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Current Fundraising Events

Previous Fundraising Events

  • Santa Run

    Get ready for those mince pies and huge feasts! Feel fit and festive this Christmas - sign up for this year's Santa Run!

  • The big knit

    Get those wonderful knitting fingers blazing by making some little hats to raise money for Age UK Exeter. They're great for beginners, but there's also fabulous patterns for the more advanced yarn wrangler!

  • Age UK Exeter Gala Ball

    Every year we have a wonderful Gala Ball. Come and join us for a wonderful evening of good food, good company and great music!

  • Buckfast Abbey Service of Lessons and Carols

    The Choir will be performing a Service of Lessons and Carols at Buckfast Abbey - The Choir’s repertoire includes works with orchestra, new commissions and masterpieces from the Renaissance to the present day.

Getting sponsorship for your fundraising activites has never been easier thanks to the likes of Virgin Money Giving and Just Giving. These websites let you set up your own fundraising page that you can direct your supporters to so they can easily sponsor you with just a few clicks of a mouse or a few taps of a screen.

To help you set up an online fundraising page simply follow the instructions below.

Virgin Money Giving

  1. Go to http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/giving/
  2. In the top-right corner click on ‘SIGN IN’ and then 'Register'
  3. Fill in all the boxes marked with an * and click 'Next'
  4. Fill in your date of birth, create a password, confirm your password and click on 'Next'
  5. Under 'My account' click on ‘Create a new fundraising page’
  6. Select ‘Personal challenge’ and either choose a challenge from the options or select ‘other’ and enter details of your challenge in the box provided. 
  7. Enter the location and date the challenge will be completed.
  8. From the drop-down box select the period you want sponsorship money to be collected after the challenege has finished and specify whether you are fundraising on your own or with others and click ‘Next’
  9. Enter "Age UK Exeter" in the search box and click ‘search’. Select Age UK Exeter from the list of results.
  10. Enter the amount you intend to raise, specify that Age UK Exeter is not contributing to the cost and click ‘Next’.
  11. The next page specifies your unique web address for your fundraising page which you can share with your supporters. Simply click ‘next’ and then click on ‘Create my page’.
  12. Congratualtions! You have now created a fundraising page.

     Just Giving

  1. Go to https://www.justgiving.com/
  2. In the top-right corner click on ‘Sign Up’
  3. Fill in all the boxes and click 'Sign Up'
  4. On the next page click on 'Start Fundraising' and then under 'A charity' click on 'Start Fundraising'.
  5. Fill in your Post Code, select your address and click on 'Continue'
  6. Enter 'Age UK Exeter' in the search box and click ‘Search’. Select Age UK Exeter from the list of results.
  7. Select the type of event you doing.
  8. Fill in details of your event.
  9. Congratualtions! You have now created a fundraising page.

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