Are you involved in a school, youth group, or university, and looking to support Become and raise awareness of the care experience? Scroll for information, fundraising ideas, PSHE activities, our training offer and more.
Download our Schools Pack
Inside this pack you will find fundraising ideas and educational resources to help raise awareness of the care experience at your school.
Host a fundraising day at your school
Raise awareness and break down stigma, whilst helping to fund our work with children in care and young care leavers.
One of the easiest ways to fundraise is to invite pupils and staff to dress down and wear something pink or purple for the Become Aware Together day, asking those who take part to make a small donation if they can.
We want this to be as accessible as possible – pupils can wear as much or as little pink or purple as they like. Whether they go all out, head to toe, or just wear a small amount of face paint or a sticker, the aim of the day is to raise awareness and donations.
Add to the excitement by hosting a bake sale at the school, themed with pink & purple bakes. Everyone loves cake and it can be an engaging way to get the whole school involved whilst raising awareness.
In England alone, 82,170 children were in care as at 31st March 2022.
We’re the national charity for children in care and young care leavers, and we believe that everyone who spends time in care should have an equal chance to lead a happy and fulfilling life.
The care system has the potential to change a child’s life for the better but it is currently failing too many. Behind the statistics are young people who don’t have the support and guidance young people need to realise their potential.
Our vision is that by raising awareness of the care experience within schools, and providing training and resources to teachers and staff to engage and educate students around this topic, young people in care will feel supported to reach their potential.
School Registration Form
Paying in your school fundraising Donations:
You can pay in your donations directly to our bank using these details:
Account Name: Become Charity,
Bankers: Unity Trust Bank,
Sort Code: 60-83-01
Account Number: 54000645
Donate any funds raised securely online. Please specify in the comments section that your donation is going towards Become Aware Together, and the name of your school or community group.
Send a cheque for ‘Become’ to:
Unit 151, 264 Lavender Hill
Ask us to send you a paying-in slip. You can then take this with cash into a high-street bank.
Set up a JustGiving page. All donations will be paid to us securely, and you’ll be able to see your total funds raised.