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Easy ways to Fundraise

We are please to announce some businesses will provide sponsorship for Hayes Primary School PTA if you use their services.

My Nametags/Stamptastic
 

Buy name labels from My Nametags and name stamps from Stamptastic Limited and raise money for HPS PTA

My Nametags:

  • https://www.mynametags.com 
  • HPS code: 33612 
  • If you enter this code when you order, 24% of the cost of your order is donated to HPS PTA (so My Nametags keeps 76% and gives 24% to the PTA) - it’s that simple! 

Stamptastic: 

  • https://stamptastic.co.uk
  • HPS code : BR27LQ
  • If you enter this code when you order, the PTA will receive 15% commission on your whole order (less VAT)
  • If you enter the code when you purchase the Name Labels Deluxe Bundle you’ll receive a FREE white fabric pen (worth £4.99) 

smile.amazon.co.uk
 

You shop. Amazon gives.

AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.

Support your charitable organisation by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.co.uk

Amazon donates 0.5% of the net purchase price (ex VAT, returns and shipping fees) of eligible purchases to the charitable organisations selected by customers. 

In order to donate when shopping with Amazon you simply follow these easy steps (and yes, it's compatible with Amazon Prime)...

  • Go to www.smile.amazon.co.uk (if you use Amazon directly we will not receive a donation)
  • Sign in using your usual Amazon account details
  • Search for Hayes Primary School Parent Teacher Association and click to select (make sure you select the right one) 
  • Shop as you would usually shop on Amazon
  • After you have done this you must update your Amazon App (if you use the App) by following these simple steps:

Thank you for supporting Hayes Primary School PTA!

easyfundraising.org.uk

Go to easyfundraising.co.uk and shop with nearly 5000 retailers including Amazon, John Lewis and Sainsbury's and the PTA will receive a percentage of the amount you spend directly from Easyfundraising.   

It's really simple, and doesn't cost you anything.

All you have to do is:

  • Go to www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/hayesprimarypta/
  • Sign up, it's free 
  • Get shopping - your donations will be collected by Easyfundraising and automatically sent to Hayes Primary School PTA. It couldn't be easier!
  • There is an App if you prefer to shop this way.

Thank you for supporting Hayes Primary School PTA!

Match Funding

Many companies throughout the UK offer employees the chance to boost their fundraising efforts by 'matching' the money they raise. It really is money for nothing, and Hayes Primary PTA could double the amount of cash it raises with very little effort.

What is match funding?

Match giving or match funding is a simple way of maximising the fundraising efforts of individual PTA volunteers. It is an informal albeit corporate arrangement between a company and their employee. Not all companies offer matched funding but those that do will pledge a sum of money relating to the amount their employee has raised for or donated to the charity of their choice. Some organisations will match fund on a £ for £ basis, others will stipulate what they are prepared to give. It is likely that an upper limit will be applied along with certain criteria such as the recipient organisation being a registered charity. Some companies will also pledge time and resources instead of money, so enabling their employees to support a cause during their working week, or offering a tangible service such as the opportunity to print posters, programmes, newsletters and so on.

Which organisations will support our PTA?

Unfortunately, while we'd love to be able to provide a list of companies offering match funding, it is fraught with too many issues - some companies have certain criteria in their small print (i.e. where it's only offered to full-time staff after two years service), or the schemes change too often for us to be able to keep any such list up to date. Generally speaking, banks and building societies, insurance companies, supermarkets, utilities providers, phone companies and car manufacturers are known historically to offer match funding schemes. It's a case of making it clear to parents what 'match funding' is, and asking all your supporters to check with their employers whether a scheme is already in place or if they'd be willing to set one up. 

Having said this, a match funding scheme can be adopted by any company no matter how big or small. Barclays for example offer their employees the opportunity to match funds they raise for their chosen charity up to £750 per year and this is available for three activities a year! And Aviva, in response to feedback from their staff has introduced a '£Plus' matching scheme. This gives Aviva employees the chance to raise funds for any registered charity in which they are interested and to receive matched funds from Aviva in support.

DISCLAIMER: Please note that none of the companies above are endorsed by, nor reflect the views of Hayes Primary School or the PTA.