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September 2020

Read On

September 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021

Get school pupils reading for fun and support local children living with cancer too!   What is ReadOn? ReadOn is Cancer Fund for Children’s school reading initiative that encourages pupils to read for fun whilst helping to support local children and young people living with cancer. During ReadOn children are sponsored to read for fun at home or in school. Pupils can read anything from comics to poetry. Younger children can listen to stories or use picture books. ReadOn is…

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Daisy Dander

September 9, 2020 - September 8, 2021
Daisy Dander | Fundraising at School | Cancer Fund for Children

Daisy Dander is a sponsored walk and is the perfect event for nursery and school aged children. A Daisy Dander, of under one mile is the perfect distance for ensuring lots of fun is had! You hold your Daisy Dander anytime throughout the summer term and you get to choose the location, be it in the playground or the local park.   What You Will Receive Each nursery or school will receive a free fundraising pack once they register which…

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Help In Hand

September 9, 2020 - July 8, 2021
Cancer Fund for Children Help in Hand

Four little fingers and a thumbs can have a huge impact when they are used to help others! What is Help in Hand? Help in Hand is our brand new schools campaign which encourages pupils to carry out good deeds or tasks, one for each finger and thumb on their hand, and make a donation for each task successfully completed. These tasks can be carried out at home or in school and could include; Tidying your room Setting the table…

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Teddy Bears’ Picnic

September 9, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 1, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Whatever the weather, indoors or outdoors, you can hold your very own picnic in aid of Cancer Fund for Children. Tell pupils to bring along their favourite teddy and it is sure to be a great day.   When is it? You can choose a day that suits your school or nursery. Northern Irish weather can be a little unreliable, but with our fun fundraising pack it is sure to be a great event.   What will you receive? Once…

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November 2020

Presents for Pounds

November 2, 2020 @ 8:00 am - November 2, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Swap presents for pounds and make a difference to local children, young people and their families affected by cancer. Instead of receiving Christmas gifts from pupils, we are inviting school staff to ask parents to make a donation to Cancer Fund for Children instead. It doesn't have to be the whole school, it can be individual classes or pupils. Maybe you are part of a group chat with other parents in your child's class, why not suggest Presents for pounds to…

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February 2021

Sweetie Tube Challenge

February 10 - June 30

Take on the Sweetie Tube challenge for Cancer Fund for Children As the closure of schools has been extended, we thought we would bring a fundraising classic! Something simple that children can do at home, the Sweetie Tube Challenge This is the perfect activity that schools can ask pupils to do at home, have fun and collect money to help children and young people struggling to cope with the emotional impact of cancer. It is as simple as 1, 2…

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April 2021

Hats and Shades

April 1 - September 30

Join us for a Hats and Shades Day this Summer Hats and Shades is the perfect way of encouraging pupils to be safe in the sun whilst also raising funds to support local children with cancer, and their families. The campaign encourages schools and nurseries across Northern Ireland to hold a Hats and Shades Day throughout the summer term, giving pupils the chance to wear their favourite hats and sunglasses for the day, while parents kindly make a donation to Cancer Fund for Children.…

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