Fundraise

Anxiety disorders are extremely common, often debilitating marathon-300x225.jpg
conditions to suffer from. Recent estimates suggest that 1 in 4
people will be affected by anxiety over the course of the year.

Anxiety UK strives to improve the quality of life for anyone affected
by anxiety disorders by providing a range of services. We rely on
the generosity of our supporters and members to continue this
valuable work, and we need your support today.

There are many ways you can help to support our work, including fundraising and making a one-off or regular donation.

Fundraising events

There are literally hundreds of fundraising events going on around the country each year. Events that you can get involved with include:

  • The London Marathon
  • Leeds half marathon
  • Three peaks challenge
  • Great Manchester run

Other things you can do to raise money and help support the Anxiety UK include doing a:

  • Sponsored swim
  • Bungee jump
  • Sponsored silence
  • Pub quiz
  • Car boot sale
  • Book sale

Getting started

Once you have chosen what you want to do, its time to get started with your fundraising. Don’t worry if you haven’t done anything like this before. You can download our helpful fundraising pack by clicking here, and it includes all of the information you need to get started.

JustGiving

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Most fundraisers will also want to set up a Just Giving page to collect donations online securely. Just Giving is a great way of raising funds as you can share your page with friends and family and they can donate online at the click of a button. It is very easy and quick to set up.

Simply click here and follow the instructions.

Publicise your event

Get the local press involved. Anxiety UK’s Communication’s Officer can assist you with this. Please contact media@anxietyuk.org.uk

It’s great to let people in your area know what you are doing and it provides a good opportunity to plug your personalised fundraising webpage.

If you require any support or further information, do not hesitate to contact us.

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