Support LYT

Your Support Can Transform Local Lives

I have been going through such a hard time lately and having LYT is one of the things that kept me going.  You guys built my confidence so much like a little bird learning to fly.  If I never found LYT, I don’t know where I would be.”
LYT Participant

Become a Regular Donor

“LYT has essentially altered the overall trajectory of their lives.”
Independent Evaluator, LYT’s BIG Impact Report, June 2017

Help us to achieve greater impact over the coming months and years by becoming one of LYT’s regular donors. You’ll receive updates on the difference your contribution is making and invitations to special events where you’ll have a chance to speak to young people who benefit from your donation.

How could my donation alter the overall trajectory of a young person’s life?

£5      a month  supports LYT’s Members’ Committee, for 25 individuals to shape LYT’s programme, nurturing their leadership skills and a sense of belonging

£10    a month supports our hardship fund, providing bursaries and targeted expenses to young people facing overwhelming financial difficulties so that can access our programmes to build emotional resilience and wellbeing.

£20    a month enables one disadvantaged young person to participate in our annual theatre programme, providing c.75 hours of workshops and performance, nurturing their social skills, teamwork, empathy and understanding

£50    a month  supports an LYT member to achieve a nationally recognised Arts Award qualification, building aspirations, developing critical analysis skills and a sense of self-identity

£100  a month  supports a Technical Theatre Facilitator, protecting the high quality of our programmes by providing inspiring leadership for our hugely popular Technical Theatre programme

How do I become a regular donor?
Download a standing order form here to set up a regular donation.

How do I make a one-off donation?

You can send your donation by cheque to Lewisham Youth Theatre, 1st Floor Town Hall Chambers, Rushey Green, London SE6 4RU. Don’t forget to include a gift aid form with your donation.

You can also donate online here.

Gift Aid It:
As a registered charity, LYT may be able to claim Gift Aid on your donation – 25p on every £1 you give.  If you give £25, we’ll actually receive £30. Download a gift aid form here to maximise the impact of your donation.


Why is my donation needed?

LYT is a registered charity with an annual target of £220,000.  Costing an average of just £240 per person per year, donations of all sizes make a valuable contribution to the young people we work with, building their confidence and resilience.

Read our Case for Support to find out more.


Other Ways to Help:
Support us through your company’s charitable giving

Many companies have charitable giving arms that support causes that their employees are involved in. Ask your HR department how your company might support employees charitable interests. To talk more about how your company may be able to support LYT’s work, email our Executive Director or call Victoria on 020 8690 3428