Support Make a Difference

Volunteer, fundraise, donate

There are lots of amazing  ways that you can make a difference and support mental health kindness in our community.

Every year, we need to raise at least £45,000 to keep our doors open at the Arch Workshops.

With your help, we can continue our mission, and to grow our free mental heath support services in West Devon.


How you can make a difference

Help us in our mission to support a mental health-kind community

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Volunteer your skills

From decorating and carpentry, to leading craft or cookery sessions, if you have a skill or professional service to offer, you can make a difference.
We're hugely grateful to the amazing DIYers and local tradespeople who donate their skilled time at the Arch workshops.

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Volunteer your time

Your friendship can make a difference. Our mission is to end the stigma of living with a mental illness, through kindness in the community.
Drop in to say hello, have a cup of tea and a chat. We value friends of the charity, who pop in when they can

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Paint Can and Brush

Fundraise for  us

You can make a difference by hosting a fundraising coffee morning or quiz night, raffle, cake sale, running a marathon, or choosing us as your organisation's nominated charity.

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Emoji Balloons
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T-shirts on Hangers


Even with the support of our wonderful volunteers, it costs over £45,000 a year to keep our lights on and doors open. Your donation, via our JustGiving page will make a difference. Every penny will help foster mental health kindness, support and friendship at the Arch and throughout the wider community.


Support our commercial enterprise

Our T-shirt printing press produces bespoke tees to your design, from one-offs to bulk orders. Ideal for businesses, artisan designers, social celebrations and more.
Our T-shirt printing service helps us raise vital revenue to keep our doors open at the Arch and extend our community outreach

Be inspired

Join our amazing fundraisers and volunteers

Become a local champion

Could you take part in a fun run or host  your own mini-fundraiser for Make a Difference?

Get in touch if we can support you with leaflets, logos, or any other help you need to share what we do, with your sponsors and friends.

Volunteer - Pam's story

Retired lecturer Pam hosts a fortnightly make-and-bake session at Make a Difference. Here’s why she was inspired to make a difference

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Your kind donation will make a difference

Making a difference

Tavistock Rotary chose Make a Difference as one of its local charities of the year. Here's why they are focused on fundraising for local hearts and minds


Got green fingers?

We welcome your donation of plants for seasonal cheer around the year to help our little courtyard container-garden to grow!

Image by Andrew Small
Image by Andrew Small
Image by Andrew Small