Give as you Live Online is the free and easy way to raise free funds for FirstLight Trust, simply by shopping online.
Join for free today and start raising when you shop at over 4,300 stores. Click on a store you want to shop with and we'll direct you to the store's website where you can continue to shop as normal. Your purchase will automatically generate free funds for charity!
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Charity: FirstLight Trust
Charity number: 1149496
Description: The FirstLight Trust is a grass-roots, community-based charity which assists the 'hard to reach' veterans who have fallen through the net and may have ended up on the streets. Those who don't know where to turn, where to go or what to do. Our aim is to give physical, emotional and psychological aid however that works: it might be accessing housing, helping deal with depression and/or post-traumatic stress disorder, providing vocational courses or simply a place to drop in for a brew and a chat. Our aim is to support them back into the community and a better life.
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Give as you Live Online is a free and easy way to raise money for your favourite charity, just by shopping online.
Once you've signed up, you can browse our website for the store you want to shop with. Click 'shop & raise' to go to their website, then continue to shop as normal.
We'll then email you within 1-7 days to let you know how much you've raised.
You can support any of the 200,000 UK-registered charities.
Our charities range from big national charities to local schools, churches and social groups.
The donation amount varies from store to store. Most of the time you raise a percentage of what you spend - between 1% and 10% - whilst sometimes it's a fixed amount.
With some stores there are different rates or restrictions depending on what you buy - you can see more information on each store's page on our website.
Yes! You don't pay anything extra for your shopping, the donation is made at no extra cost to you.
It's also completely free for your charity. There are no joining or payment fees, so 100% of the donation will reach the charity.
We pay charities once a month by BACS via our payment partner, The Online Foundation.
You can view the status of every donation within your account. A donation will typically move from 'pending' to 'approved' to 'paid' over the course of a few months.
As a "thank you" for sending them sales and customers, our stores pay us a commission.
We use this commission to make a donation to your chosen charity.
We donate 50% of the commission we receive, with the other 50% used to fund the on-going development of Give as you Live Online, which is free to all charities and users.
All donation amounts we display represent the amount the charity will receive - a 5% donation means a 5% donation!
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