easyfundraising turns your everyday online shopping into free donations. Just start your online shopping first at easyfundraising.org, then shop as normal. The retailers will then make a small donation.
Online game streaming can be a great way to raise funds for HEH Mind, while playing your favourite games. Twitch, Mixer and YouTube are all useful tools/ platforms to share your gameplay with supporters and to encourage them to donate.
This could be an individual or team challenge.
If you have a musical talent, take it online to a virtual gig through Facebook or Instagram live. Set up a giving page so that those who join your gig can make a donation. Listening to live music is also a great way for others to look after their wellbeing.
Share your skills with others through online tutorials. You could hold a cooking/ foreign language/ flower arranging class. Ask for a donation in exchange for sharing your skills, which can be donated on your giving page.
Socially distancing yourself but still want to connect with your friends? Enjoy yourselves at your own virtual ball and support HEH Mind by donating your Ball Ticket profits.
Virtual book club
Take your book club online or set up your own new online club. Donate the money that you would have spent on drinks and snacks to HEH Mind.
To look after our wellbeing, there are lots of activities we can do without going out that are fun and help us feel good – including crafting!
That’s why we’re inviting you to host a Virtual Crafternoon at home. All you need to do is download our step-by-step guide which will tell you everything you need to know. Click here to get the guide.
Get together online with your favourite people and spend an afternoon doing some crafting. Set up a fundraising page online and ask your guests to make a donation to HEH Mind to take part. Enjoy a get together with a difference and help make sure no one in our local communities has to face a mental health problem alone.
Could you be a Trustee for Havant and East Hants Mind?
Would you like to help Mind to deliver its aims and improve the lives of people with experience of mental distress across Hampshire. If you have the passion and commitment it takes to join HEH Mind’s Board of Trustees – we want to hear from you.
We value diversity because Mind speaks for a diverse community, we aim to have that diversity reflected in Mind’s governance. We welcome interest from people with direct or indirect experience of mental health problems from all backgrounds. As a Trustee or committee member you’ll need to have knowledge of or an interest in mental health. You also need to:
- Think strategically and creatively - Communicate clearly and sensitively in group discussions - Use independent judgement to make decisions on behalf of the organisation - Have a willingness and ability to devote the necessary time and effort
We are also looking for some particular skills and experience to add to the expertise on the board. You do not need to have the following experience, but we are particularly looking for new members with; - Fundraising expertise - Equalities and diversity expertise - Understanding and awareness of digital services - HR expertise - Accounting or finance experience - Senior level experience of community-based services, health or commissioning
Our Trustees board meets 12 times per year at our offices in Havant, meetings are accessible using combinations of online video conferencing and face to face in line with Trustees availability. Meetings are midweek and held after work.
In addition, sub-committees who also meet 4 times a year to look at specific projects or areas of work.
Jack, Charlie, Fin, Harry, Dave, Bailey & Ben have set the target to complete a Tough Mudder in South London on 19th September. This is a 10 mile mud run with 25 obstacles and challenges along the way which, in the team's own words "will be a real test of fitness, strength and teamwork." The team will be raising money for HEH Mind and SPARK Community Space.
You can make a difference, you can raise awareness, educate yourself and others about the causes of suicide and warning signs for suicide, show compassion and care for those who are in distress in your community.