Events

Getting involved in a charity event is a great, fun way to help support the Trussell Trust’s vital work to end the need for food banks in the UK.

From bake sales to runs, bike rides to tea parties, there’s an event for everyone. Take a look below to find out more about events you can get involved in – or get in touch with us if you have your own ideas! Our dedicated team will support you throughout your journey so that your fundraising is a great experience for you and anyone else taking part.

Step Up September

Every September, clock up your miles alongside other members of Team Trussell, before crossing the virtual finish line together on 30 September. This is your chance to get active and take on this epic challenge to help the Trussell Trust stamp out hunger in the UK.

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Tea for Trussell

This fundraising event is a firm favourite in the Trussell Trust calendar, and it’s so easy to get involved! Host a tea party for friends, family, or colleagues and help us end the need for food banks. Register now for your fundraising pack which includes bunting and delicious cake recipes. And don’t forget to send us photos of your tea party – we’d love to see them!

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Race Against Hunger

Race Against Hunger takes place on Saturday 2 April 2022. Whether you’re an experienced runner or a novice, it doesn’t matter. Make it your challenge, your race. Run, jog, walk, start at dawn, start at dusk, wear your armband or wear your Race Against Hunger t-shirt with pride.

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Virtual Bucket Shake

Whether you were planning a street collection in fancy dress, a collection as part of a celebration, carrying collection buckets in your town carnival, or a collecting tin in your local club you can still bring your community, colleagues, friends, and family together, and raise vital funds.

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Want to do something great for a good cause while getting fit or taking on a challenge? If so, this is for you! Join Team Trussell by choosing your own challenge, whether it’s a 5k or a half marathon, a daily walk or a yoga challenge, a dance-a-thon or a beating your sit-up record. Click below to find out more and start fundraising now. 

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Foodie Fundraiser

Release your inner chef this November and cook up a storm to help end the need for food banks in the UK. Whether you cook a three-course meal from scratch or order a takeaway, your event can be a really fun way to help make a difference.

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Not Your Christmas Party

It’s your chance to invite your colleagues, club, friends, and family, and raise money for the Trussell Trust by hosting the ultimate virtual party. You can party with people all over the country – or world, not just people nearby.

Register for free and we will send you everything you need to host your get-together, raise money and have a great time.

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Adventure to Lapland

Father Christmas and his loveable elves are looking for intrepid young explorers (aged 4-10 years) to take on the 10km Adventure to Lapland! Walk 2km (1.2 miles) each day for 5 days during December. Along your way up the mountain, elves will meet you at each checkpoint and deliver a message from Father Christmas.

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Lapland Step Challenge

The Trussell Trust is on the search for explorers to take on the virtual 20Km trek up Mount Korvatunturi, Lapland. We challenge you to walk 2km (1.2 miles) each day for 10 days during December. Take on the challenge throughout December and at each daily checkpoint receive your Christmas cracker email,with joke, festive riddle, Christmas fact and a Christmas Cheer Challenge. Want to know the answer to your checkpoint riddle? Head out for your next 2km and you will receive the answer at your next checkpoint!

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