Fundraising events and challenges

Whether it is a charity quiz night or a sponsored run, there are many ways in which you can raise funds for the UK Stem Cell Foundation. Running your own event or taking part in a challenge are fantastic and fun ways for you to support us, with the added bonus of making new friends. The only limit is your imagination!

Here are some ideas for starters:

For the active

  • Run – 5 km, 10 km, half-marathons and marathons – we have charity places at a number of events. Contact us for more information at
  • Walk
  • Triathlons
  • Cycle
  • Swim
  • Row
  • Golf tournament
  • Parachute jump
  • Abseil
  • Bungee jump
  • Sail

For Fun

  • Charity ball
  • Charity auction and raffle
  • Car boot sale
  • Quiz night
  • Talent contest
  • Face painting
  • Bake off
  • Treasure hunt
  • Race night
  • Karaoke
  • Shave or wax
  • Weight loss
  • Silence
  • Haggis throwing
  • Sell your unwanted stuff on eBay
  • Bag pack at your local supermarket

For a Major Challenge

  • Walk the Great Wall of China
  • Cycle from London to Paris
  • Climb Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Go white water rafting
  • Cycle from John O’Groats to Land’s End


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