Fundraise

Fundraising is a great way to raise essential funds for Henshaws, and a wonderful opportunity to get inventive, be creative, and have fun! You can fundraise through groups, through your work, school or group, or fundraise in your own way.

Thanks to the fundraising people like you do for Henshaws, our college students and service users can develop the skills and confidence to enjoy full, exciting, independent lives with choice and control over their futures.

Sponsored and challenge events

Whether you enjoy running, walking, cycling – or just fancy trying something new! – taking part in a sponsored challenge and sports event is a great way to support Henshaws and push yourself past your limits.

Fundraise with your school or youth group

Get inventive for Henshaws! From bake sales to own clothes days, there’s loads of fun ways to get your school or youth group can fundraise for Henshaws.

A photo of a smartly dressed group at our Gourmet Call My Bluff event, looking at the camera and smiling.

Fundraising at work

Fundraising is a great way to try new things, get creative and raise vital funds for our services. Why not promote your event round the office and see who else wants to get involved too?

Alicia and her mum

Do your own thing

Have a fundraising idea of your own, or want to get a group involved? We love to hear your ideas! Email the fundraising team or ring us at 0161 786 3656 to let us know about your plans, and we’ll help you for every step of the way.

Image of Susan during her skydive for Henshaws, smiling and giving a thumbs up to the camera.
Susan's fundraising story

“Note to self – do not agree to do a skydive in front of witnesses and after I’ve had a couple of wines! Next thing we’re booked in eeek!

The support from Henshaws was fantastic. When I received the first email from Hettie, I thought how lovely for someone to take the time to write and thank me for what I was doing. The continued support was absolutely amazing and I felt proud to be supporting Henshaws.

It was such a fantastic experience, would definitely do it again! And knowing that I’d done it for such an amazing charity made it even more worthwhile.”

Read more about Susan's story here

We really appreciate any fundraising efforts, and we'd love to help you in any way we can - through offering advice, ideas, and support for every step of the way. For more information or to download our Fundraising Pack, please contact our Fundraising team on 0161 786 3656 or by filling in the form at the bottom of the page.

Your support has a very real impact on people's lives, as it means we can continue our life-changing services for people like Ruby

“My daughter Ruby is three years old and has been completely blind since birth and is also developmentally delayed.

I first came to Henshaws’ Liverpool Centre in 2011. I was incredibly scared and felt really isolated, but it was a huge relief to find Henshaws. I had no idea what to expect from Ruby’s condition and felt very anxious about it all. I really struggled to come to terms with what Ruby’s life might be like. I think I’ve gained a huge amount from Henshaws, not just getting out of the house more with Ruby but seeing how other families cope with disabled children has given me real hope and confidence that Ruby can have a happy future.”

Read more about Ruby's story

Henshaws is committed to providing a high quality service to everyone who engages with our work, and we welcome comments or suggestions on ways to improve our fundraising service. For more information, please download our Complaints procedure.

Explore our other fundraising pages

Volunteering | Ways to give | Events | Why choose Henshaws? | Corporate support

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