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Payroll Giving 
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Simple, tax free giving direct from your pay

What is payroll giving?

Payroll giving (also known as 'Give As You Earn') is an easy way for employees paid by PAYE to give regularly to a charity such as Parkinson's UK.

How does it work?

Every time you are paid, a donation amount of your choice is taken from your pay before tax is deducted. So, if you pledge to donate £5 per month, it would actually only cost you £4 on basic tax rate or £3 on the higher rate.

What are the benefits?

As donations are deducted before tax is calculated, it is one of the most simple and tax-efficient ways of giving to us.

Your regular contribution will mean that we can plan well into the future and make sure we provide the best services for people affected by Parkinson's.

How do I get started?

If you would like to donate in this way, please contact your company's payroll department and ask for the relevant form. You will need to supply our 'Give as you earn' registration number (find our GYE number) and our name, address and charity number as below:

The Dystonia Society

2n Floor, 89 Albert Embankment

London

SW1 7TP

Registered Charity Number in England and Wales No. 1062595 and in Scotland SC042127

Remember - your company might have a policy to match payroll donations. Your payroll department should be able to tell you more.

 

Unity Lottery 
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Unity is a revolutionary lottery fundraising scheme used by over 300 other charitable organisations – it’s a simple, reliable way to generate funds and really make a difference supporting those with dystonia, all whilst having the chance to win a mouth-watering top prize of £25,000!

Get involved with this fully licensed and Institute of Fundraising award winning lottery today and we can both be winners!

Take part for just £1 a week and your unique six-digit lottery number could be the one that wins the jackpot! For every £1 that goes in - 50% will go directly to the Dystonia Society. The rest covers prizes and administration costs. Easy as that.

Every Saturday, the lucky winners are selected at random. Winners have to match three, four, five or all six digits of the winning number in the correct place in the sequence:

   Six digits in the correct place wins £25,000

   •Five digits in the correct place wins £1,000

Four digits in the correct place wins £25

Three digits in the correct place wins £5

Meaning you have a one in 63 chance of winning a prize! What’s stopping you?

All you need to do is follow the link below and sign up with Direct Debit or download an application form and pay by cheque. Alternatively, give us a call on 0207 793 3651 and we can post or email an application form out to you.

http://www.unitylottery.co.uk/the-dystonia-society

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charitecards

Whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, or wedding – charitecards are an excellent way to raise money for the Dystonia Society when sending cards to loved ones. With an amazing range suiting every occasion to choose from, you’ll use these guys year after year.

http://www.charitecards.com/dystonia/    

 

Easyfundraising

Even when shopping online you can raise funds for the Dystonia Society! By going through: http://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/dystonia/?t=Easyfundraising-lo&v=a&=

 

At no extra cost to you or the Society, the company donates a percentage to us for every sale made. You can access all the well-known high street retailers (app available) and lots more.  More and more supporters are signing up to raise funds for their favourite charity.

- Raise even more with the free official easyfundraising app:

http://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/raise-more/easyfundraising-app/

•             Shop at over 2,700 retailers on the go

•             Get notified of your successful donations

•             Works for iPad, iPhone and Android

 

 

Recyclingforgoodcauses

We’re all guilty of hanging on to things that we never use, whose main purpose these days is to collect dust and take up space. Now there’s a way to put all that clutter to good use with Recycling For Good Causes.

If you have any unwanted watches, jewellery (even odd and broken pieces), foreign banknotes, or old mobile phones and cameras lying around, then please download this freepost envelope below (or contact the fundraising team if you’re unable to do so) and then send the items on their way and raise some funds for the Dystonia Society!

http://www.dystonia.org.uk/images/pdf/FreepostLeaflet.pdf

 

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sharegift

If you have a small number of shares which are not worth selling (or better yet, a large amount that are), why not consider giving them to ShareGift and nominate the Dystonia Society! They collect together odd 'worthless' shares from donors, which add up to thousands of pounds of income that gets distributed to charities. We have received more than £2,000 thanks to supporters nominating us when donating their shares.

 

  Online Auction/E-Commerce 
  Ebay Gumtree
 

If you're an avid eBayer or gumtree-er, or even if you're not, and simply would like to get rid of some clutter. Or if you feel like finally selling a few of those 'priceless' items that have lingered in the attic since the 90s. Online auction sites and other exchange/bartering sites like craigslist are a fantastic way to raise some extra cash for the Dystonia Society. The PayPal Giving Fund is a 

 

Gifts in Celebration
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Many of our supporters help to fundraise and raise awareness for the Dystonia Society when celebrating special events.

By asking your friends and family to donate to us instead of presents at a birthday, anniversary or wedding, you can enjoy your special day knowing you are making a real difference to the lives of people with dystonia.

Wedding Favours

You may want to give a Dystonia Society Pin Badge as a wedding favour to all your wedding guests. This is a great way of raising awareness of dystonia whilst raising vital funds for the Dystonia Society Take a look at our Merchandise Page for some ideas.

 

Gifts in Memory 
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Giving a gift in memory

A donation in memory of a loved one is a thoughtful and compasioante way to celebrate a person's life. Our work is entirely dependent on donations and such a gift would really help us to improve the lives of those affected by dystonia.

Funeral Collections

Many people choose to ask for donations to The Dystonia Society instead of funeral flowers. Funeral directors are happy to arrange this at your request. We can also send you collection envelopes which your family and friends can complete, helping us make the most of your donations with Gift Aid.

If you would like to recieve some collection envelopes please contact us on 0845 458 6211 or email info@dystonia.org.uk

Any memorial donations made by cheque should be sent to: The Dystonia Society, 89 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TP.

Please do let us know the name of the person you are remembering, and if there is anyone we should keep updated with the total we have recieved.

* Calls to the above number cost 3p per minute