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Fundraising for Community Together East Anglia


We rely on the generosity of funders and the public to support our work

As a registered charity (charity number 1004198) we rely on the generosity of funders and the public to support our work. Some suggestions of how you could pledge your support are suggested below.

Corporate Support

If your organisation is looking for a charity to support, it’s great to support local and give back to your community. It may be you are looking for a Charity of the Year or Charity of Choice, you are keen to support your staff with opportunities to volunteer, or you would like set up a regular giving scheme for employees. We also offer event sponsorship opportunities, and can provide lots of ideas of ways to raise vital funds in a fun way – after all it is FUNdraising!

Schools

If your school is looking for a charity to support, perhaps to host a bake sale, dress down day, or sponsored activity for example, then we’d love to chat to you. We are always happy to come into your school and chat to your students in an assembly or classroom environment and are also looking for schools to take part in our BeAFriend Penpal project.

Fundraising Challenges

Take on a fundraising challenge – perhaps you have always fancied jumping out of a plane, or running a marathon! Whatever your bucket list challenge is, we’d love to help you and raise vital funds at the same time.

Leave a lasting gift

Consider leaving a lasting gift in your Will to Communities Together East Anglia. Writing your Will, whatever your age is so important, and a great opportunity to put your wishes in writing. If you are ale to, leaving a gift in your Will can help to ensure that charities like ours can continue to support people at the time and place that matters to them.

To make a donation to support our work, or to find out how your organisation can get involved, call 01449 707030 or email info@communitiestogether-ea.org

Community Cars

This is a volunteer-led transport which provides door-to-door transport, one to one (or in a family group) to get you to where you need to be. All of our volunteers have enhanced DBS and are dementia and first aid aware.

The Stowmarket Rickshaw

Working in partnership with Red Gables, Suffolk County Council, Mid Suffolk District Council, Stowmarket Dementia Action Alliance & The Mix, our tri-shaw is available to book free of charge for individuals and community visits.

Frequently Asked Questions

Simply call the Transport Office on 01449 614271 where one of our team will be happy to assist you in booking your journey. If you are a new passenger to Communities Together East Anglia, we will need to take some basic details from you so that we can register you on our system.

Connecting Community buses – have Tap & Go machines on. This means we do not take cash anymore on the vehicles. Passengers that are able to use their bank card for contactless or chip & pin payments, can pay as they travel. If someone doesn’t have that option, we can invoice them for their journeys at the end of each month.

Community Cars – are always invoiced at the end of each month you can then settle your bill by calling our payment line (found on your invoice).

We still accept cheques and SCC travel vouchers

The costs for our transport vary slightly depending on which element of the service you are using but start at £2.50 for a single journey (1-4 miles).

Yes we do accept concession vouchers

Yes – we offer both one off journeys or regular journeys.

Bookings can be made up to 2 weeks in advance.

No – anyone that cannot access mainstream transport services from their place of work/home can use the service.

Yes – all our connecting community vehicles are wheelchair accessible.

Our service operates 6 days a week from 07:00 to 19:00

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