Our collection tins play a vital part in fundraising and are managed by a group of 80 volunteers.
Each volunteer looks after an area in Edinburgh and the Lothians that is local and convenient to them. Since the recruitment of new volunteers at the beginning of this year, the number of tins has increased significantly and there has been a huge increase on the Hospice’s presence in our local community. We have 181 new outlets in this year alone thanks to the incredible efforts of our tin collectors, bringing the total number of tins to 377.
Thanks to the amazing work of our tin collectors and the outlets who support the Hospice, in the first seven months of this year we’ve already raised more than our total amount raised during 2015 – an amazing achievement so a big thank you to our tin collectors and the supporting outlets for all of their efforts and for their continued support.
Our tins can be found in pubs, cafes, hairdressers and pharmacies from Deans to Dunbar and we’re always looking for new volunteers and businesses to support our tin fundraising.