Get Involved This October

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Throughout October, get involved, fundraise and raise awareness to help support Future Dreams.

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Fundraising Ideas

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We would greatly appreciate everyone’s support.  There are many ways you can get involved, fundraise and support those touched by breast cancer whether you’re an individual, a group of friends, a company or community group.

There really is something for everybody – please take a look at the ideas below at get in touch.

  1. Hold a Pink Bake Sale
  2. Take on a challenge – please go to our challenge page for inspiration
  3. Host a raffle with friends and family
  4. Sell your preloved clothes, accessories or your own crafts and donate all or a percentage of the proceeds
  5. Host an event – from a coffee morning to a quiz night to a progressive dinner
  6. Donate whilst you shop online.  Go to easyfundraising or websites such as Kinder Gifts
  7. Put a collection pot in your home, community centre or office
  8. If your birthday is in October set up a birthday or anniversary fundraiser by requesting donations rather than gifts
  9. Host a charity golf day, crazy golf tournament or dinner

For details on how to set up your own Just Giving page please CLICK HERE

  • wear pink day

    Get your colleagues or friends together for a pink-themed day and use it as an excuse to dress up and have fun in favourite pink fashion items. Why not add some accessories and paint your nails pink.

    Click below and we can send you Change + Check stickers and Future Dreams information leaflets.

    I’m Interested
  • hit the greens for future dreams

    If you are keen golfer, reach out to your friends or colleagues and organise a 4Ball or charity golf day for Future Dreams this October.  We can support you and provide materials and prizes.

    I’m Interested
  • The team who completed the Three Peaks Challenge in aid of Future Dreams breast cancer support

    Looking for a bigger challenge?

    Take a look and see the other ways you can join in with challenges for Future Dreams this October and beyond by clicking the button below.

    Challenges With Future Dreams
  • host an event

    Get together with your friends or colleagues for a coffee morning, quiz night or dinner to raise valuable awareness and funds. We’d be delighted to help maximise your efforts.

    1. Tell us about your planned event and we’ll send you Change + Check stickers, Future Dreams leaflets and, if required, buckets for collections.
    2. Download our ‘I’m hosting’ poster to let people know about your event in your office or on your socials.
    Tell Us About Your Event Download your event poster
  • GIFT YOUR BIRTHDAY or special occasion

    Asking those closest to you to donate to Future Dreams to mark your special occasion is a generous and thoughtful way to raise money for our life-changing support and funding secondary breast cancer research. Set up a JustGiving page and share the link with friends and close ones. Or try using a company like KinderGifts

    Every donation will make a difference to the lives of people touched by breast cancer.


    Clear out your wardrobe, organise those old clothes you no longer wear or want and get them ready for their new home. Sell your clothes online (Vinted, Depop, Ebay) or find somewhere to sell directly and donate the proceeds to Future Dreams.

  • Shop to support this october

    Take a look at some of the brands and companies who support Future Dreams by donating a percentage of profits back to the charity when you purchase with them.

    Make a purchase that can make a bigger impact.

    Shop To Support

Other ways to get involved

  • Amanda, Support & Awareness Ambassador

    Book a Breast Health Masterclass

    This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, empower your employees to prioritise their health.

    The Breast Health Masterclass is available in-person or online and is delivered by Amanda Hanison, our Support and Awareness Ambassador, and other Future Dreams Breast Cancer Charity representatives and professionals.

    Find Out More Enquire Now
  • Change & Check campaign poster


    In 2019, 51 women found early signs of breast cancer as a result of the Change + Check campaign launched in partnership with ITV’s Lorraine Show and our ambassador Helen Addis. The stickers can be displayed in changing rooms, toilets, salons, and communal areas/notice boards. Click below to download or apply for yours.

    Download the Change + Check Sticker Apply for Change + Check stickers
Sylvie Henry and Danielle Leslie founders of Future Dreams breast cancer support
Support awareness research

Donate to those touched by BREAST cancer

Sylvie and Danielle began Future Dreams with just £100 in 2008. They believed nobody should face breast cancer alone.  Their legacy lives on in Future Dreams House.  We couldn’t continue to fund support services for those touched by breast cancer, raise awareness of breast cancer and promote early diagnosis and advance research into secondary breast cancer without your help. Please consider partnering with us or making a donation.

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