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Support Dorset Mind while staying at home.

There are plenty of ways you can fundraise for Dorset Mind whilst staying safe at home. We have listed a few below but feel free to go ahead with your own ideas, make sure you let us know what you are up to so we can share for you. 

Virtual Quiz

Challenge your friends and family to a fun virtual quiz via video call.


Organise a Gamethon with your fellow gamers.

Virtual Bucket Collection

Set up an online fundraising page to collect donations virtually.

Team Challenge

Are you in a sports team or social group?

Each week challenge each other to complete tasks and donate an agreed amount.

Create a leaderboard for the top 3.

For example: Complete 100 miles between you, who will walk the furthest?

Birthday Fundraiser

Would you prefer to ask for donations towards Dorset Mind this year instead of birthday gifts?

Click here to create your birthday fundraiser on Facebook.

Sell your Books, Games, CD's & DVD's

Ziffit is a free web and app service that instantly values your books, games, DVDs and CDs and lets you generate cash quickly – which can be donated directly to your chosen charity or fundraising page.

Keep your fundraising going

Did you have a fundraising challenge booked which has sadly been cancelled or postponed?

Try amending this challenge to suit ie; Were you set to run 10km? Use your daily exercise allowance to complete this over a week or two. 

Share your story on social media and keep going – you got this! 

Create an Online Raffle or Auction

Use a Facebook donate button, Eventbrite, Online fundraising page or Facebook group to sell raffle tickets/numbers.


Stream an auction live or use the comments on each item to take bids.

Sell your Phones, Tech, Books, Games, CD's, DVD's & Lego

Get an instant price for your stuff

Just select the item you want to sell by clicking the item buttons in the value engine, then tell them a bit more about it, and then they’ll give you an instant price!

Buy & Sell on Ebay

  • Shoppers can give to eBay charities at checkout
  • Sellers can earmark 10-100% of their items’ selling price
  • Donate the proceeds to Dorset Mind after the sale

Sell on Facebook

List your items on Facebook Market place for free. Either post or have the item(s) collected

Always follow the Governments guidance to social distancing

Sell on Gumtree

Sell locally or send in a parcel.

Donate your proceeds to Dorset Mind

Donate and Dorset Mind will receive 1/3 of sale price

Order a free ThriftBag and they’ll collect, take the photos, write the descriptions, and upload to our online store.

By using professional photography and the correct prices the items are 5 times more likely to sell.

Each time an item sells, you get 33% back as Thrift+ credits*

*See Thrift+ fees page for details

Yard Sale

Put together a box of items you no longer need

Place outside your home with a collection box

Advertise online to your neighbours

Text to donate

Text Dorsetmind to 70460 to donate £3
Add any number between 1-20 after Dorsetmind to donate your preferred amaount ie.Dorsetmind5 to donate £5

Would you like your own code for your event?

Email to set this up.

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can be there for everyone who needs us.

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