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Fundraise with us

Whether it’s having your friends over for a quick cuppa and a shake of a collection bucket or scaling a mountain and completing the challenge of a lifetime, there are lots of ways you can support Sightsavers and raise money to give someone sight.

Last year Sightsavers teams raised thousands of pounds to provide sight-saving operations for people living in the poorest parts of the world.

We’ve provided a few suggestions and lots of information for you below, but for any help with setting up an events page or your own event, more information on raising money for Sightsavers or if you want us to mail you a fundraising pack, please get in touch with our events team at or on 01444 446710.

London Marathon

London Marathon

When: Sunday 23 April 2017
Why: Soak up our nation’s most notorious sights while completing one of the marathon world’s greatest challenges.
Form: Sign up


Kilimanjaro trek

When: You choose
Why: Trek across glades and plateaus, and through rainforests to experience a huge sense of achievement at 5,895m, like this lot!
Form: Sign up


Tandem skydive

When: You choose
Why: Enjoy the exhilarating feeling of a skydive – fundraise while flying through the clouds from over 10,000 ft at up to 120 mph!
Form: Sign up

Ultra Challenge

Ultra challenge

When: You choose
Why: With five events to choose from, each a unique challenge – it may be the most rewarding fundraising experience you’ve had in years!
Form: Sign up

Sponsorship form

Sponsorship form

Keep track of all the fantastic support you’re receiving by downloading and printing off this easy to complete sponsorship form.


Gear up

There are lots of ways to get your efforts noticed, from branded t-shirts to balloons – download and fill in this merchandise order form and email it back to us at


Poster templates

A quick and simple way to show people why you’re fundraising is to put up some Sightsavers themed posters and flyers – download these templates and get started now.


Press release template

Let others know what you’re getting up to. If you’ve already posted on your social sites, why not try sending out a press release about your event to local media?


Do it your way

Whether you’re going it alone or joining forces – everyone has something they love doing that could raise money for Sightsavers. Here are some ideas to help get you started!


Get started

Once you’ve decided what you’re going to do, you’ll want to get everything set up to make your fundraising as easy and effective as possible. Here are some useful tips.


Be in the know

We want you to enjoy your fundraising experience from start to finish, but it can involve responsibilities too – download and read this form to make sure you stay safe.


Ways to pay

Make sure your hard-earned sponsorship money reaches us as quickly as possible – download and return this form to make sure it gets to where it’s needed most.


people around the world are blind


of this can be cured or prevented

For every £1 we receive (including donated supplies)


goes on vital charity work


goes on growing awareness and our funding

uk-aid-with-borderSightsavers is one of only nine charities given a ‘high performance’ rating by the UK Department for International Development as part of a 2012 Independent Performance Review of their Programme Partnership Arrangement. Find out more.

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