We are committed to creating a world without domestic abuse, sexual violence and gender inequality but we can only do this with the help of our community, that’s people like you!
There are lots of fun and rewarding ways to support our work against domestic violence and abuse in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. You can get active and raise money for Equation by joining our team in a local challenge event, get sponsored for an event you’re already doing, help us spread our fundraising efforts through the community or organise your own thing.
How your support will help
£10 Could pay for 30 domestic abuse cards that direct women and men experiencing domestic abuse towards help
£30 Could pay for one child to receive our healthy relationship education, helping them to understand what constitutes a happy, equal relationship and creating a safe, supportive environment
£100 Could pay for a police officer being trained to respond effectively to domestic abuse
£300 Could help towards our Men’s Domestic Abuse helpline – making sure men have somewhere to turn to for support
£500 Could pay for a whole year group of secondary school children to receive healthy relationship topics, such as sex and consent or digital safety, enabling them to understand their rights and responsibilities
Check out our featured events and find ideas and inspiration by downloading our Fundraising Pack
We’d love to support you with your fundraising. If you have any questions or just want to discuss ideas, get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org
Events and Challenges
Running, cycling or just having fun? By getting involved you can enjoy an exciting new challenge or have fun with colleagues, friends and family. Take a look at what we’ve got coming up – just click on an event to see more details.
Rescue Rooms Charity Pop-up Shop
Sunday November 25th | 1.30-4.30
Spice up your winter wardrobe and celebrate gender equality at this pop-up charity shop in aid of local domestic abuse prevention charity Equation.
This event is for everyone and all genders are welcome and encouraged to attend. Find yourself a bargain among donations from national and independent brands as well as generous and fashion forward individuals. Finish off your new look with a makeover from professional make-up artists, hair stylists and barbers at a fraction of the high-street cost. If that wasn’t enough, you can also get some unique Christmas gifts at the silent auction. What’s not to love?
How much? £2.50/£2 NUS card
Prosecco Think Tank
28 November 2018 | 7.00pm – 9.30pm
In association with VERVE, Prosecco Think Tanks (PTT) are easy relaxed occasions where women are free to speak their minds about feminist issues: what inspires them, what annoys them and what they want to do about it.
During the global campaign, 16 Days of Activism to end gender-based violence we invite you to join us for a lively and informative discussion about Challenging Damaging Gender Stereotypes.
This is a relaxed event where you can come along on your own or with friends, enjoy a glass of prosecco, eat pizza and have an informative discussion with like-minded people.
Where? Oscar & Rosie’s
How much? £15pp includes a glass of prosecco and pizza
For more information or to purchase tickets please call 0115 962 3237 or email email@example.com
Please note: This event is for women only
Skydive for Equation
Experience the thrill of freefall from 12,000 feet! You’ll be doing a tandem skydive with a trained instructor where you’ll reach 120mph after just 30 seconds.
Taking on a skydive will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, especially alongside the 10-15 other people skydiving for Team Equation on the day. Skydive, raise money to tackle domestic abuse and make some fantastic new friends along the way, what are you waiting for?
There’s more info about the practicalities of skydiving on Langar Airfield’s website.
Where? Langar Airfield, Harby Rd, Langar, Nottingham NG13 9HY
How much? £60 deposit. If you achieve your sponsorship pledge two weeks before your jump, you can jump for free.
Sponsorship pledge £500
What you’ll get from us You’ll be supported every step of the way by our fundraising team, from setting up your online fundraising page, to fundraising tips and advice. Being a local charity, we can help you out with practicalities of fundraising. Need to borrow a donation tin? We’ve got your back.
Email our fundraising team and we can tell you more: firstname.lastname@example.org
Register Your Interest
Drop us an email and the fundraising team will be in touch with more details.
Plan your own fundraising
With your support we can increase the number of children we reach, the number of workers we train and the number of people affected by abuse. With your help we can work towards creating a society free from domestic abuse, sexual violence and gender inequality.
From organising your own event to jumping out of a plane, there are tons of ways to support Equation.
How can I help?
Organise a fun event
Put the ‘fun’ in fundraising and organise an event. It doesn’t matter how small or big as long as you enjoy it! Get your friends and family together for a quiz night or get your colleagues involved in a charity bake sale and raise some money doing something fun!
Fundraise with your community group or club
Are you part of a group in your community? Supporting a local charity is a fantastic way to give back to your community and involve your whole group. Whether you hold one off events or choose a charity of the year every person and every pound makes a difference.
Take part in a sponsored event
Whether you want to run a marathon, give up chocolate for lent or organise a sponsored walk in your local park you can help raise money doing something amazing.
Set up your fundraising page
Create your Just Giving page and encourage your friends, family and colleagues to sponsor your efforts.
For ideas and inspiration, hints and tips, download our Fundraising Pack
Find out more
Email our fundraising team: email@example.com
Fundraise at work
The simple facts about domestic violence in the UK are quite shocking:in any one year, more than 20% of employed women take time off work and 2% lose their jobs as a direct result of domestic violence
With 1 in 4 women affected by domestic abuse during their adult lives, this issue affects every workplace and every community up and down the country.
