Do great things Fundraise your way Virtual fundraising ideas As the official charity of University Hospitals Bristol & Weston NHS Foundation Trust, we are standing behind our NHS. There are many ways that you can join us while also creating memories with family and friends, and looking after your own personal wellbeing. We’ve come up with some ideas for you below so please get in touch to tell us what you're up to. If you have any questions contact our fundraising team on [email protected] who are able to help you every step of the way. Virtual collections Virtual collections are an easy way to raise much-needed funds for the Bristol City Centre Hospitals Appeal and you can do it without leaving your house. There are a couple of ways you can do a virtual collection. Donate the money you save from your weekly commute or daily coffee fix to your virtual collection tin Hold a virtual collection and ask friends and family to donate. It’s easy to get started. All you need to do is follow the link below, click 'start fundraising' to set up your virtual collection and start raising money for Bristol city centre hospitals. Set up your virtual collection Virtual events There are so many ways to support your local hospitals while staying at home, and many of these ideas will also keep you connected to family and friends - win win! What could I do? Host a virtual quiz – read our 'How to' guide to find out more Make a meal of it – host a virtual dinner party or jazz up your standard weekday dinner, set the table and have a date night with a suggested donation Have a Netflix party Talented musician or gamer? Why not livestream on JustGiving and raise funds in the process Fundraise with a virtual event Share our message? We appreciate these are challenging times for everyone and you may not be able to give your time or a donation. You can show your support by sharing our messages on your social media channels. Recycle your ink cartridges Donate your empty ink cartridges to Think Inks for recycling and Above & Beyond will receive up to £5 for each one. Sending empty cartridges to Think Inks is easy; request a FREEPOST bag from the Think Inks website, selecting Above & Beyond as your charity, and it will be sent to your address. Fill the bag with your empty cartridges (two to ten cartridges are permitted in each bag) to recycle. The bag can then be posted in any post box, for free. Do a sweepstake Whether it's a sports tournament, a reality show or even whodunnit in your favourite soap, download our sweepstake kit and get involved! Simply download and print out the form, write in the names of the teams or contestants and offer them to your friends, family or colleagues for a suggested donation of £2. Once the competition is over, the person who picked out the winner gets half of the sweepstake pot, and the rest is donated to our hospitals. Download your sweepstake kit For support with your fundraising, email [email protected].