Bake for Heroes

Event Details

  • 23-06-2018 to 01-07-2018
  • Nationwide

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Bakers of Britain, earn your stripes at the nation’s biggest bake sale. Simply host a bake sale during Armed Forces Week, 23 June – 1 July and be part of The Force for Good by helping us raise money to empower Veterans and their families to reach their potential.

Encourage friends, family, work colleagues or classmates to make, sell, buy and eat cake while supporting our nation’s brave Servicemen and women at the same time. It's the tastiest way to get involved.

Simply click ‘register now’ or call 0300 303 9888 to receive your free fundraising pack, full of ideas and tools to help you throw your own baking extravaganza and do good by eating cake!  

Your free fundraising pack will include:

  • Balloons
  • Bunting
  • A poster to tell as many people as possible about your event
  • Sweepstake games to boost your donations
  • Charity information to remind everyone why you are fundraising
  • A collection box for those all-important donations, and a gift aid form 

Don’t worry if you can’t hold a bake sale during Armed Forces Week, just let us know when you register and select a date that suits you.

We want your fundraising journey to be an unforgettable one and will work closely with you throughout, sharing baking ideas, helpful tips and advice straight to your inbox!

Should you have any questions the team is on hand from Monday to Friday, 9am —5pm and would love to hear from you.

Phone: 0300 303 9888
Email: events@helpforheroes.org.uk 

Once you’ve completed your fundraising there’s just one more thing to do… count up all the money you’ve raised and send it in. There are several ways you can pay your money in:

At the bank

Visit your local Lloyds bank and pay your raised funds into us by using our account details below:

Account Name: Help for Heroes
Account Number: 03524452
Sort-code: 30-90-21

Don’t forget to write your event registration ID on the paying-in slip along with your name and address. Send a copy of the slip to fundraise@helpforheroes.org.uk so we can send you a thank you.

By post

Download our Donations Form or send us a cheque, made payable to Help for Heroes, to:

Help for Heroes Donations Team
14 Parkers Close
Downton Business Centre
Salisbury
Wiltshire
SP5 3RB

By phone

Alternatively, count up the cash you’ve collected and made a card payment over the phone. Simply call 0300 303 9888, advising your event registration ID.

Whether hosting a bake sale at home with friends, at work with colleagues, or at school with classmates, each and every cake you buy or bake makes a real difference.

Together with your support, we provide recovery and support for all those and their families who have been affected by their time serving in the British Armed Forces. We are here for wounds both visible and hidden and are driven by the belief that those who put their lives on the line for us, deserve a second chance at life for them and their families.

Together, we can empower our most disciplined, determined and best to regain their purpose.

Together, we can spread the message and help those who haven’t come forward yet.

Together, we can inspire the nation to keep supporting our wounded, injured and sick Veterans and their families, and make a real difference.

And that’s thanks to the dedicated support of the nation. Thank you for playing your part.

Make your bake look as appealing as it smells with our downloadable Bake for Heroes tools. You don’t have to be naturally creative – just have a go! 

Cupcake flags

What you will need:

  • Scissors
  • Cocktail or cake pop sticks
  • A glue stick

What to do:

  1. Simply cut along the indicated line
  2. Glue the back of the cupcake topper
  3. Fold in half around the cocktail stick, and voila!

 

Download here

Bunting

What you will need:

  • Scissors
  • Ribbon
  • Glue stick

What to do:

  1. Cut along the solid lines 
  2. Fold each triangle along the dotted lines
  3. Glue your ribbon under the tab placing each triangle a few centimetres apart

 

Download here

Folded labels

What you will need:

  • Scissors
  • Selection of colourful pens

What to do:

  1. Cut along the indicated line
  2. Write the name of your cake and/or suggested donation
  3. Fold it in half using the guide 

 

Download here

Gift Aid is a simple way to make your donation go further. If those attending your event wish to make a separate donation and are a UK taxpayer, we can claim 25p from the Government for every £1 donated.

Download here

A great excuse to get everyone together; host a Bake for Heroes tea party or bake sale. Invite all your family and friends and keep it cosy.

Or go wider and invite neighbours, book club pals or everyone on your social media, we have some great posters to help you get started

Download Tanks Poster

Download Medals Poster

Download Stripes Poster

Download Planes Poster

 

Why not add that special touch and decorate your cakes with our Help for Heroes colours and be sure to send us your photos!

Hosting a Bake for Heroes event at work can be a great way to get more people involved and increase awareness of your event.

Remember to check with your boss and ensure that it doesn’t clash with any other work events. You never know, your employer may be also able to assist in some way.

Don’t forget to spread the word with our downloadable posters and to decorate your table with Help for Heroes bunting and balloons from your fundraising pack. You’ll soon rally the troops.

 

Download Tank Poster

Download Medal Poster

Download Stripes Poster

Download Planes Poster

Show your support during Armed Forces Week and hold a Bake for Heroes event in your local school- pick any day during Armed Forces Week and sell cakes, buns and biscuits during break or lunchtime and earn your stripes.

Don’t forget to get the word out and advertise when and why you’re planning your bake with our downloadable posters.

Download Tanks Poster

Download Medal Poster

Download Stripes Poster

You could even ask for Hero Bear to come along! He’s a great addition to any event and could increase your fundraising total, too. Simply contact us on 0300 303 9888 to check availability.

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