There are so many ways to get involved!
We have many different opportunities available for those who want to help us raise some much-needed funds. Every penny we receive, stays on the Island, used solely for the benefit of local residents.
Could you help with:
Leaflet/Poster distribution in local supermarkets, corner shops, local noticeboards - Helping to increase our awareness of our services and local events.
Collection Box Distribution & Collection. Every penny counts, we have boxes in locations across the island that need swapping out every 3-6 months.
Volunteering at our local events. This could include ticket taking, gate-manning, stewarding etc. Helping our events to run smoothly whilst maximising on the funds we raise.
Like and follow our Facebook Twitter Instagram Pages and share our news. We offer advice on current events and advertise our events through social media, by sharing our post you are helping us to spread the word!
You could organise your own fundraising by:
Knitting mini hats at home for The Big Knit Campaign – we get 25p per hat from innocent smoothie!
Having an Age UKIW spare change or swear box at home or work - those penny’s add up!
Hosting a coffee & cake morning with friends – a bake sale at home or work in aid of Age UKIW!
Have a clear out - sell your unwanted items at a boot sale or on eBay and donate the money raised!
Sign up to donate whilst you shop online - many retailer will donate on your behalf!
The money you raise helps us be there for older people when they need us most. For some ideas and inspiration for your own fundraising, download our fundraising packs:
Set up an online fundraising page:
You can set up an online fundraising page on JustGiving by simply clicking below. Then, you can share the link to tell you friends, family and work colleagues what you're doing and encourage them to sponsor you online. It's a great way to keep everyone updated on your progress and to get people to sponsor and support you.
Just click the button below, choose a name for your page and add a message explaining your story and why you're supporting Age UK Isle of Wight.
Raise more for Age UK Isle of Wight without it costing you a penny through Gift Aid!
If you are a UK taxpayer, please click download our Gift Aid form and send back to us in the post. This will enable us to claim back from HMRC the tax you have already paid - 25p in every £1 you give - which makes your gift even more valuable, at no extra cost to you.
We can even claim Gift Aid on donations you've made to over the last 4 years.
How your organisation can get involved
A partnership with us could be beneficial for your business by helping you meet your corporate social responsibility objectives. It's a great way to motivate employees, gain insight into the over-50s market, get some great PR whilst helping Age UK IW to support vulnerable people in the local community.
Whatever you decide to do our dedicated fundraising team will support you every step of the way.
For more information please contact our Fundraising Department by calling: (01983) 301343 / 301340 or by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org