Support Us

The Maggie Law Maritime Museum receives no regular funding, does not charge visitors an entry fee and relies entirely on donations in order to keep running.

There are various ways you can support  us:

 

DONATE ONLINE

You can donate a safe and secure one-off amount through Paypal,  using either your Paypal account, or your Debit or Credit Card:

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No PayPal account?

Not to worry, you can also donate with your debit or credit card. Enter the amount you want to donate, and then click on "Donate with a Card" button.

Want to make a regular donation?

If you're interested in making a donation on a regular basis, simply click on the "Make this a monthly donation" box.

PayPal & donation small print

Your payments and contact details are protected by the Paypal Security System. Paypal will ask for your e-mail address and some of your contact details, but we will only use it to complete the donation. We will not sell or give your details to third parties. If you would like to speak to us about this first, or prefer to make a donation through a different Payment Method, please contact us.

 

DONATE BY CHEQUE, POSTAL ORDER OR BANK TRANSFER

Want to send us a cheque, or a Postal Order? Please make it payable to the Maggie Law Maritime Museum and send  to:

Maggie Law Maritime Museum
William Street, Gourdon, Aberdeenshire DD10 0LW

If you would prefer to donate by Bank Transfer, please contact us for our bank details and instructions.

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DONATE VIA "GIVE AS YOU LIVE"

See below for details on a free and easy way to raise funds for us!

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FUNDRAISING

Whether you have 10 minutes to spare, or 10 days; if you want to go it alone, or as part of a group; if your venue is your home, school or place of work -  there are countless ways you can do your part in supporting the Maggie Law Maritime Museum!

 

For example, you could ...

  • Host a coffee morning

  • Have a quiz night

  • Hold a raffle

  • Run, swim, cycle or skydive

  • Arrange a talk, or a music night

If you need any support to help you in raising funds for the Maggie Law Maritime Museum, please do not hesitate ask us for help. We want your event to be as successful as possible, so remember to ensure your event is safe and legal.  Please contact us for further information.

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SPONSORSHIP

Did you know you could help the Maggie Law Maritime Museum by sponsoring events, in part or entirely? Or even by sponsoring general Museum activities, like the daily activities to keep the museum going? Or by sponsoring one of our projects or promotional material?

In exchange:

  • Your company logo and name will be displayed on our website

  • We can also discuss how to promote your organisation for the duration of the project or event.

 Please contact us for further information.

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VOLUNTEER

Volunteers play a key role with the Maggie Law Maritime Museum - and we really appreciate their dedication and support!

 

There are several different ways to help us.....

 

VOLUNTEER AT THE MUSEUM

We are always looking for people who are willing to do a shift or two a month (or more!), guiding people around and looking after the museum. Full support and training will be given.  We are especially looking for local people who have a good local knowledge to help tell our stories.

 

VOLUNTEER AT EVENTS, WITH FUNDRAISING OR WITH PROJECTS

We rely on donations to continue our vital work and we are always looking for volunteers to help out during our events. Volunteers often man the stalls, recruit fellow volunteers, or participate in fundraising projects. A perfect way to gain some work experience, boost your social skills, or pass the time of day.

WHY BE A VOLUNTEER?

The obvious reasons are of course to learn new skills and to learn a bit about the local history. But it is also a great way to brush up on your social skills, or to make new friends. It keeps your mind active and you can get a lot of enjoyment out of helping. And often volunteering leads to finding a good job.

 

WHO CAN BE A VOLUNTEER?

Anyone from 16 years and older. You don’t need any special skills, just the motivation to help out and be willing to learn a little about the local history. We will give you full support and all the training you need.

 

INTERESTED? GET IN TOUCH!

If you are interested in volunteering at our museum and/or events, or just want to find out more, please contact us for further information or drop by the museum at William Street, Gourdon, Aberdeenshire, DD10 0LW during opening hours.

 

SPREAD THE WORD!

Know of others who would like to be a volunteer? Either refer them to this page on the website or get them to contact us

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MERCHANDISE

By purchasing some of our merchandise, you can support the work of  the museum: available to buy in the museum when you visit or can order online - find out more here.

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