Fundraising in memory

However you want to fundraise, know that you and your loved one are making a difference to people living with cancer today.

If you are taking part in an event, or organising your own event, you may like to add it to a tribute fund so that your generous fundraising efforts are all in one place, next to the memories of your loved one.

Find out more about the different ways you can fundraise in memory of a family member or friend. There are also many ways to donate in memory.

Take part in a Macmillan event in memory

From Coffee Mornings to marathons, Brave the Shave to Mighty Hikes, featuring all kinds of activities you can remember your loved one by. They take place all over the UK, both in person and online.

Find an activity

Organise your own event in memory

Celebrate your loved one’s uniqueness and personalise an event just for them. We love seeing everyone’s creativity and personality and would love to help you do this. Whether it’s a memorial ball, a karaoke evening, a family fun day or something that was special to them, we have lots of ideas and tips to make your event a success.

View our fundraising ideas

Create a tribute fund

Tribute funds are a purpose-built platform where you can bring all your fundraising in memory together in one place. You can use tribute funds to create an event fund for each activity you do, and you can share your fund with family and friends to collect sponsorship or donations in memory of your loved one. 

Find out more about Tribute Funds

Further support

Bereavement affects people in different ways, but Macmillan is here to support you when someone close to you has died. We have guidance on coping with bereavement. You can also get support from:

In addition the following organisations also offer support: