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Charity: St Albans & District Talking Newspaper
Charity number: 268838
Description: Established in 1974 by two St. Albans residents, SADTN is committed to helping local blind and partially sighted residents keep in touch with what's going on in their local community. SADTN produces weekly audio programmes containing news stories from the local newspaper (recorded by volunteer readers), longer articles from regional and national magazines (with permission of the publishers), monthly events and entertainment previews, audio book reviews, interviews, items about local natural and social history and more.
Every donation helps St Albans & District Talking Newspaper - what can they do with these funds?
Even just £5 can make a big difference to the work we do - if others like you can also raise raise free funds using Give as you Live Online, then the possibilities are endless!
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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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