Why we need to raise funds

Colostomy UK is an independent charity, financed solely from donations & fundraising activities. We receive no statutory aid.

With your help we can continue to grow both the ways in which we support people and the numbers who benefit from our projects, campaigns, and support.

Putting the fun into fund-raising

Fundraising can be something you do on your own or as part of a team.

From arranging a coffee morning or selling cakes at your local fete, to abseiling or a sponsored walk there’s something suitable for everyone.

Fundraising Events

A successful event doesn’t need to raise huge amounts of money. Rest Assured, whether it be £5 or £500, Colostomy UK will put it to good use. fundraising is not just extremely rewarding, but can be fun too. If you would like one of our fund-raising packs, which includes lots of hints and tips about organising an event, then call us or click here.


If organising events isn’t your thing, then you could always consider asking people to sponsor you, whether it be to run a half marathon, or to stay silent for a day!

Click here to set up your online sponsorship page. We recommend you do this, as it saves chasing sponsorship money and keeps everyone updated about your fundraising challenge.

Colostomy UK has also teamed up with Skyline Event Management to offer potential fundraisers the chance to take part in a range of activities that can be sponsored. Click here for further details.  There is something for everyone, even adrenaline junkies!

And finally…

Please don’t forget to tell us what you are doing. We are here to support your efforts in every way we can, including fundraising materials, sponsorship forms or just advice on where to start.



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