Thu 22 Oct 2020 16:06

Dorking Rugby Fundraising

As you may well know, we are currently in the midst of fundraising as part of a Medical and Rehabilitation Gym project. Building works are underway and the efforts of club members to get us this far have been immense – a big thank you to everyone who has supported so far.
The project will ultimately provide us with new physio treatment rooms, a rehab gym, no-step accessible balcony, new main entrance, additional accessible WC, and internal alterations to accommodate a permanent club shop, larger downstairs servery and an office.
We are building not just for the current players and members, but for the future generations; those in the youth and the minis, and indeed those yet to come. That’s why we’re appealing to everyone to help wherever they can.

Ways to help…

Buy a Brick – Build a Legacy

You can literally put your name on the club and be a part of the foundations
• INDIVIDUALS: £75
• FAMILIES: £150
• CORPORATE: £250


Collect a form from the bar, or download by clicking here.


Please fill the form out correctly one form per brick and in return you will have your name on our ‘buy a brick, build a legacy’. Simply fill out this form and return it to bricks@dorkingrfc.com, then go to https://cafdonate.cafonline.org/11269 to make your donation Please remember to indicate whether a gift aid claim can be made. Each gift aid donation allows us to recover an additional 25%.


Donations


If you wish to make a donation we gratefully accept cheques or you can pay directly into the club’s deposit account, referencing your surname and ‘medic’. Contact comms@dorkingrfc.com for bank details. Don’t forget if you are a taxpayer your funding can be gift aided, allowing the club to reclaim a further 20% of the value of your support from the Government.

Shopping online


Did you know that you can help to raise funds for the club by shopping online without it costing you a penny? (other than your purchased goods that is!)


If you’re a frequent Amazon shopper, simply go to smile.amazon.co.uk and choose Dorking Rugby Club as your charity of choice. If you use the Amazon app, click on the menu (three horizontal lines), click on AmazonSmile under the Programmes & Features section and click on ‘Turn on AmazonSmile’. They’ll make a donation to us based on a percentage of your total purchases every quarter.


For a broader range of retailers, Easyfundraising turns everyday online shopping into free donations for Dorking Rugby Club. Just start your online shopping first at www.easyfundraising.org.uk, then shop as normal. Retailers will then make a small donation to say “thank you”. There are thousands of retailers to choose from.


Paypal donations


You can also make a donation to the club when you pay by Paypal. Choose Dorking Rugby Football Club as your preferred charity and when you checkout, why not 'round it up'? Every penny counts! 

Browsing online – Give with Bing

If you have a Microsoft associated email account, sign up to Microsoft Rewards and you can Give with Bing. By switching on GIVE MODE and choosing Dorking Rugby Club as your preferred charity, every Bing search you do will accrue donations by Microsoft for the club!

This fundraising appeal really is about building on the fantastic foundations of our brilliant club and community to continue to succeed and grow in the future. It would be great to get every member involved, so that everyone can feel the pride in what we achieve together. From sharing via company payroll giving schemes and community schemes, to joining in with our social events (virtual or otherwise when we can) – every contribution will help.

If you have any additional ideas for fundraising, please contact comms@dorkingrfc.com.



IMPORTANT COVID-19 NOTICE


Lockdown and restrictions are taking their toll. As a local charity, we’re suffering just like so many other small businesses. To survive and thrive, we really need your help. When you attend a game or training, please do grab a drink or snack from the bar or servery to help out. Additionally, we would urge all members to pay their membership. We can’t do this without you.

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