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First Step Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland
Supporting male survivors of sexual abuse and rape (aged 13+), and their loved ones


As a charity, we rely heavily on donations and support from volunteers. If you would like to support our work by raising essential funds – get in touch. All donations are put towards improving the services we can offer our clients and ensuring our offices are welcoming and secure.

If you are interested in fund raising for First Step, please email We will do what we can to help you get started and can even give you some ideas.

Need some ideas?


A sponsored run is a common and vital way to raise funds. There are a number of different races across the country that you could participate in.

Get in touch to find out dates and venues for these events


A sponsored walk is a more accessible option, for many. Some people choose to set themselves a step count or distance challenge to accomplish over a week or month. Others choose to take part in a more structured activity (e.g. walking the Great Glen Way or a local trek).


As with running, cycling is available in many different venues, distances and times of the year.

Please get in touch to find out more.

Sky Dive

To get your pulse raising high, sky diving is an excellent and exciting way to raise some funds.

Check out for some more information.


Amazon Smile

If you shop with Amazon you can easily switch to Amazon Smile ( If you do this 0.5% of every eligible purchase is donated to First Step – with no extra cost to you. Just be sure to choose ‘First Step Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland’ as your chosen charity.