TheGivingMachine.co.uk is the only UK registered charity that enables people to raise money for their chosen schools, charities and other local causes at no cost to them, simply by shopping online and generating free donations from their favourite retailers. Being charitable means we can focus on maximising the amount shared with your school - just compare the % on our website to others.
Every time an online shopper makes a qualifying purchase via TheGivingMachine website, a sales commission is generated. With the addition of Gift Aid, an industry leading 85% is converted into a free donation. This means shoppers can raise money for their favourite school or charity without the donation costing them a penny.
Over 2,000 of your favourite retailers are helping us to help you make a difference - Amazon, eBay, Sainsbury's, Next, John Lewis, M&S, Viking, Argos, Sports Direct, the trainline.com, Boden to name just a few. So far, 95,000+ shoppers use TGM's portal.
Winners of Most Trusted Social Enterprise Award, 2015 from The Entrepreneur's Institute, Awarded Charity of the Year 2016 by Achieve Magazine, Tech for Good Finalists 2016, Hertfordshire Charity of the Month March 2016, Herts Business Award 2015.
Joining TheGivingMachine community is free for causes and supporters. Free support materials are provided to help you get started and keep the free donations flowing:
- Quick start materials
- Posters and templates
- Free tools to communicate with supporters
- Shop & Give Reminder app for desktop
- Shop & Give Mobile App
Claire - Representative for The Bishops Stortford High School
"After checking that we were getting the very best price, I recently booked a holiday with Expedia via TheGivingMachine. I was absolutely delighted to discover that booking via TheGivingMachine meant that I had made a £91.04 donation to the causes I love. I support The Bishops Stortford High School and Motor Neurone Disease Association.
Shopping via TheGivingMachine enables me to support my favourite causes without costing me a penny and makes me feel good in the process."
Yunus - Giver supporting Seven Hills Educational Trust
"I have been using TheGivingMachine website since 2012 and made donations to the charity I support. It is a really good idea for charities and also givers like myself.
I am giving donations as well as doing my shopping though your website. It is very user friendly.
Thank you all for creating this website and coming up with this incredible idea."
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