Support

Making a Donation

Your donations support the mental and physical wellbeing of elderly isolated and vulnerable individuals. We use your donations to provide the very best care and to improve the activities we offer within the centre and through our digital and outreach work. You can make a donation by posting a cheque to the address below or by donating online through our JustGiving page.

Braid Health and Wellbeing, Labrador Avenue, Livingston, EH54 6BU

Get Fundraising

The Big Knit

Do you love to knit in your spare time? Well, now you can support Braid Health and Wellbeing while you knit! This year we are taking part in the innocent big knit campaign and for every hat you send to Braid Health and Wellbeing, we will receive 15p. Check out knitting patterns on their website and send in your finished hats to Braid Health and Wellbeing by 17th September 2021. Email fundraising@braidhealth.scot for more information. 

 

Braid Health and Wellbeing, Labrador Avenue, Livingston, EH54 6BU

Host A Fundraising Event

Are you a social butterfly looking for a fun way to give your support? Why not host a fundraising event! You could organise a BBQ party or an afternoon tea day, a bake sale or dress down day at school or work, a race night, a bingo night, a raffle… there are lots of great events which can raise vital funds for Braid Health and Wellbeing. Email fundraising@braidhealth.scot to tell us about your plans. An easy way to collect donations is by heading to our JustGiving page and selecting “Fundraise for Us”.

Facebook Fundraiser

Is your special day coming up soon?

Why not do a birthday Facebook Fundraiser and ask friends to make a donation to Braid Health and Wellbeing as a birthday present. You can also use Facebook Fundraisers for other types of fundraising activities.

Head to Facebook to set up your page.

Corporate Support

Is your company seeking its next Charity of the Year? Or perhaps you are a small local company looking to do some good within the community? We have lots of great ways you can support Braid Health and Wellbeing. Our corporate volunteering opportunities include decorating within the centre, helping in our gardens and spending time with our clients – perhaps providing them with an entertainment day! We are also very grateful for pro-bono support, using your team’s skill-set to help us improve our services. If you would like to organise an event to raise funds for our service users, we would be so glad to support you in organising this. We can come along to your office or organise a zoom meeting to tell your staff all about Braid Health and Wellbeing to help motivate them in their charitable support.

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Think Outside The Box

Take On A Challenge

From 5Ks to Kiltwalks, Marathons to Tough Mudders, Cycling and Skydives – there is a challenge event out there to suit everyone’s interests and abilities. Take a look at our News Page to find out about upcoming challenge events or book onto your own and email fundraising@braidhealth.scot to let us know all about your exciting challenge! An easy way to collect sponsorship from friends and family is by heading to our JustGiving page and selecting “Fundraise for Us”. We can also send you a paper sponsorship form.

The Giving Lottery

You can support Braid Health and Wellbeing through the Giving Lottery and be in with the chance of winning £25,000! This is a weekly lottery that makes it free for good causes to raise vital funds to support their amazing work. Tickets cost just £1 per week and each ticket has a 1 in 50 chance to win a prize, with a top prize of £25,000. 40p from every ticket will go to Braid Health and Wellbeing with another 20p going to a good causes fund. Head to Giving Lottery to take part.

Leave a Gift In Your Will

Leaving a gift in your will to Braid Health and Wellbeing is a wonderful way to give a lasting, powerful legacy. Gifts from supporters will give charities the opportunity to develop our services and try new things, they allow us to innovate in ways that improve the lives of elderly people who are vulnerable and isolated. If you would like to discuss leaving a gift in your will, please email fundraising@braidhealth.scot and we can give you more information or arrange a call with you.

Amazon Smile

Did you know you can support us while you shop on Amazon at no cost to you? All you have to do is choose Braid Health and Wellbeing on your Amazon Smile account, head to Amazon Smile. In order to support us, remember you will have to shop via Amazon smile instead of the main Amazon site. Amazon will donate 0.5% of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases at no cost to you.

Volunteering

Giving your time through volunteering is a really special way to support Braid Health and Wellbeing. We have volunteers who support us with a variety of tasks including helping out on the client bus, supporting the care team, fundraising and awareness-raising. Take a look at our News Page to find out about our current volunteering opportunities or email fundraising@braidhealth.scot to discuss how you would like to help.

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