Online, Small Change and Regular giving!
You can donate £5 to support unpaid carers simply by texting "CiB" to 70085, texts will cost £5 plus one standard rate message.
It is also possible to set up a monthly recurring donation by texting "CiBMonthly" followed by how much you'd like to donate.
e.g "CiBMonthly 10" to 70085 will donate £10 per month.
Your initial text will cost £10 plus one standard rate message, just the donation of £10 will be charged from the second month onwards.
Easyfundraising gives us a donation of a small percentage of the purchase price of anything that you buy online via any of the 3000+ retailers that are part of it. This includes Aviva, Tesco, Ryman, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Sky TV, Next, you name it, chances are that they are on there.
After you have registered your account it will prompt you to download the Donation Reminder, this pops up to let you know if you are on a site that donates using Easyfundraising. You can even get it as an app on your phone! It doesn’t cost you a penny more than you were already going to spend, it’s just a donation straight from the retailer to us.
Register at https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/ and search for Carers in Bedfordshire
Smile.amazon.co.uk allows you to choose a charity and every time you purchase something, they will donate 0.5% of the price directly to us. It doesn’t sound like much but many people use Amazon throughout the year for presents and it doesn’t take much for those pennies to turn into pounds!
Register at www.smile.amazon.co.uk and search for Carers in Bedfordshire
Wonderful is a great new site for your fundraising pages. It works like Just Giving but has none of the costs at all!
To give you an idea:
A Gift Aided £10 donation through Just Giving would give £11.74 to Carers in Bedfordshire
The same donation through Wonderful would give us the full £12.50!
Check us out on their site - www.wonderful.org/charity/carersinbedfordshire
Do you have a birthday coming up - or maybe you're taking part in a challenge and looking to be sponsered? Facebook donate gives you an easy way to show your friends and family what you're doing for charity! Simply click the donate button at the top of our Facebook Page or create a fundrasing campaign and encourage your friends to give!
Regular giving helps us plan the support we can give to carers
Setting up a direct debit is quick and secure, whether you do it online right here or prefer to fill in a paper form. You choose how much and how often – whether you want to give every month, every quarter, every year – and we are committed to using the gift you give to support carers across the county.
Knowing we have your regular support helps us plan the work we do. It really is a gift that gives over and over again.
All that loose change that ends up down the side of the sofa? Pop it in a jam jar – or one of our home boxes – and you’ll be amazed how much you’ll raise!
One of our supporters brought in a pot of small change recently, and it added up to nearly £30. All those pennies add up quicker than you think – and the total makes a very welcome gift.
We can give you a collection tub for your workplace, too – or you could ask your local pub or shop if they’d be happy to have one.
For more information please contact: