Fundraising

We need to raise over £200,000 each year to maintain our services, expand existing provision and pilot new initiatives.  Headway Bristol could not operate without the generous support of our fundraisers, donors and volunteers, to whom we are so grateful.  Every pledge of support, item donated and penny raised is invaluable to us and the people that we support.

There are plenty of ways that you can get involved –

Organise a Fundraising Event

Organise your own event or get involved in one of ours.  There are plenty of ways to get your school, community group, family and friends involved.

  • Host a social event such as a ball or dinner dance
  • Hold a golf day at your local club
  • Organise a table top sale at your village hall or community centre
  • Organise a fashion show or concert and charge for admission
  • Hold a pub quiz, race night or coffee morning
  • Organise a BBQ, Family Fun Day, and/or Raffle
  • Bake cakes or biscuits and hold a sale or sell them to family, friends and colleagues
  • Run, walk, cycle or swim, there are many, many organised events in the area that you can take part in

We can offer you support for your event and provide sponsorship forms, posters, flyers, collecting tins and anything else you may need to make your event a huge success.

It’s simple (and completely free) to set up a fundraising page on JustGiving. It only takes 60 seconds to get up and running.  You can write out your personal fundraising story, add photos and even video and colour to your page. Best of all, it’s all incredibly simple to do.  It’s the easy way to collect your sponsor money, it will increase the amount that you raise for Headway Bristol as Gift Aid is added to your donors contributions automatically.

Fundraising Challenges

Fancy going on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, such as exploring Kilimanjaro or cycling through the Death Valley in the USA? Or perhaps you would like to cycle from London to Paris? With our chosen adventure companies, Global Adventure Challenges and Charity Challenge, you can go on an amazing adventure and raise money for us at the same time. GoSkydive also offer the opportunity of doing a charity sky dive!  Click here to find out about some of the many challenges you can participate in.

Make a Donation

  • Donate securely online at Donate securely with JustGiving
  • You can now donate to Headway Bristol via your mobile phone. JustTextGiving

 If you wish to donate by this method please text HWBR16 and the amount you want to donate (£1, £2, £3, £4, £5 or £10) to 70070

You will receive a text back thanking you for your donation and giving you the option to increase by up to 25% by signing up to GIFT AID

You only pay for the cost of the donation there is no charge for the text.

  • Donate using Paypal      

Please don’t forget to gift aid your donation.

If you are a UK taxpayer, under the Gift Aid scheme every £10 you give is worth £12.50 to Headway Bristol.  We can reclaim the tax you have already paid on your gift.  It doesn’t matter what rate of tax you pay as long as you pay an amount of income or capital gains tax equal to the tax we reclaim on your donations in that financial year.

 

Recycle

  • Donate your old and unwanted mobile phones and used inkjet cartridges to us and we will recycle them for cash, it helps us and it helps the environment.
  • We can raise money by recycling British and overseas stamps.
  • Recycle your old car and donate to charity at http://giveacar.co.uk/
  • Sell your unwanted items on ebay and donate a % of the sale to Headway
    Bristol eBay

Give as you live

Did you know you can donate to us without even spending a penny? By signing up to ‘Give as you Live’, everytime you shop at retailers such as Amazon, Headway Bristol will receive a percentage donation without any cost to you.  It’s simple and easy to set up, then you can sit back, shop and know you are helping raise funds for us without any extra effort or cost. Click here to sign up and choose Headway Bristol as your cause.

A gift in your will

You may wish to leave a donation to Headway Bristol when preparing your will.  Your solicitor will be able to help you with this.

Community groups, schools and clubs

  • Hold a dress down day, ‘mufti’ day or join in with Hats4Headway
  • Hold a fundraising event
  • Nominate us as your charity of the year

We are happy to provide a talk to your group to raise awareness of brain injury and the work that Headway Bristol does.

Companies and businesses

  • Nominate us as your Charity of the Year
  • Become a corporate member
  • Attend or sponsor an event
  • Sponsor or donate ‘in kind’ goods or services such as printing, IT consultancy, equipment

 

Click here to see our current events and fundraising news

 

Tabletop Sale Ann Read Half Marathon Balloon Launch Irwin Mitchell Hats for Headway Hats for Headway The Ritz 2011