Fundraising tips
Host a Cuppa for Care

Time to flick the kettle on, hang up the bunting, and gather together for a Cuppa for Care. Whether you host a coffee morning, an afternoon tea, or a bake sale, you can do something amazing for local people. 

Top tips to make your event a success


Set a time, date and location

We'd recommend choosing somewhere with lots of space to allow for social distancing.

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Get your invitations out early

Whether it's your friends, family, club or community - let everyone know about your event. And don't forget to share on social media!

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Include other ways to fundraise

You could host a raffle, auction, or bake-off competition to help raise those vital funds.

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Plan your decorations

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Head to one of our charity shops - we have lots of lovely vintage tea cups which would be perfect for your event.

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Get your free Cuppa for Care kit

Register and receive our Cuppa for Care kit! Its packed full of fundraising advice, resources and everything you need to to host a Cuppa for Care (plus a few special goodies).

Every penny makes a difference!

The average coffee morning raises £300, which could pay for a physiotherapy session for one of our patients!

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Frequently asked questions

What is 'Cuppa for Care'?

Cuppa for care can be whatever you want it to be: a coffee morning, afternoon tea or bake sale. All you need is to gather your friends, family or colleagues to raise vital funds for patients and their families.

I need help fundraising!

Don't worry! Our fundraising team is here to help every step of the way. Firstly, order our Cuppa for care box, it has lots of fundraising tips and resources to help. Also, get in touch with the team, we have lots of ideas, tips and tricks and are always willing to help.

When should I host my Cuppa for Care?

Whenever you like! You can host your Cuppa for care whenever suits you, just let us know when you are planning your activity.

How do I keep track of my fundraising?

An online donation page is a safe and easy way to fundraise. Setting up a JustGiving page is really simple,  click here for a step-by-step guide for setting up your page. And, as always, get in touch with them if you need any more help.

How do I stay safe during this challenge?

On Monday 19 July, all COVID restrictions were lifted, but if you would still like to keep distant â€" you can still take part. Why not take your event virtual? There are lots of great apps (e.g. Zoom, Skype and Microsoft teams), that you can use to take your Cuppa for Care online!