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Virtual Collections

Support from your sofa!

You can now support cancer patients from the comfort of your living room by raising money online through your very own Virtual Collections!

We have been dedicated to supporting cancer patients in Wales for over 75 years and the Coronavirus has made our support services for cancer patients and their loved ones more important than ever before.

The effects of the Coronavirus pandemic has impacted our fundraising like never before.  We’ve closed our shops, postponed our events and cancelled all our bucket collections.

But you can still help! 

Setting up your Virtual Collection is super easy and will only take a few minutes. Every penny will help support cancer patients and their families.

  1. Head over to our urgent appeal by clicking here
  2. Click ‘Start Fundraising’ on the right side of the page
  3. Set up your own fundraising page
  4. Tell a story, get some photos on there and brand your page! We’ve got some handy tips and downloadable items here to help you!

Promoting your Virtual Collection

As your Virtual Collection is online, the best way to promote is through your social media – Facebook, Instragram, Twitter.

Your page is ready to share as soon as it is set up through Just Giving and posting about it regularly will help to keep those donations coming in.  Remember to ask friends and family to share it too! And don’t forget to post it in any groups you are part of to make sure you let everyone know about the money you are trying to raise.

Top tips to maximise your donations

Start off your collection! 

If you can spare some change then why not donate a few pounds to your own collection?  It will get the ball rolling and encourage others to do the same.

Keep your supporters updated.

Why not post a daily update on your collection page to keep your supporters informed of your progress and how the money is helping us.  Our website contains lots of information on our services and our Facebook page is updated daily and full of reasons why your support is important more now then ever!

We’ve even put together some really colourful images here for you to use on social media!

Say Thank You!

When someone donates, say thank you. Pop a post on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and tag them in. This is a great way to thank them for their donation and increase the opportunity for people to see your page.

Get the whole family involved.

Are the kids bored? Is your partner looking for something to do?  Ask them to spread the word through their social media and help increase those important donations!!

Have fun! Go crazy! Dress up!

A Virtual Collection is an amazing way to raise money by doing something you love over a long period of time! You could do a 24 hour readathon, cookathon, knitathon, singathon or colourathon! The options are endless. You can even get the kids involved and make it a family activity!

Whatever you are doing post pictures or funny videos in your page, or on social media to entertain your friends and family.  You could pledge to do a challenge or dare once you’ve hit a certain amount!

Set up your virtual collection here

Don’t forget…

We’ve also set up some handy tips to help you promote your Virtual Collection, find them here.

If you’d like any help or advice with your fundraising our friendly fundraising team are available at fundraising@tenovuscancercare.org.uk or call 029 2076 8863.

Get in touch

If you have any questions, or would like to find out more about fundraising, please contact our team at fundraising@tenovuscancercare.org.uk or call 029 2076 8850.

Upcoming Events

8 Aug 2021

Walk the Waterfalls

Join us for for a trek like no other. This is a spectacular walk between ten of the very best Brecon Beacons waterfalls, covering a total of 13 miles! It’s a route to remember and our most instagrammable challenge yet!

22 Aug 2021

Dragon Drop

Give yourself something to look forward to and join our Dragon Drop Abseil!

12 Sep 2021

Snowdon Sunrise Trek

During daylight hours Snowdon is a wonderful challenge. Taking it on in the dark brings a whole new adventure in itself. Join us to see views from the summit that have been voted the best views in the UK!

3 Oct 2021
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The Virgin London Marathon 2021

Join us in October 2021 for the lifetime event of running the Virgin Money London Marathon on behalf of Tenovus Cancer Care. By running for us, you'll be helping us to support cancer patients and their loved ones in Wales, and across the UK.

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Online fundraising is becoming more and more popular. It’s quick and easy to set up, it will allow your supporters to follow your journey and the funds are sent straight to the charity!

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At Tenovus Cancer Care we’ve funded life-saving and life-changing research for over 50 years. We’re finding new ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat it, as well as striving to find innovative ways to improve the lives of people living with cancer today.

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Help give hope

Nobody knows what the future holds, but with the Coronavirus pandemic having such a significant impact on the charity, please would you support us at this difficult time.

Make a one off donation