Our Fundraisers

HOMELINK welcomes the support of local independent fundraisers! These activities, big or small, provide a much-valued source of funding for our services. Profiled below are some recent HOMELINK heroes whose fundraising efforts have made a direct difference to those in need in our community…

Willow

Willow

Fundraising Feat: Age 11, ran a 10km cross-country route solo during lockdown

Amount Raised: £1800

Impact: Re-housed and re-united a family separated under difficult circumstances

Fundraising Motto: ‘Keep going forwards!’

Pippa, Tilly & Claudia

Pippa, Tilly & Claudia

Fundraising Feat: Over 24 hours sang and danced their way into the New Year

Amount Raised: £3205.00

Impact: Provided a new home and a new start for two individuals facing homelessness

Fundraising Motto: ‘Singing for Sussex!’

Paul Lucas

Paul Lucas

Fundraising Feat: Local professional artist who has donated paintings to help HOMELINK fundraise

Amount Raised: £700

Impact: Purchased whitegoods & household essentials for two families in crisis

Fundraising Motto: ‘Painting a brighter future…’

Gill & Karen

Gill & Karen

Fundraising Feat: Collected donations for HOMELINK during Lewes Bonfire

Amount raised: £600

Impact: Provided emergency B&B accommodation for two newly released prisoners 

Fundaising Motto: ‘Helping keep the HOMELINK fires burning….’

Ashdown Singers

Ashdown Singers

Fundraising Feat: Christmas choral concert in aid of HOMELINK

Amount Raised: £1300

Impact: Helped a young man rough sleeping in his car into a home

Fundraising Motto: ‘Happiness is…singing in a choir!’

Meriel & Jackie

Meriel & Jackie

Fundraising Feat: Held second-hand book sale to raise funds for HOMELINK

Amount Raised: £325

Impact: Carpeted bedroom of a child with sensory issues in a home without basic flooring.

Fundraising Motto: ‘New chapters & fresh starts!’

Get in Touch. Get Involved. 

If you would like to fundraise for HOMELINK, just get in touch: homelink.lewes.ado@gmail.com

We would love to hear about your plans, support your efforts, and share your story!

We have a Just Giving page to make holding a fundraiser simple to do, plus lots of ideas, suggestions and resources should you need some inspiration or help.

With so many creative ways to fundraise, it is sure to be fun whatever you do. Enjoy!