There are lots of ways you can raise money to support the work of Survivors’ Network. However you choose to do it, we’ll be here to help you along the way.
If you’re not sure what to do, why not get in touch with our Communications, Engagement and Fundraising Officer, Caitlin, on firstname.lastname@example.org
Take a look below for some inspiration from previous fundraisers!
See below for some of the amazing, inspirational and fun ways in which people are planning to raise money for us (plus some past events that we loved too much to take down) and how you can get involved.
** Charity Chuckle 2017 returns for its sixth #16days event with a stellar line up of some of the UK’s finest comics, including Bridget Christie who will be playing the Komedia for the first time since winning the 2013 Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award (formerly the Perrier). The event aims to raise awareness, money and morale for local domestic violence and sex abuse charities, Rise and Survivors Network, as part of the global campaign #16days to End Violence Against Women. With special guests: Bridget Christie, Jo Neary, Sajeela Kershi, Athena Kugblenu, Julie Jepson, Laura Lexx, Harriet Braine (Funny Women Award winner 2016) and MC Jen Brister. **
** Christmas Quiz Fundraiser 2017! Come and join us at Cafe Plenty Brighton for our Christmas on Monday 5th December. We will also be drawing a giant advent calender raffle that night with some amazing prizes. So come along with some friends for a festive evening of fun and games. It is also bring your own booze. It will cost £2 per person and all proceeds will be going to Survivors’ Network. **
** Brighton Girl Halloween Party 2017 – Get your best Halloween look together and come party with the Brighton Girls! BOYS ALLOWED. We’re raising money for the Brighton Girl community, with 10% going to the Survivor’s Network. — About Brighton Girl: Brighton Girl is a project dedicated to empowering, inspiring and supporting twenty-something women living in Brighton. Over the last 6 months, we’ve gained 300 members. To support the community, we’ve created a magazine and run regular meet ups. These meet ups range from coffee chats and drinks, to cinema trips, gigs and workshops, helping to connect the Brighton Girl community and create a support network for young women. We want to help each other make the most of this wonderful city that we all home. **
** Do you fancy a challenge? How about helping us cycle the distance from Lands’ End to John O’Groats in a day – but on static bikes in the centre of Brighton. Fun, cakes and the chance to hear more about us will all be on offer. As will a rather incredible raffle! Book a team bike or just turn up on the day. For more information have a look at Ronnie’s Facebook Page or contact us on 01273 203380 or email@example.com **
** Purple Sane: Bowie x Prince. The truly excellent people at Komedia are hosting a club night on Friday August 12th to raise funds for us, MindOut and the Hummingbird project. Thank you! For more information and to get tickets for what promises to be a great night, tp://bit.ly/24Gs6AE **
** Waitrose Community Matters chose us as a local cause in March 2016! November 2015 marked 25 years since Survivors’ Network was established. To recognise the vital work that has been done over the past 25 years, the incredible strength and courage shown by survivors every day, and to help ensure the continuity of support going forward, we held a very special event. The 25th Anniversary was held on November 21st, in Jubilee Square, Brighton and featured a sponsored firewalk, a mass choir performance and a variety of other entertainment. **
** Charity Chuckle – As part of the global campaign, #16Days to End Violence Against Women, the wonderful people at Charity Chuckle will be supporting Survivors’ Network and local Domestic Abuse charity RISE on December 9th at a star studded evening compered by the fabulous MISS BEHAVE! and featuring award-winning comics PAPPY’S, Zoe Lyons, Spencer Jones, (we laughed so hard in November that we’ve invited him back) Evelyn Mok, Kate Lucas and more, plus prizes, surprises and even a meat raffle! For more information and to buy tickets https://charitychuckle.wordpress.com **
** Ronnie cycled an incredible 2700 miles from San Francisco to Boston, raising over £3000 for Survivors’ Network and The Martlets Hospice. **
** Gerry has committed to walking all 500 miles of the Camino de Santiago – an average of about 15 miles a day! To support her, go to her Everyclick page www.everyclick.com/survivorsnetwork14 **