We rely on grants and donations to cover the running costs of our Memory Clubs.

Can you help with a donation?
Our current annual running costs are in the region of £20,000 per annum.

The main costs include:

  • Elizabeth’s annual salary (16 hrs per week @£14.50 per hour = £12,528)
  • Refreshments ( average £2 per week – volunteers/local businesses often donate = £104)
  • Room hire (average of £40 per session = £960 per Memory Club)
  • Consumable activity resources (food, craft items etc – approx. £5 per session = £120 per Club)
  • Training and volunteer expenses (average of £400 per year)
  • Printing and publicity costs (average of £400 per year)
  • Public Liability Insurance policy and other office costs (average of £400 per year)

How you can give to us:

If you are a taxpayer then the best way is to give via our page on Local Giving because this organization is able to reclaim the tax from the Government on our behalf:


You can donate using PayPal by pressing the button below:

If you would prefer to set up a standing order direct to our bank account please contact Elizabeth.

If you would like to make a one-off donation by cheque, then cheques should be made out to ‘The Memory Tree CIC’ and sent to our correspondence address:

The Memory Tree CIC, 22 Bankfield Drive, Shipley, West Yorkshire, BD18 4AD

If you would like to run a fundraising event for us (e.g. coffee morning, sponsored walk) we would like to hear from you, please get in touch with Elizabeth to discuss by telephone on 01274 583364 or email: elizabeth@thememorytree.org.uk