Celebrating your fundraising achievements
We would like to thank everyone who takes part in our charity fundraising events. Whether you fundraise a little or a lot, your gift is very important to us and supports our work with homeless people.
We would like to say a huge thank you to Reigate Heath Golf Club this month who have been busy fundraising for the past year after choosing St Mungo’s as their charity for 2015/16
January was again swamped with Woolly Hat Day fun, from schools and companies donning their hats to students taking to the streets of London, splashing colour all over the square mile to help raise money to end homelessness.
This month we’d like to say a monumental thank you to SUSU RAG, LSU RAG and LSESU RAG for coming to London to raise a colossal £13,483.95 for St Mungo’s making it our largest ever one day bucket collection and double the amount raised last year
The St Mungo’s Community and Events team where overwhelmed by our supporter’s generosity this Christmas. With so much seasonal joy we would like to say huge thank you to everyone who supported us over the Festive Season. From Canal Festivals to open houses, Christmas lights to school choirs, December showed us the incredible community spirit you hold.
After an amazing month of fundraising, it has been almost impossible to decide one single person for our fundraiser of month. In the end, we decided we wanted to shout about all of our amazing fundraisers who had either abseiled down the ArcelorMittal Orbit or completed the Royal Parks Half Marathon - we really cannot thank you enough.
In August we showed our appreciation to James Perrin for completing RideLondon and raising an incredible £1,095.00 in the process. James was one of 11 Ride London Participants who raised a total of £7,154.96 for St Mungo’s.
In June we made a special shout out to fans of Benedict Cumberbatch who have been raising money for us to celebrate his birthday. We would like to especially thank Lissie, who, all the way from LA, pushed the fundraiser across social media channels and the world to make this happen. In total they raised nearly £900.
On Saturday 20thJune 77 individuals dared to abseil the length of the historic Senate House in Bloomsbury to raise over £15,000 to date.We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who was involved, especially the staff from the University of London, who have not only allowed us the use of their grand building but have also kindly made a huge contribution towards fundraising
January is always a busy month following Christmas and with the lead up to Woolly Hat Day. Woolly Hat Day was again a success seeing schools, youth groups and universities taking part in various activities to help homeless people get ahead. However, our fundraisers of the month for Janauary are SUSU Rag for raising £3618.01 at our bucket collections, read more here
December is traditionally one of the busiest months for any charity's fundraising team and at St Mungo's, this was certainly true. We had a fantastic month and a huge thank you to all the groups and individuals who supported the charity in a variety of ways in the build up to Christmas. Read about some of our fantastic December fundraisers and all about the William IV Pub here
On Thursday 27th November, we along with 2,500 other people were very fortunate to attend the thanksgiving service at St Paul's Cathedral. The American International Church had again chosen to hold a retiring collection for St Mungo's during the service. Rick Sears President of the American International Church Council visited the Recovery College prior to the service, and gave a touching and uplifting speech during the service detailing some of the clients he had met. If you're faith group would like to raise funds for us please get in contact with our community team here
In October, Danielle was one of our 43 brave runners who took on the Royal Parks Half Marathon. As someone who believes so passionately in our work, we were thrilled that she chose to run for us and thanks to her friends and family, she raised just under £1,500.00, going above and beyond her target of just £395! Thank you so much for your support Danielle! In excess of £17,000.00 was raised in total from the run, an incredible amount - thank you everyone! If you are interested in taking on the Royal Parks Half Marathon next year, find out all the info here
Our fundraisers of the month for September were the incredible Newton Family who took on the London Trekathon, a 26 mile walk taking in sights such as Big Ben, St Paul's Cathedral and Buckingham Palace. Not only did they complete the challenge in just 7 hours, they have also raised over £1,900! We would also like to thank all our own place participants for their hard work and support with fundraising, with a special mention to Murray Mason who completed the Mallorca Ironman and raised over £1,700! If you are taking on your own personal challenge and would like to fundraise for us, then please get in contact here!
We had a busy month in August with two of our biggest sporting events taking place; The London Triathlon and RideLondon - Surrey 100. We would like to thank all our participants for their hard work and support with training and fundraising, and it was so great to meet so many of you! You have raised nearly £20,000 from these events and we are so honoured that you chose to support us! Get involved here!
Supporters of community group Share a Smile, an initiative of the Ismaili Centre in South Kensington donated more than 2,500 hampers to St Mungo's, which allowed us to deliver them to 25 different projects across London! Thank you to every who helped contribute to the Share a Smile campaign, your efforts were incredible! For more info follow the link here!
If you're a community group and want to get involved in fundraising for us, then contact with us on mailto:email@example.com
On 8 June, over 80 brave people took on our Broadgate Tower Abseil on behalf of St Mungo's. Everyone had such a great day and over £20,000 was raised! We cannot thank our abseilers enough for choosing to support us - we are sending a huge thank you to all of you!
Nick, Anthony, Andrew and Oliver cycled from Land's End to John O'Groats at the beginning on May in aid of St Mungo's. They raised over £7,000 and had a fantastic, but somewhat tiring adventure! They decided to ride for us as Nick's wife works at our Residential College in Clapham and we are really proud of them! Thank you for all your hard work and support guys! To find out more about our Residential College, please click here.
