Throughout the year we host a number of fundraising events and campaigns that you can get involved with. Whether you want to challenge yourself with a walk, cycle or run or hold your own event during our annual fundraiser, Feel Better Week, we have plenty of ideas on how you can help us support women with cancer.
For our 25th Anniversary year, we've created an exciting calendar of events and campaigns for you to get involved with and help raise vital funds for Look Good Feel Better.
To find out more about any of the events or campaigns listed or to request a fundraising pack, please email [email protected] or call 01372 747500 to have a chat with our team.
Brighton Half Marathon - Sunday 24th February
Bake Up 4 Make Up (Nationwide) - Throughout March
Bold is Beautiful (Nationwide) - Throughout May
This Morning Live - Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th May
London 2 Brighton Trek (25th Anniversary Challenge) - Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th May
Feel Better Week & The Big Birthday Bash (Nationwide) - Monday 3rd - Sunday 9th June
Peak District Trek (25th Anniversary Challenge) - Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th July
Thames Path Trek (25th Anniversary Challenge) - Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th September
Look Good Feel Better Netball Tournament (London) - Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th November
Girls Night (Nationwide) - Throughout October
Christmas Appeal (Nationwide) - Throughout November & December
Christmas Concert (London) - Monday 9th December
Pull on your aprons, whip your inspired minds into action and get baking this March to help us support people living with cancer.
Whether its cupcakes, shortbread, scones or your very own 'showstopper', we'd love for you to get involved. Download our BU4MU Fundraising Guide or request a full Fundraising Pack below and find lots ideas to help you make fundraising a piece of cake!
Hold a bake sale at work, school, or maybe a coffee morning with friends at home, however you choose to share your baked treats, every penny you raise will help provide a confidence boost for many more people living with cancer.
Included in your fundraising pack:
- BU4MU fundraising guide with ideas to help turn your baking into fundraising
- Cupcake Sweepstake
- Poster to help promote your bake sale
- Collection box
You can purchase one of our handy cake kits from our online shop. Great for baking with kids!
HOW YOUR BAKING HELPS
£5 enables us to send our self-help Confidence Kit DVD for support at home
£20 provides training materials for a new LGFB beauty volunteer
£50 funds a place at one of our confidence boosting Workshops for a patient undergoing cancer treatment
£200 enables us to attend a Wellbeing event, providing face-to-face advice to cancer patients and raising awareness of our services
£500 funds an uplifing Workshop session for up to 12 patients
Our main annual fundraiser has gone from strength to strength, last year raising over £185,000 for Look Good Feel Better!
It’s a fantastic week which brings everyone together to show their support for the charity and for people living with cancer. From ever-popular cake sales and pink dress-down days, to raffles and sweepstakes at work, to pamper parties or cocktail evenings with friends, everyone can get involved.
This year’s Feel Better Week theme is ‘Do Good, Feel Good’ and we do hope you’ll get involved by requesting your fundraising pack and helping raise money to support our services across the UK. We’ve got heaps of ideas and tips to inspire your fundraising and to help spread the word about Look Good Feel Better.
Feel Better Week packs will be available for request from mid-April.
Feel Better Week would not be the success it is without you and we do hope you’ll put the dates in your diaries and get involved this June.
RUNS, OBSTACLE COURSES, TRIATHLONS, ADRENALINE RUSHES - IT'S ALL HERE!
Whether you’re a complete novice, looking to take on your first challenge, or an experienced competitor, we have events suitable for all abilities. A fantastic way to raise funds whilst having an unforgettable experience. You can enter as an individual or as part of a team, perhaps a group of friends or work collegaues. Our fundraising team will be on hand to support you right through from registration to crossing the finish line.
If it's an adrenaline rush you're looking for then we also work with UK Parachuting and UK Bungee who can help you jump from heights to raise funds for LGFB! With compeittive prices and years of experience, make 2019 a year to remember by signing up with one of our partners.
As a Look Good Feel Better challenge participant you will be supplied with...
A dedicated fundraising pack
High quality, branded running vest or t-shirt
Training advice from the experts at Bannatyne Health Clubs
Free or discounted places in events where possible
Our Challenge Events Programme is proudly sponsored by Bannatyne Health Clubs. Their fitness professionals have put together some handy training advice to get your ready for your challenge - download here
Whether you're looking to challenge yourself in ways you never have before or simply a fun day out with friends or colleagues, sign up for a Rough Runner event and help raise vital funds for Look Good Feel Better in 2019. Visit the Rough Runner website for videos and more information.
Choose from a 5km, 10km or 15km course and get ready to climb, roll, run, slide, and jump your way to the finish line. Join our mission to help more people face cancer with confidence!
Discounted Registation Fee: £45
Fundraising Target: £150
The South (Wiston House Estate - BN44 3DZ) - 13/14 April
Oxfordshire - (The Great Tew Estate - OX7 4AH) 18/19 May
North West/Manchester (Arley Hall and Gardens - CW9 6NA) - 15/16 June
North East ( Washington NE38 9HA)- 20/21 July
Scotland ( Penicuik House - EH26 9LA) 17/18 August
London (North - Finsbury Park N4 2DA) - 7/8 September
London (South - Morden Park SM4 5QU) - 5/6 October
The choice is yours... Pick your destination, distance and if you want to walk, jog or run.
Your challenge. Your way.
To celebrate Look Good Feel Better's 25th Anniversary, an army of supporters will be pushing themselves to the limits and taking on the ultimate of all challenges. Whether you're a keen walker looking for a new challenge, a seasoned hiker seeking adventure, or a marathon runner looking to up your distance, join us and push yourself further in 2019!
The Ultra Challenge events offer you a choice of 100km, 50km or 25km routes whether along a magnificent coastline, through stunning countryside or with the backdrop of the city skyline – whichever location you choose, your Ultra Challenge will be unforgettable.
CHOOSE FROM THE FOLLOWING EVENTS & LOCATIONS:
London 2 Brighton - 25/26 May 2019
Over the May Bank Holiday 3,000 intrepid adventurers will Walk, Jog, or Run an epic 100km from Capital to Coast setting out from Richmond on Thames, with full support & great hospitality all the way to the finish line. Now in it's 8th year the London 2 Brighton Challenge has become one of the UK's greatest endurance events. It will be rewarding, fun, and absolutely achievable with your resolve and determination alongside first class support – you can do it!
Peak District Challenge – 13/14 July 2019
This NEW event is set to welcome 3,000 adventurers into the Peak District National Park. With a Base Camp in idyllic Bakewell, enjoy Derbyshire’s finest scenery as you make your way around the 100km, 50km or 25km course. With camping facilities and extensive hospitality, this gem in the heart of England is an Ultra Challenge not to be missed.
Thames Path Challenge – 7/8 September 2019
Take on the Thames Path Challenge following England’s greatest river. Head upstream from Putney Bridge, past Hampton Court to Runnymede of Magna Carta fame, the on past wonderful scenery all the way to Henley.
REGISTRATION & FUNDRAISING:
Click the link to your chosen event (above)
Select ‘Mixed Funding’ option
Click ‘Sign up for another Charity’
Fill in your details
Select ‘Look Good Feel Better’ from the listed charities and pay your registration fee
To ensure our supporters can focus on their fundraising, please make sure you select the ‘Mixed Funding’ option. This means you only pay half the registration fee and we, the charity, pay the other half with an agreed fundraising target.
· Full Challenge (100K) - £99 reg fee + £299 in fundraising
· Half Challenge - £64.50 (50K) reg fee + £199 in fundraising
· Quarter Challenge - £39.50 (25K) reg fee + £119 in fundraising