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Fundraising

Helping us to change lives


Raise money to support our work

 

Do you want to make a significant difference to the prospects and work opportunities of young people from low-income backgrounds? Can you afford to donate your time or money to help the EY Foundation continue its important work? Do you want to be part of something truly rewarding?

 

Our work relies on the support and fundraising efforts of the incredible people who donate directly, complete challenges and give up their time to organise events. The money raised helps us to reach more young people, break down more barriers and change more lives. Every penny counts and will make a difference to young people.


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Ways to donate to the EY Foundation

  1. Set up a monthly donation or give a one-off gift through the EY Foundation Just Giving page
  2. Text to donate - text EYF to 70460 to make a one-off donation of £10 or get in touch if you would like to set up your own fundraising keyword*

*Texts cost £10 plus one standard rate message and you’ll be opting in to hear more about our work and fundraising via telephone and SMS. If you’d like to give £10 but do not wish to receive marketing communications, text EYFNOINFO to 70460. 

 

 

Chloe's Story

Your support could help a young person like Chloe. Watch this video to hear her full story.


Ways to fundraise for the EY Foundation

Whether it’s a raffle, a run, or a ride, our team are on hand to support with fundraising page set up, promotion ideas and moral support for your own events. 

 

We also organise our very own EY Foundation fundraising challenges to raise money, ranging from trekking the Sahara, summiting Everest Base Camp or conquering the Great Wall of China.  If you prefer a UK based event then we offer the glorious Three Peaks Challenge, or buy places in iconic races such as the Manchester marathon and Royal Parks half-marathon.

 

We are constantly considering the safety of our fundraisers when it comes to taking part in these challenges, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.  New events will be posted here as the risk is assessed.

 

 


The highlight was the sense of achievement to get to the summit of the third peak, Snowdon, after the trials and tribulations of the previous 24 hours. Also the camaraderie with the other fundraising volunteers as well as the fantastic views from the climbs.


Current events and challenges

 

 

Steps for Success: 7 Sep - 31 Dec 2021

A step challenge covering the distance between all of the EY offices across the UK and Ireland. Either run, jog, cycle or walk the steps to support the success of young people.

 

You can take part solo or sign up as a team with colleagues, friends or family.

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Sahara Trek: 17 - 28 March 2022

A 10 day adventure through the Sahara desert, all in aid of the EY Foundation's work. Local Berbers will guide you across the rolling sand dunes during the day, before camping under the stars at night.    

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Mud Trial: 18 May 2022

A fun-filled 5km obstacle course, including the Death Slide, Ridge of Revenge and of course lots of mud!

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Get in touch

Contact our fundraising team directly to register your interest in a challenge, or to find out more.

Grant funders

We have been lucky to receive support from different grant funders and rely on this support to run our programmes. To see our latest grant funders, visit our Partners page.

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Looking for more ways to support us?

Perhaps you are a business owner or employer keen to help with our programme delivery or would like to volunteer with us instead. Learn about the different ways to get involved.