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Fundraising

OcuMel UK is solely reliant on the generosity of its members and supporters. Money raised goes towards the cost of providing our staff, helpline and awareness campaign materials.

We are extremely grateful to everyone who has raised funds for us in the past.  Without you, we quite literally wouldn’t be here today.

If you would like to support our work, there are many ways you can do so.

Collection Tins

Homing one of our collection tins, is one of the easiest ways you can help us. Our aim is for all of our 75 tins to be placed in a local shop or workplace so that loose change can be collected and emptied every month or so.

If you would like to help us in this way, please order the required number of collection tins here or ring us on 01753 357771 so we can send you everything you’ll need.

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Events

You can help us by taking part in an organised event, or even holding your own.

We can provide you with awareness material and merchandise, and we can also help you publicise your event.

Please use the button below to set up your own fundraising page through Virgin Money Giving; to make it easier for your friends and family to support you.

Remember to let us know what you are planning.  If you need any help, ideas and support, please email our supporter care officer.

Please join us in raising awareness and funds on the 19th May, Eye Patch Day.

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Other Fundraising

The Giving Machine

This is a cashback site for charities. If you are shopping online, please consider clicking through the Giving Machine website first, as for every purchase, if you name OcuMel UK as your chosen beneficiary, we will receive a percentage of the total cost of your shop without it costing you a penny.

To get started go to www.thegivingmachine.co.uk and click on “join as a giver” at the top of the page.

Search for OcuMel UK as your beneficiary then click “join and support”.

Simply register, then each time you want to shop, go to the website and search for the store you wish to use.

Music Magpie

This company recycle old CDs, DVDs, games, Blu-rays and gadgets in exchange for cash.   If you have items you are happy to donate to OcuMel UK, log them on the website and send us the proceeds.

This is a great opportunity to give your house a good spring clean and raise money for OcuMel UK at the same time. You can also collect unwanted items from family and friends to recycle for us.

Got to www.musicmagpie.co.uk to see how it works.

Fundraising Ideas:

10K walk/run

Half marathon

Full marathon

Bake sale

Cycling challenge

Masterclass

Three peaks challenge

Knit-a-thon

Muddy challenge

Coffee morning

Auction

‘Come dine with me’ evening

Skydive

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Need to find out more?

Call our helpline today!

0300 790 0512

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