When you support Youth Talk, you’re supporting a young person’s emotional and mental wellbeing in the St Albans District and alongside fund raising there are others way to give.
Use Amazon Smile to raise funds for Youth Talk with your Amazon purchases
It’s free and easy to get going:
Shop using AmazonSmile and 0.5% of what you spend on eligible purchases will be donated to Youth Talk. It’s the same products and prices as regular Amazon, so you can give while you shop at no extra cost to you!
Just visit AmazonSmile and select Youth Talk before you start shopping. Every eligible purchase you make sends a donation straight to us.
Using Google Chrome to browse the web? Download the Smilematic add on and you’ll go directly to AmazonSmile instead of Amazon. It couldn’t be easier to support our vital work in our local community.
Fundraise whilst you shop online at no extra cost to you!
Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be raising free donations for Youth Talk with easy fundraising?
There are over 4,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation – including eBay, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, Booking.com and M&S – and it won’t cost you a penny extra to help us raise funds.
We are delighted to be registered with Give as you Live. An award-winning fundraising platform for UK charities. You can help us raise money through your everyday online and in-store shopping. You can also make direct donations to Youth Talk and create fundraising pages for your next fundraising activity. It’s free to sign up, and below are a few simple ways you can use Give As You Live to start raising funds for Youth Talk.
Set up a fundraising page to collect donations for your fundraising activity. Share your online page and encourage your friends and family to sponsor you. Give As You Live will send the funds you have raised straight to Youth Talk.
Purchase an Instore card and take it with you every time you shop in store. Think of it as a points card, the more you use it, the more donations you will generate for Youth Talk.
The Instore card can be used at a wide range of stores including supermarkets, meaning you can raise free funds every time you shop in store at participating retailers!
Make your donation go further and help us plan our services for the future.
Payroll giving means we receive 20% extra from the Government when you make a regular gift through your pay.
For example, when you give £10 a month, it will cost you £8 a month as a standard rate UK tax payer
How to donate throughyour pay
If you pay tax on your salary or personal pension, you can donate to Youth Talk through the PAYE scheme.
Ask your employer if they have a payroll giving scheme in place. If they do, ask them to set up your monthly gift to Youth Talk. If they don’t ask them to set one up!
It takes one to two months before the first gift is taken from your salary.
If you change jobs and want to continue donating in your pay, just follow the same process with your new employer.
Selling on eBay is a great way to help raise vital funds for Youth Talk and the young people we support.
It also has great benefits for you.
Increased visibility – when you sell for Youth Talk, you receive a charity ribbon next to your listings, making it stand out from the crowd.
Extra promotion – you’ll get extra promotion for free by being listed on the eBay Charity pages as well. Charity listings are 34% more likely to sell and attract 14% more bids.
Improved reputation – your listing will automatically receive our logo and mission statement, associating you with our great cause.
Less eBay fees – whatever amount you choose to donate, you get that percentage taken off your insertion and final value fees.
Give what you can – there are no rules about what you have to give, so whether you give 10% or 100% – from as many or as few items as you like – it’s up to you.