Win some great prizes and raise vital funds with Girls Just Wanna Have Funds 2017

This is a great opportunity to have access to funding that helps make all your new term plans a reality. Whether it’s for trips, craft supplies, volunteer support or learning resources, fundraising will help to deliver the best possible experience for your girls.

In partnership with easyfundraising we’re pleased to launch Girls Just Wanna Have Funds 2017 initiative. Over 4,000 units have raised over £500,000 with easyfundraising and yours has the chance to raise thousands of pounds over the coming months as we head towards the busiest shopping period of the year!

Easyfundraising have created a dedicated page. which is where you can find all the best easyfundraising advice to help you engage new parents and raise money right from the return after the summer

Here’s what to do:

  • Sign up with our partner easyfundraising and collect free donations when parents and volunteers shop online for anything from back to school kit to Christmas presents
  • Easily engage new and existing parents in supporting their daughter’s unit
  • There is a host of materials available to help you raise funds

Since Girls Just Wanna Have Funds launched in September the response from units has been fantastic and over £12,000 has been raised in the past 6 weeks! Now we are into November, with Christmas shopping into full swing this month, it’s the ideal time to get raising.

Raise and win with Argos!

We’re challenging units to raise as much as possible over the next two months. Starting from 1 November the unit which raises the most with easyfundraising by 15 December will win a £200 camping bundle! Full details of the prize and terms and conditions can be found here. We’ll be keeping you all updated on everyone’s progress on our social media pages, with leaderboard updates that you can share to encourage your unit to reach the top.

Easyfundraising really works for units!

Through shopping online with easyfundraising, units like yours have already benefited from over half a million pounds in free funding. An official partner of ours, easyfundraising works with over 3,300 online retailers who will make donations to your unit as volunteers and parents shop with them.

In the last school year, over £90,000 was raised by Girlguiding units and over 60% of that was collected between October and December. Make sure your unit doesn’t miss out!