Registered charity
number 1146355

Tool kit

We've put together some handy tips & tools to help you organise and promote fundraising events for Duchenne Now.

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  • Be creative – Give people something fun and original
    to do. Think about the best time to hold your event
    and give yourself plenty of time to plan.
  • Look on the internet at organised sporting events,
    register for a place and raise money for Duchenne Now.
  • Look at existing community events including Village
    Fetes, School Fairs, Carboot Sales etc... and see if you
    can get a table to sell items, do a tombola or a small
    raffle for Duchenne Now.
  • Contact local shops, hairsressers, beauticans etc... and
    see if they would donate any prizes.
  • Get ideas for events from the Duchenne Now Facebook group www.facebook.com/groups/duchennenow/ or from this site.

 

Get the word out

  • Social networking will help you get your event in front thousands of people. Set up an event page so you can promote your event, invite people to attend and update people on event details etc...
  • Set up a personalised fundraising page at Justgiving.com. Simply go to start fundraising and set up your page for Duchenne Now.
  • Promote your event through posters and leaflets in your local area. Look at the templates section.
  • Make it personal so people know why they are supporting you.
  • Contact your local press, radio and TV to see if they will cover your story and event.

 

Help and Support

  • Every penny donated to Duchenne Now goes directly to fund trials and research to find treatments for this generation living with Duchenne. Let your supporters know that they are truly helping to make a difference.
  • All Duchenne Now overaheads are covered by a generous corporate supporter meaning every penny donated genuinely does make a difference.
  • Request merchandise for your event by using the merchandise request form.
  • Contact us on 01706 693399 and let us know what you are planning, we will also include your event on our events calendar.
  • Take pictures at your event.
  • Say thank you to everybody who has helped and supported your event.

 

Support & Advice

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Supplements and medications

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Adaptations

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Educational needs and benefits

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Wheelchairs and equipment

Fundraising

Every single penny raised for Duchenne Now will go to fund Duchenne research. How will you help?  Click here for more info

Membership

Donating regularly by standing order is one of the best ways in which you can become a part of and support the work of Duchenne Now.  Click here for more info

Events

We hold plenty of events to raise money to fund research. Why not join us at the next one to show your support?  View our calendar