We appreciate any generosity you can provide to us, whether it's from the kind donations of items to sell in our shops, or by donating money to us.
For more information about donations of items, please visit our support page.
Sending a Donation
You may not wish to come to one of our shops, or you may even be a distance away. If you would like show your generosity by simply sending us a donation, you can do so below with Paypal.
Please enter the amount you would like to donate and follow the Donate button to do so using your Paypal account:
We are now registered with Amazon Smile. Using this service, just shop as you normally would on Amazon and they will donate 0.5% of the purchase price towards Going for Bust.
To get started, just click here and continue shopping.
If you are thinking of leaving a gift in your will to charity, a legacy to Going for Bust can help enable us to continue to commit to helping people who are experiencing, or recovering from breast cancer and we will also be able to continue to help our local hospitals, hospices and support groups throughout Dorset and Hampshire.
We are extremely grateful for all gifts in wills, no matter how large or small. Every gift makes a difference in enabling us to continue our work. It has never been simpler to leave a gift in your will, here are three different ways of leaving a gift.
- A Specific - this is the gift of an easily identifiable item such as some jewellery, a picture, an investment or property.
- A Pecuniary - this is the gift of a set amount of money
- A Residuary - this is the gift of the residue of the estate left over after all other gifts are accounted for and all estate expenses have been settled.
Going for Bust strongly recommends when making, or amending your will that you contact a legally qualified solictor (Bournemouth & District Law Society can give you a list of solicitors in the area) or professional will writer, who has passed an examination in the subject of wills with a recognised legal training provider (The Institute of professional will writers can give you a list of will writers in the area).
When gifting, please make sure that you have all the relevant information required - the charity's name, address and charity number. Please find ours below:
Going for Bust
6b The Square
Registered charity number 1151515
Dorset County Hospital - 17th January 2020
Going For Bust have helped Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester with a donation of £10,000 towards the purchase of a Vacuum Biopsy Machine.
This will allow a quicker, more accurate diagnosis of certain types of Breast Cancer. Dorset County Hospital have to currently send their patients to Poole Hospital for this procedure.
Pink Champagne Breast Cancer Dragon Boat Team - 20th November 2019
Going for Bust have donated £2,000 to the Pink Champagne Breast Cancer Dragon Boat Team to help towards the purchase of some new paddles.
The Pink Champagne Dragon Boat Team encourage individuals who have been diagnosed with Breast Cancer to lead an active lifestyle through the sport of Dragon Boat Racing, whilst raising awareness and providing support to team members.
Poole Hospital - 14th October 2019
Going for Bust have donated £10,000 to the Dorset Breast Screening Unit at Poole Hospital.
This will help the funding of a Faxitron Machine, which will confirm the biopsy procedure with the touch of a button, reducing waiting time and being able to see more patients.
Royal Bournemouth Hospital - 10th October 2019
Going for Bust have helped the Royal Bournemouth Hospital (Jigsaw Unit), by donating £10,000 to help support the funding of their Cancer Care Specialist Nurse.
The Cancer Care Nurse will support over 200 patients throughout the year who are undergoing chemotherapy specifically for Breast Cancer.
Fishing 4 Life - 17th September 2019
Going for Bust have donated £1,000 to Fishing 4 Life.
This will help to fund their monthly fishing sessions and facilities.
Salisbury Hospital - 15th April 2019
Going for Bust have recently helped Salisbury Hospital with a donation of £10,000 towards a Faxitron machine for their breast cancer unit.
This will mean that patients will spend less time in theatre, the number of patients needing secondary operations will be reduced and the faxitron will help produce better images to help the surgeons.
Although Salisbury is not based within our area of Dorset & Hampshire, a good number of breast cancer patients do attend this hospital from those areas.
Lewis Manning Hospice - 4th March 2019
Going for Bust have recently donated £5,000 to Lewis Manning Hospice (Lymphodema Clinic).
This donation will ensure that more patients experiencing breast cancer will get early and intensive treatment for their lymphodema.
Southampton Hospital - 21st January 2019
Going for Bust have recently donated £10,000 to Southampton Hospital, this will help towards a new Faxitron Machine.
This will mean that patients will spend less time under anaesthetic, making their time in hospital shorter. The Faxitron will be used on up to 300 patients per year.
Royal Bournemouth Hospital - 6th December 2018
Going for Bust have recently donated £10,000 to the Royal Bournemouth Hospital (Jigsaw unit) to help support the funding of their cancer care specialist nurse.
The cancer care nurse will support over 200 patients throughout the year who are undergoing chemotherapy specifically for breast cancer.
Bourne Water Dragons - 31st October 2018
Going for Bust have donated £1,526.36 to the Bourne Water Dragons. The donation will help them to buy much needed equipment for their dragon boat team.
Dragon boating is a great form of exercise for those experiencing breast cancer, helping to heal muscles in the upper body and keeping lymphoedema to a minimum after operations.
