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Fundraising starts here

There’s loads of ways to support CALM and our life-saving services. Every penny raised helps us to continue to support anyone who needs us, no matter what.

Keep scrolling for tips and ideas. We’ve got a bucket load to get you inspired.


The fundraising hub

You'll find everything you need to pull off your fundraiser right here. There's loads of juicy info on kicking off your event and how the money you raise is saving lives.

Let us know what you’re doing

Already know what you’re taking on? Make it official and give us the lowdown on your challenge so we can support you every step of the way.

Pay in your fundraising

Collected donations offline, through a sponsorship form, or something else? Send us the life-saving cash after your event.

Download and share resources

Whether you're shouting about us on socials, putting up posters in your local or fundraising to the max, CALM downloads can help to boost your fundraising and help you stand with us to smash the stigma around suicide

Do Your Thing for CALM

You can do your own thing for CALM. And while you’re at it, help fund our life-saving services. It doesn’t matter how much you raise, spreading the CALM message and creating a life less miserable is just as important.

Stream for CALM

Take a stand against suicide by streaming for CALM. You'll fund our life-saving services and spread the word about CALM in your community so that no one struggles alone. Legend.

Do a challenge for CALM

Cycle, swim, walk and run against living miserably. Help us run our life-saving services and help let more people know that there’s always somewhere to turn to for help when they need it. Sign up to one of our safe and secure events throughout the UK, or do your own thing for CALM.

Celebrate for CALM

Support CALM with your Birthday, Anniversary, Wedding or special occasion and fund our life saving services.

Schools for CALM

Take a stand against suicide by with your school. From lesson plans to fundraising ideas, find out more here...

Fundraise in memory

If you’ve lost someone to suicide, raising money in their memory can be a great way to get together and remember them. Find out more...

Fundraising faqs

CALM currently spends 80% of its expenditure on delivering our services: that’s answering calls and webchats on our helpline; working with communities across the country; and campaigning for better awareness and understanding of suicide and its devastating impact. Everything else is spent on keeping the charity running and fundraising to ensure we can help the hundreds of thousands of people who need our support every year.

At the moment, the bulk of our funding comes from our amazing supporters – you! We receive a small but hopefully growing proportion of our income from trusts, foundations, local authorities and corporates.

- Emails fit to burst with fundraising support including how to plan and how to boost your fundraising

- Access to materials and exclusive downloads and resources

- Access to our amazing fundraising team