Remembering someone

Many of our supporters tell us they find it comforting to fundraise for Young Lives vs Cancer in memory of a loved one. Here are some of the ways you can do it.

Organise a funeral collection

If you are organising a funeral you may decide to hold a collection on the day. Sometimes this is done in lieu of flowers. Young Lives vs Cancer is here to help you make this as straightforward as possible.

By choosing to support young lives against cancer, you can make a real, lasting difference to the life of a child or young person with cancer. We want to reach each and every child and young person with cancer that needs us.

Contact our friendly team on 0300 330 0803 or email us at to order donation envelopes and a collection box. We’ll also send you all the details of what you need to do on the day and how you pay in those donations.

Please note that it can take up to three days for items to be posted out, but we’ll do our best to get them to you on time. If the envelopes don’t arrive in time, please don’t worry – usually the service provider can provide something for you to collect donations.

Set up a Remember Me fund

Setting up a Remember Me Fund is a lasting tribute to a loved one. If you, your friends and family are planning on fundraising in memory, you may want to think about setting up a Remember Me Fund in their name. You can find everything you’ll need on our Set up a fund page.

Organise an event

Organising an event is an amazing way to celebrate your loved one’s life and support Young Lives vs Cancer. If you already have your own idea of what you’d like to do, that’s great, just let us know and we’ll be there to support you whenever you need us. If you aren’t sure of what you’d like to do, we’re happy to give ideas and chat through any options

Contact us

Please get in touch with our friendly team on 0300 330 0803 or email us at

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