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 The BIG Kidney Party

Get together with friends and family and host a BIG Kidney Party this summer.

Logo for event which reads Big Kidney Party

Get ready to party

Get the bunting out, dig out your picnic basket and fire up the BBQ! It’s time get your glad rags on, play games, eat yummy food, chill the drinks and have lots of fun catching up with friends and family, all while raising money to fund vital research.

Your home, your garden, community centre, at work, the pub, the park even virtually. It's up to you.

Choose your own date over the summer.

Fundraising target: £150

Big ideas for your BIG Kidney Party

garden fundraising pack

Once you’ve signed up, we will send you

  • Two limited edition Kidney Research UK coasters
  • Bunting
  • A Kidney Research UK banner
  • A fundraising kit to help you plan your BIG Kidney Party.

Wherever you choose to host your party, you’ll be raising money to fund our life-saving research, to help us transform treatments for people living with kidney disease.

Hosting a BIG Kidney Party

Follow these simple steps and you’ll be on your way to raising money for vital research in no time!

1. Sign up

Sign up to fundraise on Enthuse. You can do this in less time than it takes to pop a bottle of prosecco!

2. Pick your date

Choose which day you'll host your Big Kidney Party over the Spring May bank holiday weekend, 24 - 27 May 2024 or later in the summer if you'd prefer.

3. Party plan

Plan your BIG Kidney Party. We will help you make sure your event goes pour-fectly!

4. Donate

Share your fundraising page with your nearest and dearest and ask them to donate for a plate, price for a slice or give to  play games and kickstart your fundraising.

5. Spread the word

Show what your doing on social and why you're fundraising. Remember to use the hashtag #BIGKidneyParty and #TeamKidney

6. Have fun

Enjoy your BIG Kidney Party – gather your guests and have loads of fun, it’s a piece of cake.

Resources and guides

Download these handy resources to support your event

The front cover of the Big Kidney Party booklet

Step-by-step guide

This guide is full of tips and ideas to help plan your Big Kidney Party

Invitation template to use for the Big Kidney Party


Download a snazzy invitation to invite all your guests

BIG Kidney Party Facebook Frame (400 x 400 px) (400 x 400 px)

Update your social pic

Use our Big Kidney Party frame and add it to your social media profile picture

Fundraising poster

Download a promotional poster to let people know all about your Big Kidney Party

Sweepstakes poster

Download the sweepstakes game to play and raise extra donations at your party

Cake toppers

Download these DIY cake toppers to decorate your tasty bakes on the day.

Other useful stuff

Image FR pack


Get all the materials and resources you need for your fundraiser.

London Bridges Walk walkers

Dress to impress

Get extra merchandise and show everyone you're on #TeamKidney.

A runner finishing an event wearing the Kidney Research UK running top

Got your own place?

Tell us about your event and we'll support you all the way.

London Bridges Walk walkers

Fundraise online

Get your fundraising off to a flying start with your own JustGiving page.

Frequently asked questions

Got a question? Get in touch

If you have a question or would like to chat about one of our events, the team here at Kidney Research UK are happy to help. Please get in touch.

0300 303 1100

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