Fundraise for us
Whether you have already decided on how you'd like to fundraise for us, or are looking for some ideas, you're in the right place. Firstly, we'd like to say a huge thank you for choosing to support us.
Your support will mean that, together, we can work towards a world in which we can prevent an eating disorder from developing in the first place. But for those who are struggling, we can ensure there is timely and effective support and treatment that results in a sustained recovery, every time.
Know what you want to do?
Fantastic - the quickest and easiest way is to set up a fundraising page is through JustGiving. Simply click the button below to get started and we'll be in touch to welcome you aboard, (JustGiving will notify us on your behalf).
or if you prefer, start a fundraising page with Virgin Money Giving.
Not sure what you want to do?
No problem. Right now, many of the activities or events we might have done for fundraising in the past are off the agenda due to social distancing restrictions. However, there are still lots of things you can do!
- an online quiz with your friends or family
- a crafting morning/evening
- an auction of promises
- gaming challenge with your friends
- online board game night (don't blame us for any arguments though)
- donate a skill or your time
Got a place in a challenge event?
Congratulations! We know how hard these places can be to get. To let us know about your event, simply email us letting us know:
- event name and date, eg, London Marathon 2021
- your plans for fundraising - how much you're aiming to raise*
- whether you'd like an ABC branded vest to wear for your event
* There's no specific target to meet from our point of view and whatever you can raise is gratefully received, but it helps us to know this information in advance.
Join in the Captain Tom 100 Challenge
Captain Tom inspired us all last year walking 100 laps around his garden. To mark what would have been his 101st birthday at the end of April, his family are encouraging us to take a leaf out of Captain Tom's book and do 100 of something of our own to raise much-needed funds for a charity of our choice.
At ABC, we'd love for you to choose us!
What you choose to do is up to you (we've added some ideas below though), and there's even a pre-set up JustGiving page, so it's quick and simple to get going.
The only 'rules' are that your chosen activity takes place between 30th April and 3rd May and that you adhere to any social distancing restrictions in place in your area at the time.
Get your family and friends involved and together we can ensure anyone affected by an eating disorder feels they have the support and guidance they need to work towards a full and sustained recovery.
Stuck for Ideas?
You can choose literally anything, just work it around the number 100. Here's some ideas to get you started:
- Quiz with 100 questions
- Bake 100 flapjacks or cup cakes
- Take 100 photographs
- Volunteer 100 hours of your time to a good cause
- Knit or sew 100 items
- Do 100 keepie-uppies
- Do 100 basketball hoops
- Offer a skill for 100 hours or to 100 people
Important information about fundraising for us
We understand many of those impacted by an eating disorder wish to do something to give back for help received or to highlight the issue of eating disorders. We are very grateful for the support but it is vital you choose an event or activity that appropriately supports your physical and mental health. We recommend that you always consult your GP, or another appropriate health professional, to ensure your activity or event will not adversely impact you in any way.
It is also vital you avoid using any language or imagery on your fundraising page and materials that might be triggering for those living with an eating disorder, or who might be at risk of developing one. Our guidelines for fundraising covers this in more detail.
Read our Fundraising Guidelines
How to pay in your fundraising
If you have fundraised through JustGiving or Virgin Money Giving, you don't have to do a thing - the donations will come to us automatically.
If you have cheques or offline donations to pay in, you can either do a BACS payment online straight into our bank account, or you can send us a cheque.
Account Name: Anorexia & Bulimia Care
Sort Code: 09-01-51
Account No: 45375501
Reference: your surname & event name
Make payable to 'Anorexia & Bulimia Care' and send to:
Anorexia & Bulimia Care, Saville Court, 10-11 Saville Place, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 4EJ
Please include your name, event name and email address so we know who the cheque is from.
If you experience any problems paying in fundraising, or have a question, please contact us.
Other ways to help us
Shop at Amazon and ABC receives a donation each time you purchase!
If you regularly shop on Amazon, you can support us with a donation without paying any extra! Simply click on the image below and follow the instructions to set it up on your existing Amazon account - it takes less than a minute and you don't need to provide any personal information. What's more, every single time you make a purchase, you'll be helping to support people impacted by eating disorders.
EasyFundraising: Shop at your favourite retailers and donate for free!
Fundraising for us can be as easy as shopping online! Whether it’s your weekly food shop at Sainsbury’s or your Christmas shopping at John Lewis, every time you order online through easyfundraising, we receive a donation, at no extra cost to you.
Click here to sign up for free, choose Anorexia & Bulimia Care as your charity to support and begin shopping. You’re not asked for any personal details, just your name and email address and whether you’re a UK taxpayer so we can claim Gift Aid. There’s even a donation reminder, so that every time you shop online, you’re reminded to go through easyfundraising.
There are thousands of retailers listed, including Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Asda, John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Asos, Boots, Amazon, Ebay and many more.