As a small independent charity, we rely on the generosity of donors to support our work to help ensure that no Carer has to reach a crisis point before they get the support they need.
We have signed up to a number of platforms to make it really easy for you to make a donation, directly or indirectly, for example through your online shopping or leaving a legacy in your Will, or following a fundraising event.
To help us help Carers, please read below to see how you can support us or click here for some fundraising ideas.
Ways to donate
If you are not online, you are welcome to send us a cheque. Please give us a call if you are coming into the office so we can be ready to receive you with a big thank you. Want some ideas?
You can use this link to make a one-off or set up a regular donation. You can opt into GiftAid which means we get an additional 25p in every £1 at no extra cost to yourself. You can also use it to pay in funds from an event.
Give as you live
Use the link to register and then click on Sutton Carers Centre as your cause. You can either download the 'shopping bar' extension which acts as a reminder when you shop, or browse via the website to find your retailer and start shopping and we'll receive a donation every time you make a purchase.
Just Giving Events
Set up a fundraising page, so people can easily support your event raising money for SCC. Your donors can select GiftAid, so we receive an additional 25p for every £1 donated, at no cost to the donor.
Click the link to register, then either download the 'donations reminder' toolbar which will act as a reminder whenever you shop, or jus browse via the website to find retailers and start shopping online. With no cost to yourself, we'll receive a donation every time you purchase with a registered retailer.
Become a friend of SCC
You can help to support Carers by becoming a 'Friend of SCC' and donating £25 annually.
How can your £25 donation help towards supporting Carers?
£2 can help pay for tea and biscuits at our groups, providing a safe space to share experiences and talk to other Carers
£5 could help pay for community transport on day trips for Carers, providing a break from their caring role
£10 could pay for a massage or reflexology session, providing stress-relief and time-out for Carers to relax
£25 could pay for a Young Carer to go to Thorpe Park, providing them with an opportunity to just be a child & enjoy the day.
For further information, or to request a membership form, please contact us.
Leaving a legacy
By leaving a gift to Sutton Carers Centre in your Will, you are making possible the continued delivery of services that meet the needs of the unpaid Carers we support.
Our ongoing services support over 9,000 Carers within the borough. As an independent charity, we rely on funding from external sources to cover the vast majority of these costs, so leaving a legacy gift is a beautiful and much appreciated gesture.
Your legacy will support:
free professional information and advice
emotional and practical support
wellbeing services for the whole family
weekly support groups and activities for both Adult and Young Carers, bringing them together, building a lasting community and giving them much needed respite
What type of gift can I leave?
There are 3 main types of gifts you can leave in your Will to Sutton Carers Centre:
This is a fixed amount of money that you choose to donate. This type of gift can be ‘index linked’ so the value will be held in line with inflation rates.
This is a particular item that you wish to gift within your Will. This could be an object, a building or land for example.
How can I leave a gift?
If you wish to include Sutton Carers Centre in your Will, then you will need the following details:
Registered name: Sutton Carers Centre Address: Benhill House, 1st Floor, 12-14 Benhill Avenue, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 4DA
Registered Charity Number: 1062302
This is a gift which is a share of your estate, remaining after any specified gifts have been made to others who are in your Will.
We are grateful for your consideration to leave a gift
in your Will to Sutton Carers Centre.
Your Gift will make a huge impact on the lives of Carers.
When drawing up or updating your existing Will, we advise that
you contact a professional. Your appointed solicitor may use
specific wording to ensure that your wishes are carried out, but
here is suggested wording that covers all three main types of gift
‘I give to Sutton Carers Centre, Benhill House, 1st Floor,
12-14 Benhill Avenue, Sutton, Surrey, SM14DA,
Registered Charity Number: 1062302,
________% of my estate / the sum of £________ / specific.’
If you require any further information or guidance,
please do not hesitate to reach out to us.