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If you would like to support CARA, there are lots of ways to do it:




Volunteers play a key role in CARA’s work.  We currently have a dedicated team of over 20 volunteers, who work in a range of roles including as counsellors, advocates, administrators and fundraisers.


If you are interested in volunteering at CARA, you can find details of current vacancies on our volunteer vacancies page, or you can contact for information about future opportunities.



You can make a one-off or regular donations through Charity Choice or Virgin Money Giving, or you can send a cheque payable to CARA to PO Box 548, Colchester CO1 1YP.

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We welcome anyone who wants to fundraise for CARA, and will support your fundraising if we can – we can provide collection boxes and buckets if you need them, and we will publicise fundraising events through our website Newsfeed and our Twitter feed.  


Fundraising pages can be set up through our pages on Charity Choice and Virgin Money Giving.


If you’d like to fundraise for CARA, please contact Sarah on 01206 367881 or by e-mailing



If you are a UK tax payer and you Gift Aid your donation, CARA can reclaim tax on your donation – increasing the value of every £1 you donate to £1.25 for CARA.  For cheque donations, just fill in our Gift Aid form and send it to us with your cheque.  For online donations, both Charity Choice and Virgin Money Giving are authorised to collect gift aid on our behalf, so all you need to do is select the Gift Aid option as you donate.

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