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Thank you for considering Open Road as your nominated charity. Every penny you raise goes towards changing lives of individuals, families and communities affected by drugs and alcohol in Essex and in Medway.

You can immediately make a donation by going to the ‘Donate’ button at the top of this page.

Your donation could go towards…

£5 making 10 cups of tea in our drop-in centres
£10 buying one women’s welfare pack
£30 provides a 1-1 recovery session
£40 providing one ear acupuncture session
£100 provides training for a recovery support mentor

If you are considering participating in or organising an event to raise money, we would love to hear from you so we can support your amazing challenge.

Please contact our Head Office to tell us about your fundraising plans. Tel: 01206 369782

Fundraising ideas

In the past, people have run marathons, held tea parties, organised testimonial football matches, held quiz nights, shaken buckets and more. If you would like to fundraise for Open Road, and would like some idea’s on what to do then please contact our head office and we can see how best to support you!

Let’s work together to support those affected by drugs and alcohol in Essex.

How To Fundraise


If you use the internet to shop for yourself, something for a friend or family member or for work, every time you shop online you can help raise free funds for us! Choose Open Road as your charity of choice and we will receive a donation as part of your purchase without costing you a penny more! Click here for more info.

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Facebook is the largest social media network and you can now fundraise for Open Road with just a few clicks.

Create a fundraiser through Facebook here:


Visit the Open Road page and begin fundraising today via the largest fundraising platform in the world:


Visit to setup your page and start gaining valuable sponsors for your fundraising campaign. Wonderful do not charge the charity or fundraiser, therefore all money goes directly to Open Road.

eBay for Charity

eBay for Charity has partnered with the PayPal Giving Fund to make it easy for sellers to donate 10% to 100% of your item’s final sale price to a certified charity.

Or you can make a one off donation to us when you make a purchase. Click here.

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Did you know that you can help us raise funds simply by recycling your ink cartridges via our Recycle4Charity programme?

Click here for more information.


For more information on how we support businesses and they can support Open Road, click here.

Legacy giving

Leaving a gift in your will is one of the ways you can support Open Road. Your legacy will help us to provide vital support to over 11,500 people and their families each year.

Contact us for more information.

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