Bosom Pals - 25th May 2018
Going for Bust have recently donated £1,000 to Bosom Pals Support Group.
This will help to fund the setting up of their new webpage, to make people suffering with and recovering from Breast Cancer aware of the support they can offer at their meetings.
Lewis Manning Hopsice - 10th May 2018
Going for Bust have recently donated £5,000 to Lewis Manning Hospice.
This will help to fund their Lymphoedema Clinics, so they are able to see more patients.
Univeristy of Southampton Hospital - 18th April 2018
Going for Bust have donated £10,100 to The University of Southampton Hospital.
This will help to purchase new raised couches, improved privacy curtains and IT in the Breast Assessment Unit, also enhancing the clinical and quiet rooms to make it more welcoming for patients.
Royal Bournemouth Hospital - 27th March 2018
Going for Bust have donated £7,320 to the Royal Bournemouth Hospital Jigsaw Unit. This has funded the purchase of a new Mammography/Biopsy Chair.
The specialised chair is designed to accommodate the growing number of seated mammography and breast biopsy procedures for breast cancer patients. It also assists the treatment and care of an increasing number of older or less mobile patients.
Poole Hospital - 6th March 2018
Going for Bust have donated £10,000 to Dorset Breast Cancer Unit at Poole Hospital.
This will help to fund the purchase of a 2nd Biopsy Machine.
Dorset County Hospital - 31st January 2018
Going for bust have donated £2,650 to Dorset County Hospital Lymphoedema department, to help purchase a lymph scanner.
The Device will enable the accuarate assessment of water content and oedema in the breast, both at the initial assessment and ongoing treatment.
South West Fishing 4 Life - 30th November 2017
Going for Bust have donated £1,500 to South West Fishing 4 Life.
This will help to fund their monthly fishing sessions and facilities.
Royal Bournemouth Hospital - 10th June 2017
Going for Bust have donated £23,650 to the Royal Bournemouth Hospital. This has enabled them to purchase a new Dose Calibrator for SLN (Sentinel Lymph Node) injections.
This will allow Breast Cancer patients to receive the injections in Bournemouth before their operations, rather than having to visit Poole Hospital for them.
Bosom Pals - 23rd February 2017
Going For Bust have donated £2,100 to Bosom Pals. Bosom Pals is a support group set up for ladies affected by Breast Cancer.
The donation will help to fund events and outings, easing them through their day by day challenges of dealing with this illness.
Lewis Manning Hospice - 22nd February 2017
Going For Bust have donated £4,100 to Lewis Manning Hospice, to help fund the Physiotouch Machine in their Lymphodema Clinic.
The equipment aims to reduce swelling, pain and improve the range of motion patients can achieve; particularly helpful to Breast Cancer patients.
Fishing 4 Life - 1st February 2017
Going For Bust have donated £1,500 to Fishing 4 Life.
This will help to fund events for their members who have suffered from or have been through the diagnosis and treatment of Breast Cancer.
Forest Holme Hospice - 30th January 2017
Going for Bust have donated £2,000 to Forest Holme Hospice.
This will fund counselling sessions at the Hospice, helping patients come to terms with their diagnosis.
Rising Voices Choir - 4th June 2016
Going For Bust donated £1,580 to the Rising Voices choir.
Our donation has helped fund their new PA system and neck scarves as shown in this brilliant photo.
Pink Champagne Dragon Boat Team - 19th May 2016
Going For Bust donated £2,450 to the Pink Champagne Dragon Boat Team.
Our donation has helped the ladies to fund their new pink jackets which they've modelled for us in this fantastic photo.
Dorset Breast Screening - 25th February 2016
Going For Bust donated £2,420 to Dorset Breast Screening, towards purchasing two new couches for their ultrasound machines, which are used for breast screening and symptomatic patients.
Lewis Manning Hospice - 23rd January 2016
Going For Bust donated £1,000 to Lewis Manning Hospice, to help towards medical supplies, such as bandages, sleeves and dressings used for patients in their lymphoedema clinic.
Poole Hospital - 3rd December 2015
Going For Bust donated £4,000 to Dorset Breast Screening Unit at Poole Hospital, which will help towards the purchase of a license for the Tomosynthesis (Tomo) Biopsy Unit.
South West Fishing 4 Life - 1st December 2015
Going For Bust donated £1,500 to South West Fishing 4 Life, a fishing club set up for people who have suffered or are living with breast cancer.
Forest Holme Hospice - 12th November 2015
Going For Bust donated £2,000 to Forest Holme Hospice, towards life enhancing equipment for their patients.
Royal Bournemouth Hospital - 8th September 2015
Going For Bust presented a cheque for £10,000 to the new Jigsaw Women's Health Unit at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital.
Poole Hospital - 21st Sept 2014
Going For Bust donated £2,000 for the Dorset Breast Screen Unit at Poole Hospital.