Items. Time. Money.

Make A Difference

You can help make a difference by giving items, your time or money to local organisations so they can continue their good work. If you can't spot any thing suitable at the moment, use our volunteer form, or offer items that you are wiling to donate. Interested organisations will then get in touch with you directly.

Money
Money

Give money directly to the organisation to help them continue with their work with vulnerable people in the local area.

 

Items
Items

Give items directly to the organisations that need them. All donated items are sent to and distributed by the individual organisation

 

Time
Time

Give your time directly to the organisation to help them continue with their work with vulnerable people in the local area.

 

How Contributions Are Used

Big Change provides homeless people with practical items that support a long term change. This might include paying for a deposit for a home, a training course to help improve job prospects and clothes for a job interview. Or it could involve furnishing a new flat, including purchasing crockery, pots, pans and bed linen, as well as funding travel costs to their new home.

Money

Your donation joins the central Big Change funding pot. Local charities and organisations work directly with individuals who are homeless, and apply for funds to pay for items they need.

 

How It Works

Vulnerable individuals receive the items they need, purchased using your donation. From a £5 donation, £4.35 goes to the individual. A break down of the donation process is displayed

1.3%

BT Donate

15p of your donation for debit card payments or 1.3% for credit card transactions is deducted by BT Donate as the fee for using the crowdfunding platform.

10%

LCF

10% of your donation is deducted by the Leeds Community Foundation to fund the work done managing and distributing funds

88%

The Individual

Up to 88% of your donation goes straight to the local charities or organisations working directly with vulnerable individuals