Giving for Thurrock Giving for Thurrock (incorporating Thurrock Community Chest)is the Community Fund run by Thurrock CVS which helps to provide funding to over 300 local charities, community groups and organisations allowing them to continue to support and serve the people of Thurrock with services and activities such as; Befriending for the elderly and isolated, those with a range of Mental and Physical Disabilities, Child Poverty, Domestic Violence, Substance Abuse, debt and money advice and much, much more. How can you help? Donate Individual donations as well as money raised from our events help support local community groups. All donations both large and small help to support groups and organisations across Thurrock. If you would like to make an individual donation to Giving for Thurrock please click here. Text Giving Text giving is one of the easiest and most convenient ways to donate to Giving for Thurrock. Perfect for those who might be on the move or short of time. If just 1 in 5 people in Thurrock gave a donation of £5 just once a year, Giving for Thurrock would raise nearly £170,000 for our local communities. Could you be one of our 1 in 5? Text Thurrock 5 to 70085 to give £5 to Giving for Thurrock You can donate £1, £2, £3, £5, £10, £15 or £20 and will receive a confirmation text to let you know the donation has been successful. Text donations are subject to your normal network operators standard rate. Give as you live Raise funds for Giving for Thurrock at no extra cost to you just by doing your weekly shop! Sign up to support Giving for Thurrock today and shop through Give as you live to raise a free donation for us. Sign up to support us today! Payroll Giving Donating just £1 per month would equal £12 a year which could pay for a young carer to have some fun by taking part participate in some outdoor activities or help an elderly isolated person to attend a social group and make new friends. For more information contact us on 01375 389890 You can contact Giving for Thurrock directly by emailing [email protected] Volunteering We are always in need of volunteers to help support our staff during events as well as our regular projects and office assistance. Whether you can volunteer for a few hours a week or just once - Every hour donated helps support us. For more information on how to get involved please contact the ngage volunteer centre on 01375 389853 or email [email protected] Giving for Thurrock Day 2019 Giving for Thurrock Day will take place on 29 March 2019 and will be a day of fundraising, community spirit, goodwill and acts of random kindness. We are asking everyone in the community from individuals, schools and local businesses to “give” something. This could be raising funds, volunteering or supporting your community in whatever way suits you and the local area. We have lots of ideas of how you can be involved, so please join our Facebook Group, follow our Tweets or contact [email protected] to find out more. No donation of money, time or thought will be too small or go unnoticed and we want everyone to be vocal with how they are helping. Pledge to do something for your local area, neighbourhood or group. Share what you are doing by downloading our pledge print out below, take a selfie and share with us on social media using the hashtag #ThurrockDay or tag @GiFThurrock. Event Pledge Pledge Card Lets all give to Thurrock! All funds raised will go back to the people of Thurrock. If you help us to give locally - it stays locally. Are you a local business that would like to support Giving for Thurrock? Contact Amanda Sweeney on [email protected] to see how you can support Thurrock’s local charity.