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There are lots of ways to raise money to support our vital work. From cake sales to marathons and skydives, we will support your fundraising efforts. 


Virgin Money London Marathon

At the heart of the UK’s biggest running event

The Virgin Money London Marathon is one of the most iconic marathons in the world, a Bucket List must do for many people.  You could be part of it and raise money for AF Association!
AF Association has been awarded one place in the marathon to take place on Sunday 3 October 2021 and applications are open NOW.
Join hundreds of thousands of other runners and be cheered on by thousands more while you run the most famous route in the running calendar!
If you think you can take on 26.2 miles, and raise more than £1500 for AF Association, complete the application form downloadable here.
We will:
  • Provide fundraising tips, advice and support
  • Provide an AF Association t-shirt for training, and a personalised running vest in time for the race
  • Highlight your fundraising page across our social media pages
  • Be there on the day to cheer you along the route, and meet you at the end
Applications close on 31 January 2021 and the successful applicant will be contacted within two weeks of that date. Please ensure you read and agree to all terms and conditions.


To apply, you can download the application form here


Challenge Events

Enjoy exercise and the great outdoors? A challenge event could be for you. There is a challenge event for everyone, regardless of age or ability.

Put on your trainers, dive into a swimming pool or get on your bike for AF Association; the options are endless. Look through our list of challenge events taking place in the UK for inspiration or why not create your own challenge.

  1. Pick a challenge
  2. Ask your friends to join you
  3. Tell us about it, so that we can tell everyone else and provide more info/advice, by emailing / or calling 01789 867 502
  4. Register with the challenge website (If you can’t see us on there, please call us before registering)
  5. Choose self-funded or challenge for free
  6. Download your sponsor form


The Great Bake Off

Whether you hold a cake sale in work, at school or in your own home, you can help make a difference to people living with syncope and heart rhythm disorders across the UK. Baking is a great way to raise funds.

You don’t have to be a qualified chef, have appeared on the Great British Bake Off or be a secret baker to participate in this fundraiser; it is suitable for all ages and abilities.*

For details on how to pay in your donations please get in touch with us or telephone01789 867 502.

Please do not send in cash via the post.


Safe & Legal Bake Off Guidelines

Holding a bake sale is all about having fun, but there are a few things you need to know to keep it safe and legal:

• Ensure all your baked goods are prepared in a safe, clean and hygienic environment. Please refer to the Foods Standards Agency for advice.
• Combining your bake sale with a raffle is a great way to increase the money you raise. There are a few rules to bear in mind when organising a raffle, lottery or prized draw. If you would like to speak to someone about your plans please call  01789 867 502 alternatively refer to the Gambling Commission.
• If you're holding your bake sale in a public place remember to ask permission from the local council/ venue holders.
• It is unlikely it will, but you’re responsible if anything goes wrong, so check that the venue or equipment you use are covered. If you are organising a big event, you may need public liability insurance to protect you against any claims. We cannot accept any liability for your event. You will need to organise this yourself, but we are on hand to advise you.  Please call 01789 867 502.


Summer Tea Party

To celebrate and kick-start your summer, why not organise a Summer Tea Party? You could invite your friends and loved ones to join you in the garden or the local park, get together and celebrate summer with tea, cakes, sandwiches and more!


Place a Collection Tin

Help us to raise money and awareness by placing a collection tin in your area, such as a local shop, pub, hairdresser, GP surgery or your workplace. It’s a rewarding way to raise money to support people with AF and it’s simple to do. Every few months we will get in touch reminding you to empty the collection tin and give you instructions on how to pay the money to us. Order your collection tin fundraising pack by contacting us via email at or by calling 01789 867 502 and we’ll then send you everything you need to place a tin!  


Birthday / Anniversary

Instead of sending gifts ask your friends and family to make a donation to AF Association in your honour.


Afternoon Tea

Invite your nearest and dearest to an afternoon tea, with donations being made to the charity close to your heart.


Clothes Swap / Book Swap

Organise a swap shop at home, and invite all your friends and their friends to bring unwanted clothes and/or books. For each swap donate £1 to AF Association. 



Try your very own auction, selling off anything from creative talents to donated items or even your cleaning/cooking services for a day.



Organise a bingo event at your local hall, charge players per game and maybe try asking local businesses for prizes, donating the profits to AF Association. 


Give Up Something You Love

Give up chocolate, wine, driving or something else that you love for a month or so and ask people to sponsor you.


Arts & Crafts Sale

Whether your talent is jewellery making, painting or woodwork, put your very best homemade goods up for sale at a unique arts & crafts sale for AF Association.  


General Enquiries

If you have any questions about fundraising ideas, please see our contact details below:

Telephone: +44 (0)1789 867 502

Get in touch for more help and information

01789 867


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