Take on a charity challenge and help support our vital work to stop UK hunger.
From bake sales to runs and bike rides to tea parties, there’s something that you can take part in that will help fund the vital role we play in supporting people who are struggling with hunger in the UK.
Take a look below and see if something catches your eye or get in touch with us with your own idea. You’ll be supported throughout your fundraising journey by a dedicated team who will help you in making your challenge or event a great experience for you and everyone taking part!
Tea for Trussell
Large or small, indoors or out, rain or shine, bake or buy, this fundraising event is a firm favourite in The Trussell Trust calendar! Host a tea party for friends, family or colleagues and you’ll be helping us fight food poverty across the UK. Register now for your fundraising pack, which includes bunting and delicious cake recipes. Don’t forget to send us photos of your tea party; we’d love to see them!
July whole month
The food finder challenge
On Your Marks, Get Set, GO…
You have two hours, a digital shopping list of items and no money – are you up for The Food Finder Challenge? You’ll be working in a team of four to creatively think of ways to get food items for free, raising both funds and food for The Trussell Trust in this new challenge which will test your ability to think on your feet.
August and September
Scottish supporters have the ideal opportunity to get their Kilts on and complete the Kiltwalk in Aberdeen, Dundee or Edinburgh. This unique charity event offers different route options suitable for all ages and abilities. For every £1 you raise, an extra 40% will be donated by Sir Tom Hunter and The Hunter Foundation. To support us, select The Trussell Trust as your chosen charity when registering.
September whole month
A walking challenge for everyone, whatever your fitness level! Set your own step count challenge or join the Trussell target of 350,000 during the month of September. Sign up as an individual or team and we’ll send you a free step counter with your fundraising pack. Help us get one step closer to ending hunger.
National Street Collection Day
Join our army of volunteers up and down the country in our first annual street collection. On average each volunteer raises £60 in just two hours – enough to support three families facing food crisis. Check our website to find your nearest collection.
The NYBC Global Energy Race
Come along with your family for NYBC’s Global Energy Race. Join NYBC employees, South Yorkshire residents and running enthusiasts from across the country at the Rother Valley Park, Sheffield. Different race lengths are available making it accessible to all. For each kilometre you run, you’ll be earning a bagel for the local foodbank and all runner’s donations in lieu of registration fees will be donated to The Trussell Trust!
Salisbury Half Marathon
Join The Trussell Trust team for the Salisbury half marathon running 13.1 miles over a flat, fast course around some of the great landmarks of the city finishing in the grounds of the Cathedral. Minimum sponsorship required.
October 13th – 14th
Tour de Trussell
If you are a cycling enthusiast, then this is the challenge for you! Grab your bike and take part in our two-day, 140 mile cycle ride from Warwickshire to Wiltshire. Take in the beautiful countryside and enjoy a stopover in Oxford. Spaces are limited, so don’t delay, register today! Minimum sponsorship applies for this challenge.
November whole month
The Foodie Fundraiser
Release your inner foodie this November and host your own dining event to help fight hunger! Whether you are inspired to recreate ‘Come Dine With Me’ with a group of friends, plan a dinner with items found in a typical emergency food parcel or make some of the delicious recipes from our Eat Well, Spend Less course, every mouthful you and your guests take will help fight hunger and poverty in the UK.