Take part in an event in 2020

If you’d like an opportunity to raise money for Bede and also get fit, we have places in the Virgin London Marathon. For more information please see below.  If you decide to fundraise for us, places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

You may even have a race event you are participating in and Bede will support you by:

  • Inviting you to lunch at Bede so you can see how any money you may raise is spent
  • Promoting your fundraising story through our Friends network
  • Giving you a Bede T-shirt
  • Awarding you a Bede certificate for the money raised for us

If you want a place in the London Marathon or have any queries relating to fundraising for Bede, please contact: Gwen Green:

Thank you.



We also invite you to select your own way to raise money for Bede. Be it organizing a silent disco, doing a cake-bake sale or holding a quiz night.  If you want ideas for more ways to raise money visit:

The Virgin London Marathon

Sunday 3 April 2020

  • Sponsorship target per person: £2500
  • Location: Blackheath, London
  • Distance: 26.2 miles
  • Places available: 3
  • Entry closing date: To be confirmed

In its 40th year, the London Marathon is packed full of elite runners, amateurs and fun runners. Starting in South London at Blackheath, the course winds its way through the East of the city before finishing on the Mall.  As a fundraising opportunity this is the most popular of our events.

To find out more please visit:


Standing orders

Regular standing orders, however small, can make a real difference in enabling us to plan ahead.  If you would like make a regular payment please contact Gwen Green, tel: 0207 237 3881, for a form or visit our JustGiving page.

Give as you live

Shop and raise money for Bede at no cost to you!
Please support Bede House every time you shop online at no cost to you.

Give as you Live is a web-based product that allows shoppers to turn every pound spent online into a free donation for Bede.

Thousands of online retailers, offering millions of products, will donate a percentage of each purchase to Bede. It costs you nothing to Give as you Live as the stores donate the money rather than you.

With Give as you Live, thousands of brands including Amazon,, John Lewis, Waterstones and Expedia have signed up to donate a percentage of every purchase you make online to us. All at no cost to you and at no cost to us. The average shopper will raise £2.10 per month through what they already buy online.

In addition to the £2.10 raised per month, every new shopper you recruit who raises £5 or more, Give as you Live will donate an additional £5 to us.
Please try Give as you Live today. Click on the link now to find out how Give As You Live works for you:


 Friends of Bede Fundraisers

To find out more about becoming a Friend of Bede click here.