More ways to support us whilst online
We’ve partnered with a number of companies that allow you to support us in different ways. These companies allow you to raise money for The Big Issue Foundation at no cost to you, all whilst behind your computer screen.
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support a charity of your choice every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.co.uk, you’ll have the same experience as shopping at amazon.co.uk, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your selected charity. To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.co.uk from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. On your first visit you can choose The Big Issue Foundation as the charity you wish to support and then every eligible purchase you make will result in a donation.
Kindred is a UK Social Enterprise founded in 2019 with a mission to support charities in raising as much funding as possible. Kindred helps connect charities with their donor base, and providing fundraising tools that helps them raise important donations as their donors go about their day-to-day online shopping. The shopping companion connects users with 25,000+ brands and websites to allow them to receive cash back and discounts on their online shopping, while raising important donations for their charity.
We’ve partnered with e-card experts Don’t Send Me A Card so you can send e-cards for special occasions and donate the cost equivalent of sending printed greeting cards to us. Once you have chosen your card, you can write a personal message and choose how much you would have spent on the card. You can then make your donation which will be sent instantly to us. On top of supporting us, it’s also better for the environment – you’ll be saving trees and reducing your carbon footprint. Send a card today.
Want to get rid of some unwanted items at the same time as raising vital funds for The Big Issue Foundation? eBay for charity auctions are the same as any other and just as easy to set up but you can choose to donate between 10% and 100% of the total selling price to The Big Issue Foundation. Your auction also gets a special charity ribbon to help it stand out from the crowd. To make your donation go even further you can select Gift Aid and the tax man will add an extra 25% to your donation at no extra cost to you. Start selling now.
Give as you Live is one of Everyclick’s products; it is a shopping and price comparison website with a heart. You can shop for products from thousands of leading online retailers; use our price comparison tool to ensure you get the best price and even save money by using the exclusive offers and deals available on their site. A percentage of every purchase you make will be donated to The Big Issue Foundation. Sign up and shop now
Charity Car is the big-hearted scheme from the UK’s largest car recycling network – CarTakeBack.com – that allows you to turn your old car into the maximum cash donation for the charity of your choice. That means 100% of your car’s market value if it’s ready to be recycled will be donated to the Big Issue Foundation. Charity Car will collect your car for free and issue your DVLA Certificate of Destruction, freeing you of any liability. Donate your old car to the Big Issue Foundation.
Giveacar have already raised more than £2 million for charity and every vehicle is worth something, not just cars – they can take vans, motorbikes (if they sell at auction) and lorries as well. It’s an easy way to get rid of a problem and raise money for The Big Issue Foundation, and at no cost to you. Donate your vehicle here
CharitableBookings.com is the free philanthropic lifestyle platform that includes fantastic benefits and gives back to your favourite charity at absolutely no cost to you. Book hotels, received fantastic lifestyle rewards and raise funds for The Big Issue Foundation. CharitableBookings.com donates 30% of the commission received from all your hotel bookings to your Charity/Loyalty Account. It takes less than 10 seconds to sign up and start enjoying all of the CharitableBookings.com lifestyle benefits, a £250 Welcome Gift, up to 95% of room rates cheaper than other major hotel booking platforms and 30% of the net commission from bookings donated to The Big Issue Foundation at absolutely no cost to you Make a booking now!
We’re excited to announce Savoo Search, Save and raise as our new fundraising partner, and we’d like to introduce you to this innovative way of donating. Simply use Savoo Search as your default search engine (the same way as you would your current search engine) and Savoo will donate 1p for every search. If you’re looking to do some online shopping and want to get a great deal, Savoo has thousands of voucher codes and deals that will help you save money & they will donate to The Big Issue Foundation at the same time. Sign up to Savoo now.
Easyfundraising is a great way for you to raise money for us just by shopping online with thousands of stores. And the best part is you don’t pay anything extra. Join for free on the Easyfundraising website, choose The Big Issue Foundation, then whenever you shop online with a participating store the reminder will let you know that a donation will be made to us if you shop via easyfundraising. We’ll receive on average 5% of your purchase directly from the store!
Everyclick is another great way to give to charity for free. You get the same search results you would normally except every time you search a little gets donated to The Big Issue Foundation. Just go to www.everyclick.com/tbif/info, start searching and follow the simple prompts to make this your default search facility.
Celebrating a birthday, wedding, or taking part in a fundraising event for The Big Issue Foundation? You can set up a dedicated page and raise money from your friends for The Big Issue Foundation right on Facebook. What’s even better is that Facebook charge no fees on your donations made on Facebook so we receive 100% of your donation!
Now you can generate free donations for The Big Issue Foundation every time you shop online via TheGivingMachine. You can also raise a free daily donation just by clicking the banner on their website when logged in! Every year online shops pay millions in sales commissions to other websites that direct shoppers to them (e.g. search engines and voucher code websites). TheGivingMachine turn these commissions into donations for your favourite schools and charitable causes, at no extra cost to you.