Fundraise  |  Grin and Bear It

Can you Grin & Bear It?

Can you grin and bear it by stepping outside your comfort zone or by giving up life’s little luxuries to help our sick kids? Whether it’s waxing your legs, shaving your head or leaving the car at home, we want you raise funds by stepping outside your comfort zone. Fundraising fun at home or work, our Grin & Bear It challenges will test your resolve and your willpower!

Any funds raised via The Big Sleuth Fundraising ideas will go towards the general fund at Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity to help do more for sick kids, unless otherwise specified by the fundraiser.

Can you take the challenge?

Bear the brunt

Get sponsored to take on an un-bear-able job, whether that’s doing the massive tea round or lunchtime sandwich run at your office, giving up the car to walk or cycle...

Can't bear it

Sometimes the old fundraisers are the best! Get sponsored to have your head shaved, your legs waxed, get soaked in the stocks or you could even sit in a bath...

Bear Necessities

Could your office pledge to stop all internal emails for 24 hours? Could you ditch your mobile phone in favour of the landline or cope without social media for a...


This is a dress down Friday with a twist! Get staff to donate to wear their onesies to work. Style it out in a teddy bear suit or simply wear...

Big bear bake off

Hold a bear-themed cake sale. Teddy bear biscuits, paw-shaped pastries and cub cakes will all go down well with your friends and colleagues. Why not hold a Teddy Bears’ Picnic...

Teddy Selfie

Do you have a favourite teddy from your childhood? Take a snap with your furry friend and share it with us using #TheBigSleuth then donate £2 to our charity. Fluffy...

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Which challenge/s will you do?*

Bear the BruntCan't Bear ItBear NecessitiesBear Your Onesie To WorkBig Bear Bake OffTeddy SelfieMy own Grin and Bear it Challenge

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How did you hear about the event?

The Big Sleuth AppSocial Media (Facebook / Twitter)NewspapersTelevisionTrail Map (at local train stations etc)Advertisement in Birmingham City CentreYour staff newsletterYour schoolPosterLeafletHospital staffWord of Mouth

Contact the Fundraising Team

You can visit us in person at the Fundraising Hub within the Main Corridor of the Main Hospital anytime Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. At the Fundraising Hub, we are able to provide advice about fundraising and volunteering for hospital charity, provide supplies of fundraising materials & resources, and receipt any cash, cheque & credit card donations you want to drop off to us. We also sell a wide range of branded merchandise and other gifts to raise funds for the hospital charity.

You can also contact the Fundraising Team by post, phone, email or in person at:

Fundraising Team

Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham, B4 6NH


0121 333 8506