Donations

Donations from individuals, companies and grant-making organisations are the single most important source of income for CancerCare. Significant amounts of the money donated comes from events and activities organised by people specifically to raise funds for us and we are always happy to offer advice and help if we can.

Donations that are eligible for Gift Aid enable us to claim an extra 25% from the Inland Revenue, making your contribution even more valuable.

You can donate sercurely online now by using one of the following;

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Just Giving

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The Big Give

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Virgin Money Giving

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PayPal

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Charity Choice

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What your cash can do

  • £2 could buy the materials for young people to write a letter to their dying parent.
  • £3 could buy a bag of play sand for children to play with and create their special picture in the sand.
  • £5 could buy a specialist book about bereavement for children who are experiencing loss through cancer.
  • £10 could buy some memory boxes, ready to be decorated for children and young people to put their sentimental treasures inside.
  • £30 could provide a one to one session offering a CancerCare client intensive support with a counsellor or help support them on their cancer journey.
  • £500 could provide a course of bodywork therapy, which can help ease some of the side effects from cancer treatments such as joint and muscular pain, sickness, physical tension and mental/emotional stress. Massage can be a great comfort to a terminally ill patient.
  • £800 could provide someone who has been affected by cancer a course of Psychological Therapies. Counselling can provide a place to talk when thoughts and feelings are overwhelming. Receiving a diagnosis of cancer, caring for someone with cancer or living after the death of a significant family member, can be lonely experiences even if friends and family surround you.

 

You can donate to CancerCare in many ways, including some of the following…

Celebrate the life of a loved one:
Making a donation in memory of a friend or relative is a unique way to make their memory last forever. It can provide great comfort at a time of loss, and become a positive way to celebrate the life of a loved one while supporting the work we do at CancerCare.

Set Up a Tribute Fund:
A Tribute Fund is a very special way of remembering a loved one, whilst raising money for CancerCare. Your Tribute Fund can be named in honour of your loved one and you can add to it however and whenever you like. Some people choose to make one-off donations to their funds, others choose to organise fundraising events in memory of their loved ones – it’s completely up to you.

Legacies:
Making a will is a great way of ensuring that your loved ones are looked after and that your wishes are followed after your death.
If you choose to include CancerCare in your will, it will help us to continue the valuable work we do within our local community;
supporting people with cancer, their families and their carers.
If the value of your estate is likely to be subject to Inheritance Tax, it is worth noting that a gift in your will to a registered charity is free of Inheritance Tax. The cost of making a will is usually quite modest and there are many sources of help and information to guide you.

Payroll Giving:
Payroll Giving is a simple and tax-efficient way of making a regular donation to CancerCare. For employers, it is a great way to demonstrate your commitment to staff morale, for employees, you can support CancerCare directly through your pay. Both parties benefit from supporting a local charity that is benefiting their community.

For CancerCare, Payroll Giving is another great way to support our work and enables us to plan for the future.

For more information on how to donate to CancerCare, contact us on

fundraising@cancercare.org.uk
Telephone: 01524 381 820