Get involved

From fun runs to abseiling or baking cakes to sky diving we've got a lot going on.

 

But we couldn't do it without our volunteers, who are at the heart of local communities and help us raise awareness of vascular EDS.

 

We need more help than ever, please join our team today to help make a difference.

Our volunteer fundraisers are vital to our charity. Not only do they raise significant amounts of funds for Annabelle’s Challenge they also raise awareness of who we are and what we do for vascular EDS, helping us to reach more people who need us.

 

How will I be involved?

You'll help organise fundraising events in your local community, with family and friends or with other groups or work places. You can also get involved with coordinating fundraising collections for Annabelle’s Challenge.

 

Our volunteer fundraisers help organise:

  • Coffee mornings
  • Quiz nights
  • Walks and bike rides
  • Christmas jumper days at work
  • Abseils
  • Wine tasting & food events
  • Skydiving
  • Cake baking
  • And much more

 

What skills do I need?

We're looking for enthusiastic, good communicators.

 

How much time do I need to volunteer?

It's up to you how much time you want to give. We will work with your fundraising event ideas with awareness leaflets, posters and promotion.

Help us socially

A simple and easy way to help our charity raise awareness of vascular EDS. Share our posts and updates with all your followers, invite your friends to follow us and be sociable for Annabelle's Challenge.

 

You can find Annabelle's Challenge on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

 

We use the following hastags:

#VascularEDS

#vEDS

#AnnabellesChallenge

Become a champion

Our objective is to support everyone affected by vascular EDS who needs us and we need the help of our volunteers to help achieve this.

 

Representing the charity to schools, colleges, community organisations and corporate partners, you'll become a champion for Annabelle’s Challenge.

 

How will I be involved?

Champions support our charity in a number of ways:

  • In-store bag packing
  • Handing out leaflets
  • Coordinating collections
  • Giving presentations
  • Arrange local fundraising events

 

Champions also help by representing the charity by:

  • Giving talks at schools, colleges and medical centres
  • Presenting to local businesses 
  • Attending cheque presentations or local events
  • Seeking out fundraising opportunities.

 

What skills do I need?

We need you to have a good knowledge of your local area, communicate well and use initiative. Speakers need to be confident about speaking in public and to local business representatives and medical professionals.

 

How much time do I need to volunteer?

As much or as little as you can give.

 

Will I receive any training?

You will be provided with as much information and training required to carry out this role effectively.

 

Can I claim expenses?

Our champions can claim out of pocket expenses, for example travel to and from venues, parking etc.

 

Applying to be one of our champions is quick and easy, simply complete the form below and receive automatic free membership to our charity plus we will send you are ‘local awareness pack’ which includes posters and leaflets to put up in your local area such as GP practices, dentists, council offices etc.

 

  • 12 months free membership
  • 50 x Vascular EDS awareness leaflets
  • 4 x Posters
  • Annabelle's Challenge badge

Help out at events

We host events all year round to help raise awareness and funds, we need the help of volunteers to help make this possible.

 

Our events include:

  • Charity fundraising events
  • Shopping centre stands
  • In-store bag packing
  • Exhibitions
  • Outdoor & Indoor awareness events
  • Networking

 

If you can spare the odd hour or two, maybe an afternoon or early evening we would like to hear from you. We can add you to our ‘on-call’ list and with advance notice we will let you know our planned events.

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Vascular EDS Conference 2017

We are proud to announce that Annabelle's Challenge and Ehlers-Danlos Support UK will be jointly hosting the first ever UK Vascular EDS Conference on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th May 2017 in Manchester.

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