By partnering with Equation your company will not only support our local charity but you can help to raise awareness in our community.
How you can get involved
Corporate Charity Partnership
Supporting a charity through a corporate partnership is a great way to develop team work and have fun whilst raising money for a vital cause.
Fundraise at work
Give employees the opportunity to organise and take part in exciting events and initiative and help to encourage team-building and boost employee morale.
Sponsor your local school
Fundraise at work to raise money for Equation to deliver our Healthy Relationship Projects in your local school. You can align your business with Nottingham’s leading domestic abuse prevention charity, increase brand exposure and support children in your local area to aspire to healthy, equal relationships
Gifts in kind
Donations don’t have to take the form of cash, anything from raffle prizes to professional services will help to support our work whilst showcasing your company’s products or services.
Find out more
Equation’s fundraising team are on hand to support your fundraising. Email our fundraising team: firstname.lastname@example.org
Equation deliver our projects to over 7,000 children, and their teaching staff, in Nottinghamshire each year. The money raised by schools is absolutely vital in helping Equation deliver even more projects to even more children.
If your school can fundraise for Equation, whether it’s for a term or the entire school year, we would love to hear from you. By fundraising for Equation you could help to fund our Healthy Relationship projects in your school or help us to support more children and adults to aspire to healthy, equal relationships for themselves.
Have an own clothes day
Choose a theme or give children free choice to dress up or down, and ask them to make a donation to Equation in return.
Cake sales and coffee mornings
Get the PTA or parents involved with organising a charity coffee morning or encourage students to organise a year group bake off with cake competition and cake sales.
16 Days Campaign – Orange the World
25 November – 10 December
Every year Equation gets involved in the international 16 Days of Activism campaign, raising awareness of gender-based abuse. You can get your whole school involved in raising awareness and funds by holding an Orange the World day. Decorate your school, wear something orange or bake orange cakes and help raise money for Equation.
For ideas and inspiration, hints and tips, download our schools Fundraising Pack
We’d love to hear from you, send us an email and the fundraising team will be in touch with more details.
Change The Equation Campaign
The average collection tin left by a till checkout can raise on average £60 every 3 months! This can really add up over time and help to make a big difference for Equation and to your local community.
We are asking our supporters to take up the challenge and become a Change the Equation collection tin volunteer for one year. It’s a really easy and effective way to raise vital funds and help Equation prevent domestic abuse and promote gender equality.
If just 20 people to take up the challenge, that could raise £4,000 over the course of the year – an amazing amount of funds and awareness from a collection tin!
What will I be doing?
- Approaching companies, groups and supporters to display your tin the for some or all of the year
- Arranging placement and servicing of your tin as needed
- Emptying your tin at regular intervals throughout the year, counting and banking the money and issuing receipts
What skills and abilities will I need to have?
- Ability to organise your own time and work on your own initiative
- Cash handling and numeracy skills with attention to detail
- Basic computer skills
- Good knowledge of your local area would be an advantage although this could be a great way to get to know more people and businesses in your community!
How much time do I need to commit?
As much or as little as you want. You can take on as many tins as you feel you can manage!
What ongoing support and guidance will there be?
- Initial training before you start, and support from a member of the fundraising team
- Opportunities to meet and network with staff and fellow volunteers during the year
- You will be provided with collection tins, security seals and instructions
What skills and benefits will I gain from volunteering with you?
- An opportunity to develop your fundraising skills and CV
- Make community links and network
- An ability to use your own initiative
- More involvement in, and making a difference to, your local community
- The opportunity to meet new people and work as part of a dedicated team
To find out more please download our guide
Email our fundraising team and we can tell you more: email@example.com
How to Sign Up
Please complete our volunteer form member of our fundraising team will be in touch with you to discuss getting you started
Become a regular supporter
Your can support our work and help change lives by becoming one of Equation’s regular supporters. Regular donations are extremely important to our charity and they help fund key projects each year and help us plan for the future.
- Latest campaigns and projects
- Upcoming events and fundraising challenges
- Volunteering and job opportunities
- We won’t share your details with other organisations
Become one of our regular supporters
‘Equation helped me to realise that I wasn’t alone, that there isn’t something wrong with me and that it wasn’t my fault’ Male Survivor 2018
We appreciate that jumping out of a plane or running a marathon isn’t for everyone. You can still support Equation’s work against domestic abuse and gender inequality by joining our team of regular giving supporters. Your donation can make a difference to the lives of children and adults in our community.
£3 a month could pay for 12 children to receive healthy relationship resources
£5 a month could pay for safety information cards for 150 women experiencing abuse.
£10 a month could pay for 12 secondary school children to take part in our Healthy Relationship Projects.
Call our fundraiser Sam to if you have any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Enjoy the buzz of Equation’s special mass participation events – from fun-runs to firewalks.
- Join a passionate team united by our shared goals: to prevent and reduce the harm caused by domestic abuse.
- Have fun with like-minded people as part of Equation’s Fundraising Teams.
- Give something back to your local community by supporting a local charity.
- You can motivate yourself to keep fit by taking on a sponsored sporting challenge.