Other ways to give
With Vintage Giving, you can turn your old and unused vintage items into donations for Back Up. Simply order a free donation pack, send in a box full of items and Vintage Giving takes care of the rest. Back Up receives a sum of money based on the value of the items you send in. The more you send, the more money we raise!
AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support Back Up every time you shop, at no cost to you. You’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.co.uk, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to Back Up.
If you’re already shopping with Amazon, simply go to smile.amazon.co.uk from the web browser on your computer or mobile device and choose Back Up Trust as your nominated charity. You may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.co.uk to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.
It works by simply capturing any current Amazon URL requests and sends the browser to the relevant page on the AmazonSmile website. Support for the secure HTTPS protocol is included – meaning all redirects will send the browser to a HTTPS secure connection.
This great fundraising site lets you raise donations for Back Up whenever you shop online.
With over 2,200 of your favourite retailers, including Amazon, Ebay, M&S, NEXT, Thomas Cook, Sainsbury, John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners, you are bound to find what you need and generate a donation.
To start raising free donations go to https://www.thegivingmachine.co.uk/causes/the-back-up-trust
and join – it’s that easy.
You can also download the free desktop reminder app to help you remember to always shop online via TheGivingMachine
Did you know you can raise money for Back Up simply by shopping online?
Each store you shop in via Give as you Live will donate a percentage of each purchase to any cause a shopper selects, and to make it even better it costs you nothing to Give as you Live, as the stores donate the money, not the shopper.
So, the next time you fancy a new wardrobe, get online to Give as you Live and remember to select Back Up as your charity. We promise to tell you how lovely you look in your new outfit.
You can now support people affected by spinal cord injury whenever you sell an item on eBay.
It couldn’t be easier! The next time you’re listing an item to sell, simply choose the charity you want to support and the percentage of the final sale you want to donate. It’s up to you to decide how much goes to charity, starting from 10%.
One of our dedicated supporters, Lucy Robinson, has already been using eBay for Charity to support us:
“I just sold my wardrobe on eBay and the money went directly to Back Up. How cool!”
You can also become a Direct Seller for Back Up, selling your items on behalf of Back Up with 100% of the proceeds going to charity. Please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like us to set you up as a Direct Seller!
There are many ways to let someone know that you care for them. Through DontSendMeACard you can send an e-card and support Back Up at the same time. The idea is that you donate what you would have spent on a card and postage. It’s good for the environment too!
Simply go to DontSendMeACard.com, follow the steps to send a personalised e-card and donate to Back Up. You don’t even need to sign up! You can choose between Valentines, Christmas, Easter, birthday, Fathers and Mothers day, New Years and thank you cards.
It’s so easy! To create your e-card now check out the DontSendMeACard website.
You can search the web and save by using Savoo’s search engine and voucher codes while also raising money for Back Up!
Simply use Savoo Search as your default search engine (the same way as you would your current search engine) and Savoo will donate 1p for every search.
Next time you’re shopping online, remember Savoo has thousands of voucher codes and deals that can save you money and we’ll receive a donation too.
Simply visit Savoo’s website to begin searching and raising money for Back Up.
If you have a small number of shares that would cost you more to sell than they are worth, ShareGift can help you make sure they go to good use by donating them to Back Up.
The process of donating unwanted shares via ShareGift is easy and hassle-free. For more information please go to the ShareGift website.
We’ve all got old currency hidden away in ‘that’ drawer… You know the drawer we mean, the one that contains batteries and old keys.
It’s time to turn your old currency into a gift to support people with spinal cord injuries. leftovercurrency.com take notes and coins from around the world and convert them to a donation to Back Up.
“Delighted with how my bank notes and coins from around the world benefited a worthwhile charity”
Have you got an old banger that you don’t need anymore sitting in the garage? You can turn your car into a donation to Back Up by using GiveaCar.
GiveaCar is a not-for-profit social enterprise that will either sell your car at an auction or scrap it and donate the proceeds to Back Up – they’ll even collect the car from you for free too!
This is the UK’s first car donation scheme, and it has won numerous awards for its work with over 800 charities, so why not donate your car today?