Money Matters: How the money side of the event works

Since 2008 Leicester Sing for Water concerts at the Riverside Festival have raised over £50,000 for WaterAid. All of this money went directly to WaterAid to fund projects in Malawi and Ghana. Your sponsorship will not be used for Leicester Sing for Water’s administrative costs.

We are hoping to raise a considerable sum for WaterAid again in 2021, and we ask you to try to get at least £30 per singer in sponsorship, but whatever you can manage to raise will be appreciated.  

It’s really important for choirs and individuals to: 

Paying in Sing for Water Sponsorship

There are two ways of paying:

  1. By post to Sing for Water, WaterAid, 47-49 Durham Street, London, SE11 5JD. You should send a cheque payable to WaterAid with your completed sponsorship form(s) with the Gift Aid donations marked and the reference Leicester Sing for WaterIt’s really important for you to send in the sponsor forms with the money, so that WaterAid can reclaim any Gift Aid.This will make a significant difference to the value of your donation.
  2. Set up your own fundraising page! Email your friends the link to your page and ask them to sponsor you. using a card direct to JustGiving who will forward their donation to WaterAid. Gift Aid can be claimed by WaterAid. Click here to get started on your own fundraising page.


Search, shop, donate

Please help us cover our administrative costs by using the fundraising websites easysearch a search engine, and easyfundraising for online shopping. There will be no charge to you, but a donation will be made to Leicester Sing for Water every time you make a search or a purchase. Follow the links for more information.