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Fundraising is a great way to support MyBnk and help raise public awareness of financial education and enterprise and our work to tackle poverty.

There are plenty of fundraising activities you can get involved in – whether you love to cycle or to bake!

MyBnk can support you in your sponsored event by providing you with leaflets, flyers and information to give to your supporters, and marketing your event using our social media channels.

Fundraising ideas and inspiration 

Pub Quiz – Everyone loves a pub quiz, but why not add a twist and include some MyBnk trivia….. “What is the minimum wage for UK adults aged 21yrs?” (£6.31)….. “What is the world’s most expensive football worth, in dollars?” ($2.5 million) 

Give It Up – Challenge yourself to give up chocolate or your morning coffee for a month. Take the ‘Demotivator’ test to see how much your new year’s resolution could save you and then pledge the saving to MyBnk. 

The Great British Office Bake Off – Celebrate the return of Britain’s favourite cooking competition with your very own bake off! Compete, judge or just bake something delicious to sell!

12 Hour Rugby World Cup Tournament – With the build up to the Rugby World Cup at Twickenham, why not host a 12-hour touch rugby tournament? Test your endurance and raise money for MyBnk.

Tough Mudder – Looking for a fun yet adventurous challenge? Why not enter the Tough Mudder obstacle course with a group of friends or colleagues to raise money for MyBnk.

Prudential Ride London – Want to follow in the footsteps of Bradley Wiggins? Sign up for the Prudential Ride London and cycle the London Olympics 100 mile route. MyBnk has places up for grabs so get in touch if you’re keen.

Virtual Row/Cycle/Run – As a team row, cycle or run the distance from London to Afghanistan and back, without even leaving the gym!

Previous fundraising events include:

  • Civil Service – Young Civil Servants from Whitehall’s Fast Stream Team powered through a 24 hour Spinathon to raise money for MyBnk.
  • Prudential Ride London – A team of lawyers, surveyors, bankers, entrepreneurs, educators and students cycled nearly 1,000 miles of Olympic race track to raise money for MyBnk
  • MyBnk Triathlon – Our very own MyBnk trio came 2nd in the Dorney Triathlon raising £5k for MyBnk.

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.

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.

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.

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 info@mybnk.org