• Every penny raised by our members and supporters goes to helping AMEND to provide information and support to patients and families affected by MEN and related endocrine syndromes and tumours, and to fund research into the diseases.  We provide all this for free.

    If you are organising an event, let us know as we would love to share your news. We have free t-shirts or baseball caps available for all fundraisers.  Keep scrolling down for other resources.

    Our preferred fundraising platform is Total Giving which is a non-profit organisation with minimal charges for charities, unlike other platforms.  Scroll down for details and a link.

    For any inquiries about fundraising for AMEND, please contact Helen Blakebrough in the office.

Upcoming Events

  • Great North / South Run 2022

    AMEND has managed to secure 5 places in the next years Great North Run and also 5 places in the Great South Run.

    The iconic Great North Run is being held on September 11th 2022. The event is the world’s biggest and best half marathon. Join 50,000 runners following the North East coast, starting in Newcastle City Centre and heading towards the River Tyne. Cross over the Tyne Bridge, and carry on through Gateshead until you see the finishing line in South Shields.

    The Great South Run is being held on Sunday 16th October 2022. The South coast’s biggest and best running event takes place in Portsmouth over a fast and flat 10 mile route.  The route takes you through iconic sights of Southsea and Portsmouth, including the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, home of HMS Victory, past Spinnaker Tower, finishing on the seafront with beautiful views of the Isle of Wight.

    If anyone would like to participate in either of these events and raise funds for AMEND (target of £200 plus a free AMEND running vest) please contact Helen in the office.

  • Petra Trek – October 14-24, 2022

    Join us for the fundraising challenge of a lifetime!  Trek through the Jordanian desert to arrive at one of the more recently discovered wonders of the world, Petra.  Finish off with a dip in the Dead Sea!

    >Click here for more information

  • Virtual London Marathon 2022

    This year we have 4 places for the TCS Virtual London Marathon taking place on 2nd October 2022.

    >Click here for more information

  • London Marathon

    AMEND has one space on the official London Marathon every 5 years.  For more information on the next available place and to apply to run for AMEND, click on link below.

    > Learn more

  • ASICS British 10k London Run

    AMEND usually has at least 6 spaces at this annual event, held every July.

    > Click for more information

    Don’t forget to tell us if you sign up, so that we can send you your free running vest!

     

  • Virtual Challenges

    Virtual challenges can help you make exercising into a habit. You are 4 times more likely to achieve your goal if you also join a Conqueror challenge, because it helps you setup a SMART fitness goal and it motivates you from start to finish.

    Completing any of the challenges rewards you with a stunning finisher’s medal that will stand up in your collection.

    You can choose a timeframe for each challenge of up to 78 weeks, and can either complete it solo or as a team

    Click here for more information

     

Online Fundraising

  • Amazon Smile

    Support AMEND every time you shop online with Amazon, at no cost to you!  Click here to set up.

     

     

Past Events

  • Yorkshire 3 Peaks
  • British 10k London Run
  • Sahara Trek

Offline Fundraising

  • The following forms will be useful to anyone raising money offline. UK tax-payers can complete the Gift Aid form enabling AMEND to reclaim extra funds from the Government at no cost to yourself.

  • Collecting Boxes

    These cute, bright cuboids (8cm squared) can hold a deceptively large number of coins and are great for all that nuisance change that gets left around the house or in the washing!  Order up to two at a time for free from our shop.

Fundraising Resources

  • Use our eye-catching explanatory poster to really draw attention to your fundraising event!