Do It Yourself

Creating your own event couldn’t be easier. You can get started in 3 easy steps.

Want to start your own event? There’s lots of ways we can help support you with your fundraising ideas.
Create your fundraising page below and get started.

Decide How You'll Craft Your Event

Select an event or activity that resonates with you, something that ignites your passion and leaves you eager to share it with others.

Sign up and create your personalised fundraising page

When you sign up, you’ll get your own online page. It makes it super easy to add your information and ask for donations.

Get Started on Fundraising for Better Mental Health

Spread the word: share your page, email colleagues, and use social media to broadcast your fundraiser globally!


Struggling for inspiration? Don’t worry, browse our ideas and get some inspiration for your next fundraising event. From a family quiz night to a coffee and cake morning, there’s always something for everyone!

Birthday fundraising

Asking for donations instead of presents for your birthday is not only a great way to help the environment, but a simple way to support the charity too, be it setting up your fundraising event on Facebook or asking for cash.

Get rockin'

Do you love music and getting friends? Whether you’re in a band or know of a local group, hosting a gig night with entry fees as donations is an ideal way to get your community together and feel good with music and dance.

Host a quiz night

Love being taskmaster? Host a quiz night at home or at your local pub and ask for an entry fee donation for the cause. If you can’t get everyone together, Zoom quizzes are still a great way to have fun!

Coffee and cake

A traditional coffee morning whether its with colleagues, neighbours or friends is still a great way to get chatting and bring people together. Sell a couple of cakes or ask for donations to attend, and enjoy some delicious treats!

Create and sell

Like to get crafty? Be it card making, origami, knitting or baking, it not only feels great and gives us a boost to get creative but by simply asking friends and family for a donation in return for what you produce, can help Mental Health UK too.

Host a Big Get Together

It really can be as simple as having a bbq, hosting a brunch or enjoying an afternoon tea with friends. Get together and get fundraising with friends by creating your own Big Mental Health Get Together, the opportunities are endless.

Choose your fundraiser

Take a look at our event categories for some inspiration and choose the best fit for your fundraiser. Choose something that gets you excited and that you can't wait to share with others.

Something Active

Walk, run or cycle your way to success.

Do your own thing

Raise money for Mental Health UK in your own creative way.

See what other people are doing

Some of the creative ways our supporters are raising funds for mental health.

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