Christmas shopping online? Support Alzheimer’s Research UK at the same time!

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By Sophie Griffiths | Monday 23 November 2020

We know Christmas shopping isn’t going to be the same this year. And with more and more of us shopping online, we wanted to let you know that many of your favourite online shops allow you to donate to Alzheimer’s Research UK at no extra cost to you!

With Black Friday deals just around the corner, here are just a few ways you can support Alzheimer’s Research UK online:

Amazon-Smile LogoBy selecting Alzheimer’s Research UK as your chosen charity, Amazon Smile will donate to our cause every time you make a purchase. What’s more, it doesn’t cost you a penny!

By shopping through Amazon Smile, you’ll receive the same experience as shopping through Amazon but with the added bonus of donating to your chosen charity! You can link up your existing Amazon account to Amazon Smile or create a new account by visiting smile.amazon.co.uk

Easyfundraising LogoEasyfundraising allows you to shop at over 4,000 retailers, including John Lewis, Argos, M&S and so many more! All you have to do is set up a new account at www.easyfundraising.org.uk and select Alzheimer’s Research UK as your chosen charity.

Once your account is set up you can shop at your favourite online retailers as normal, just make sure to start you shopping journey through the Easyfundraising website and a donation will be sent to us each time you make a purchase!

And it’s not just online shopping that can raise vital funds for dementia research, it’s car scrapping sites, search engines and reward schemes too!

Give with bing logoThrough Microsoft’s Give with Bing rewards scheme you can raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK simply through your Bing searches! Each Bing search gives you three points and you can earn more points through a variety of daily activities such as quizzes and polls and from now until the end of December, Give with Bing are doubling your donations! To connect your existing Microsoft email to Give with Bing or to set up an account click here.

If you have an old car that needs to be scrapped why not check out Giveacar and Charity Car who can turn your old car into donations! Simply visit their website to see how much your old car is worth and they will arrange the collection for you. They will even auction your car if it is in good condition to raise extra funds for charity.

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, your support means more than ever to us as we strive to protect dementia research. Alzheimer’s Research UK is facing a predicted drop in income of up to 45% as a result of the pandemic – which is threatening the progress we have made into the search for life–changing treatments for dementia.

So please do consider us when you shop online this festive season – you’ll be doing something incredible for dementia research and all those affected.

Happy shopping!

Find out more about all the ways you can support Alzheimer’s Research UK online

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