The Hospital Charities will regularly organise fundraising events and offer places on events organised by others as fundraising opportunities, information on these events and opportunities can be found below.

If you are interested in organising your own activity or already have a place on an event such as the Great North Run and want to raise funds for the Hospital Charities please visit the support us page.

Boxing Day Dip

Interested in doing something crazy this Christmas to fundraise for one of our funds?

 Why not take part in the Boxing Day Dip?

Join people from across the North East dressed up in fancy dress taking the plunge on Seaburn Beach.

The event is organised by Sunderland Lions Club, participants need to pay a fee of £25 per dipper.

To book your place please visit

If you do decide to take part and fundraise for one of the Hospital funds, please also contact the Trusts Charitable Fundraiser at