Frequently asked questions

What is “Give it up for the Kids”?

“Give it up for the Kids” is a nationwide challenge encouraging people to give up their favorite vice, all in support of Children with Cancer UK.

Where does my money go?

The money you raise will help fund Children with Cancer UK’s vital, specialist research into childhood cancers, and will help to keep families together.

What is everydayhero? How do I use it?

everydayhero is an online fundraising platform. Using everydayhero is safe and secure. Once you register, you'll automatically receive a “Give it up for the Kids” online supporter page. Use this page to share your efforts for Children with Cancer UK with your friends and family.

Can I enter with a team?

Absolutely! You can either create your own team when registering your page, or you can join an existing team by searching for the team name when registering and you will then be automatically connected.

Is there a fundraising target?

You can set your own fundraising target, however if you raise £100 or more you will receive a medal from Children with Cancer UK.

How long do I have to fundraise?

Ideally we would like you to complete your fundraising two weeks after you have finished your month of abstaining!

What is Gift Aid?

Every donation you make to Children with Cancer UK could be worth more at no extra cost to you by choosing to Gift Aid it. Gift Aid is a Government scheme that allows charities to claim the basic rate tax (currently 25%) on every £1 you donate to charity.

How do I pay in offline donations?

If you have any offline donations to pay in, you can choose whichever options suits you best:

  • Put the money into your bank account and then add this onto your online supporter page
  • Make a bank transfer into Children with Cancer UK’s account. Contact your Regional Fundraiser who can supply you with the details.
  • Send a cheque made payable to “Children with Cancer UK” to the following address:

The Regional Team
Children with Cancer UK
51 Great Ormond Street
London WC1N 3JQ

Where can I go to get help with fundraising?

We will be in touch with fundraising tips, but if you need help with anything then please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the fundraising team on Fundraising@childrenwithcancer.org.uk or by calling on 020 7404 0808.

Find downloadable fundraising materials here: https://giveitupforthekids.childrenwithcancer.org.uk/fundraising