Be inspired & get involved

Sponsored bake, summer fete?
How you fundraise is up to you.

However you choose to fundraise, we want to hear from you. Tell us about your race night, dinner dance or garden party and we can share your success in the latest news. You can also join our social wall of fame by posting about your fundraising on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

  • Bubble rush thumbnail 06 JUN

    Bubble Rush is fun for all the family

    Find out how you can take part in Bubble Rush for free

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  • E Sussex craft day thumbnail 03 JUN

    Crafty card making for Royal Carnival entry

    Find out how Demelza children have been helping to decorate the float for Eastbourne Carnival

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  • groombridge 17 MAY

    Join us for Demelza Run at Groombridge Place

    Nearly 200 people have already signed up to take part in this year’s event at Groombridge Place.

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  • Jen Rouse run thumbnail 11 MAY

    Grateful new mum to run half marathon for Demelza

    Having a healthy baby after birth complications motivated writer Jen to fundraise.

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  • DSC_0932 (thumbnail) 09 MAY

    Businesses receive awards for charity support

    Find out who were the winners at the Demelza Business Awards.

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  • Louie (thumbnail for web) 06 MAY

    Eleven-year-old cycles for charity which supports his family

    Read why Louie chose to cycle 17.5k for Demelza

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  • Demelza101day1thumbnail 03 MAY

    Congratulations to Demelza 101 victors

    Our heartfelt thanks go to the magnificent cyclists who have raised £200,000.

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  • business-awards-pic-3 29 APR

    Countdown to Demelza Business Awards

    Our Business Awards are back on 6 May, celebrating the amazing support of our corporate friends

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  • Demelza101_thumbnail 27 APR

    Demelza 101ers get on their bikes

    And they’re off! Good luck to everyone on the Demelza 101 challenge.

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  • pooch_thumbnail 26 APR

    Make your dog the star of the show

    Pooches on the Prom returns to Folkestone on Saturday 28 May.

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  • Support Will Writing Week 22 APR

    Support Will Writing Week

    Next month is your chance to get a new Will written or update an old Will and support Demelza

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  • amsterdam_cropped 20 APR

    Help us see off Demelza 101 riders in style

    It's only one week to go until Demelza 101 sets off from Sittingbourne to Amsterdam.

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  • Ryan Brighton Marathon_thumbnail 19 APR

    Runners take on Brighton Marathon for Demelza

    Nearly 30 runners - including our CEO - took on 26.2 miles in aid of #TeamDemelza on Sunday.

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  • Hallie (resized thumbnail) 15 APR

    Kent FA appeal highlights importance of play

    A family using Demelza is urging people to get behind the drive to refurbish our soft play room.

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  • Ged3 13 APR

    Demelza marathon challenger ready to run with celebrities

    A Demelza fundraiser will be seeing stars when he takes part in the London Marathon this month.

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  • Brian-Denny-Skydive-1[1] 07 APR

    The sky's the limit when Brian turns 70

    Read about Brian's fearless way to mark his big birthday

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  • Ryan-training 28 MAR

    Nice warm feelings and very, very sore legs

    CEO Ryan Campbell reveals the joys of fundraising in the lead up to his marathon challenge

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  • eshan 02 MAR

    Opening your garden is a blooming good idea

    Gardeners can support Demelza by showing off the fruits of their labours.

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  • Dannyswim 18 FEB

    Swimmer raises over £4,000 despite missing out on record

    An open water swimmer has raised over £4,000 despite narrowly missing a record attempt.

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  • football_family 27 JAN

    Demelza and Kent FA make a winning team

    Here's your chance to join our exciting fundraising partnership with Kent FA, supported by Kent Schools FA.

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Volunteering stories

Giving your time makes care possible.

People who give their time as volunteers ensure Demelza can maximise the funds donated by supporters to invest in vital care for seriously ill babies, children and young people.

We're always in need of volunteers to lend a hand at our fundraising events and there are opportunities in many other exciting roles. Find out more