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Kensington Gardens

Help care for your parks

It’s thanks to people like you, who donate money, volunteer their time and skills, or fundraise for us, that the Royal Parks will always be here for everyone to enjoy.

Here for everyone, open to all

London’s eight Royal Parks hold a special place in peoples’ hearts. These beautiful places provide much needed space for our wellbeing and quality of life. Many Londoners rely on them as their only access to green space.

As a charity, we rely on kind people like you, who care about protecting these vital green spaces. The parks are home to much of the city’s wildlife, home to London’s amazing history and home to precious memories and moments.

It’s only with your support that we can continue to care for them.

Please help us protect your parks

However you choose to support us, every gift you make helps look after these beautiful spaces so people can enjoy them long into the future. You’ll be helping life flourish in London and helping future generations discover the joy and importance of the natural world.

Our fundraising promise

  • We will adhere to the Fundraising Code of Practice.
  • We will monitor fundraisers, volunteers and third parties working with us to raise funds, to ensure that they comply with the Code of Fundraising Practice and with this Promise.
  • We will comply with the law as it applies to charities and fundraising.
  • We will display the Fundraising Regulator badge on our fundraising material to show we are committed to good practice.
  • We will tell the truth and we will not exaggerate.
  • We will do what we say we are going to do with donations we receive.
  • We will be clear about who we are and what we do.
  • We will give a clear explanation of how you can make a gift and change a regular donation.
  • Where we ask a third party to fundraise on our behalf, we will make this relationship and the financial arrangement transparent.
  • We will be able to explain our fundraising costs and show how they are in the best interests of our cause if challenged.
  • We will ensure our complaints process is clear and easily accessible.
  • We will provide clear and evidence based reasons for our decisions on complaints.
  • We will respect your rights and privacy.
  • We will not put undue pressure on you to make a gift. If you do not want to give or wish to cease giving, we will respect your decision.
  • We will have a procedure for dealing with people in vulnerable circumstances and it will be available on request.
  • Where the law requires, we will get your consent before we contact you to fundraise.
  • If you tell us that you don’t want us to contact you in a particular way we will not do so. We will work with the Telephone, Mail and Fundraising Preference Services to ensure that those who choose not to receive specific types of communication don’t have to.
  • We will treat donors and the public fairly, showing sensitivity and adapting our approach depending on your needs.
  • We will take care not to use any images or words that intentionally cause distress or anxiety.
  • We will take care not to cause nuisance or disruption to the public.

 

  • We will manage our resources responsibly and consider the impact of our fundraising on our donors, supporters and the wider public.
  • If you are unhappy with anything we’ve done whilst fundraising, you can contact us to make a complaint. We will listen to feedback and respond appropriately to compliments and criticism we receive.
  • We will have a complaints procedure, a copy of which will be available on our website or available on request.
  • Our complaints procedure will let you know how to contact the Fundraising Regulator in the event that you feel our response is unsatisfactory.
  • We will monitor and record the number of complaints we receive each year and share this data with the Fundraising Regulator on request.
  • Read the promise in Welsh

Working with us

If you care about the Royal Parks, there are many ways we can work together to help support them. Please get in touch today to find out how, we would love to talk to you.

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How you can help

  • Become a Volunteer

    Volunteer with us

    Would you like to volunteer with us? Our volunteers play a vital role in looking after the parks and support a wide-range of activities.

  • Royal Parks charity runners at the 2018 Royal Parks Half Marathon

    Run, cycle & swim

    Run, cycle or swim for the parks. Take on London's most popular challenge events whilst raising vital funds for The Royal Parks.

  • Isabella Plantation in Richmond Park

    Dedicate a bench

    Dedicating a bench is a unique way to pay tribute to a loved one or celebrate an occasion in The Royal Parks.

  • Landscape view of Buckingham Palace from within St James's Park

    Philanthropy & major giving

    Learn more about giving a significant gift to The Royal Parks and help London's beautiful green spaces.

  • Smiling woman in the park in springtime

    Leave a gift in your Will

    Writing The Royal Parks into your Will is a simple and easy way to support your local green space for future generations.

  • Flowers of St. James's Park in spring

    Other ways to support

    There are lots of different ways to help The Royal Parks charity at no extra cost to yourself - such as shopping and recycling schemes.