As you probably already know Hosties 4 Heroes began by directly supporting Help for Heroes . We have decided to spread our love and sunshine to even more of the heroes that need it, so thanks again for helping us achieve our mission. From here on, we’ll be supporting, not only Help for Heroes and all military and veteran causes, but also the Emergency Services including the Fire service, Police force, RNLI, Air Ambulance and Ambulance.
To assist in making your fundraising journey run as smoothly as possible, we have put together some FAQ questions for you. We hope they help!
Yes! You can do any challenge you like! So long as it’s a registered challenge somewhere. Whether it’s a 5k walk, the Great North Run, Tough Mudder, the London Marathon, 3 Peaks challenge, A bungee jump, the list goes on! Pick a challenge to suit you and your team (if you are part of one) and book your place directly with them via their website. Then when you when you register with us add it to the registration form with the date where requested.
You can do as many as you like! Just follow the registration process each time you do one. Your registration fee of £25 will be valid for one year so we’ll have a record of you.
If we do our own Hostie led challenge/event then we’ll open this up to new registrations first. This is because we want to optimise fundraising and create a fair system. Thank you for your understanding.
We recommend Just Giving https://www.justgiving.com/
however you don’t have to use them, there are many great fundraising platforms to get started from
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your fundraising link. We can then inform the charity you are fundraising for so that we can both support you on your journey.
For a regular challenge e.g Tough Mudder or a Half Marathon we recommend a minimum of £300 . In our experience it’s a more than achievable target, with most smashing it! Obviously, you can set it higher and aim for the moon and stars, you’re bound to soar past it anyway! Some find it easier than others and some may do fund raisers quite a lot. With this in mind £300 is a fair guideline for everyone.
If you’re doing a skydive or wing walk then the minimum target is set at £500, this is a different set up from the offset so please read on.
You will need to go directly to Click n Jump for the Red Devils Skydive via the links on our website – they organise this on behalf of the Red Devils and Help for Heroes.
If it’s the wingwalk you are after go directly to Aerosuperbatics , link on the website, and they will guide you through the process. Again this type of challenge is currently set up with them to raise money for Help for Heroes.
Don’t forget to tell them you are fundraising as part of the Hosties 4 Heroes community!
You will pay £100 deposit directly to either of the above to secure your place and date. You will then need to set up your Just Giving page at a target of £500. Once you have reached £500 the balance of the cost of the challenge will come out of that automatically, 48hrs before the challenge. (don’t worry it won’t alter the amount showing on your fundraising page) and the remainder will go directly to the Help for Heroes.
As with all the challenges please don’t forget to send us the link to your fundraising page J
Don’t let the fitness side of things put you off – of course it’s meant to be a challenge but choose an achievable challenge for you. This way you can set your training goals without being overwhelmed thus more likely to enjoy it J If it’s a physical challenge you choose they will always have top tips on how to train on their website. Good luck!
Send us some photos of you in action as we would love to use them!
Either send them in via email at email@example.com with
your social media handles, or simply tag us f@hosties4heroes, from
your own social media channels
Yes. We will post this out to you in time for your challenge, which is why we would love to see your pics J Don’t forget your Red Lippy …Unless you are male, however that might not stop you 😉 !!
Hosties 4 Heroes operate as a non – profit organisation so we rely heavily on donations and registration fees to run efficiently and optimise your experience with us. Your registration fee will be valid for 1 year. Thank you for your support.
Upon registering for a challenge to fundraise, your details will be on our system. Should a potential Hostessing event come up in your area then we will approach you if we need to. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee you one of these events due to the difference in the volume of registrations, events available and previous ‘Hostie’ specific event experience required. We do our best to share the love but we prefer to make this clear from the offset so as not to disappoint you. Thank you for your understanding 🙂
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