Fundraising

The new Code of Fundraising Practice came into effect in October 2019. The changes are designed to make it easier for fundraisers, charities and third-party organisations to understand the standards expected of them when fundraising.

https://www.fundraisingregulator.org.uk/code

It's great you want to fundraise for us!

So..we have listened to your suggestions about fundraising for the OPA and have some exciting news! A new fundraising pack will be available soon.

Oesophageal & gastric cancers are amongst the fastest rising most unpleasant cancers. The Oesophageal Patients Association (OPA) has led the fight against these devastating cancers for over thirty years and is not only supporting the patient, carer & their family but continue working to promote public awareness of these lesser known but rapidly increasing cancers. This will mean that many more lives can be saved through earlier diagnosis and better treatment. 

Most of all we want be there to raise awareness, support and provide information to every single patient, carer and their family who is having to cope with two of the worst forms of cancer.

Please note, if you are fundraising via JustGiving or Virgin Money Giving you do not need to fill in a Permission to Fundraise Form (PE1). But please contact us to get your OPA fundraising materials!

Step 1: Permission to Fundraise Form (PE1)

Before you start fundraising for us, ensure you have either completed

a) the online PE1 form (coming soon)

or

b) the downloadable PE1 form 

or 

c) you would like to obtain a PE1 form by post, by emailing charity@opa.org.uk with your full name and postal address.

RETURN POSTAL FORMS TO:   Fundraising Department, The OPA, 6 & 7 Umberslade Business Centre, Pound House Lane, Hockley Heath, Solihull, B94 5DF

Step 2: Get your Fundraising Pack

Once we have received your PE1, we will then post out a pack. 

Our fundraising pack includes a t-shirt, sponsorship form, poster, collection box, bunting, balloons and much more.

Have questions or need further help?

If you have any questions or queries, please call 0121 704 9860 or email at charity@opa.org.uk and we will do our best to help. 

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