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Help Local Charities Fundraise via our Community Lottery

The Basingstoke & Deane Community Lottery is set up to support local charities and voluntary organisations in raising funds. Our BanD Lottery operates on the principle of raising money within the community for the community. In this time of shrinking budgets and increased need for community support, our Community Lottery enables good causes to connect with local residents and supporters by encouraging them to donate whilst offering them a chance to win up to £25,000.

Is there a charity close to your heart that you would like to support? A ticket for the Community Lottery costs £1 per week of which 60p will go directly to your chosen charity. This is a fun and effective way of supporting the local community whilst still having the chance to win prizes, including free tickets for future draws and a range of cash prizes.

Our Community Lottery is simple to sign up for and easy to play, find out more by clicking on the blue button below:

Play the B&D Community Lottery


Other Ways You Can Help Local Charities Fundraise

No cost donation sites

There are several excellent no cost donation sites which can be a simple and effective way for supporters to raise funds for a chosen charity.

With the changes in the way we do our shopping and research, there are now a number of websites where your supporters can make donations just by doing online shopping or web searches. In addition, there are also some no cost donation sites that provide more specific services.

In general, you simply set up your organisation or fundraising project with the site(s) of your choice, encourage your supporters to register to use it (remembering to tell them that there is no additional cost to them by using the site) and then every time they go shopping or web search they raise funds for your group. The more people who use it to support your cause the more money you raise.

Most will also provide tools and resources to help optimise fundraising opportunities and a network of other registered organisations who will share their hints and tips on what has been effective for them.

As with all sites always remember to check the terms and conditions and whether there are charges before signing up.

Give while you buy sites

Easy Fundraising Logo Easyfundraising is a way to raise money for good causes such as schools, charities, sports clubs, religious groups, community groups and more, simply by shopping online. Shop with over 2,700 top retailers, and choose from over 55,000 good causes.
AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on amazon.co.uk.
Give As You Live Logo Give as you Live is a shopping and price comparison website with a heart. You can shop for products from thousands of leading online retailers; use the price comparison tool to ensure you get the best price and even save money by using the exclusive offers and deals available on the site.
The giving Machine The Giving Machine is an online shopping site that your supporters can use to raise funds for your cause at no extra cost to you or them.

Raise money while you search

Easy Search Logo Use Easysearch instead of any other search engine and raise money for your chosen good cause every time you search the web.
Every click logo Everyclick search supports fundraisers and charities by raising money when searching the web, shopping with Give as you Live, creating fundraising pages and collecting sponsorship online or building fundraising groups at school, college or work.

Specific sites or products

Giving Cards Logo Giving.Cards is an all year round service that gives your charity or fundraising group the opportunity to have your own branded greeting card service and website which is provided FREE OF CHARGE.
Facebook fundraisers make it easy to support friends, family and the causes that are important to you, with no fees for donations to most non-profit fundraisers and low fees for personal fundraisers

DontSendMeACard.com charge nothing to charities to access the platform. Create your own branded greeting cards and raise funds for occasionis all year round.

Donating via Gift Aid

For every £1 that you donate to a charity via Gift Aid, that charity will have the option to claim back 25p every time.  It will not cost you any extra.

For an organisation to be eligible for this, your chosen organisation must be registered as a charity or as a community amateur sports club.

To find out more about donating via Gift Aid, please visit: Gift Aid


Volunteer for Local Charities

Our Basingstoke Volunteer Centre works with local voluntary, community and charitable organisations that are in need of volunteers in order to fulfil their mission and help the people and communities in Basingstoke and Deane.

Volunteer North Hampshire is our dedicated website advertising all the vacant volunteering opportunities across North Hampshire, which covers Basingstoke & Deane, Hart and Rushmoor districts. I want to Volunteer - Hart Voluntary Action

Find out more about how you can volunteer for a local charity by clicking the button below:

I WANT TO VOLUNTEER

 

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