Coffee mornings

Fun, low cost and easy to organise - you could make hundreds of pounds for dementia research in a few hours.

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Organise a coffee morning to help make breakthroughs possible

Coffee. Cake. Good friends.

Sounds like a lovely way to spend some time doesn’t it?

Organise a coffee morning or afternoon, for Alzheimer’s Research UK, and raise funds to help overcome dementia at the same time as chatting with people in your local community.

All you need are a few key ingredients to make your coffee morning a success:

  • A venue – which could be your home
  • Some willing volunteers – cake bakers and coffee makers
  • Advertising – such as posters in your local area, and some invitations
  • Some Alzheimer’s Research UK collection pots for donations
  • Lots of Alzheimer’s Research UK materials to decorate your venue.

Dementia is one of the world’s greatest challenges. It shatters lives and leaves millions heartbroken. Every pound you raise through selling cakes and coffee will fund the research that will make a difference to people’s lives.

How we can help

If you’re thinking of organising a coffee morning at home, or getting together with some of your friends or a local community group to run one, our community fundraising team is here to help. They can give you advice and materials to make sure your event is a success and raises as much as possible to fund vital dementia research.

If you’d like to chat your event through or want to organise materials like a collection pot, call us on 0300 111 5 777 or complete our form below.

I could hardly believe it when I counted the money at the end of the day as our total raised was £800! I’m still in shock, but in a nice way, and I just feel privileged to live in such a wonderfully supportive village.”


Susie Hewer, who organised a coffee morning for Alzheimer’s Research UK


Raising £120 could support our scientists to analyse the crucial proteins that are thought to damage brain cells and cause Alzheimer’s disease.

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