Raise a smile and change a life!

All children are special and deserve the best possible chance in life. For children born with cleft deformities who cannot afford corrective surgery the NCF offers a lifeline. Just £200 pays for a child to have life changing surgery and all donations help. Fundraising is a great way of making a difference and there is a way for everyone to raise a smile.


Sponsored Events

Get fit and raise a smile! There are all sorts of sponsored events that are fun, challenging and can help to raise a smile or two! We can provide you with sponsor forms, leaflets and details of how to set up your own “My Donate” page. Just email us we would love to hear from you.

There are such a variety of events to choose from… marathons, triathlons, 5k events, parachute jumps and so much more. Want to find out what exciting challenges are out there and raise funds for the NCF? Head over to Skyline to see what makes you smile!


Do you know of different challenges? Please get in touch to tell us about them so that we can enthuse others.


Organise your own Event

There is a fun-draising event to make everyone smile… make it fun to do and raise smiles for others at the same time.

Organise a tea party, film night, bake sale, jumble or car boot sale. Friends love to help and events like this can be great fun and can raise awareness as well as much-needed funds.

Email us with your ideas and if you need to publicise your event we can help with ideas and support.


Donations instead of Presents

If you have a birthday or special anniversary coming up and don’t want gifts, why not ask friends to donate to the charity instead. That way people know they are donating smiles in your name – what could be better?


Donate while you shop online with Easyfundraising.org.uk

Easyfundraising is a way to raise money simply by shopping online. You can help the Northern Cleft Foundation every time you buy from some of the most well known high street names at no extra cost to yourself.

A percentage of your purchase will be donated to the charity every time you shop online with retailers who participate in the Easyfundraising scheme. Raising a smile couldn’t be simpler.

Registering with Easyfundraising is quick and easy. Simply click on “Support a Good Cause” and search for “Northern Cleft Foundation”

Sign up now > www.easyfundraising.org.uk


Fundraising in Schools

The brainchild of primary school teacher, Mrs. Gill Byrom, the ‘Gallery of Smiles’ Exhibition provides a simple fundraising initiative for schools or groups. It can easily be adapted to suit individual needs and is beneficial to everyone involved.

NCF Fundraising - Gallery of Smiles

The initiative uses self portraits to provide an exciting opportunity for children (and adults) to engage in a fun and creative art activity. It fits perfectly with the Northern Cleft Foundation’s key message of ‘Giving Smiles for Life’.

Find out more and get your school involved >