Spare a thought for YBTC

Our spare a thought campaign is all about the little things you can do to make a difference.

You don't have to run a marathon, cycle 100 miles or jump out of an aeroplane to fight for change, you just need to be passionate about supporting our cause.

From monthly donations to collecting small change in a jam jar, this page is packed full of quick and easy ways you can help YBTC fund much needed brain tumour research and support in Yorkshire.


If you have some spare cash and want to send it our way, you can do in a flash in the following ways.


Head to the donate page of our website.

By post

Send a cheque to Yorkshire's Brain Tumour Charity, No 31 Otley Road, Headingley, Leeds, LS6 3AA.

Standing order

To send regular monthly payments use the standing order form found here.

Find out more about how you can donate to YBTC here.

Our Jam Jar Campaign

All you need to take part is a jam jar, a sticker and a little bit of spare change.
  • Order a sticker by emailing
  • Stick it on an empty jar and place it somewhere it'll be seen every day
  • Fill your jar up with loose change
  • When the jar is full, bank the coins and donate them to YBTC
You can donate in the following ways...
  • Make a cheque payable to YBTC and post it to: No 31 Otley Road, Headingley, Leeds, LS6 3AA
  • Donate online at:
  • Drop your jam jar in at No 31
Find out more here, and read the history of our Jam Jar campaign here.

Easy fundraising

If you love to shop online, this one's for you! By shopping through you will get a cash reward from the retailer that you can turn into a donation to a good cause - at no cost to you. Available at popular high street stores like Amazon, M&S, ASOS and John Lewis, it's the perfect way to give a little back. To get involved go to


Giveacar is a not-for-profit social enterprise that can turn your old car into cash for UK charities. They arrange free collection, then either sell or scrap your car with the proceeds raised going to BTRS. Find out more about swapping your car for cash at:

Leave us a legacy

Did you know you can leave a donation to YBTC in your will?

This helps us continue to fund ground-breaking brain tumour research in your legacy. We offer a variety of ways to leave your legacy, including:
  • Pecuniary donation - to leave a specific sum of money, which can be index linked to preserve its value.
  • Residual donation - to leave a percentage of the residue of your entire estate after all dependents have been provided for.
  • Specific donation - to leave part or all of your estate to YBTC.
Please make sure you consult with a solicitor to seek advice on the type of donation you can leave.

Amazon Smile UK

Every time you shop online with amazon you can be raising money for YBTC at no extra cost to you!
All you need to do is start your shop from and select "Brain Tumour Research and Support Across Yorkshire" as your chosen charity.
Every time you shop, Amazon will make a small donation to us. Every penny really makes a difference!

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