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Fundraise through music

Music events are a great way to raise money, have fun and connect! Whether you're organising a gig, festival, choir performance or more, we'll be here to support you.

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Charity music events are a great way to raise money. They're fun, popular and an excellent way to connect. We're here to support you to have a great time, raise awareness and raise important funds for Mind. 

There's lots of ways you could support Mind through music, like:

  • Choir performance
  • Charity gig
  • Music festival
  • Carol singing
  • DJ livestream

Helen's fundraising story

Since Helen started leading choirs 27 years ago, she's come into contact with people suffering from mental health problems, or with lived experience of supporting a friend or family member through their struggles.

Led by i-Sing Choirs, choirs across the country joined forces singing ‘Together’ by For King & Country to fundraise, raise awareness of Mind, and to encourage people to reach out for help.

"Singing is proven to release endorphins, serotonin and dopamine which naturally help our stress levels, but it is so much more than that. i-Sing Choirs, like many choirs, create a supportive community to help people through tough times."

If you'd like to sing a cover to fundraise, you'll need a mechanical license. For more information, reach out to us [email protected].

Spread festive cheer! 

As Buddy the Elf once said, the best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear. 

Raise your voices this festive season for better mental health. You could: 

  • Hold a carol concert
  • Do some Christmas karaoke 
  • Host a Christmas party and ask people to donate £2 to add a song to the playlist 

Volunteering at festivals

Fancy attending some of the biggest UK festivals while raising money for better mental health?

We're delighted to have teamed up with My Cause UK to offer you the chance to volunteer at some of the UK's top festivals!

My Cause UK offers volunteer opportunities at All Points East, Secret Garden Party and loads of other festivals in the UK.

Volunteer at a festival

"I'll always remember how relaxed and happy music used to make Cara."

Check out Abi's blog about the music event she held in memory of her sister and why it was so important to her.

Read Abi's story

How we'll help you

Once you've registered with us, we'll support you all the way!

You'll get:

  • A support pack, full of useful fundraising advice and information about Mind
  • Sponsorship forms
  • Your own Mind t-shirt
  • Advice and support from our dedicated team
  • Any fundraising materials you need

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Donating from a single or album

We're extremely grateful to anyone who wants to raise awareness or funds for Mind through books, films, plays, or music.

Unfortunately, we can't endorse or accept fundraising from any content that hasn't been created with Mind. We also can't authorise the use of the Mind logo.

Mind may make an exception to this for materials developed with a corporate partner, funder or a Mind ambassador. An acknowledgement of support from a company isn't an endorsement of the company or its products.

Got a question?

Got questions about fundraising through music? You can:

Work in the music industry?

We also work with organisations in the music industry who'd like to support Mind.

If this is you, and you want to know more, get in touch! Email [email protected]

Mind and Percolate present: the mental health in music panel

On Tuesday 24 January, Mind and Percolate hosted our music and mental health discussion panel.

Hosted by music journalist Lauren Martin, Ben Pearce (UK techno DJ and producer), Naomi Williams (Music PR, Totem), Clare Scivier (Artist Mentor and Life Coach) and Emma Mamo (Head of Workplace Wellbeing, Mind), the panel discussed the issues facing artists and musicians in the music industry today.

A sell-out event, Resident Advisor live-streamed the discussion which was watched by more than 27, 000 people.

Check out the discussion 

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