How to Go Red

Thank you so much for signing up to Go Red this September for Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month, we are so grateful for your amazing support.

We know that organising your Go Red day is going to be a little different this year, but that doesn’t mean it has to be any less fun.

We’ve put together these top tips to help you organise your virtual Go Red day – and don’t forget to take a look through our fundraising ideas and online materials!

Choose how to hold your Go Red day and set a date
It is more than likely your Go Red day will be virtual and if not please adhere to social distancing government guidelines. Start by choosing an online platform, we recommend Zoom, and a date in September to host your event. We’ve put together some tips on using Zoom here.

Set up a JustGiving page
JustGiving is the perfect way to encourage everyone to donate to your virtual event. Click here to read our guide on how to set up a JustGiving page – we’ve added the campaign to JustGiving, so when you set up your page simply search Go Red Day!

Promote your event
We put together some top tips on promote your Go Red Day here.

Get your Materials
Add some Eve materials to your event including leaflets, bunting and posters. Click here to take a look at what we have available online.

Please note due to the current coronavirus pandemic, the Eve Team is set up to work remotely which means we are unfortunately not able to send materials out in the post – we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause however will update you should the situation change.

Wear Red
Add a splash of Red with a jumper, tie, hat or nail polish, or go top-to-toe in Red or dress up as your favourite Red character.

Fundraising
You can encourage everyone who attends to donate to your JustGiving page as well as include some great games and activities. Check out our fundraising ideas here.

A Friendly Reminder
A few days before your virtual event, send out a friendly reminder to everyone you’ve invited – don’t forget to include the Zoom details (or the details of the online platform you are using).

Have Fun
Your virtual event is here! Have fun, take lots of photos, educate your friends, family and colleagues on gynae health and help raise much-needed funds for medical research.

Thank everyone and bank your money
Send a massive thank you to everyone who joined you and donated. If you’ve collected any cash / cheques, click here to find out how to bank your funds – if all your fundraising is on JustGiving then there’s nothing you need to do, the funds will automatically be transferred to us.

Share your photos and how it went
We can’t wait to hear from you – and we’d love to see any photos you managed to take. Send them to fundraising@eveappeal.org.uk – and if you post on social media don’t forget to tag @eveappeal and use #GoRed.

If you have any queries about holding your virtual Go Red day, please do get in touch – we’d be happy to help. Either email fundraising@eveappeal.org.uk or call 020 7605 0100.