About Vasculitis UK

Other fundraising

Parachute JumpingWe at Vasculitis UK are indebted to all the gallant members and supporters who undertake fundraising activities to raise income for the Trust. Income received goes towards supporting vasculitis patients, raising awareness of vasculitic diseases and helping to fund essential vasculitis research.

The easiest way of ensuring excellent sponsorship for any event is to open a JustGiving page:

Start fundraising with JustGiving

or a VirginMoneyGiving page:

Fundraise for us using Virgin Money Giving

Whichever organisation you use they will take care of all the financial arrangements on your behalf and ensure that Gift Aid is claimed on behalf of the Trust.

Fundraising ideas - Many of our members enter full and half marathons, but there are other ways of raising funds, some strenuous and some within the capabilities of most of us. For the energetic there are:

  • Long distance walks
  • Parachute jumping
  • Mountain climbing
  • Cycle rides
  • Bungee jumping

Other, less extreme, fundraising includes:

  • Coffee mornings
  • Summer tea parties
  • BBQs
  • Swishing parties (exchanging clothes with friends)
  • Book sales
  • Quiz nights
  • Pamper days (at a local beauty salon)

Whatever event you are thinking of entering or holding the Trust can provide you with, an information pack, posters, sponsorship forms, t-shirts, pens, stick-it notes, balloons and information leaflets etc to help you promote your event. In addition your endeavours will be advertised in our Newsletter/Journals, e-News, Facebook and Health Unlocked sites.

Please contact Dorothy Ireland. We will be happy to give you information and help on fundraising for Vasculitis UK.

The Trust appreciates that some fundraisers find that for some events the entry fees and travel costs are prohibitive. Depending on circumstances, the Trust may be in a position to help with financial assistance towards these fees and/or travel costs.

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Vasculitis Renal and Respiratory Training Day - Hammersmith Hospital

30 Jul 2019

RUDY Study

29 Oct 2015

A study in rare diseases of the bones, joints and blood vessels.

Cortisone (Steroid) Information Website

13 Jan 2014

A new indepth website publishing information about steroids for patients

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