Fundraise With Us

There are lots of ways that you can raise fund that will directly benefit people in your community or give back to a service that has supported you or someone you love.

Whether you want to organise your own event or take on a challenge, we will be there to support and guide you to reach your fundraising goals.

Organise a fundraising event

Our fundraisers are amazing at finding new and creative ideas to raise vital funds for our NHS services.

From a bake sale or tombola, to a charity ball or concert, let us know your ideas.

Our fundraising team is here to support you to have a fun and successful event or charity challenge.

Please refer to our event advice and guidance before planning your event.

Set your own challenge

Choose your charity challenge and fundraising target and we can help you to reach your goal.

Whether it’s a group challenge or a solo endeavour, it’s a great way to try something new, have a great experience and raise important funds for our NHS charity.

From runs to skydives to international treks, talk to us about your dream challenge and let us help you achieve your goal.

Need ideas? Explore our charity challenge ideas here

Join a Health Stars event

We have places in some local events and would love for you to join us!

Muddy obstacle runs, skydives or marathons – check out our events calendar and join our team to build better healthcare and brighter futures for people across Hull, East Yorkshire & North Yorkshire.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our fantastic fundraising team are here to help you make the most of your fundraising experience.

How do I register for a run

Looking for challenge or a goal to work towards. We will part-fund or fund your place in return for a charity pledge.

Once registered we will be your biggest cheerleaders, there with you every step of the way to support you to reach your fundraising goal.

Visit the events page to see upcoming events or contact us about a run you would like to take part in.

How do I register for an event on your event calendar?

Fill in the online form to give us all your details and we’ll be in touch. For some of our events there are limited places, and you might be put into an application process. If this is the case we will keep you posted and let you know if you’ve been successful. For other events you’ll be allocated a space straight away and we will send you everything you need to start your fundraising.

How do I fundraise through an event that is not on the event calendar?

If there is an event that you would like to take part in, you can register yourself and then get in touch so we can support you with your fundraising. This might be by providing by promoting your participation, providing a sponsorship form, supporting you with Just Giving page or providing branded posters or even a Health Stars t-shirt!

Can I get a Health Stars running top?

Yes! Once you’re signed up to an event and set up your Just Giving page, we will send you one of our branded running tops.

How do I set up an online fundraising page?

It’s simple to set up an online fundraising page.
The Just Giving website takes you step by step through the process to create your collection page. For more information visit their website Just Giving
• Go to the Just Giving website and select that you are fundraising for a charity.
• When prompted search for Health Stars and select our name from the list.
• You will be asked first if you are fundraising in someone’s memory.
• Then you will be asked if you are taking part in an event or doing your own activity. Select which is most appropriate for you.
If you are taking part in a registered event you can select from the list of events provided. Otherwise you can enter your own details about the event and your personal story about why it is close to your heart.
• You can copy and paste our charity description below if you would like to explain who Health Stars are and how their donations will make a difference.

About Health Stars

Health Stars are the charity of Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust. Together we create better healthcare and brighter futures for people across East Yorkshire, Hull, and North Yorkshire.

Your donations help enhance the health care and experiences of thousands of people using mental health, neurodiversity, learning disability, children’s and young people and local NHS services every day.

We fund equipment that NHS budgets do not cover, make our buildings more attractive and therapeutic and provide the little extras that make a visit or stay in our services that little bit brighter.

We help ease the burden on families offering comfort through treatment and reducing boredom.
Your support also helps us say an extra special thank you to our incredible team, making them feel appreciated, supported and healthy at work.

Do you have posters or other promotional material to help my fundraising?

Yes! Just let us know your plans and we can send you a pack. Items include:

  • Posters
  • Bunting
  • Balloons
  • T-shirts
  • Banners
  • Collection boxes

You won’t need everything for every event so we’ll have a chat and see how we can make the best of your fundraising event!

Do you send out paper sponsorship forms?

If you would like paper copies of a sponsorship form just let us know and we can post them out or email them for you to print at home. One of the easiest ways to raise money is by setting up an online fundraising page through JustGiving. All donations are sent directly and securely to Health Stars so you can be assured the funds raised will go straight to causes we support.

Can I use the Health Stars logo on my fundraising?

Yes, if you are organising an event yourself we will provide our ‘in aid of’ logo that you can use to promote your fundraising.

Can the money I raise go to a specific service within Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust?

If you want the money to go to a specific service just let us know and we can make sure it’s put into the correct fund. Otherwise it will be used wherever the charity has the biggest need at the time.

Can I run a tombola or raffle to raise money?

Yes, but there are guidelines you need to follow to make sure your fundraising is safe and legal. Please contact the Charity Team so we can support you to run a successful event.

What do I need to know before organising my fundraiser?

Please refer to our event advice and guidance before planning your event.

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Our fantastic fundraising team are here to help you make the most of your fundraising experience