Ideas and support documents for fundraising
Fundraising is a daunting task and even more difficult when you do not have charitable status. There are a number of charities who may help with fundraising support including providing access to a charity number which allows you to take advantage of fundraising websites such as Just Giving.
Two charities used by families are Tree of Hope and Caudwell Children. Please click on their names to find out more.
A fundraising ideas document is available HERE. The author is an experienced fundraiser who has had SDR as an adult and runs his own charity, Footsteps of West New York.
How much should we aim to raise? Costs can be anywhere between £30,000 and £60,000 depending on where you have the surgery, whether additional operations are required such as tendon lengthening surgery or corrective eye treatment and the extent of the aftercare required.