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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. 

The virtual TCS London Marathon

Are you ready to take on the challenge of a lifetime?

The virtual TCS London Marathon is taking place on Sunday 2 October 2022

Are you up for a challenge? Could you raise £300 for STARS?

Complete the 26.2 mile race closer to home with friends and family. For example, you could run laps in your local park, and you have 24 hours to complete the race!

Download our virtual marathon application form.

We will:

Provide fundraising tips, advice and support
Highlight your fundraising page across our social media pages

You can find out more about the TCS London Marathon here, and if you have any questions, please get in touch with us by emailing


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 Arrhythmia Alliance; 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 867 503
  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


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 telephone 01789 867 503.

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 867 503 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 867 503.


STARS 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 syncope and reflex anoxic seizures, 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 867 503 and we’ll then send you everything you need to place a tin!


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 STARS.  


Birthday / Anniversary

Instead of sending gifts ask your friends and family to make a donation to STARS 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.  



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



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


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 STARS.   


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.


General Enquiries

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

Telephone: +44 (0)1789 867 503

Get in touch for more help and information

+44 (0) 1789 867


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