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How to give to charity for free with loyalty points, cashback and rewards

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Charities
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edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Charities
If you want to help a worthy cause but are strapped for cash, there are still ways you can donate. A few loyalty schemes allow you to give your rewards to selected charities, which is a great way to give without feeling the pinch.

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  • GreenQueenGreenQueen Forumite
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    If you do any on line shopping, go through easyfundraising.co.uk - you register with them for your own chosen charity, and each time you go through the easyfundraising website into the retailer, a percentage of your spend goes to your nominated charity.

    You can nominate small local charities or one of the big ones, anything that has a charities registration.

    Doesn't cost you anything.
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  • Savvy_SueSavvy_Sue Forumite
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    Some charities are registered with Smile Amazon which means Amazon shopping can also benefit the charity of your choice.
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    Don't forget that some charities also collect unwanted old/foreign money and used stamps which they then sell to raise cash.
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  • MikeMichaelMikeMichael Forumite
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    Helpful info.Thanks for share
  • Ed-PEd-P Forumite
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    There are also 'Little Libraries' if you have any unwanted books. This helps low-income families and can have a really positive impact especially for children.

    You can find the nearest one to you on the map here: https://littlefreelibrary.org/ourmap/
  • ArthogArthog Forumite
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    It would be so much simpler if our loyalty cards could be dedicated to the charity or a central charity fund at the supermarket etc, rather than our having to go through separate websites.
    The Co-op Divi system used to have a Charity ID number so the customer could select it at the till.
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