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Whether you’re interested in getting involved personally, on behalf of your community group, workplace or college, or as a business, there are many ways you can help.
As well as donating directly to the fund, you might want to:
Take part in a “fundraising challenge”
Sign up to a sponsored run, walk or anything you like and raise money for people in your area who are homeless. You can set up a fundraiser page by going to www.justgiving.com/campaign/realchangewiganandleigh and clicking ‘Start Fundraising’.
Check out Just Giving’s Fundraising Toolkit too, including Top 10 Tips and ideas for promoting your page.
Invite us to speak at an event
Our Action Group includes people with lived experience of homelessness as well as charities working directly with people who are homeless.
We’d be delighted to come and talk to you about the Campaign at an event you are involved in organising, whether that’s the weekly meeting at your church, a concert/cultural event, a conference your business in putting on or your sports team’s AGM.
Play a role in organising Campaign activities
There are lots of roles that need doing to make the campaign a success, including:
- Helping us spread the word by sponsoring public advertising space (JC Decaux are matching any ads we can fund-raise for so we reach a bigger audience in your local area)
- Supporting our efforts to get the message out via social media
- Helping administer grants to people who are homeless
- Being an ‘ambassador’ for the campaign within a specific area of Wigan Borough, or with particular networks such as colleges, churches or community groups.
Share your skills or knowledge
What are you good at? What do you know lots about? How do you think a campaign like ours could benefit from that? There are no bad ideas and we’d love to hear yours!