Fundraising & Events

How will fundraising help

Northamptonshire Sands is reliant on donations and fundraising in order to provide support to bereaved parents in the area.  

Donations are used for the following:

  • To supply Memory boxes for both Kettering and Northampton Hospitals 
  • Memorial Services
  • Balloon Release 
  • Maintenance of bereavement suites at Kettering and Northampton Hospitals
  • Contributions towards improvements in the bereavement facilities  at Kettering and Northampton Hospitals
  • Training/awareness days for Healthcare Professionals 
  • Telephone Helpline
  • Website 
  • Support Meetings 


Fundraising - how do I start? 

Fundraising using  Just Giving or Virgin Money 

All fundraisers must  be registered with National Sands.  You can request that all or part of your fundraising  be used for  local group use. If you do not specify the group all funds will go to National Sands.  Please contact National Sands Fundraising Team on 0845 6520 448 or email 

It is suggested that when you set up your page on line you specify an end date.

Please either email  -  or use the  contact page on this site  to let us know that you are fundraising for us so that we can  advertise your event and ensure the money comes to us. 

Bank Transfer 

If you wish to transfer money directly into our bank account please email  - for our bank details. 

By Cheque 

Please make cheques payable to Northamptonshire Sands and post to:

Mrs Viv Jameson, Treasurer Northamptonshire Sands, 22 Whaddon Close, Northampton, NN4 9XS,



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