Fundraising

Bereavement charity Merseyside: Liverpool Bereavement Services is a charity and we rely and welcome donations and fundraisers. We are delighted you have decided to raise funds for Liverpool Bereavement Services.

Ideas for fundraising

If you want to challenge yourself, Merseyside have lots of organised sponsored events running throughout the year. Why not do something fun and raise money for Liverpool Bereavement Services like abseiling down the cathedral or even bathing in baked beans, there are so many ideas!

BTR organise many events across the region for you to get involved in, from Marathons to Santa Dashes.

Fundraising from home

Empty Jar Challenge

Find an old jar, fill it over time with your lose change, pass the jar or money into Liverpool Bereavement Services.

Get Crafty

Makes things to sell at carboot sales or even Ebay

Plan a night in with freinds

Invite friends over for a party game. Play party games to raise money for Liverpool Bereavement Services

Shopping

Whilst you’re browsing the shopping website you might be able to donate through your purchases by using Easy Fundraising.

Fundraising at work, in a group or at school

Fancy Dress

Sponsor your boss or teacher to go to work in fancy dress

Cake sales or Bake-A-Thon

Everyone loves cake in the workplace

Quiz Nights

Hold a quiz night in your community

Corporate Funding

Payroll Giving

If you’re an employer you can set up payroll giving for your organisation and the employees. Contact the Payroll Giving Agency and mention Liverpool Bereavement Services.

Share Giving

If you own shares and want to donate to Liverpool Bereavement Services you can contact Share Gift.
You can claim full income tax relief on your shares and no capital gains tax will apply. If you pay income tax at 40% or above you’ll be able to claim tax relief equal to 40% or above depending on which rate of tax you pay.

Donate your car to Liverpool Bereavement Services via Give a Car

Give a Car is a not for profit social enterprise that can turn your care into cash for Liverpool Bereavement Service. Give a Car will arrange a free collection from your home at a convenient time for you. Your car will then be auctioned or scrapped and the proceeds, will be donated to us. To find out more call 02077364242 or visit Give A Car.

Legacy

By writing a will, you are making sure that your loved ones are supported when you’re not there. By leaving a legacy to the Liverpool Bereavement Service you can make sure that those you leave behind and future generations of your family are supported by Liverpool Bereavement Services.

Your legacy and gift can help us continue to support people through 1:1 counselling and train new counsellors in bereavement. Please remember Liverpool Bereavement Service in your will to make sure bereaved people continue to get the support they need.

Gifts left to charities are exempt from tax, and generous gifts can help you reduce the amount of inheritance tax your friends and family will pay.

Here are some tips to help you with your fundraising

  1.  Let us know

If you are fundraising, get in touch with us so we can support you on your journey.

  1. Promote what you’re doing

If you’re raising money online you can link up to our Just Giving page. Post the event on social media and share it with your friends, family and colleagues. We can share it on our social media platforms too. If you tell us about your fundraising event we can send you a template for a press release to give the event another promotional push.

Let the Liverpool Echo know if you are doing something and they will let me know what you are doing. This might increase your sponsorship and help you make the most of your fundraising.

  1. How to pay the money

If you raised money through Just Giving or The Big Give, then we will receive the money, with thanks. If you are raising money in traditional ways then you can send us a cheque payable to Liverpool Bereavement Services. We will always want to say thank you for any donations, so we ask if you could also complete a donation form Sponsor Form

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