Pandemic proof your fundraising activities and host events from the comfort of your own living room! From X Factor themed karaoke nights to online pub quizzes, there are plenty of ways to raise money for Elders Voice. Host your events over webcam or video chat and ask attendees to donate what they would usually spend on a night out. Ask your colleagues to sponsor you and where a fancy dress costume to your next virtual meeting or use your skills and teach your friends something new like online yoga. If virtual events aren’t really your thing, check out the other ways you can help raise funds for Elders Voice below.
Sign-up to the Brent Community Lottery and be in with a chance of winning £25,000! Tickets cost just £1 a week and each ticket has a 1 in 50 chance of winning. Choose Elders Voice as the charity you wish to support and we will receive 50% of the ticket sales. Brent Community Lottery also includes other incentives such as the chance of winning a year’s supply of fruit & veg boxes or a B&Q gift card worth £100. Click here and sign-up today.
easyfundraising is a brilliant fundraising platform for the shopaholics amongst us. Simply register your name and email address on their website, select Elders Voice as your charity of choice and start shopping! There are hundreds of retailers to choose from including Argos, M&S, Currys & Debenhams, and it’s the retailers that donate a percentage of your basket to Elders Voice. So no extra cost for you, just a little extra for us. Click here and sign-up today.
If you are anything like us, you regularly head to Amazon to buy last minute Christmas, birthday and wedding presents! AmazonSmile is another great way to collect free donations for your favourite charity. AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchase to Elders Voice – be that a toaster, book or perfume – whilst promising its shoppers the same products, same prices and same service as Amazon. Click here and sign-up today.
Whether you run an eBay shop or simply sell your unwanted household items, eBay for Charity enables you to donate all or part of the profits to a good cause. When listing your item, look for “Donate a portion to charity”, add Elders Voice and pick your donation percentage before finalising your listing. Items that benefit charity may sell faster! Donate 10% or more and your item will feature an attention-grabbing charity ribbon. Plus, you reduce your seller fees and enjoy tax savings. For more information, click here.
Fed up of receiving novelty mugs and scented candles on your birthday? Why not set-up a fundraiser on your Facebook page and ask your friends & family to donate to Elders Voice, instead of giving you presents on your next birthday or Christmas. Facebook does not charge fees for donations made to charities and if you are a UK taxpayer your donation could be eligible for Gift Aid. For more information, click here.