Take on a challenge

25 for 25 challenge

Are you up for a fundraising challenge?



How to get involved

Join our mission to build brighter futures for children with brain tumours by taking on a fundraising challenge. From baking to biking, walking to climbing, there are lots of ways you can raise money to support our research and it's easy to get involved. 

Step 1: Choose your challenge

Whether you have something in mind already or need some inspiration, our ideas offer something for everyone. Take a look at our fundraising challenges below or create your own idea, then go to step 2 to find out how you can begin fundraising.

Fundraising ideas

Here are some ideas to get you started!

Get active

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Check out our running challenge

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Cycle to work or school


Discover our hiking challenge


Challenge yourself

Give something up
Try 24 hours, a month or a few weeks without
Are you feeling brave? Take a leap of faith!
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Learn something new
Why not learn a new language or take up a new hobby?

Have fun

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Easter egg hunt
Invite your neighbourhood 
Bake sale
Bake your favourite cakes
Raffle off a selection of prizes


Step 2: Get your fundraising going

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1. Contact us

Once you've chosen your activity, us to let us know what you plan to do and when you hope do to it. We are here to help you get your fundraising started, guide you through the next steps and answer any questions you may have.

Email us: supportus@nottingham.ac.uk



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2. Set up your JustGiving page

Whether you're doing a solo challenge or fundraising as part of a team, it's very simple to set up a JustGiving page. If you want to do multiple fundraising activities towards one overall target, we would love to help by setting up a JustGiving campaign for you - just let us know. If you don't want to set up a fundraising page, please contact us for more details.



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3. Fundraise and enjoy yourself!

Get your fundraising off to a flying start and have fun! You're doing something amazing, so share it with your friends, family and colleagues, and let them know how they can support you. If you can, share on social media, tagging us and using the hashtag #TeamCBTRC.

Find us on Facebook and Twitter.


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4. Help beat brain tumours

Once you've finished your fundraising take a well-deserved break, then get in touch to let us know you’ve finished and return the money you have raised for us. You can take pride in helping us move towards the next breakthrough in children's brain tumour research.



Thank you for helping us to save and improve children's lives

For over 25 years, our world-leading researchers and clinicians have been working tirelessly to stop brain tumours from shattering the lives of children and their families. Thanks to amazing people like you, we're able to continue our work so that one day no child will have to suffer the devastating effects of a brain tumour.

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