Support The Barnsley Youth Jazz Association

Raise donations for The Barnsley Youth Jazz Association whenever you shop online

Turn your everyday online shopping into FREE donations

Over £35m raised for good causes through easyfundraising

Scroll down

Support The Barnsley Youth Jazz Association


Total raised



About this cause

About our cause

The Dearne Big Band was formed in 1978 for pupils of the Foulstone School by the school's music teacher Holin Hammerton. He retired in 2004 after 33 years at the School. In his continuing efforts to make music accessible to everyone Holin formed the Barnsley Youth Jazz Association. Holin passed away in 2010 but his great legacy lives on, kept alive by all those who have benefitted over the years to promote the enjoyment of music within the Barnsley Area. The organisation includes beginners brass and woodwind groups, singing groups, The Barnsley Jazz Orchestra and of course at its heart The Dearne Big Band. The band was originally known as the Dearne Youth Big Band until its name was changed in 1983 to the Dearne Big Band to reflect the fact that many within the band were no longer youth's. This is still evident today with the age range in the Band from ranging from 13 to 40 years. The Band has acted as a stepping stone for many of the members over the years both within the music industry and professional fields. Many members (both past and present) are now successful musicians either in a professional or semi-professional basis. The band has several teachers in its present line up. Funds raised on behalf of the organisation are used to fund all the bands activities to the benefit of everyone.

easyfundraising® is the UK’s biggest charity shopping fundraising site

It's simple to use and it's free. Since we launched in 2005, we've helped thousands of good causes raise money simply by shopping online. Our community of over 2.1 million loyal supporters has so far raised over £35 million.

get started

1. Get started

Choose a cause to support then join for free

start shopping

2. Start shopping

Visit retailers and then shop online as normal

raise donations

3. Raise donations

Your cause receives free donations

How does it work?

easyfundraising turns your everyday online shopping into free donations for your favourite cause. How? Just start your online shopping first at easyfundraising, then shop as normal. Our retailers will then make a small donation to say “thank you”.

We have 4700+ retailers to choose from and so far we've raised over £35 million for thousands of community groups, schools, sports clubs, small and large charities across the UK. Easy!

Kim Cowling - 1st and 3rd Kilmacolm Guides

Kim Cowling - 1st and 3rd Kilmacolm Guides

easyfundraising has been great for us and so easy to use. Imagine being given free money just for online shopping! Since joining we have raised over £2,200.

Over £35 million raised

2.1 million supporters

160,000 good causes

Over 4,700 shops