Getting your friends and family together for tea, coffee and cake is one of our favourite ways to raise money for Leukaemia UK. We even have a special tea party kit to help you with your fundraising to ensure your event is a success.

Hosting a successful tea and cake event does not need to be stressful, here are some tips from us to get you started!

To receive your tea and cake event fundraising pack, simply fill in our contact form.


Choose a time and place to hold your event - this could be in school, at work or at home. After this is decided, you can get in touch with your family, friends and colleagues and start spreading the word!

Get baking (or head to the shops!)

You do not need to be a professional baker, this is all about having fun whilst raising funds for a great cause. Get your children involved, have competitions of who can make the biggest cake, and you can always go to the shops and buy a cake.. we won't tell if you don't! 

Extra fundraising ideas

There are a few other ways in which you can increase your fundraising at your tea and cake event - why not have competitions and challenges, raffles and games. 

Gift aid forms are included as part of your tea and cake kit - this means an extra 25p for every £1 you give will be donated to our cause. Make sure anyone eligible this way fills this out - Find out more about Gift Aid

Our team can also create a unique text giving code for your event which will allow anyone who isn't carrying cash on them to still donate. Please get in touch with us if you would like us to do this for you. 

Post event success

After you have completed your tea and cake event, we would love to see any photos you have! You can send us these by email or you can tag us on social media, use the #leukaemiauk hashtag or upload on your social media stories. 

Following your event, you can send the funds you have raised for us by; 

1) Making an online donation, please click here

2) Send us a cheque: Leukaemia UK, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4YR

3) Bank transfer - please get in touch with our team on [email protected] 

Leukaemia UK Tea & Cake Shopping List
Cakes (home-made or shop-bought!) 

To order your fundraising pack, fill in our contact form and we will be in touch. Thank you so much for supporting us!


Find out more about our other fundraising events and challenges.