Fundraise for Barnardo’s and make sure no child goes unseen this summer. 

For lots of people, some of the happiest and fondest childhood memories are from summer days. From beach holidays and camping adventures to ice creams in the park and quality time with loved ones, summer is often associated with feelings of happiness, freedom and adventure. However, for many children and young people across the UK, the reality of this time of year can be very different.

With your help, we can change that. We want all children and young people to be able to experience the joy of summer, and to know that they still have someone to turn to when their daily routines are on hold. By fundraising for Barnardo’s this summer, you can help bring some sunshine into the lives of the children, young people and families we support.

How it works 

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    Get your “Summer Inspiration” Sheet

    Our "Summer Inspiration” sheet is jam-packed with fundraising ideas, so you can make the most of the six weeks of summer. Just choose your fundraising activity, and get your summer started!

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    Sign up by creating a fundraising page with JustGiving

    Set a fundraising target and prepare to smash it! We’ll be cheering you on all the way. All donations raised on your JustGiving page will go straight to Barnardo’s and the young people we support.

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    Promote your summer fundraiser

    Now, it’s time to ask your friends and followers to sponsor your summer. Click on the link below to download our social promo graphics, and share them with your supporters to let them know what you’ll be up to this summer.

How it helps

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With the strain of a global pandemic, many families will be struggling more than ever for time and money to give their children the summer holiday they deserve. 

As well as offering a range of support for vulnerable children, Barnardo’s services also provide fun and entertainment for children and young people during the holidays. When attending summer groups, young people will be able to meet others and make friends, play games, take part in activities and pick up new creative hobbies. We also provide support to parents and carers during this challenging time, so they feel able to connect, play and have fun with their children. Our aim is to create a sociable environment in which children and families can meet new people and escape their everyday environments. 

This year, there are more children than ever who feel as though they’re missing out on the joy of summer. So, what better way to bring some sunshine into their lives at this time of year, than fundraising for Barnardo’s? Choose your fundraiser and help give children and families across the UK a care-free and happy summer.


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