• Do ensure that all written communications with the public (including letters, emails, posters, etc.) include the words ‘in aid of St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice (Registered Charity Number 515595)’.
  • Do try and come up with an innovative plan throughout the 3 months.
  • Do your research – risk assessment, legal requirements, licences, insurance etc.
  • Do ensure that you have the necessary licence or consent from the relevant local authority before you undertake street collections or collections in public areas. You do not require a permit to collect in private areas e.g. your workplace but you should get the permission of your employer.
  • Do get in touch with your Corporate Partnerships Manager, Steven Cook on 07711 866 415 or email steven_cook@stlukes-hospice.co.uk for any help and advice.
  • Do be enthusiastic – Your ideas will catch on and encourage colleague to partake in initiatives.
  • Talk you your suppliers or customers to see if you can secure gifts in kind or contributions towards your fundraising target.
  • Don’t forget to check the legal requirements if you are holding a raffle.
  • Don’t be afraid to tell anyone and everyone about what you are doing, you never know when someone may be able to help by donating funds or coming up with a good idea.
  • Do ask your company if they can match fund your fundraising.  This will not be included in the competition totals to ensure a fair platform.