If you’ve got a question about fundraising you’ve come to the right place! Don’t worry if you can’t see the answers to your questions, just email our Fundraising Manager or text/call 07715 664 687 who will be happy to help you.

How do I fundraise online? Can I also get sponsorship forms?

Online fundraising pages are an easy way to raise vital funds and awareness of PKD. You just set up your own fundraising page with one of the following platforms:

Virgin Money Giving

  • Personalise your page by explaining what you’re doing to raise money in aid of PKD Charity, and if you choose to, why – and add any photos/videos to promote your fundraising. 
  • Share your page link on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn pages along with any other social media profiles. Email or text the link to all your contacts too! 
  • If you haven’t already done so, register your fundraising with us 

You can also download sponsorship forms here to help boost your fundraising offline.

What fundraising resources can I order?

When you register your fundraising with us, you’ll be given the option to order resources such as t-shirts, running vests, collection boxes and information leaflets to support your fundraising.

If you require our merchandise for Sale or Return email our fundraising manager at  or text/call 07715 664687 who will be able to help you.

We don’t charge for our resources because we want to help make your fundraising as successful as possible, but please do only select the resources that you really think you will need. If you would like to make a separate donation towards the cost of your resources, we really appreciate your kind support, and this can be done on your online donation page, or when you return your fundraising monies.

Can I use the PKD Charity logo?

If you’d like to use the PKD Charity logo as part of your fundraising for publicity or in any other way, email our fundraising manager at  or text/call 07715 664687.

Can I get more information about the work of PKD Charity to tell my friends, family and colleagues?

Of course you can! Not only are you raising vital funds for PKD Charity, you’re also providing valuable awareness of the important work that you’re supporting. You can read more about PKD Charity here, or we can provide you with some leaflets to hand out. You can also watch our video about Living with PKD. Please do share what you’re doing and tell people about PKD Charity to encourage them to support your fundraising activities and raise more awareness about polycystic kidney disease and our charity.

Can I fundraise for you through my company?

Absolutely! If it’s a fundraiser with colleagues, register your event and take a look at our fundraising ideas for extra inspiration.

If your company would like to get involved in other ways, or you’d like to nominate us for a Charity of the Year partnership, email our fundraising manager at  or text/call 07715 664687 to discuss further.

Can you promote my event on social media?

We can promote individual or company fundraising events on our social media if you would like to feature on our blog. We are very happy to retweet your page on Twitter and share your Facebook and Instagram stories with our community. We’ll also include your event in our Good Luck Shoutouts on social media to celebrate how amazing you are in fundraising for PKD Charity.

Spreading the word far and wide about your fundraising is so much more successful when it comes from you! Don’t forget to use our hashtag #TeamPKD

Can someone from PKD Charity come to speak at my event?

It can depend. We are a tiny team, and availability of staff and volunteers equipped to talk about PKD Charity can vary across the country. Please get in touch at least four weeks before your event so we can do our best to have someone there. If it’s not possible, we may be able to share a presentation about our work instead.

Email our fundraising manager at  or text/call 07715 664687 to discuss.

Can Gift Aid be claimed on the funds I raise?

If you’ve set up an online fundraising page, your donors will be automatically prompted to fill in the Gift Aid details on their individual donation. 

If your donors or sponsors are UK taxpayers, don’t forget to ask them to Gift Aid their donations. Please encourage your sponsors to complete their full name and address on your sponsorship form as we need this information to successfully claim Gift Aid.  By adding Gift Aid, we can claim 25p for every £1 given. This means even more money goes towards reaching PKD Charity’s aims – and it doesn’t cost you or your supporters a penny.

Download the PKD Charity Gift Aid Declaration Form.

How will the money I raise be spent?

The valuable funds you raise will support activities linked to the core charitable aims of PKD Charity. All funds will be spend where the need is greatest as we work to improve the lives of everyone affected by PKD, raise vital awareness about polycystic kidney disease, and give hope for the future to make PKD irrelevant and ultimately curable.

Further information about the work of PKD Charity can be found here.

Can I restrict my funding to a particular area of PKD Charity’s work?

Fundraising that is unrestricted gives us far greater flexibility. It ensures that your gifts are used when and where they are needed most to support anyone affected by PKD throughout the UK and fund vital research. Although it is sometimes possible to restrict your donations to a particular area of our work, this can limit the effectiveness of our planning. If you do feel strongly about restricting your funding, please email our fundraising manager at  or text/call 07715 664687 to discuss further.

I’ve finished my fundraising, what do I do now?

Thank you so much for doing something so amazing by fundraising for PKD Charity! We really appreciate your wonderful support, and we’ll make sure your incredible donations will go towards the greatest need and really make a difference. If you set up an online fundraising page, the donations are sent to the PKD Charity directly. Otherwise:

Click here to send your money online, then email our fundraising manager at  or text/call 07715 664687 to let us know you’ve done this so we can thank you properly.

Pay in via your bank. Our account is with CAF (Charities Aid Foundation) Bank Ltd. Account name: PKD Charity, Sort code: 405240, Account Number: 00017357. When paying in your monies, please always use your unique supporter number as reference, and do let us know when you have made the transfer, and the amount transferred so we can confirm it has been safely received, thank you.

If you’d like to pay in cash over the counter you will need a special CAF paying in slip. Please email our fundraising manager at  or text/call 07715 664687 so we can send one to you.

Send us a cheque made payable to ‘PKD Charity’ and post to: ‘PKD Charity, 91 Royal College St, London, NW1 0SE’. Include a cover letter and please don’t send cash in the post. Don’t forget any paper sponsorship forms so we can claim valuable Gift Aid.

Can I get a fundraising certificate to show my friends, family and colleagues?

Yes of course! We love sending fundraising certificates to celebrate the incredible achievements of our fundraisers. Request your certificate by emailing our fundraising manager at  or text/call 07715 664687 after you’ve paid in your fundraising.

I’ve just taken part in an event for you and I’d like to do another one – what shall I do?

That is amazing you want to take on another event for PKD Charity – thank you so much! Do get in touch and let us know what you want to do. Email our fundraising manager at  or text/call 07715 664687 if you need help or have any questions or visit our website for ideas. Once you know what you want to do, let us know by completing our registration form, and we look forward to having you back to Team PKD!

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