Fundraising for your trek

Here you’ll find everything you need to help you with your trek fundraising and ensure you beat that target!

Page contents

  1. Useful fundraising resources
    Packs, posters and other essentials to get you started.
  2. Fundraising forms
    All-important sponsorship, matched giving and paying in forms.
  3. Ways to spread the word
    Social media, JustGiving and press release resources.
  4. Step Up for Dementia resources
    Everything you need to take on your challenge.
  5. Fundraising at home
    Get inspired with some homegrown fundraising.

Ways to spread the word

Items to share on social media, including banners and messages, as well as press releases and information on how to start a JustGiving page.

Items to share on social media

Get shouting about your challenge on social media using our shareable items below. You can screenshot and share from your mobile device, or if you're on a computer, right-click the image, hit ‘save picture as’ and get sharing!

Facebook / Twitter banner

trek banner

Facebook / Twitter profile picture

trek pp

Email signature

trek signature

Social media messages

Below are some simple messages you can use to help tell your supporters why you’re fundraising and what their generous donations will mean to people affected by dementia.

Simply copy and paste any of the messages below and start sharing these on your various social media profiles, via email and on WhatsApp, along with a link to your fundraising page, and we know you’ll smash your target in no time!

1. Just signed up? Start telling people what you’re doing

Every three minutes, somebody in the UK is told they have dementia. But dementia won’t win. Alzheimer’s Society is doing everything they can to find a cure, but they need our help. That’s why I’m taking on <event name> for Alzheimer’s Society and would be so super grateful if you’d kindly support me by making a donation on my page: <fundraising page>.

2. The countdown is on!

<Weeks/months until your event> today I’ll be taking on <event name>. I’ve got lots of training ahead of me, but your donations will make all the hard work worth it. I’m doing this for Alzheimer’s Society, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. If you’d like to sponsor me I’d be so incredibly grateful <fundraising page>.

3. Making that final push for sponsorship

Been meaning to donate to my fundraising page but not got round to it? Never fear, there’s still plenty of time! Pounds or pennies, it’ll all help me achieve my fundraising goal and ensure Alzheimer’s Society can be there for the thousands of people living with dementia in the UK. You can sponsor me here: <fundraising page>.

4. Thanking your donors (it’s only polite)!

Thank you <supporters name> for kindly sponsoring me! By donating to Alzheimer’s Society you’ve done something truly amazing for people affected by dementia. I hugely appreciate your very kind support.

Step Up for Dementia resources

Here's everything you need to take on your challenge including your fundraising guide, downloadable resources and social media banners for you to save, screenshot and share.

Step Up for Dementia social media banners

Get shouting about your challenge on social media using our shareable items below. You can screenshot and share from your mobile device, or if you're on a computer, right-click the image, hit ‘save picture as’ and get sharing!

taking part SU

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Got a question?

Contact our trekking team by phone on 0330 333 0804 or email [email protected]

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