5 innovative ways to raise free donations for charity online

1. This tortoise could save a life

By watching this video you will have donated to Save the Children and Refugee Council. YouTube gives advertising revenue to whoever uploads a video. The more views on the video, the more money the charities receive.

Share this video to make an impact.

2. Give a gift


Do you have a gift card hanging around in your wallet for a store you’re never going to shop at?

Donate a percentage of your unused gift card to a charity of your choice and swap the rest for a new gift card of your choice – it’s a win/win!

3. Tab for a cause

Tab for a cause is a browser extension that replaces your new tab page with a beautiful page that raises money for charity as you surf the web!

4. Charity Miles


Charity Miles is a free app that allows to earn free donations when you exercise! Choose a charity and then wither walk, bike or run – the charity will earn a free donation for every mile covered.

Corporate sponsorships fund the donations, companies like Humana, Johnson & Johnson, Timex Sports and Kenneth Cole are involved.

5. Shopping online


We don’t want to toot our own horn, but you can raise a free donation for a cause you care about every time you shop online.

Simply visit Give as you Live, select the store you wish to shop at, make your purchase as normal and a percentage of your spend will be donated to your chosen charity – at no extra cost!