Four ways to support the Great Daffodil Appeal

A Great Daffodil Appeal collector pictured with two female supporters



If you haven't signed up to collect the Great Daffodil Appeal, then there's still time. Sign up today!
And there are lots of others ways you can get involved this month and help our nurses care for more people living with a terminal illness.


1) Donate and wear your daffodil


Pick up your daff pin from one of our fantastic collectors or a Marie Curie Shop. If there’s not a collection or shop near you, then you’ll find your daff pin at one of these big high-street names, who’ve kindly agreed to stock them:



  • Co-op Pharmacy

  • Edinburgh Woollen Mill

  • Ladbrokes

  • Poundworld

  • RBS

  • Superdrug

  • WHSmith

  • Wyevale Garden Centres


If it’s easier, you can simply donate to the Great Daffodil Appeal online or text DAFF to 70030 to donate £5. Every £20 donated pays for an hour of Marie Curie nursing care.


2) Get fresh with flowers


Fill your house with blooms – or give them as a gift – and support the appeal at the same time. Tesco is selling bunches of Great Daffodil Appeal fresh cut daffodils, thanks to a link-up with suppliers Winchester Growers. The flowers are on sale for £1 a bunch, and Tesco will make a £100,000 minimum donation to Marie Curie. And Wyevale Garden Centres is also supporting Marie Curie through sales of fresh cut and potted daffodils, donating 10% of sale proceeds to Marie Curie.


3) Do your own thing


From organising a bake sale to holding a ‘dress in yellow’ day at work, you can put your own spin on fundraising for the Great Daffodil Appeal. Sisters Polly and Alice Askwith did just that in March last year, delivering fresh cut daffodils to colleagues at work. They took almost 350 orders, raising £700 for Marie Curie. Polly says: “People sent us individual emails saying that they loved the idea and thanking us for doing it.” For advice and information on organising your own activity, see our Fundraising My Way pages.


4) Spread the word on social media


However you’re supporting the Great Daffodil Appeal this month, please tell all your friends on social media about what you’re doing. Post on our Facebook page, or use the hashtag #daffodil appeal in your tweets. You can also find us on YouTube, Instagram and Pinterest. Thanks so much for supporting the Great Daffodil Appeal. We couldn't do it without you.