How you can help – Raising funds

If you are thinking of raising funds in aid of RCET, please contact our Fundraising Manager Tash. To help your fundraising activity go smoothly we have some helpful resources below.

Get in touch to order promotional leaflets, posters, branded balloons etc. Call 0131 322 7350 or email

Take on a fundraising challenge

Taking on a sponsored challenge can be a great way to raise vital funds for our work whilst also helping raise awareness.

You can apply for an RCET place at one of our chosen challenge events, secure a place to any other event of your choice or take on a personal challenge of your own.

Check out a list of events you can take part in below.

Raising funds online

One of the best ways to raise funds is online, our preferred online fundraising platform is Everyday Hero, click here to find out more,

Materials and resources to make fundraising easy and fun

If you are going to make your own posters and fundraising materials please be sure to include our ‘In aid of’ logo and Charity Registration number: SCO38722.


Challenge events calendar

Join #TeamRCET and raise vital funds for Armed Forces children and families. Check out the events you can take part in for RCET.

We have free charity-assured places to many of events; to discuss this, or your own fundraising ideas, get in touch with Tasha our Fundraising Manager by calling 0131 322 7350 or emailing

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Scotland's Armed Forces Children's Charity

Royal Caledonian Education Trust

15 Hill Street, Edinburgh EH2 3JP
United Kingdom

Phone: 0131 322 7350

Hall of fame

Here at RCET we LOVE our fundraisers. Without them, we would not reach so many Forces families who need our support. We want to say a huge thank you to the people below for going the extra mile for Forces families.

Malcolm Noble

Malcolm Noble

Malcolm walked the West Highland Way solo. Speaking ahead of the event Malcolm said: “As Chairman of the RCET I wish to set an example so I will complete a solo 94-mile walk from Glasgow to Fort William.”

To find out more about setting your own challenge, Click here

Jen Shaw

Jen Shaw

Jen abseiled 165ft! Ahead of the event in 2017, she said: “My plan is to raise the majority of the funds through work, but also on an online page that I can share via Facebook.”

To find out more about Forth Rail Abseil, Click here

Andy Middlemiss

Andy Middlemiss

Andy walked the ‘Camino de Santiago. Before leaving for the trip in 2017 he said: “My wife, sister and I will walk over 110km of the ancient pilgrimage route ‘Camino de Santiago’ in May to raise funds for Armed Forces children in Scotland.”

To find out more about doing your own challenge, Click here