Why should your club, group or association support Sands?

By supporting Sands you can raise vital funds and awareness in your local community. We will work with you in a way that benefits us both, ensuring you're supported every step of the way and know the difference you personally have made to Sands and those who we support. 

You will help us continue to offer support to bereaved parents, families and health care professionals when the a baby dies. Without supporters like you, we simply would not be able to be there for families when the worst happens.


How can I get involved?

There are lots of ways to get involved. You could fundraise as a one off or you could partner on a long term basis. 

Make Sands your Charity of the Year

Choose us as your charity of the Year. We can work with you to make a calendar of engaging activities for you club that is tailored to you. This is a great opportunity for your team to united together and whilst supporting the work of Sands.

Become a Sands Community Partner

Become a Sands Charity Community partner and pledge to raise £1,000 across the year, season or term.  We can suggest ways to reach this pledge or even discuss a bespoke pledge for you, tailoring what we can offer in return.

As a Sands Community Partner pledging £1,000, you will receive:

  • Support from our Fundraising Team
  • Fundraising materials
  • Press release advice and support from our PR Officer
  • A chance to raise the profile of your group in your local community
  • A chance to be featured on our national social media channels
  • Use of our ‘In support of Sands' Logo 
  • Potential to connect a member of our Sands support groups to speak at a feature event in your fundraising calendar

Organise a one off event for Sands

You could organise a one off event in your community with all funds raised going towards Sands.

Whether it’s a 24 hour challenge event, football match,  bake sale, Christmas carol concert or something else entirely, we’re here to support you whilst you do it.

I'm in. What now?

If you're interested in involving your club, group, team or association with Sands and fundraising for us, please do get in touch by emailing fundraising@sands.org.uk

As a Sands Supporter you’ll receive:

  • Support from our Fundraising Team
  • Fundraising materials
  • Press release advice
  • a chance to raise the profile of your group in your local community

Other ways to get involved

Sign up to a challenge event as a team-  We've got so many events that members of your club could take on in teams. Check them out on our Events page here.

Volunteer Sands could not achieve its goals without our team of incredibly dedicated volunteers. You can find out what opportunities are available to you here. 

Campaign - We campaign across the UK to raise awareness of the issues relating to stillbirth and neonatal death, obtain widespread commitment to reducing the number of babies dying, and ensure the right care and support is available at the right time after the death of a baby. to find out more just click here

Set up a Sands United Football Team - If you're interested in setting up a local Sands United Football Team or need more information head to the Sands United website here.

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