Fundraising events

The Orwell Challenge- 23rd June 2019

Our next fundraiser will be The Orwell Challenge where some of the Family First team and their own family members will walk the 12.5 miles to Felixstowe. You can sponsor members of the team by visiting their BTmydonate pages. 

Sarah, Sam and Rachel’s page


Michelle and Steve’s page




Cookery Demonstration- 14th March 2019

We had an amazing evening at Gresham’s Sports and Social Club watching local chef Emma Crowhurst demonstrating some wonderful desserts. Everyone enjoyed themselves and we raised a fantastic £680!

We are very grateful to the following businesses for providing prizes for our Grand Draw or items for the goodie bags.

Skirmish Paintballing, Ten Pin Bowling, Aspects Health and Beauty, Crown Pools, Emma’s Florist, Jimmy’s Farm, The Craft Loft, Lakeland, Sainsburys, Coop, Polstead Press, David Lloyd Gym.

To find out more about Emma’s cookery workshops visit her website


Interested in fundraising?

If you like organising events maybe you would like to join our fundraising committee. We are at the early stages of getting a group of people together to come up with ideas and run fundraising events. Please contact Michelle Jones Deputy Service Lead,, for further information.

If you are interested in doing a sponsored event or fundraiser for Family First then please set up a fundraising page at there are no charges to you or the charity which means that every penny you raise will go to support the vital work we do.