Hospitality Donations

How can you help us to ‘Keep the Gates Open for Good’:

Here’s a really easy way to raise money for us – by asking your customers if they’re willing to add £1 onto their bill for Strawberry Field. This can be done digitally or verbally and customers always have an option to opt out.

It’s so easy for you to get involved and even easier for your customers to donate. At the time your customers are ready to pay, just ask them whether they’re willing to ‘put a pound on the bill’ for Strawberry Field. You can do it through the business (especially if they’re paying by card), or if they’re paying cash then you can pop each £1 straight into a collection tub or tin. The process of collecting the raised money will be discussed with you should you be interested in supporting us.

This initiative was trialled with a local restaurant during lockdown 2020 and saw a massive £1500 raised in just 3 months.

What at the benefits:

  • You and your customers will be helping to transform the life of a local person with barriers to employment. Someone just like Mike, who has recently gained paid employment after graduation from the Steps to Work programme and completing 3 successful placements. Read more about some of our trainees here:
  • We can both ‘shout about it’ on our social media
  • You and your staff will be invited to Strawberry Field for an exclusive private tour so you can see what we do for yourselves and help spread the word to your customers.

What’s next:

Please visit our website for further information and contact Lesley Theadorus, our Public Fundraiser, to sign up: 07949271419 or

Click here to download our Charity Proposal

"It’s a wonderful idea that The Salvation Army is going to cultivate youngsters in the precious soil of Strawberry Field."

Julia Baird, Honorary President