Help us from your sofa this Black Friday

Thursday, November 25th, 2021

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If you’re online shopping ’til you’re dropping at the moment, help us transform lives at absolutely no cost to yourself by signing up to Give as you Live, Amazon Smile and Easyfundraising!

Give as you Live

When you sign up to Give as you Live Online you can generate free donations for us simply by shopping online. Over 4,000 partners – including stores like eBay, Sainsburys and Boots – are in the scheme and donations are raised from a percentage of the purchase price. You can also install the Give as you Live Online Donation Reminder, a browser extension that will remind you to raise free funds for us whenever you visit a qualifying site. The donations are paid directly from the partners at no extra cost to you or us.

Amazon Smile

If you shop using Amazon, there’s a super-easy way to donate to us in a similar way. AmazonSmile, run Amazon itself, is exactly the same as, but every time you buy an eligible product, Amazon donates 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees) to a charity of your choice! Here’s how to set it up:

Use our Amazon Smile link and select us as your charity (we’re listed as Specialeffect Org UK).

– Do your shopping as usual.


Easyfundraising works in a similar way to Give as you Live and encompasses many big brands. Here’s a link to sign up.

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