Fundraising

Fundraising is a great way to support MyBnk and help tackle some of the root causes of poverty.

Fundraising ideas and inspiration

Sporting events – Get fit, have fun and make a difference by taking a place on one of our sporting events. Find out more here.

Plan your own event – Whatever you have in mind, we can help you have fun and make your event a success!

To get you started, here are some helpful pointers:

  • Decide what to do – Choose what fundraising activity you’d like to do then let us know by emailing the team at [email protected]
  • Set a date – Decide when and where your fundraising will take place. Always have a Plan B, just in case something changes at the last minute.
  • Set yourself a fundraising target – Let everyone know how much you want to raise. We can provide you with information on how your support makes a difference to young people.
  • Set up a Virgin Money Giving page – It only takes a few minutes to set up a Virgin Money Giving page and it’s quick and easy to share with friends directly and on social media. The money donated will come directly to us, so you don’t have to worry about sending it!

Examples

Spread the word – Tell all your friends, family and colleagues about your fundraising to help you reach your target. Get in touch and we’ll help you promote your event on our social medial channels.
  • Have fun – Enjoy your fundraising; spending time with your friends, family and colleagues and feel good about all your hard work.
  • Pay in your money – Count up all the money you’ve raised and collect any sponsorship. Remember to say a big thank you to all your supporters and pay in the money you’ve raised.
  • Let us know how it went –Please take lots of photos and send them to us – we love to see what you’ve achieved.

It is easy to donate

Just set up your own bespoke Just Giving page here or collect the donations and send a cheque payable to ‘MyBnk’ to:

MyBnk, 5-15 Cromer St, London WC1H 8LS.

Other ways to make a difference

If you don’t have much time on your hands but still want to help, here are a couple of ideas how you can support us:

Spring Clean With eBay!

Time to de-clutter your home? Why not sell those unwanted items on eBay and donate some of the proceeds to MyBnk! eBay make it really easy through their eBay for Charity programme.

Recycle for MyBnk

Recycle your old mobile phones and printer cartridges through Reclaim IT. Just select MyBnk as your chosen charity, it’s as easy as that.

Donate from the comfort of your home

Shop online using the Give as you Live website and a percentage of your spending will be donated to MyBnk at no cost to you.

Scrap your old car

Turn your old car into cash for MyBnk. Give a Car arrange free collection, then either sell your car at auction or scrap it with the proceeds raised going to MyBnk.

Payroll Giving

Speak to your employer to arrange for regular donations to be made directly from your salary before tax.

For further inspiration and support with your fundraising please call on 020 3581 9920 or contact [email protected]

Income Team

"Working with MyBnk allows me to feel confident that social change is happening. We get to input into the little changes as well as the big ones and transform young people's lives for the better."

Jessie Bradley

Head of Trusts and Foundations

"Being at MyBnk makes me wonder why there was not a programme like this at my school- it’s fun, interactive and memorable! Working here lets me actively be a part of an important change in improving young people’s lives."

Kruti Shah

Volunteer Manager