Fundraising

Raising money for activities

In addition to subscriptions, we also try to raise money to fund activities in other ways, involving the young members themselves and parents.

In recent years we have enjoyed running a very successful cake stall at the annual Wimbledon Village Fair and bag packing at Waitrose in Raynes Park. We have also held sponsored events, family barbecues and quiz nights. Or you could consider joining the 100 Club for a chance of winning a cash prize every month.

The Scout Group has registered with The Giving Machine and Amazon Smile as easy methods of raising funds. Register and shop online through The Giving Machine or Amazon Smile and your transactions generate money for the 19th Wimbledon Scout Group.

 

Raising funds for the 'Phoenix 2' project

Our Scout Group flourishes because of its enthusiastic young members, dedicated team leaders, its supporters and its unique site. In 2014 we completed our 'Phoenix 2' Project which replaced our previous Phoenix Hut with a fantastic new building. The new building development has given the Scout Group a new Phoenix Hall and additional rooms. However, whilst the building work is now complete, there is still some landscaping of the site to do and loans to repay.

 

Online Donations

Our Donations webpage provides details of the easy ways in which you can donate funds to the Scout Group. Please use CAF Donate (Charities Aid Foundation) or Crowdfunder to make a donation online - quick, secure and easy. CAF and Crowdfunder also help our funds by claiming back the Gift Aid from the HMRC.

 

100 Club

The 100 Club raises a significant amount of money each year for the Scout Group, as well as giving a similar amount away in prizes. It costs only £12 per entry to become a member of the 100 Club, with monthly prizes ranging from £15 up to £100.

 

If you are already a member of the 100 Club, thank you. If not, we hope you will consider joining. Your support enables us to give more youngsters Scouting to a very high level.

Renewal forms are sent out to existing members in December, and a list of winners is published in the Annual Report.

 

If you would like to join, please contact James Roe at 100club@19thwimbledonscouts.co.uk

The Giving Machine

The Giving Machine is a great way of raising money for the Scout Group - every time you make an online purchase with your usual shops such as Amazon, eBay, Tesco, Sainsbury's, Marks & Spencer, in fact over 400 of the UK's leading online shops, your purchase will automatically generate a free donation for the Scout Group. It won't cost you any more, and you don't have to buy anything you wouldn't normally buy.

 

If you nominate the 19th Wimbledon Scout Group as a beneficiary, every time you use The Giving Machine to shop, these companies automatically donate a percentage of your shopping bill to the Scout Group. Please click on the logo below for more information and to set up a Giver account and support us now.

 

Remember whenever you shop online, click via The Giving Machine into any of the shops first and you'll generate a free donation - it's that simple.

Amazon Smile

You can also help us fundraise through day to day purchases with Amazon Smile – just select 19th Wimbledon as one of your charities. 

Give A Car

We have also had success with donations from the car donation site, GiveACar.

We really appreciate all the donations, which all help to provide additional facilities and equipment for all the sections.

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