Virtual Events

Looking for online fundraising options? Virtual events are a great way to support the life-changing research the Medical Research Foundation funds.

Since 2020 a world of virtual events has been opened up, including virtual fundraising events! There are now even more ways to raise money for the vital research that the Medical Research Foundation funds.

Whether you’re fundraising with friends, family or colleagues, virtual events are a great way to connect with people anywhere in the world from the comfort of your own home. Just ask for a donation to your fundraising page from those taking part – you can set up a Enthuse page and ask for online donations there.

Keen to take part in a challenge event for us, but would prefer to do it virtually? Run for Charity has so many virtual 10k, half marathons, marathons, fun runs and more to choose from. There's a virtual challenge event to suit everyone's skill level and schedule.

Virtual event ideas

Virtual quiz – the classic quiz night taken online

Live stream – take on a challenge and stream for the world to see

Book club – have a weekly or monthly get-together with friends to discuss the latest bestseller

Virtual Film night – host a virtual film night and donate the proceeds to the Medical Research Foundation

Virtual challenge – take on a monthly challenge and update your supporters regularly on social media

Virtual Olympic Games - The 2024 Paris Olympic Games are only a year away. Host your own virtual Olympic Games, compete with your friends and donate the proceeds to the Medical Research Foundation!

Our fundraising pack has tons of inspiration and ideas - download a copy here.

Whatever your activity, don't forget to send us your photos or tag us in social media: @MedResFdn #ResearchHeroes

Any questions, or just need some inspiration? Send us an email at and we'll be happy to help you out.