Contact us:  48, Montague Road,






Fundraising and Sponsorship for AKPA


We organise numerous fundraising events and activities to raise money for AKPA. Below you will find details of how we raise money and how you can help.


There are further details of our fundraising events here.


Details of our Fundraising Superstars, their activities and fundraising websites can be found here.




 Raise money for AKPA with JustGiving



AKPA has joined up with JustGiving, the online fundraising and sponsorship website, to make raising money quicker, easier and more effective.


Whether you are celebrating a transplant, running a marathon or simply taking donations for a birthday or wedding anniversary, you can set up your own personalised JustGiving fundraising page to tell everyone what you are doing and why you are raising money for AKPA. It only takes 60 seconds! The JustGiving team then gives you everything you need to reach more sponsors faster.


You can also make a one-off or regular donation to AKPA via JustGiving.


Also, JustGiving will collect Gift Aid from any eligible donors, enhancing any donation by up to 28%. The donation is a 100% secure, spam-free experience. They will never sell or share your personal details and won’t try to sell you anything.


To start raising money for us on JustGiving, please visit




 AKPA Sponsor Form


If you wish to raise funds for AKPA we can also provide an official sponsor form complete with AKPA logo and Gift Aid declaration for your event or fundraising activity. Please send us an email at providing details of your event and we can provide the form to you.




 If you would like to donate money to AKPA:


The easiest way to donate money to AKPA is to send a cheque made payable to 'AKPA' to our postal address:


AKPA donations

48, Montague Road,



If you are a UK taxpayer we can also claim Gift Aid on your donation, currently worth an extra 25p for every £1 donated. To do this you can print and fill in our Gift Aid donation form, available by clicking here, and send it with your donation.




 How do we raise our funds?


This is mainly down to members of AKPA, their families and friends, with help over the years from many other individuals and organisations who have taken an interest in our work.


To achieve our aims we constantly need to raise money and the range of sources is wide:

• Sponsored events, such as cycle rides, golf tournaments, clay-pigeon shoots, walks, swims, even a vintage tractor rally.

• Charity entertainment events such as dances and concerts, coffee mornings, art sales and car boot sales.

• Street and supermarket collections, and charity boxes in shops etc.

• Christmas card sales.

• Annual subscriptions.

• Seasonal craft and bric-a-brac stalls.

• Our Christmas raffle.

• A '200 Club' with draws every other month. (Click for details)

• Bequests, legacies and donations in memory.




 Help AKPA to raise funds!


There are several ways you can help us to raise funds. If you can organise or assist with any of the above, or have any original ideas for fund-raising, please contact any Committee member or your Dialysis Unit. Alternatively you can email us at AKPA can help with advice, and can also provide posters, collecting-boxes, Donor Registration Forms, sponsorship forms (complete with AKPA logo and Gift Aid declaration) and other useful materials. We are always looking for any help, however small.







You can also sign up for easyfundraising and raise money for AKPA when you shop online, at no extra cost to you. It's FREE and easy to do. For more information visit our easyfundraising page by clicking here.




 How do we use our funds?


Regular Commitments:


• Welfare grants.

• Financial assistance for holidays.

• Producing Newsflash, our regular newsletter for members.

• Helping with expenses for members attending the annual NKF Conference.

• Supporting the Transplant Games.


Special Projects:


• Purchasing equipment and comforts for Addenbrooke’s Dialysis Centre, Renal and Transplant wards and for the Satellite Units, for example, reclining dialysis chairs, a TV system for patients and air-conditioning.

• Funding research projects at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

• Initiating the Skin Surveillance Programme for transplant patients.

• Paying the costs of making an exercise video for PD patients.

• Providing a Transplant Clinic Nurse.

• Supporting medical and nursing staff to attend training courses and international conferences.


We believe that our association does a valuable job in supporting patients, their families and the superb medical and nursing teams at Addenbrooke’s and the satellite units.









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