just a small pool of the most popular events! Once you have signed up just contact email@example.com for fundraising information.
If you don’t want to take part in a large event, we host our own virtual fundraisers each month. You can also visit our Enthuse Profile where you can find information on our most current fundraising challenges, and how to sign up for them. Join Team PANDAS Foundation, today!
PANDAS Foundation Virtual Events – 500 CHALLENGE!
Did you know that PANDAS helpline calls range from around 300-500 calls per month? This is such an incredible achievement that we are able to help support this amount of users each month. But we need your help to continue to be there for another 500 callers next month.
The challenge is to complete anything with 500 in. This could be:
- 500 laps around the garden.
- 500 star jumps
- Complete 500 good deeds
- Complete mini challenges set by friends or family
- Run / walk / jog for 500 minutes over the month
The choice is yours!
London Landmarks Half Marathon 2023
The London Landmarks Half Marathon is a closed road, central London run and is the only half marathon to go through both the City of London and City of Westminster. From cultural landmarks and heritage to the city’s quirky and hidden secrets, runners get to explore the capital on a route like no other!
For a charity place in the 2023 event please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Skyline Charity Skydiving is the ultimate thrill-seeking challenge where you enjoy the exhilarating and unforgettable feeling of flying through the clouds from over 10,000ft at up to 120 mph! For tandem skydives, complete your training and jump in one day, and let a British Parachuting Association instructor do all the work while you enjoy the ride!
You can select PANDAS Foundation from the charity selection to take part.
Great Run is a series of road running events around the United Kingdom, which includes the Great North Run.
Greatn Run events travel through the heart of some of the UK’s most iconic cities. Each event has decades of history, the biggest and most celebrated event in the region
14 unique events make up the UK’s biggest & best series of treks & trail runs. Whichever challenge you choose, you’ll get full support so you can set a new goal, enjoy the great British outdoors, and push yourself further on a high quality inspirational event.
We are signed up on the charity selection and you can select PANDAS Foundation upon entry.
Virtual London Marathon
We have charity spaces available for the TCS Virtual London Marathon! You can search for us on the charity selection.
Be part of the world’s biggest marathon on Sunday 2 October – and earn the coveted finisher’s medal and souvenir New Balance T-shirt!!
Big Brutal Swim
The Big Brutal Swim is held in the stunning, glacially formed Llyn Padarn which is known for being the sixth deepest lake in Wales. Now in its 7th year, this friendly, relaxed swim event welcomes new and experienced swimmers alike.
WIngwalk Buzz offer once in a lifetime
Wingwalking Flights out of Devon, Yorkshire
and London Airfields for Thrill Seekers and
Fundraisers across the country.
With specific dates to join an event, you can wingwalk for free! In aid of PANDAS Foundation.
PANDAS Foundation Fundraising Pack
If you’re still in need of inspiration, we have a fantastic fundraising pack available with lots of popular fundraising ideas to get you started. Just click on the image to download our fundraising ideas pack.
Please click through to our Enthuse platform set up your own fundraising page and start your own fundraising journey. You can also visit our Enthuse Profile where you can find information on our most current fundraising challenges, and how to sign up for them. Join Team PANDAS Foundation, today!
We want to say a big ‘Thank You!’ to our PANDAS Foundation supporters who have helped in the past – take a look at the fantastic ways they’ve helped donate.
We truly appreciate each and every one of our fundraising supporters. Our charity is the best resource within the UK to support families suffering from pre and postnatal depression and we couldn’t do it without your donations. Every donation we receive makes a huge difference.
Check out our Fundraising Tips for more information on optimising your fundraising events
Send us your photos
Have you taken part in a fundraiser lately? Or an event in aid of PANDAS Foundation? We would love to hear from you! Allowing us to use your pictures in our fundraising promotional media really helps us to expand our fundraising reach, so we’d be so grateful. This will allow us to showcase your amazing support, and will help us to inspire others to take part. A picture speaks 1000 words!
We have included our content submission form attached, which details how you will allow PANDAS Foundation to use your image and how you would like to be credited. Please send a copy of the form along with any relevant photos to:
Instead of receiving gifts this year, why not set up a birthday fundraiser? This is a simple process that involves setting up a link on our Facebook page, and sharing it with your friends, family and networks, who can then donate online. We can support and guide you through to set up your fundraiser – get in touch using the form below.
National Running Events
Running is a great way to improve our mental wellbeing. There are so many great events to take part in such as the Great Run series, Great Swim, Ultra Challenges and Walking events. Also, every year, we put in a bid for a place in the London Marathon. So if you’re up for a challenge and would like to be considered to take part in these iconic events, let us know by filling in the form below. There are many other ways to fundraise for us through exercise, such as your own 5k walk. Get in touch using the fundraising form below – we can help you to get active whilst raising money for us at the same time!
Fundraise with Friends
We all need friends around us, especially when we’re suffering with pre or postnatal mental illness. So, if you want to support PANDAS by fundraising for us, why not get your friends to join in too, to make it even more fun. We have some amazing packs full of ideas, games and quizes to help you host your own social event in aid of PANDAS Foundation! Whether that be a teddy bears picnic, afternoon tea, or a virtual get together in your pyjamas. We have you covered! Just contact us for your exclusive quiz, social event or teddy bears picnic pack for ideas and fun!
Fundraise at Work
A great way to bring your team together while supporting PANDAS Foundation is to fundraise at work. Fill in the form below to tell us what you’ve got planned, we’re happy to discuss any fundraising ideas with you – the more creative the better!
Fundraise with Children
Fundraising with children can be fantastic fun and is a great way to teach young people about empathy and caring for others. Ideas include:
• Designing pictures of ‘parent and me’
• Mini fun run/sports day
• Sponsored events – pram push, skipping, swimming, book read, or even silence if they can manage
• Easter egg hunt
There are so many events that you can get involved with. With varying challenges and difficulties.