Learn, support, give back
We have so many ways children and young people can get involved with LOROS on a small, medium or large scale with ideas for all age groups.
If you would like to fundraise for LOROS, we can help with ideas, posters and support as well as supplying lots of information about us to help educate, stimulate and motivate students.
Our fundraisers are also happy to visit schools, both primary and secondary and universities to give talks about the work of LOROS.
How you can get involved
Your support is very important to us and there are so many ways you and your pupils can get involved on a small, medium or even huge scale!
We are keen to visit you to talk about the work we do
We are happy to arrange for children and students to visit the hospice at any time
We can tailor our talks to any age groups and we can also visit your school for assemblies and talks
Our LOROS mascot, Lionel the Lion can make a special visit to your class or event. This is ideal for younger primary pupils.
From sponsored silences to bake sales, sitting in baths of custard or creating a physical obstacle course, the ways you can support LOROS is endless. The only limitation is your imagination!
Getting pupils involved in the planning of your fundraising will give them a real sense of ownership and achievement, as well as come up with ideas that you may never have thought of. So, tap into their creativity and sense of possibility to create your fundraising events.
Some of our current supporters have Run an event or series of events to benefit the Hospice. This could include taking collections or donating proceeds from ticket sales at plays or concerts.
Invite us to sell Hospice merchandise (such as greeting cards)
Have LOROS information at your events such as newsletter and events flyers
Run a stall at a summer fete, or other event
Other ideas include cake making and selling … the possibilities are endless
There are a myriad of ways students can fundraise.
A few suggestions include:
Fancy dress bucket collections
Taking part in one of our LOROS challenges at home or abroad.
However, students are always full of high jinks, great ideas and more importantly, full of energy so the list could almost be endless!
As well as fundraising events they could help out at one or more of our locally run events, assist on a stall or even help out at the Hospice.
Our team are happy to visit Fresher’s Week or other events as well as deliver talks to students as needed.
You might also think about nominating LOROS as your university’s RAG charity.
Groups such as Scouts and Girl Guides have regularly supported LOROS for years and we are always grateful when new groups wish to support.
Linking your fundraising activities to one of your challenge badges is a great way to support LOROS. Have you got a baking badge that the cakes made could be sold on? What about an environmental badge and running a sponsored litter pick?
An example of this working really well was Charnwood Division Girl Guides who created a bespoke challenge badge for our Rocket Round Leicester project.
My father was very comfortable and we felt so pleased he was getting the right care. If you can use the word enjoy about end of life care, then he enjoyed it.Tony Large
I remember the day Graeme went into LOROS and called me. That was the first time in what felt like ages, that he sounded happyCatherine Sloman