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What is face to face fundraising?

Face-to-face fundraising is one of the most cost-effective ways for us to raise funds in support of our work.

Our professional fundraisers visit people at their homes in selected areas across London. They ask people to support us with a monthly gift via direct debit.

Regular giving is immensely important to Mayhew. It enables us to continue our work in the long-term. We don’t receive any government funding and rely solely on the generosity and kindness of our donors. Our services are offered free of charge.

Please read more information and answers to most frequently asked questions below.

Mayhew's face to face fundraising

How can I recognise a Mayhew fundraiser? 

Our fundraisers wear an ID badge, with their name and our charity number clearly visible. Registered charity number: 1077588 (England and Wales).

Who helps us fundraise? 

We work closely with an agency called Gather Campaigns Limited.  We make sure all of our fundraisers meet our high standards. This includes the regulations and codes of conduct as set out by the Fundraising Regulator and Institute of Fundraising.  

Read our supporter promise.

When do we fundraise?

Our fundraisers are licensed to fundraise Monday to Friday between 09:30 – 20:30 and Saturday between 10:00 – 18:00.

Where do we fundraise?

Our fundraisers work across London, all year round. To find out if fundraisers are in your area, please consult the list below. We will be regularly updating the list below detailing where our fundraisers are going to be.

Barking and Dagenham
Boston
Dartford
Hackney
Havering
Newham
Redbridge
Spelthorne
Tower Hamlets

I'd like to make a complaint

How to make a complaint

If you have any feedback on our fundraising efforts, please get in touch. If this is a complaint it will help any investigations if you can include: 

- Date and time of the incident 
- Your name and address (including postcode) 
- Your telephone number or email address, so we can contact you
- Fundraiser’s name and ID number would be helpful

To give any feedback, please call our Fundraising Line on  020 8206 5870 (Monday - Friday 09:00 to 17:00)
Or email [email protected]