Join our research revolution

By taking on the £1,000 Challenge, you’re signing up to raise £1,000 by 31 July for vital secondary breast cancer research.

The coronavirus pandemic continues to have a huge impact on our research. The lockdowns and restrictions have slowed our momentum, and even though we’ve been able to restart much of that vital work, there’s so much more that we need to do. We need to go further, faster for people affected by secondary breast cancer.  

Join our research revolution and bring us closer to the day where everyone with secondary breast cancer lives and lives well.

Sign up to the £1,000 Challenge

How do I take part?

Registration: Register to raise a minimum of £1,000 for secondary breast cancer research.

Get creative with your fundraising: There are so many ways for you to safely reach your fundraising target – and have fun in the process. Take a look at our at home fundraising ideas.

Deadline: You have until July 2021 to reach your goal, so let’s get cracking.

We’re here to support you: Our friendly team are here to help you hit your target while following current government guidelines, so you don’t have to worry about Covid-19 restrictions getting in the way.

Johnny and the Breast Cancer Now Tony Robins Research Centre challenge wall.

Dedicate a name

Hit that £1,000 goal by July 31 and we’ll honour your achievement by inscribing a name of your choice on the £1,000 Challengers Wall at our flagship Breast Cancer Now Toby Robins Research Centre.

It will be a beacon of hope, inspiring generations of researchers years into the future.

Sign up to the £1,000 Challenge

Helen, a Breast Cancer Now supporter
My challenge is to walk 1,000 miles from 1 January through to 31 July with the support of some very good friends and my family who have been out with me almost the whole time. My advice would be to just get out and walk when you can. Or perhaps do something else, I know others have done things like squats or baking. So come on, we can do it together!

Helen, a Breast Cancer Now supporter

Fundraising ideas

Afternoon teapot pouring

Cakes, crafts and car boots

Target: £100-250

Whether you’re baking up some treats for a cake sale, getting creative by holding a ‘crafternoon’ or doing that much needed clear out for a car boot sale, you’ll be helping to change the future of breast cancer.

Sponsored challenges

Target: £250-500

Brave the shave, give something up for a month or encourage sponsorship with pledges if you reach your target - serious or silly, your commitment will help make a huge difference, now and in the future.

Find an event

Get active

Target: £500-1,000

Organise a sponsored event, or hold your own golf tournament. However you choose to get active, it will be a great way to get fit, have fun and fund world-class research. 

Living with Secondary Breast Cancer meet-up

Secondary breast cancer research

Our research into secondary breast cancer covers many different topics, from understanding how secondary breast cancer develops and looking for ways to prevent it, to finding better treatments and better ways to support people with the disease.

Find out more

Get in touch

If you would like to ask a question about the £1,000 Challenge, please email community@breastcancernow.org or call 0333 20 70 300.