Fundraise for us

With your support Demelza can create precious memories for seriously ill children and their families.

It costs over £10.5 million a year to maintain our current service across East Sussex, Kent and South East London but we know there are many more families in need of our care. As a charity we are reliant on the generosity of individuals, schools, clubs and groups who fundraise for Demelza in fun, exciting and inspiring ways.

We’re here every step of the way to support you with your fundraising and thank you wholeheartedly for making our work possible.

Create an online giving page

Whether you’re taking part in an organised event, holding your own fundraiser, remembering someone special or celebrating a special occasion, you can set up your own free online fundraising page via JustGiving to manage your donations.

Click here to get started

Got any questions? Please call the fundraising team on 01795 845288 and we will be happy to talk you through it.


We put on a range of events throughout the year, including Pooches on the Prom for dog lovers, the glitzy Demelza Ball and our popular Candlelight Walk, to name but a few. Our Open Garden events are always very popular, providing the perfect opportunity for supporters to share their gardens with friends while raising vital funds for Demelza. Find out what events are happening near you.


We put on a range of fantastic fundraising challenges throughout the year, both in the UK and abroad. We have something to suit everyone, including the fantastic Bubble Rush for hours of family fun, Pedal for a Purpose for keen cyclists, our cool Santa Dash and Snowflake Swim in the winter months, and the Demelza 101 for those looking to go the extra mile. We also have places for a variety of other incredible events including the Brighton and Virgin Money London Marathon. Whether you’re a keen runner, cyclist, trekker or simply a daredevil looking for your next challenge, we have something for you.

Schools, colleges, clubs and groups

Bake sales and dress-down days to summer fetes and bucket shakes – here’s your chance to get your school pals and club mates fundraising together for Demelza.

You can make a life-changing difference to the families who rely on us, while also having a fantastic time raising money and learning new skills.

To get started, download our pre-school fundraising pack or our school's fundraising pack.

Alternatively, to find out more about Demelza and for lots of ideas on how you can support us please contact one of our community fundraising team, who will be happy to help.

Organise your own event

If you need inspiration to bring your event to life, just contact our community fundraising team. Tell us your plans and we will help you turn them into reality. We'll be with you every step of the way - helping to spread the good word about your event and giving you collection buckets, banners, leaflets and much more.

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