Thank you for choosing to fundraise for Lia's Wings! Your incredible support will ensure that we reach every child that needs us. We hope the resources below help maximise your fundraising but remember, we are always on hand to support you. If would like to tell us about a fundraising idea or need some extra fundraising materials, please call us on 0845 519 8553 or email email@example.com.
Social media posts
Your friends and family may not have heard about Lia's Wings so it’s really important that when you’re sharing your fundraising page you also include information about our service and the impact of our transfers. Save the images below and share them on social media with a link to your fundraising page. They will spread vital awareness of our work and encourage more donations.
Get in touch with your local media
Telling your local newspaper or radio station about your fundraising is a great way to help boost your fundraising total and gain support from your local community!
Download this press release template to get started. Call your local radio station or newspaper to share your story, then email your press release to them. Make sure to include as much information as possible about your fundraiser including why you are supporting Lia's Wings, your fundraising target and a link to your fundraising page if you have one. Don't forget to include a photo of you in your Lia's Wings t-shirt or running vest. If you haven't received these yet, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. If your story makes it into the press, share it with your supporters and us – we would love to see it!
Download a sponsorship form
Many supporters still like to donate with cash. Download a sponsorship form to start receiving pledges and cash donations. Leave your sponsorship form in a common area at work or pass it around your friends and family.
Encourage your sponsors to tick the gift aid box on your online fundraising page or paper sponsor form. This allows us to reclaim 25p of tax on every £1 they give. To claim gift aid we need the first name, last name and home address of each of your sponsors. They must be over the age of 16 and a UK taxpayer. Please be aware that any connected person to the fundraiser (spouse, parent, child or sibling) cannot claim Gift Aid for any event where the participant isn't personally paying the costs of taking part.
If you have received any cash donations we recommend that you bank them and pay them through our website donation page, by bank transfer (we can provide our bank details) or by cheque. Please make all cheques payable to ‘Lia's Wings’. Please include a note with your full name, address and details of the event you have held or taken part in. Please send any cheques or paper forms to: Lia's Wings, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4YR.
Look the part
Once you have let us that you are fundraising for Lia's Wings, we will send you a running vest or grey Lia's Wings branded t-shirt. However, we have lots of different merchandise available in our vibrant charity colours for you to wear with pride at your fundraiser. Visit our online store to see our full collection.