Guidelines and advice

We are very grateful to you for fundraising for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity and your safety and well-being is our priority. 

Please follow our Community Fundraising Guidelines and ensure you adhere to all health and safety laws when organising or taking part in your event.

Raffles and lotteries

There are strict laws relating to raffles and lotteries. Comprehensive guidelines are available from your local authority or the gaming board ‑ we recommend these are followed in full. 

Please visit the Gambling Commission website for more information.

Public collections

All street collections or collections on public property will need to be registered with your local authority and a licence obtained. Please contact your local council for further information.

We will need to see a copy of your licence before we can issue any charity collection boxes or buckets.

Under 16s (18 in London) are not permitted to collect money through public collections.