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The support we offer families caring for children and young adults with life- shortening conditions, is only possible with the help we receive from people like you.


The vast majority of our income comes from voluntary sources - this includes people in the community doing everything from holding a garden party, jumping out of an airplane (with a parachute!), cycling from Lands End to John O’Groats, to having a karaoke evening.


Whatever you do, your efforts will make a real difference to the children, young adults and families we work with.


Our Top Fundraising Activities


There are many ways to raise money for Helen & Douglas House, but what are our top 3 activities?


Event by Rob Appleby


Riverside Stomp is a beautiful and picturesque walking challenge set along the Thames Path. Choose to take on the big 22 mile challenge and start from Wallingford, or take the shorter route of 9 miles from Abingdon. Sign up now!

Event by Rob Appleby


A trail run of either 5 or 10 miles starting and finishing in Ashbury, taking in Ashdown House, Uffington White Horse Hill, Wayland’s Smithy along the Ridgeway and surrounding countryside. Sign up now!


Event by Rob Appleby


The Virgin Sport Oxford Half Marathon is a fast, flat 13.1 mile route that showcases everything we love about Oxford. Take on a half marathon for us and enjoy running amongst the dreaming spires. Sign up now!











We have lots of resources that can help you fundraise for Helen & Douglas House, have a look at the list below!


Fundraising Planner - to help you plan and put together your own event, ideas, and an order form for leaflets and other helpful things!



It's really helpful if our own sponsorship forms are used when fundraising for us; we've worked with HMRC to make sure all the t's are crossed and the i's are dotted so we can be sure to claim Gift Aid whenever possible! Find out more about Gift Aid.


General Sponsorship Form - use this for all your standard events, like sponsored walks, swims, etc.


Activity Sponsorship Form - use this for your special activity events, where the participant is receiving some kind of benefit i.e a skydive, or an overseas trek. is a great tool for taking your fundraising online. Simply click on the link and follow the instructions to set up your own page. Then you can customise it with photos, videos, text, manage your donations, even send emails to friends and family to encourage them to sponsor you!



Would you like to raise awareness of Helen & Douglas House at your school, workplace or event? Download one of our general posters below.


General Information Poster - use this for letting people know who Helen & Douglas House are and what we do.


Empty Belly Poster - use this for promoting your own event.


Contact us

Please contact us with your questions, ideas and stories! We'd love to hear from you!

01865 799150 

14A Magdalen Road, Oxford, OX4 1RW

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