Fundraising

Want to raise money for Cogwheel Counselling?

Cogwheel-Virtual-Autumn-Quiz-2020-Thank-YouDuring this time of social distancing, technology is bringing people together in wonderful ways. People are coming up with new and creative ways of holding all sorts of fundraising events from their homes.

There are lots of things we can do to continue to raise money for those in need. You can hold an event, sell your old stuff or get sponsored to do something fun – the money you raise will change many lives.

Below are some of the available options to organise your own fundraising. 

Cogwheel is grateful to all those organisations and individuals that support our work financially. Thanks to your generosity we have been able to sustain our services since 1988.

If you would like talk about organising a fundraising event for Cogwheel or making a donation, please contact our Business Support & Fundraising Manager Neil Davies at neil@cogwheel.org.uk.

Do your own fundraising

Facebook

How to create your own fundraiser for Cogwheel Counselling in Facebook:

  • Please visit https://www.facebook.com/fundraisers/
  • Select Cogwheel Counselling
  • Create your fundraiser page
  • Share with friends
    • Connect friends to your cause and gain supporters across Facebook.
  • Get donations for Cogwheel
    • People can donate to your fundraiser in just a few clicks without leaving Facebook. The charity will receive donations directly from Facebook, from Network for Good or from PayPal Giving Fund. Facebook does not charge fees for donations made to charities.
  • Are my donations eligible for Gift Aid?
    • If you are a UK taxpayer donating to a charity registered in the UK, your donation could be eligible for Gift Aid.

Virgin Money Giving

Virgin Monday Giving offers a user-friendly step-by-step guide to help you create a fundraising page, rally your friends, share your story and keep you motivated.

You can get all the help, tools and advice you’ll need to smash your donation targets on their Virgin Money Giving Fundraising Hub.

What if you need support to set up your fundraising event?

Whether you’re doing an event at home or setting up something online, we are happy to offer you support and share your story.

You can contact Cogwheel’s Business Support & Fundraising Manager Neil Davies at neil@cogwheel.org.uk. 

Shopping online – a free way to raise funds for Cogwheel

Easyfundraising

Easyfundraising is a charity shopping fundraising site. You can join for free and choose to support Cogwheel. Visit any of the over 4,000 retailers and raise money simply by shopping online as normal.

This is an easy and completely FREE way to raise money for us at no extra cost to yourself!

You can copy and paste our unique charity link in your browser or access our webpage directly with one click: https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/cogwheel/

AmazonSmile

How do I shop at AmazonSmile UK?

To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.co.uk from the web browser on your computer or mobile device.

Please don’t forget to use our unique charity link. This will enable you to select Cogwheel on smile.amazon.co.uk with just one click: https://smile.amazon.co.uk/ch/1157141-0.

You may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.co.uk to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.  Millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations to charities by Amazon. You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for smile.amazon.co.uk donation” on their product detail pages.