Help us by taking part in a challenge


There are lots of different events you can organise or take part in to help support our work. Whether you are looking to take part in a physical challenge or do something you enjoy socially whilst raising funds for your favourite charity, there are many different ways you can raise funds and awareness for Fresh Start.

Get sponsored to take part in Ride to the Sun, an overnight cycling challenge from Carlisle to Cramond Beach. This is a free event to take part in and a fun challenge for avid cyclists. Ride to the Sun takes place on the evening of 22nd June 2024. For more info, visit Home ( and remember to get sponsored for taking part in aid of Fresh Start!

Run the Edinburgh marathon, take part in the Scottish 5k or 10k, get grubby at Tough Mudder, get sponsored to climb a mountain, hold a bake sale, do a sponsored silence, take part in a game-a-thon, the ideas are endless and we would love to hear yours!  You can erven run your own event! Every little helps and we would love to support you in running your own fundraiser for Fresh Start, whether that’s providing promotional materials for a coffee morning, bake sale, or crafting evening, to something bigger!  Check out some great ideas of how you can raise funds in your own unique way! 

We would love you to choose Fresh Start for any event you are taking part in and can support you in the sponsorship process and promote your efforts and progress through our social media channels if you wish.

You can download our sponsorship form, with Gift Aid declaration here

If you are interested in taking part in any of the above, or for further information, please contact Darcey Joyce on, you can also download this poster to display at your fundraising event!