Ten ways you can support us this Giving Tuesday

This Giving Tuesday there are lots of different ways that you can support the work of The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. Here are our top ten ways to get involved this #GivingTuesday

1. Make a donation to our Christmas appeal.

The Royal Marsden was at the heart of numerous breakthroughs for people with cancer in 2021. Our doctors, nurses and researchers continue to be at the forefront of saving lives through early diagnosis and the development of new treatments. Help us achieve more breakthroughs for people with cancer and light up 2022 by donating to our Christmas Appeal.

2. Sign up to a fundraising event!

Get fit. Get a medal. Get the satisfaction of knowing you’ve helped raise funds for a brilliant cause. From cycling to skydives, we have lots of different events you can get involved in and have fun and raise funds at the same time! Find all our exciting fundraising events here.

A supporter skydiving for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

3. Name a Star - Celebrate a life

Every December, thousands of gold stars are displayed on the Christmas trees outside our hospitals, each one with the name of someone special. Every star you name will help to make a vital difference to cancer patients and their families. Name your Celebrate a Life star today. 

4. Shop from our Christmas collection.

From Christmas cards, to magic reindeer food, to bandanas for your dog, we have a great selection of festive and fun goodies for you to choose from! Shop all things Christmas here.

Two dogs wearing Royal Marsden brand bandannas

5. Sign up to join us on The Banham Marsden March 2022.

Sign up today to join us on Sunday 22 May 2022, for the long-awaited return of The Banham Marsden March in-person event! Come together with friends and family to walk the route between our two hospitals in Chelsea and Sutton. You'll be joining patients, families, friends of the hospital and staff all taking part and fundraising for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. Sign up for your place today. 

Family and a dog walking in the Banham Marsden March

6. Give while you shop and sign up to Amazon Smile!

Planning to shop online this Christmas? Did you know that by signing up to Amazon smile, Amazon will donate a small percentage of what you spend to us at no extra cost to you! Even better - It takes less than a minute to set up. Sign up here 

7. Go on an epic adventure

Want to have an adventure of a lifetime? Sign up today to Trek the Inca Trail in Peru for The Royal Marsden! This trip of a lifetime takes in an alternative, un-touristy route in the Lares Valley and will bring you all the way to the lost city of Machu Picchu. Our Splendid partners at Charity Challenge run this amazing trek and you can find out more about how to get involved here.

Llama's face

8. Visit the Ever After Garden in Grosvenor Square this winter.

This December, in the heart of Mayfair, London’s Grosvenor Square will be illuminated with thousands of white roses. Visitors will be able to dedicate their own illuminated rose to a loved one online or in person at the garden, in return for a donation to The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. The Garden is free to visitors and is open daily from 12 noon to 8pm, from 1st to 23rd December. Find out more or dedicate a rose here.

Illuminated rose in the Ever After Garden

9. Sponsor a day

Sponsor a day is a special way you can support the life-changing work of The Royal Marsden. A loved one’s birthday or your wedding anniversary, this day can be any time in the year that’s special to you. Your name or a loved one’s name will be added to our sponsor a day calendars at our Chelsea or Sutton hospital and you’ll get a personalised message on your special day. Find out more about sponsor a day here.


10. Connect with us on social

An easy option and it doesn’t cost you a thing! Get the latest updates and stories from us by following our social media – a like, comment and share can help us tell even more people about the incredible work of The Royal Marsden this #Givingtuesday. Find us today on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.