Britain Yearly Meeting works on behalf of all Quakers in Britain to strengthen the Quaker community, speak out in the world and promote peace, justice, equality and sustainability. It is thanks to contributions from Friends that we are able to undertake this work.

Resource

Guide to contributions

A new booklet providing treasurers and collectors with information about collecting contributions.

Each year we produce a contributions materials for treasurers and collectors to use to encourage contributions from their meeting. Electronic versions of the documents in this pack are linked to below.

Contribution 2022:
The road to recovery

"As we travel this unknown road together, the pandemic continues to impact on how we live and worship as Quaker communities. Contributions from Friends and meetings are crucial to delivering the work that Friends want us to do."

Linda Batten, BYM Treasurer

For the full letter from the BYM Treasurer, please see below:

Contribution materials

The 2022 contribution leaflet is in PDF format. It can be opened using Acrobat reader which is available on most computers and free to download. It can be shared by printing out or by email.

There are two ways of using the forms within the leaflet:

To return by email: download the PDF and fill in the form by clicking in the boxes and typing the information requested. Save the file, attach it to an email and return to contributions@quaker.org.uk. Send an email to this address if you need any support with this process.

To return by post: Print out the form and complete by hand. Return to the following postal FREEPOST address: 'Contribution 2022, FREEPOST QUAKERS'

If you would prefer paper copies for your meeting, please email us contributions@quaker.org.uk and we can arrange for these to be sent.

Presentation

This year, in addition to the leaflet, we have produced a presentation that you can share with your local and area meetings: Contribution 2022 Presentation (PDF)

If you have any queries or concerns, please do get in touch with our fundraising team at contributions@quaker.org.uk who will be happy to support you.

Local and area meeting giving

Some meetings like to use a standard giving form for collections for the local and area meeting. The standard form in PDF format is available below.

Featured blog

Sowing the seeds of Quakerism

30 September 2021 by Maisa Monteiro

Maisa Monteiro discusses the inspiration behind the theme of this year's contributions pack.