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Fundraising

We’re a small organisation and we don’t have huge resources or a large income. We work hard for funds – and we need your help!

We rely on donations and fundraising to help fund the innovative work that we do supporting people in the community with mental health issues and fighting discrimination. We’re here to help people live life to the full, and our work wouldn't be possible without you.

We'd love to hear your fundraising ideas and will do all we can to support you. Please email fundraising@mindinsalford.org.uk or call 0161 710 1070 to discuss your ideas.

Run for Mind in Salford in the AJ Bell Great Manchester Run!

We have funded spaces for runners who would like to participate in the Great Manchester Run! Sign up for either the 10km or the half marathon set to go ahead on Sunday the 26th of May.

If you would like a challenge and want to spread awareness of our work at Mind in Salford, please email fundraising@mindinsalford.org.uk to express your interest.

Thank you to our Fundraisers

We want to share our gratitude to the runners and walkers here in Greater Manchester who graciously raised money for us during marathons, half-marathons, and other run/walk events.

Thank you Davide, for fundraising for us during the Manchester Marathon.

Davide's story:
A (much) younger me:
"One day I'll run a Marathon"
An older me:
"I can't run a Marathon, but it's always been my dream"
Always the older me, but a few years later:
"I will run a Marathon because even if I can't do it, it's always been my dream".

Now here I am. Chasing that dream and facing the (physical) hardest challenge of my life. My body keeps reminding me that I can't do it, that I'm not physically built to finish it. My mind keeps fooling me that anything is possible and every dream should be chased. And the latter is clearly winning now.

It was insanely painful but also the greatest achievement I've ever done.

"It was a pleasure for me to fundraise for Mind as I truly recognize the importance of what you do. I have been struggling (and still am) with my mental health and on many occasions I thought to get in touch with Mind to find some help. It's so important to know you're there for people like me."

 

Thank you to Ann and Scott, for signing up to raise funds for us during the AJ Bell Great Manchester Run on 21 May 2023

Their story:
Ann herself has struggled with mental ill health in the forms of anxiety and depression throughout her life.

"The effect a persons mind can have on themselves and others can be detrimental, making organisations like Mind key in supporting and benefiting both ourselves and those around us."

For Scott, the charity resonates with him through family struggles with mental health, making Mind a key charity to support.

Ann-Marie Great Run Fundraiser

Fundraising Materials

If you're taking part in an event, our fundraising materials will help you understand the process and give you some handy tips on how to promote your efforts. All our materials are free and downloadable.

 

What we offer:

  • Fundraising Pack: This is our comprehensive guide to all things fundraising. In this pack, we'll tell you a bit about Mind in Salford's mission and impact, suggest some unique event ideas for work, college or school, and give you guidance on best practices for online fundraising. Click here to download and get started!
  • Promoting Your Event: The most important part of fundraising is getting your message heard. This helpful two-pager will provide an overview of how to effectively communicate your efforts and outline what we can do to support you. Inside you'll find: social media text, promotional opportunities with Mind in Salford, and advice on contacting local media. Download here.
  • Sponsorship Form: Print or download a sponsorship form so you can keep track of donations, then return to us once completed. Download here.

We also offer shareable social posts such as fundraising graphics, Facebook and Twitter cover photos and posters for you to decorate your university or workplace.

How your money helps

Fundraising statistics on what different amounts equate to in terms of our work

Donate for free while you shop!

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When you are shopping online, if you do this through easyfundraising, you can raise a donation for us at no extra cost to you. Head to our easyfundraising page to find out more.

 

GiveShop

We have partnered with GiveShop UK - a FREE app that revolutionises fundraising by turning your everyday spending into fundraising pounds. It’s fundraising made simple and easy! Download the app and set up your account today.

https://giveshop.co.uk/download/

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We have also partnered with Give as you Live where you can raise free funds for Mind in Salford when shopping online across over 6,000 stores. Please visit https://www.giveasyoulive.com/ to sign up.

 

Would you like to share your fundraising story with us? Sharing your story can be a very powerful way to help and support others. To share yours, click here.

Contact Info

Mind in Salford
The Angel Centre
1 St. Philips Place
Salford
M3 6FA

0161 710 1070
info@mindinsalford.org.uk | Registered Charity No. 1156625

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