Fundraise for us 

There are lots of ways you can help us raise vital funds for The Kent Autistic Trust, from raising awareness to organising an event or even attending an event.

Why not take on your own challenge and start making a difference now.  We’ve put together some fun and easy fundraising ideas, so whether you’re into baking, fitness, socialising or gaming, here are some exciting ways you can help support KAT.

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Donate unwanted gifts

Simply donating unwanted Christmas or Birthday presents is a great way to support us, as we can use them for future raffles!!

 

Join our weekly lottery

For just £1 a week, enjoy the chance to win £25,000, please visit: https://www.kentautistictrust.org/weekly-lottery 

 

Organise an event for us, even from the comfort of your own home!!

A few simple and easy fundraising ideas to get you started;

 

  • Online pub quiz – become the quizmaster and raise a glass with your friends and family! You could host the quiz on video chat or send questions by email.

  • Virtual dinner party - invite your friends to dinner over webcam. You can all donate to attend, or pay what you would have spent dining out. 

  • Movie night – use the Netflix Party Chrome Extension to host a movie night for you and your friends, with everyone logging on from their sofa at home and donating the cost of a cinema ticket - https://www.netflixparty.com/ 

  • Run a class – teach your friends and family something new, like online yoga, a language or cooking or art class. Or you could send recipes by email for a donation.

  • Give a gift – use your creativity for a good cause - write poems, songs, make something with arts and crafts to raise money - send these to people online or by post  

  • Car washing day

  • Coffee Morning

  • Cake sale

  • Raffle

  • Virtual showdown – challenge your friends and family to a card game, chess tournament or bingo over video chat, with a donation per entry and a prize for the winner!

  • Casual dress down or pyjama day in the office

  • Marathon 

  • Non uniform day at school

  • Quiz Night

  • Plan a walk or run that friends and family of all ages can enjoy, set yourself a garden lap goal and collect sponsors, or do some hand stand walking for a set amount of seconds or minutes

  • Sponsored Walk

  • Bootfair or stall

  • Nominate us through supermarket token schemes such as Waitrose, Asda, Sainsbury's etc

  • Race night

  • Golf day

  • Family fun day

  • Swimathon

  • Craft sale

  • Lunchtime Bingo in the office (for a good bingo kit to purchase see here

  • Office sweets sale

  • Make a treasure hunt around your neighbourhood and ask for a donation for individuals to enter. 

  • Gardening Competition - whether it’s sunflowers or tomatoes, pick your plant.  See who can grow the most impressive greenery in a set time and get everyone to make a donation to take part. Something everyone can get involved with or hold a best garden photo comp!!

Other Fundraising Ideas 

The Kent Autistic Trust are registered on Amazon Smile!

 

Whenever you shop on Amazon from now on, if you would like to support us:

 

Please visit www.smile.amazon.co.uk – rather than www.amazon.co.uk 
 

If you already have an account with Amazon, these will be your log in details for Amazon Smile – with all the same products and prices (the logo will just change in the top left hand corner!)  Under the search bar at the top, there is the text ‘Supporting: 'The Kent Autistic Trust’ – if yours doesn’t say this, simply click on the arrow to the right of the charity name, ‘Change your Charity’ and search for The Kent Autistic Trust.

 

Amazon will donate 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees) of eligible purchases to our charity.  Click on the link above.

For  step by step guide, please click on the links below:

Step by Step Guide - Amazon Smile

Step by Step Guide - How to use Amazon Smile on your mobile

 

 

 

We are also registered with Everyclick and Affilyon, who give money to our charity every time you search the internet using your search engine.  For the online shopping site Easyfundraising.org.uk. All you need to do is register with their site and choose Kent Autistic Trust as your charity. You can then use the site to shop online with Amazon, Ebay, John Lewis, Marks and Spencer and many more, and part of the money you spend will be donated to The Kent Autistic Trust. 

 

Click on the links below and you can start giving whenever you shop online: 

Every Click 

Affilyon

Easyfundraising.org.uk

We are more than happy to you every step of the way - helping to spread the good word about your event and giving you collection buckets, banners, leaflets and much more. 

Ebay for Charity - Buy or sell on Ebay and raise funds at the same time.  

Please find below some useful downloads;

Sponsor Form 

Gift Aid Form

KAT Logo

KAT 30 Years Logo

KAT 30 Years Banner Logo

Weekly Lottery leaflet

About us leaflet

Legacy leaflet

 

 

If you have any queries, please call:

 

Serita Boxall  (Fundraising & Marketing Manager)

Phone: 01634 405168

Email:  sboxall@kentautistic.com 

 

Join our weekly lottery for your chance to win £25,000!!

For as little as £1 per week, you have the chance of winning £25,000 every Friday, whilst supporting a cause you care about.

Registered Charity Number - 801965

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