How to start fundraising

There are loads of ways to get involved, whether you want to run a marathon, host an event in your community, or partner with us. Start your fundraising journey here.

  1. Choose how you want to fundraise. You can raise money as an individual, with a community group or as a business.
  2. Download your fundraising pack. Order our handy guide to help you reach your fundraising goals.
  3. Pay in your donations. Send us the life-changing funds you’ve raised – Thank you in advance!

Individual fundraising

Whether you’re cycling, running, holding a cake sale or wanting to remember someone special with an In-memory donation – there’s plenty of ways to raise funds, both in person or online using platforms like Facebook or JustGiving.

Stock image of cakes

Running events

Looking for a physical challenge? Why not get your trainers on and join #TeamOperationSmile at race near you. Choose from hundreds choose from hundreds of local events across the country.

Male runner wearing Operation Smile tshirt

Payroll giving

Make payday even better with the knowledge you’re giving new smiles to children with cleft conditions, every month.  Payroll giving is the simplest and most tax-effective way to donate to Operation Smile.

Toddler female full of smiles after her cleft surgery

Your free fundraising pack

Need some inspiration?  Our free fundraising pack is here to help – from swapsies to skydiving, crazy haircuts and detox challenges, whether you’re a seasoned thrill seeker or someone who prefers to raise dough with a spot of baking, there’s plenty here to get the ideas flowing. 

Register for your pack today and you’ll soon be giving hope to the thousands of children living with cleft conditions around the world. 

Front cover of Operation Smile Fundraising pack

Fundraising contact

Our friendly fundraising team is here to help!

Chloe Woolford

Partnership and Philanthropy Officer

020 3475 5126