Fundraise for change

  • Photo Credit: Steven Todd
  • Photo Credit: Steven Todd
  • Photo Credit: Steven Todd
  • Photo Credit: Olga Buhagair
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Together, a better world is possible. With your support, we can help people survive war and disaster and build stronger communities from within. Join us.

Your fundraising can transform lives. In more than 40 countries around the world, Mercy Corps is on the ground providing emergency relief and helping people build stronger futures for themselves, their families and their communities. Supporters like you make this critical work a reality.

How to get started

There are so many different ways that you can fundraise for Mercy Corps. We are on hand to support your efforts every step of the way! Pick your challenge, decide on your event, come up with something entirely new and let us know how we can help.

Join our challenge events

We partner on some fantastic events and are currently working on bringing some exciting new events for 2019.

Tour de Forth
The stunning Tour de Forth will be taking place on Sunday 2nd June 2019.
The 97.3km route around Edinburgh’s River Forth via the Forth Road and Kincardine bridges, this is an event for everyone, families to keen cyclists - Enjoy the beautiful views or race against your personal best. Find out more here

The Artemis Great Kindrochit Quadrathlon
One of Scotland’s toughest one day endurance events; The Artemis Great Kindrochit Quadrathlon is back for 2019, with 3 different routes to choose from: Bronze, Silver & Gold! Get a team together for the event on Saturday 6th July - raise money for Mercy Corps and Mary’s Meals, and test yourself in the Scottish highlands next summer. Registration is now open, click here for more info and sign up today!

Royal Parks Half Marathon

Join Team Mercy Corps and fundraise to transform lives!

We have a limited number of Royal Parks Half Marathon places up for grabs! This beautiful Half Marathon route winds through four Royal Parks - Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, St James’s Park and Green Park - in all their autumnal splendour on Sunday 13th October.

We would love to have you on our team for this year's event. It costs just £35 to register and we ask that you pledge to raise a minimum sponsorship of £450 (excluding gift aid).

To apply, simply click here to register today!

Pick your own challenge

Be it a marathon, or three, your first 5km or a Tough Mudder, cycle coast to coast or even around the world, take on a triathlon or the three peaks. The possibilities are endless and we always welcome new and inspiring ideas for fundraising.

If you're unsure of where to start below are some fantastic events we would recommend to kickstart your fundraising journey:

The Edinburgh Marathon Festival - Pick your challenge within the festival, 5km, 10km a half marathon or the full. Take in the iconic landmarks of our city. Enter here

The London Marathon - the crowds in London are sure to encourage you across the finish line of this world famous event. Enter here

Host an event

Our fundraisers go to amazing lengths to support us. Play to your strengths; bake, cook, sing, dance, or perform. Fundraise at work, with your sports team, your choir or with your friends. Enjoy yourself and raise money for a great cause.

Get in contact

Your fundraising really can have an impact that can be felt around the world. If you have any questions or are looking for guidance and support please get in touch. +44 (0) 131 662 2377 (office hours) or email eu-fundraising@mercycorps.org