OCCTOPUS welcomes support and donations both to widen knowledge of the work undertaken by the Oxford Colorectal Surgery Department, to spread understanding of the ‘Three C’s’ – colon cancer, colitis and Crohns, and continence, and to raise funds to support our current projects.

We are currently raising donations for our wonderful nursing team, who are truly an invaluable part of the team and we’d like to recognise and thank them for the commendable and important work they do every day. Learn more here.

If you would like to celebrate International Nurses Day 2020 by saying Thank you to the nursing team in the Colorectal Department at Oxford University Hospitals, you can leave a message and a donation here:  Say thanks here. 

 

Corporate Support

OCCTOPUS would like to thank all corporate sponsors who help us fund world-leading medical equipment, research and innovation right here in Oxford.  If you have a company or you know of a company who could make us their Charity of the Year, please get in touch.

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is rw-image-3.jpgThank you to RW Racing for nominating OCCTOPUS as their Charity of the Year 2020.  RW Racing provides engineering for race and rally cars in all disciplines of historic motorsport competition.  They kicked off the year with a donation of a 2.5-litre bottle of whisky full of silver (and some copper). 

If anyone would like to guess the value of the coins in the bottle in the image on the left, email administrator@occtopus.org.uk.  No prizes, I’m afraid, but if your guess is the closest, you’ll be famous on the OCCTOPUS website!


Give as You Live

Did you know you can raise donations for us at no extra cost to you when you shop online? With Give as You Live you can shop at 4,200+ retailers for everyday items and gifts and the store will pay Give as you Live a percentage of your total purchase price which is then passed on to us. It’s a win – win!

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Events

We are grateful to supporters who arrange fundraising events and sponsored activities on our behalf. Visit our JustGiving page for activity examples and supporting materials for involving friends and family to promote awareness, support, and donations. We also have events from time to time which we organise ourselves to raise funds, including fundraising dinners and charity balls.

Open Days

We arrange an open day each year where people can visit the Oxford University Hospitals to hear the latest work done by the Oxford Colorectal Surgery department.

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Donate

Most of our income comes from direct donations from individuals and organisations looking to help support cutting edge research into colon cancer, colitis/Crohns and continence. This is easy to arrange either online via our JustGiving page or through sending us a donation via downloadable form.

If you are thinking about a donation and need more information please contact us for a friendly discussion.

How donations are invested and used

The Treasurer on behalf of the Trustees agrees an investment policy which is reviewed regularly. The Trustees meet three times a year and agree a long term strategy for support for the department, and specific short term projects.

If you would like to celebrate International Nurses Day by saying Thank you to the nursing team in the Colorectal Department at Oxford University Hospitals, you can leave a message and a donation here: Say thanks here. 

If you would like to celebrate International Nurses Day by saying Thank you to the nursing team in the Colorectal Department at Oxford University Hospitals, you can leave a message and a donation here: Say thanks here. 


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