Give It Up for Ditch the Label

23 Oct 2018

Give It Up… Our Anti-Bullying Week fundraiser

This Anti-Bullying Week (12th to 16th November 2018) we’re asking everyone to give something up for Ditch the Label in return for donations and sponsorship. With your help we can increase the support we provide to young people who need us, helping to fund another expert support mentor.

What are you going to give up? It could be anything from social media, junk food or your biggest fear. So, what are you waiting for? Start fundraising now.

Why should you get involved?

Cyberbullying is one of the things young people worry about the most. As a result of being abused online, 41% felt anxious, 37% became depressed and 26% had suicidal thoughts. Yet 69% of the people we asked admitted doing something abusive towards another person online.

The difference you’ll make

This is Rhianna (Hi Rhianna! 👋).

Rhianna

Rhianna is a Ditch the Label Digital Support Mentor. Rhianna is trained to help young people deal with challenges like cyberbullying, giving them emotional and practical support to minimize the impact of bullying on their lives. However, with 1 in 3 children experiencing cyberbullying, we can’t currently reach everyone who needs our help.

Make it happen!

Getting involved with Give It Up for Ditch the Label is easy. There are 5 simple steps which you can follow below:

Download this picture to add as your profile picture or upload to Instagram!

You want me to give up what!?

Here’s some ideas from us but feel free to go your own way.

  • Give up social media
  • Give up junk food
  • Give up gaming
  • Give up a uniform
  • Give up cake
  • Give up your voice
  • Give up jewellery
  • Give up your profile pic
  • Give up not answering your mum’s phone calls
  • Give up fizzy drinks
  • Give up your phone
  • Give up reality tv shows
  • Give up emojis
  • Give up coffee
  • Give up your bad habits
  • Give up Netflix
  • Give up makeup
  • Give up meat
  • Give up dating apps
  • Give up your fears

*If you are looking to fundraise for Ditch the Label, check out our guide to online fundraising here: https://www.ditchthelabel.org/how-to-fundraise-online/

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