Donations & Fundraising

The work of GIST Support UK is supported by donations from its supporters.

We very much appreciate the efforts of all our supporters and fundraisers. The money you raise helps us to continue to support GIST patients and fund research into GIST cancer. The charity is run by volunteers, and receives no government funding.

If you’d like information or support for fundraising please contact us at

How to Donate:

Donate On Line via Just Giving

Send a Cheque to our Treasurer

Send a Cheque Donation

Make your cheque payable to: "GIST Support UK".  Alternatively if you want your donation to go particularly to the PAWS GIST area of our work, please make your cheque payable to "GSUK (PAWS-GIST)".

Please also indicate if you want us to treat your donation as GiftAid.

Cheques should be sent to:

The Treasurer, GIST Support UK, 28 Main Street, Wymondham, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE14 2AG.


If you'd like to raise funds for GIST Support UK, please get in touch!

Email us at and we can provide you with a fundraising pack and advice and support for your event or challenge.

We’re registered with online donation platforms including VirginMoneyGiving  and JustGiving. You can also raise money using our sponsor form that can be downloaded sponsorform.

Looking for a challenge? If you would like to take part in an organised event or have a particular challenge in mind, please get in touch. We can provide advice and help on how to register and provide support for your fundraising.

We're delighted to offer charity places for some of the UK’s great sporting events such as the London marathon and RideLondon-Surrey 100. Whether you’re looking for a place in an event, or you already have a place in an event we’d love to hear from you and welcome you to #TeamGIST!

Take part in RideLondon!

Join over 20,000 cyclists on this closed road (aka car free) event through the iconic sights of London and the surrey hills. This event is a modified version of the London 2012 Olympic road race, so you’re following the tracks of cycling greats!

We have charity places each year and would love for you to join our team!

We’ll supply you with a GIST Support UK cycling vest and have a loud support team to cheer you on during the day. For more information on the RideLondon visit:

To register your interest in this event or for more details on our charity places please contact:

Take part in other organised events (Marathons, Triathlons etc)

If you'd like to support GIST Support UK by taking part in an organised event or particular challenge, and would like advice or help to register please do let us know and we'll be happy to help you where we can! You can download a pdf version of our Sponsorship form here.

We're delighted to offer charity places for some of the UK’s great sporting events. If you already have a place in an event we’d love to hear from you and welcome you to #TeamGIST!

If an event you’re interested in isn’t listed here, or you’re looking for further inspiration, please contact and we’ll do all we can to help.

Organise Your Own Charity Event

Our amazing supporters over the last few years have organised hugely successful events such as Summer Garden Parties, quiz Nights, fish & chip suppers, coffee mornings and taken part in sponsored cycle rides, marathons and swimathons on our behalf.

If you have an idea for a fundraising event that you'd like to discuss with us - we would love to hear from you. 

Please contact us at 

Corporate Matching Donations

You may be able to double or even triple the impact of your donation through a matching donations from your employer. Talk to your human resources department to find out if your company will match gifts made to the GIST Support UK.

Ways We Can Help With Your Fundraising:

Our online fundraising tools enable you to set up personalised fundraising pages quickly and easily, using either JustGiving or VirginMoneyGiving. However if it's paper sponsorship forms you prefer, you can download one easily here . We can also help by supplying printed T-shirts, running vests, balloons, collecting tins and a range of awareness raising posters & flyers. Our dedicated fundraising co-ordinator will help you with any aspects of your GIST Support UK or PAWS-GIST fundraising.

Click brochure images below to download our Fundraising Information Packs: 


If you would like to discuss any of your fundraising ideas with us, please do get in touch with us at:

If you wish to raise funds for our PAWS-GIST initiative please contact us at or visit for more information.

Other ways to Donate:


Do you have any items you would like to sell? You can sell items on Ebay and donate a chosen portion of the sale price (between 10 and 100%) to GIST Support UK. The proportion of the sale price that is donated to GIST Support UK is then free of sellers fees!


Don’t forget, if you’re eligible for GiftAid to select this option on your PayPal account.

Raise money for us while you shop!

You can now help us raise money for GIST Support UK and PAWS-GIST by shopping online too!

Use easyfundraising to shop with over 3,600 retailers including Amazon, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS,, eBay, Boden, and M&S.

Every time you shop, you’ll raise a free donation for GIST Support UK or PAWS-GIST every time, it’s that easy!

Click on the banner images below to find out more...

     Fundraise for GIST Support UK

           Fundraise for PAWS-GIST

Easy Fundraising - Collect FREE funds for us every time you shop online!

Don't send me a card

Looking for an environmentally friendly alternative to paper waste from greetings cards?

Or have you missed the last post to get a card there in time?

We’re registered with  where you can send e-cards and donate the money you would have spent on a card to GIST Support UK!


Amazon Smile

We’re registered with Amazon Smile.

If you start your Amazon shopping at Amazon Smile,  Amazon donates 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees) to GIST Support UK.

Leave a legacy gift...

Legacies are an important source of income for GIST Support UK, helping to fund research into this rare cancer and ensuring our good work continues. If you are thinking of writing a Will, we are happy to help but if you already have a Will and would like to include a gift to GIST Support UK (sometimes called a legacy), there may not be any need to rewrite your Will. After honouring your loved ones first, the donation can be as small or large as you like - every gift makes a big difference and helps GIST Support UK. Thank you.


If you’d like to discuss other ways to raise funds for GIST Support UK please contact us at