Easy, everyday ways to donate

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Easy, everyday ways to donate

Did you know that you can support Alzheimer’s Research UK in many different ways online?

So, next time you’re simply browsing the internet, looking to make a purchase online or wanting to get rid of your old car, why not do it through one of the below websites and Alzheimer’s Research UK will receive a donation.

There are various easy, everyday ways to support groundbreaking dementia research at no extra cost to you!

While we work closely with and promote these third-party websites we are unable to take responsibility for the user’s experience. Please contact the relevant website if you have any queries or concerns.

Online shop & search

Including Amazon Smile, Easyfundraising, Go Raise, The Giving Machine and Give with Bing.

Gaming

Including Humble Bundle.

Travel

Including Charitable Travel.

Car

Including Giveacar and Charity Car.

Recycling

Including Recycle 4 Charity.

Online shop & search

Amazon Smile

By shopping through Amazon Smile, Amazon will donate 0.5% to Alzheimer’s Research UK every time you make a purchase.

It’s simple to start using Amazon Smile, you can just link your existing Amazon account or set up a new account by going to Amazon Smile.

Once you have selected us as your chosen charity, you just need to make sure you don’t forget to shop through Amazon Smile.

You can also activate Amazon Smile on your Amazon Shopping App on your phone via the settings.

Easyfundraising

As the UK’s biggest charity shopping site, Easyfundraising allows customers to shop at over 4,200 retailers and donate to Alzheimer’s Research UK after every purchase at no extra cost to you!

Free and easy to set up, go to Easyfundraising’s website and search for Alzheimer’s Research UK in the search bar.

Once your account is set up you can shop at your favourite retailers online as normal, just make sure to start your shopping journey through Easyfundraising.

You can also download the Easyfundraising app and shop via your phone.

Ebay for Charity

With Ebay for Charity you can support Alzheimer's Research UK in a couple of ways:

1. Sell for charity: When listing an item to sell on Ebay you can choose to donate 10-100% of the sales to us - you have the power! All you need to do is use 'Charity Search' to find Alzheimer's Research UK, then look for “Donate a portion to charity” when you list your item and sell as normal.

2. Give at checkout: You can 'favourite' Alzheimer's Research UK and each time you checkout using Paypal you'll have the option to donate up to £25 to us.

The Giving Machine

There are over 2,000 top retailers that you can shop at through The Giving Machine.

Set up your free account and you can shop at your favourite retailers by clicking through via The Giving Machine’s website and we will receive a donation every time you make a purchase!

There are also prizes up for grabs with their weekly GivingLottery! Not only will you be in the chance of winning some amazing prizes, but 40% of the ticket sale will be donated to your chosen charity.

Give with Bing

Through Microsoft’s Give with Bing rewards scheme you can raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK simply through your Bing searches!

Every Bing search gives you three points and you can earn more points through a variety of daily activities such as quizzes and polls.

Click the button below to link your existing Microsoft email to Give with Bing or sign up to activate the scheme.

For Good Causes

By using For Good Causes you can convert loyalty points, cash back, air miles and rewards that you’ve earned into donations to your chosen charity.

Well-known brands such as Vodafone, BP, Quidco and many more allow you to turn your reward points into charitable donations.

Simply search for Alzheimer’s Research UK and add your voucher codes to donate.

Give as you Live Online

Give as you Live Online is a free and easy way to raise funds for Alzheimer’s Research UK when you shop online.

When you shop at over 4,000 top stores including John Lewis & Partners, Expedia and Marks & Spencer via Give as you Live Online, they'll turn a percentage of your spend into free funds for us!

Simply sign up, search for the retailer on our website or app and shop as normal. It's that simple!

Go Raise

With over 3,000 retailers to choose from, by using Go Raise you can donate to Alzheimer’s Research UK every time you shop.

With no extra costs to you, all you need to do is set up a Go Raise account and shop at your favourite online retailers. The amount donated differs between retailers but up to 5% could be donated to us each time you shop!

You can also register the company you work for with a Go Raise account meaning you and your colleagues can raise money for vital dementia research.

Thrift+

Having a spring clean or want to make space for your new threads? Then check out Thrift+ who will help to sell your second-hand clothes and raise money for charity at the same time!

Simply order a ThriftBag and send your clothes to Thrift+ who will sell your clothes online for you.

After a small fee from Thrift+ for any sales over £5, you can choose how much of the remaining proceeds to keep and what you would like to donate to your chosen charity. See how you can support dementia research with Thrift+ today!

Rainy days

Updating your wardrobe? Check out Rainy Days, an online retail company selling high-street clothes at discount prices. You can donate 10% of your purchase to us when you use code ARUK at checkout!

Kindred

With Kindred’s shopping extension you can earn cashback while you shop. With over 25,000 participating online retailers all you have to do is download their free shopping extension on your laptop, computer or mobile phone then continue shopping as normal.

You’ll automatically earn cash from your online purchases. You can choose how much to keep and how much you’d like to donate to Alzheimer’s Research UK, it’s up to you!

Investments

Greenfinch

Greenfinch is breaking down the barriers to professional investment management, enabling you to save for your financial future whilst helping Alzheimer’s Research UK in the process.

The simple and straightforward online investment tool provides you with direct access to TAM Asset Management’s award-winning environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment portfolios and innovative You Give We Give initiative.

It is completely free to open an account and once you’ve chosen the investment that’s right for you, you have the option to donate up to 20% of your annual profit to Alzheimer’s Research UK. What’s more, Greenfinch will match that donation with an equal percentage from their annual fee. If in any year you don’t make a profit then you don’t make a donation, but Greenfinch will still donate a percentage from their fee.

Simply click below to find out more about the investment portfolios available, and how you can start building a nest egg while also helping Alzheimer’s Research UK.

Gaming

Humble Bundle

PC gaming store, Humble Bundle, lets their customers choose how much they donate to their chosen charity.

With a wide selection of PC games and bundles, not only can you choose how much you want to pay for the games but also how much of the purchase price you donate to Alzheimer’s Research UK!

Tiltify

Did you know that you can support dementia research through online live streams?

Whether you’re live streaming your gaming or a music session, you can easily create a fundraising page through Tiltify, so your viewers can donate to your chosen charity. To set up your Tiltify fundraising page and fundraise for Alzheimer’s Research UK, click the button below to get started.

Travel

Charitable Travel

Did you know you can help fund vital dementia research and book your next dream getaway at the same time?

Charitable Travel are an online travel agency who allow their customers to donate 5% of the holiday costs to Alzheimer’s Research UK at time of booking.

With a range of holiday packages on offer from beach getaways, city breaks, safari trips, cruises and more you will be spoilt for choice!

Car

Giveacar

Giveacar is a not-for-profit social enterprise that can turn your old car into cash for a charity of your choosing!

They will arrange free collection and will either sell your car at auction or scrap it depending on its condition. All the proceeds (minus service fees) will go to your charity of choice.

Check out Alzheimer’s Research UK’s dedicated page on their website to find out more about scrapping your old car.

Charity Car

By getting rid of your unwanted car through Charity Car you will be able to donate 100% of the car’s scrap value to Alzheimer’s Research UK!

Charity Car collect cars anywhere in the UK and can also auction your old car if it is in good condition to raise more money for charity, minus a low fixed-rate auction fee.

Simply visit their website and enter your postcode and car registration to receive a quote.

Recycling

Recycle 4 Charity

By recycling used ink cartridges, not only will you raise money for vital dementia research but you’ll also be helping the environment!

Sign up to Recycle 4 Charity and request your free postage label or postage box to send your used ink cartridges to Recycle 4 Charity who will turn these into donations.