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AKT supports young LGBT 16-25 year olds who are made homeless or living in a hostile environment.

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A great new fundraising idea that everyone can enjoy!

The idea is beautifully simple - raise money by having your friends round for dinner. Anyone can do it, those donating get to enjoy the event itself and the money is raised by doing something everyone might have done anyway. What's more, it's sustainable - you can do it more than once, and your friends can do the same, which means that over the coming months this simple idea can raise more money than even the most heroic of feats!

How does it work?
Just go to www.dinner4good.com/AKT and you'll see that it couldn't be easier.

You create your personalised Dinner Page and send invitations from the site. Your guests then accept and donate online, which means you can see who's coming, and how much is being raised, in a click. There's no embarrassment over having to ask for money, no hassle with collection, and everyone is really involved. Dinner4Good takes care of everything, including the Gift Aid application - so all you have to do is hold the dinner, eat, drink and enjoy yourselves!

Tell your friends over dinner about the cause they've donated to and they might also want to hold a Dinner4Good of their own - so the good goes on and on!

Download a Dinner4Good poster here!

Join Team AKT and run for Albert Kennedy Trust

There are literally dozens of challenges throughout the UK every year where money can be raised for AKT..

We are so lucky to regularly receive donations from runners in 10k's, marathon's and other challenges up and down the country, and as we enter our 25th anniversary year we would love to raise even more.

By running on behalf of AKT you can keep fit and healthy and help vulnerable young people at the same time!

For further details and to join "Team AKT" please contact Gary Wilson, Fundraising Officer on 0207 831 6562 or gary@akt.org.uk

FIND OUT MORE ON OUR FUNDRAISING EVENTS PAGE

http://www.akt.org.uk/2/spg327/albert-kennedy-trust-helping-young-lgbt-people/challenge-events.aspx

Become a Corporate Supporter of AKT

Over the past two years some of AKT’s most crucial and groundbreaking work has been made possible by the financial and in-kind support of businesses. This vital support has become more important to us in the troubled financial times since the recession.

Supporting AKT is a great way of not only securing the future of the next generation but also getting involved personally in a good cause which tackles homelessness and homophobia and its impact on young lives full on.
 

Credit Suisse

  • Provided training as part of AKT’s Independent Living Programme
  • Have provided furniture and decorated the AKT London office
  • Private donations and sponsored events by individual employees of Credit Suisse
  • Sponsored the AKT award ceremony ‘The Alberts’ 2009 & 2010 in London

AVIVA

  • Sponsors of the Rainbow Starter Pack which provides emergency funds for homeless young people and help with the costs of moving into their own accommodation to young people who are either moving out of AKT supported lodgings or home
  • Sponsors of the new AKT Services Guide & presentation packs

Barclays Group

  • Have raised over £25,000 for AKT through events, grants and personal donations from employees
  • Sponsors of the AKT awards ceremony ‘The Alberts’ in Manchester for 2 years running

PriceWaterhouseCooper

  • Hosts of an event for young people
  • Employees have joined AKT’s mentoring team
  • Provided training & support to AKT staff

S J Berwin LLP

  • Sponsors of AKT’s main wine tasting fundraising event for 2 years running

Pinsent Masons

  • Sponsors of AKT’s first youth conference which brought together some of our most vulnerable young people to gain skills to help them secure employment and tenancies as well as have their say on AKT’s future.
  • Sponsors of AKT’s ‘Life Support for Young People’ campaign

Click on the email link below to find out more about supporting AKT and please contact Tom to request a presentation to your LGBT employee network tom@akt.org.uk

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