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.
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.
easyfundraising.org.uk is another great way to donate to us, while doing your shopping online.
Over 6,000 retailers are registered with easyfundraising from John Lewis to Argos, Rental Cars, home insurance, travel, mobiles and more.
This means when you shop – you can make a donation to Youth Talk without it costing you an extra penny. What you waiting for – go shopping,
Give As You Live
Give as you Live is a great way to donate to us, while doing your shopping online. From holidays and travel, to clothing and gifts, you can raise hundreds of pounds from your everyday shopping, all at no extra cost to you.
Find out more about the scheme and how you can get started.
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.
How do you sell on eBay for Youth Talk?
Set up or log into your eBay account
Use the Advance Sell function when you’re ready to list your items.
Look for the charity box below where you set your price. Choose Youth Talk and set the percentage you’d like to give to us (10%-100%).
Three weeks after your item sells, PayPal Giving Fund will automatically collect the donation from you.
If you are a UK taxpayer remember to select Gift Aid, making your gift worth 25% more!
Is needed a year to keep Youth Talk running to help young people in St Albans and District.
Counselling sessions a week is our target for the coming months
Could help pay for a one to one counselling session to help a young person open up about what’s worrying them.
Can make sure there’s someone at the end of the phone when a young person is brave enough to take that first step towards getting help.