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Do your own thing

Every penny you raise helps our scientists and clinicians make the discoveries that defeat cancer.

ICR supporters Hywel and Amelia at their charity bake sale
ICR supporters Hywel and Amelia at their charity bake sale

From bake sales and afternoon teas to school activities, game-a-thons and Zumba, there are many different and fun ways you can fundraise for us.

How to get started

  • Let us know you’re holding an event by emailing
  • Find a venue
  • Set a date
  • Figure out what you’ll need for your event, including materials
  • Calculate your costs
  • Spread the word – social media, event posters, word of mouth.

After you’ve done your planning and the big day arrives, make sure you tag @ICR_London and #teamICR in any social media around it so we can like, retweet and share your posts.


Sending us your money

After you’ve collected your donations you can send them through to us at:

Development Office
Institute of Cancer Research
123 Old Brompton Road

Please make any cheques payable to ‘The Institute of Cancer Research’.

You can also donate the amount online via our Make a donation page or onto your JustGiving page if you have one.

Please do not send cash through the post – as grateful as we are for every donation, it may get lost or stolen in the post.

Downloadable resources

You can contact us at any time to request additional fundraising materials.

Contact us

Speak to a member of the ICR events team: call 0207 153 5307 or email

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