Headway Essex on working with Give as you Live

HeadwayEssexCharity name: Headway Essex

Charity representative name: Laura Baker, Fundraising Assistant

How do you promote Give as you Live to your supporters?

Headway Essex frequently use the Give As You Live branded flyers and posters to promote the Give As You Live System to our followers, we also use these within our newsletters to try and encourage a wide range of supporters to help us raise funds. We also find the Facebook & Twitter updates to be very useful as they provide a direct link straight through to our personalised homepage and they are always up to date and relevant to upcoming events and seasons.

Do you think other Headway groups would benefit from fundraising through Give as you Live?

Definitely! In this economic climate, Give as you Live enables people to raise vital funds for us every time they shop online, at no additional cost to them. Online shopping has become such a simple process that more and more people are using it to make their purchases. By encouraging these people to sign up to Give As You Live, we are raising awareness of our charity and generating additional funding which helps us to provide our vital services to people in the community struggling to cope with the effects of acquired brain injury.

“Give As You Live is a useful new fundraising tool for Headway Essex and we can see that it could become an important part of our fundraising in the future. In this tough economic climate, it enables supporters to continue to help us raise vital funds just by doing their normal online shopping, at no additional cost to them. Give As You Live provide good support & marketing resources that are tailored specifically to our charity, making the promotion a very easy process and in turn providing potential supporters the information they need to get on board with Give As You Live for Headway Essex. The process for downloading the Give As You Live Toolbar could not be any quicker or easier. There are no lengthy forms or questionnaires. Supporters simply sign up to Give As You Live, and download the toolbar and start shopping!.” – Laura Baker

If you are from a charity and want to start benefitting from Give as you Live, give the team a call on 0800 883 8450