Roger ran the Virgin London Marathon for us this year and raised an incredible £2,500! Along with our other London Marathon runners, nearly £12,000 was raised - thank you everyone for all your hard work and support! We have been blown away! For your chance to run for St Mungo's in the 2015 race, please fill out an application form here
Dhanish took part in a three month Dryathlon in the New Year after helping a homeless man on the street on a cold winter's evening. He raised an amazing £525, and despite the temptation, he succeeded in his challenge! In his words, "It helps to have a big heart" - thank you Dhanish!
Alex decided to use his place in the Seville Marathon to raise money for us, as his company's charity of the year. Going from smoking 20 a day, he took on his first marathon in February and raised over £1,300 for us, which will be matched by Nabarro. As you can see, he got his well-deserved medal and we cannot thank him enough! To find out more about what your company can do to support St Mungo's, contact Amanda Crozier by email at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0208 762 5537.
Anne made her first contribution to us after receiving a letter from us in the same post as some unexpected prize money from a race; she decided that this was an omen and made a donation! Since then she has raised money by running in the London Marathon, knitting hats for Woolly Hat Day and taken part in many of our bucket collections in central London - thank you for your continued support Anne!
12 members of Loughborough's RAG braved the weather (and being in onesies) and helped out at our Christmas bucket collections at major Overground and Underground stations in Central London. Between themselves and other volunteers, we collected over £7,000 from members of the public - our best Christmas collections ever!
If anyone would like to help us at our bucket shaking collections this year, please contact the events team at mailto:email@example.com
Who is Hussain organised a sponsored sleep out on November 22nd. Around 50 people took part and raised over £13,000 for us. Shane and Gordon, our clients, spoke at the event to remind the participants why we should end rough sleeping and why our work is so important to get people off the streets and into services such as ours. Thanks to all who took part.
A big thank you to the boys at Lyndhurst school who choose to support us throughout the academic year 2012-2013. By donating proceeds from their Christmas and summer fairs they raised a fantastic £4000! To read more about how your school can get involved click here.
In August Philip Nias took on the challenge of cycling the RideLondon-Surrey 100 for us. Philip completed the ride in 6 hours 51 minutes and raised a fantastic £2,583! A big thank you to Philip and all his friends and family who supported him.
Caral Stevenson, her team from Oxford Brookes University and staff from our project's in Oxford (collectively known as The Popcycles!) took on St Mungo's London to Oxford Cycle this July. They bravely endured the 30 degree heat and cycled 60 miles, raising a fantastic £1,125.96! A big thank you to everyone who took part in this event.
Ben bravely took on 2013 Senate House abseil in June, scaling 210ft down - dressed as Spiderman. Thank you to Ben for raising £815 for us and to all 100 of our abseilers!
This summer Connor Johnston will be participating in not one but three events to raise money for us! Running the Edinburgh Marathon, Snowdonia Marathon and The Wall (A 69 mile route along Hadrian's Wall)! Please visit his sponsorship page to show your support for this huge challenge.
In April Tom, manager of St Mungo's Barnsbury Road project, along with 4 other lovely fundraisers ran 26.2 miles to raise funds! A big thank you to all of you! Please register now if you would like to run the Virgin Active London Marathon for us in 2014!
Bernard, Michael and Kat took on the Bath Half Marathon and raised £448.94 for St Mungo's project, Mulberry House and Mews. Mulberry House and Mews is a supported living project for adults living with and recovering from mental health issues.
As part of ‘Random Acts of Kindness Week' Jennifer Connolly from The Great Exhibition Pub, Dulwich took on the challenge of hula hooping! Jennifer asked people to donate £2 to guess how long she could hoop for, incredibly she managed to hoop for 6 hours, raising over £200!
Oxted Church raised over £1,300 for us by holding special offerings over the Christmas period. A big thank you to all the congregation!
Nick Robson and his friends from university got involved in our Christmas collections by singing carols for us at Euston station, raising £154.43!
The aim of university RAG jail breakers is to get as far away in the world as possible with nothing but their wits to get by. Paul from Durham University took up this challenge and raised £205!
Pupils from The John Fisher School put their hats on to help homeless people on Woolly Hat Day and raised an amazing £819.05
David took on the challenge of competing in the Virgin Active London Triathlon. As well as finishing 8th in his group he manage to raise over £13,000!
The Chograshi brothers (Kike, Nono and David) took on their own challenge, swimming an amazing 35,000m, raising just over £700.
The Middle and Upper School boys at Dulwich Prep had their annual Funday event in July, during which everyone wore Jubilee themed fancy dress and each class held a stall. The day raised an excellent £300, and a favourite stall was Soak the Teacher! Well done to everyone involved!
Rita and Bart recently skydived to raise over £900. Bart said "it's very hard to find correct words to describe the whole experience, and it's difficult to believe that it actually happened. It was brilliant, above everything I've experienced in my life!"
Bill ran the Bath half marathon in March this year, with his daughter Flo and raised a fantastic £849.20 for us.. Read more about why Bill and his daughter ran for us.
Helena and Richard Smalman Smith completed the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge 2011 and rowed across the Atlantic Ocean in 75 days raising a whopping £7,096 for us! Read more about their amazing challenge.