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Events

Organise your own event

Do you fancy holding a coffee morning, sports day or karaoke event?  Or how about a car wash,
pub quiz or fancy dress day?  However you would like to raise funds for Nottingham Mencap,
we are on hand to offer help and support and we can give you an A-Z Fundraising Ideas to
get you started as well as sponsorship forms and top tips.
 
Have a look at our JustGiving page to see how people are raising money for us https://www.justgiving.com/nottinghammencap/donate/
 
If you are interested in any of our events or would like to hold an event of your own, please get in touch with Nottingham Mencap on (0115) 9209524
 
Good luck to Alun Millard who is fundraising for Nottingham Mencap in memory of David Emerson who was one of our much loved students but sadly passed away in November 2013.  Please support him and us by sponsoring him on his JustGiving page https://www.justgiving.com/davidemerson 
 
He also has a webpage http://www.alun.be/ please visit it to read his story.
 
Thank you to everyone who took part in the Cake & Coffee Fundraiser we raised £108 for MacMillan Cancer Support and Nottingham Mencap, thank you to all the staff, students and volunteers who baked, donated and helped on the day. Just look at some of these lovely cakes that the Cake Decorating and Baking Group made for the event.
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Thank you to Richard Bradbury on raising over £1200 in the Tommo Sportive Cycling Event that covered 76km. He has been very generously raising funds for the Tea Trolley Cafe to purchase much needed equipment.
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Our staff and students took part in a Sponsored Swim on Sunday 14th September at the University Park Swimming Pool and raised lots of money
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Congratulations to Kashmir, a Catering Tutor and Volunteer at Harpenden House for being brave enough to take part in the ice bucket challenge, she raised around £200.
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All year round

Whitewater Rafting

National Watersports Centre, Nottingham

 
Enjoy the thrills and spills of the best whitewater course in the country!  
Teams of 8 people can raft for £1000 - that's just £125 each in sponsorship!
 

All year round

Overseas Challenges

Do you want to climb Mount Kilamanjaro, cycle along the Great Wall of China or ride an
elephant through the jungles of Thailand?  The opportunities are endless. This is your
chance to take part in the challenge of a lifetime and you'd be raising money for 
Nottingham Mencap at the same time!