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What Is Give as you Live Online?
If you have a charity close to your heart, Give as you Live Online is a great way to support them without having to spend any extra time or money. It's a win-win for everyone involved: you get to raise donations from your shopping for your favourite charity, and your charity receives a donation without any extra cost! In this blog, we answer some of our most-asked questions about Give as you Live Online.
- What Is Give as you Live Online?
- How Does Give as you Live Online Work?
- How Can I Raise Donations From Shopping?
- Why Should I Use Give as you Live Online?
What Is Give as you Live Online?
Give as you Live Online is a leading fundraising platform that allows you to raise free donations for charity simply by shopping online. When you shop at any of our 6,000+ retailers, we donate a percentage of the commission we receive from your purchase to your chosen charity.
Give as you Live Online is part of Give as you Live Ltd, alongside Give as you Live Donate and Give as you Live Instore. Since 2005, UK charities and fundraisers have benefitted from direct donations, Fundraising Pages, and gift cards. We have worked with thousands of charities, fundraisers and retailers to raise over £27 million for charities.
How Does Give as you Live Online Work?
It's simple! You can raise free donations from your shopping with these three easy steps:
- Browse: Start by visiting our website, Donation Reminder, or App. From there, you can browse over 6,000 participating retailers.
- Shop: Once you've found a retailer you want to shop at, simply follow the link to their website. You can shop as normal and the store will know you're a Give as you Live Online shopper.
- Raise: That's it! Give as you Live Online will make a donation to your chosen charity when you complete your purchase.
Check out our 'How it works' page for more information!
How Can I Raise Donations From Shopping?
No matter what you're looking to buy, you can find it and raise money for charity simultaneously when you use Give as you Live Online. Here are just a few of the different ways you can raise donations:
Food & Drink
Clothing & Accessories
Raise donations in style with these leading retailers:
Home & Garden
Freshen up your home and garden and raise donations with these leading retailers:
Why Should I Use Give as you Live Online?
Here are just a few of the reasons why you should use Give as you Live Online:
- Easy charitable giving: By shopping through our platform, you can support your favourite charities without any extra effort.
- Diverse retailers: We partner with numerous online retailers, spanning various categories like fashion, electronics, travel, and more. This means you can support your chosen charity while shopping for everyday items or gifts.
- Broad range of charities: With over 200,000 registered charities on board such as Macmillan Cancer Support, RNLI and Cats Protection - you can support causes that resonate with you.
- No extra cost to you: The donations made to charities through Give as you Live Online are a percentage of the commission we receive from the retailer. This means you can contribute without incurring any additional cost beyond what you'd pay when shopping directly from the retailer.
- No cost to the charity: We use a percentage of the commission we receive from the retailer to pay our running costs, meaning the service is free for charities, and we charge them no monthly or set-up fees.
- Increased impact: Many people shop online regularly, and their cumulative purchases can lead to meaningful contributions to charities. By using Give as you Live Online, you can amplify your impact by directing a portion of your spending towards causes you care about.
- Tracking and transparency: Members are able to track their contributions in their accounts and see the impact they've had on their chosen charities.
Next time you're about to hit that "Checkout" button, remember that with Give as you Live Online, your shopping choices can make a difference to a charity close to your heart.
Offers, donation rates and participating stores are correct at the time of writing and are subject to change. Please visit the Give as you Live Online website for the most up to date information.
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