There for You
Whatever your age, friends matter and the lockdown has made it increasingly challenging to stay connected. With months of uncertainty ahead, it has never been a better time to do good and create some welcome distraction. Give each other support, love and laughter and make sure nobody in South Kent faces mental health challenges alone.
The easiest way to fundraise for South Kent Mind won’t cost you or your friends a penny more. Whether it’s a birthday, anniversary or celebration, ensure that when you shop online to buy kind gifts you shop smart and give to charity. There are numerous sites, like Amazon & eBay, which donate a percentage of your purchase to South Kent Mind, at no charge to you.
One Off and Regular Giving
With no nights out, now could be the time to make either a one off or regular donation to South Kent Mind. If applicable, perhaps you can take it in turns to donate the cost of a night out. Or a round of drinks. Or a bottle of bubbly. This can be done in minutes from your phone, tablet or laptop but will make all the difference to others.
Create a Fundraiser
If your friend needs a virtual hug, set up a simple online fundraiser with a special friendship photo. Then encourage friends to drop by and show their support by leaving kind words and a modest donation. A page, can act just like a card that everyone gets to sign. Create your page on TotalGiving, where 100% of donations go to South Kent Mind. You can start setting up a TotalGiving page by clicking on the button below.
Stay Active Together
If you and your friends are all keeping active but missing each other’s company, you can stay connected by participating in a challenge or event . Just create a team page on either Justgiving or Virgin Money Giving and link your individual fundraising pages to it. You can then link your Strava app to automatically update your page while your individual fundraising totals feed into a grand total. Alone but together.
Don’t forget to make the most of the gallery on either JustGiving or Virgin Money Giving. Add photos or use videos to tell your fundraising story, Have fun and create a fundraising journey that celebrates your friendship.