Fundraising

Help support children with high learning potential, their families and schools

Potential Plus UK Fundraising Rocket along a £55,000 fundraising line

It’s Our 55th Anniversary!

Throughout this year we are raising funds to continue supporting children with high learning potential and their families. Visit our 55th Anniversary Page and our special Challenge55 Fundraising Page to find out how you can help us.

Challenge55 Support Potential Plus UK

Take Part in an Event

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Set Yourself a Challenge

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Create a Just Giving Page and nominate Potential Plus UK as your Charity

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Have Fun and Raise Money for Potential Plus UK!

Find out More on our Challenge55 Page

Previous Fundraising Events

The Milton Keynes Go Bright Charity Fun Ride

Go Bright Ride 2018 - decorated horses and riders in motion with permission of IndiePics Photography

The Milton Keynes Go Bright Charity Fun Ride 2018  took place around the Great Linford area in Milton Keynes in aid of Potential Plus UK on Monday 28th May, 2018. Go Bright was the theme and Go Bright the participants definitely did – decorating themselves and their horses in bright purple and other colours.  The event was organised by long-standing family members the Parslers. Read more about the event at: The Milton Keynes Go Bright Charity Fun Ride 2018

The 2.6 Challenge

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The 2.6 Challenge took place on 26th April, 2020.  It was set up by the organisers of the London Marathon.  Potential Plus UK took part in the challenge – with trustees, staff and members basing their fundraising on the theme of 2.6 or 26. Challenges completed included everything from walking 26 miles or running 2.6km to declining 26 German verbs, asking 26 philosophical questions or popping 26 grapes into your mouth!   Find out more about the challenges taken in our blogs Calling All Superheroes: Get Involved in the 2.6 Challenge; 2.6 Challenge – Thank You!

Donate for Free by Shopping

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Fundraise for Potential Plus UK with the click of a button and without it costing you a penny!  When you are ordering online, please consider making your purchases via Amazon Smile or Easyfundraising. Potential Plus UK receives a percentage of your purchase as a donation from these organisations.

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Amazon Smile For Amazon purchases only. Please login to Amazon via the Amazon Smile link page, not the normal Amazon website https://smile.amazon.co.uk/ch/313182-0 . Make your purchases as normal and we will receive 0.5% of any eligible purchases. This process does not cost you any extra money.

Easyfundraising

Easyfundraising is the UK’s biggest charity shopping fundraising site. Use this to shop with over 3,500 big name retailers including Amazon, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS and Booking.com. When you shop via https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/potentialplusuk/ we receive a donation each time. Using easyfundraising does not cost you any extra money.

How Your Fundraising Helps

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Raise £3.60

£3.60 pays for an advice sheet

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Raise £36

£36 pays for a telephone call with an education advisor

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Raise £60

£60 pays for unlimited access to telephone advice and online resources

More Ways to Fundraise or Donate to Potential Plus UK

Paypal Giving Fund

Paypal Giving

 for a direct donation with no charges or deductions (can be made by paypal account or debit/credit card)  https://www.paypal.com/gb/fundraiser/charity/66164

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Ebay Donations and Sell for a Cause

Why not donate a percentage of your ebay sales to Potential Plus UK? Use ebay’s Charity Search to find Potential Plus UK, then look for “Donate a portion to charity” when you list your item.  You can opt to make a donation or allocate a percentage of payment received for an item to us.  Ebay will send the donation on to Potential Plus UK and will also credit you an equal percentage of your seller fees.   https://www.charity.ebay.co.uk/charity/POTENTIAL-PLUS-UK/66164

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Become a Member

Families benefit from access to our advice line, the Members’ Area, our electronic resources, discounted events and our Focus newsletter.

Schools benefit from access to our advice line, online resources, members area, newsletter, workshops, webinars-on-demand, and associate family membership for their parents.