We know that losing a loved one is hard. And you want their life to live on.

Donating in memory is a beautiful way to celebrate the life of someone you love. You will be honouring their life at the same time as helping the lives of children and families.

You might choose to ask for donations at a funeral in lieu of flowers. This is a personal way of supporting our work and remembering a loved one. We can provide donation envelopes that can be used at the service to collect donations.

Or you could fundraise in memory, a fitting tribute to someone you love. You can easily set up a fundraising in memory page, where you can share treasured memories and photos of your loved one, so that people can see who you remembering at the same time as finding out how their donations are helping Demelza.

For every in memory donation we receive, we will send a packet of our forget-me-not seeds to say thank you for supporting us while you remember someone special.

We can help you create a lasting and important tribute, that will have an impact on the lives of children and families for as long as they have. Your memories will help children and families make their own memories.

Watering can filled with forget-me-not flowers


In memory forget-me-nots

As we are unable to have visitors to our Garden of Tranquillity in Sittingbourne (due to COVID-19), you can view our forget-me-nots virtually in the video below. We look forward to welcoming you back to view them in person in the future.


Have questions?

If you need to speak to someone about your in memory donation, you can contact Lisa Clark, Senior Legacy and In Memory Fundraiser, on 01795 845275 or email lisa.clark@demelza.org.uk.

Other ways to give

Children with headphones and parents laughing

Leave a gift in your Will

Leaving a gift in your Will is one of the most valuable and lasting ways that you can support Demelza. Not only will you know where your support is going, but you’ll know you would have helped us help others.
Donations in celebration silver pin badges

Donate in celebration

Whether you are celebrating a wedding, civil partnership, anniversary, birthday, or retirement, you can support Demelza. We offer beautiful silver heart pin badges that make great wedding favours or celebration keepsakes.
Len Goodman next to the Goodman Celebration Tree

Goodman Celebration Tree

Our Goodman Celebration Tree, named after our supporter Len Goodman, offers individuals, groups and businesses the chance to purchase a personalised, copper leaf to hang on the tree at Demelza Kent.