Help Invest in ME Research for free by participating in one or more of the following schemes in aid of the charity.
To shop at Amazon and support Invest in ME Research at no extra cost to you just click on the following link which will refer you to the Amazon site – Amazon Link. Then shop as usual while raising much needed funds for biomedical research. Add the link to your favourites and tell your friends and family. When you shop at Amazon via this link you earn up to 10% on purchases made during your shopping session. The percentages vary depending on products being bought – full details.
This referral link was created after supporters reported their Amazon transactions were not always registering with some other schemes so use this link instead if your chosen scheme does not generate funds for you with Amazon. The charity has confirmed transactions are registering through the link. It is on the IiMER website here.
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Invest in ME Research every time you shop on Amazon, at no cost to you. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. On your first visit to smile.amazon.co.uk you need to sign in to your Amazon account and select Invest in ME Research to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.co.uk will result in a donation to Invest in ME Research. Amazon donates 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees) of eligible purchases to the charity. You can change your chosen charity at any time. Sign up here or read more About AmazonSmile.
Clothes4Charity is a fundraising scheme designed to help various UK charities raise their funds while also reducing clothes waste. C4C collects your donated clothes and spreads them throughout UK and the world where people are less able to afford new clothes. For every tonne of donated clothing C4C gives £300 to your selected charity. You can also donate certain other items such as accessories, bed linen, jewellery, bric-a-brac. There are drop-off points or free van collection from your home. Click here for details.
Sign-up with easyfundraising.org.uk to raise funds for free when you shop through their website. You still shop directly with each retailer as normal but by using the links from the easyfundraising site first each purchase you make will generate a cash back donation to Invest in ME. It’s easy to sign-up and start using straight away, to join-up click here.
Join our Everyclick fundraising group. Once signed-up you can download and use Everyclick’s Give As You Live™ shopping bar to generate funds for free. When installed in your web browser it runs in the background as you shop online as normal raising funds at no cost to you, you do not need to remember to do anything further. Whenever you visit a Give as you Live™ retailer a message will appear letting you know you are raising money for your cause. For more information on how it works see: How does Give As You Live™ work?. Install the shopping bar to your browser here. If you do not wish to install it to your browser you can still raise funds by shopping online via www.giveasyoulive.com/search/stores and by searching the web via www.everyclick.com. There is also a Give As You Live App for Tablet or Mobile phone, just visit www.giveasyoulive.com/install on your selected device.
TopCashback.co.uk is the UK’s most generous cashback website and is recommended by Martin Lewis of MoneySavingExpert. Sign-up via our Tell-a-Friend link and TopCashback will make an extra donation to Invest in ME via Let’s Do It for ME co-founder Paul Kayes. You then get to choose whether to receive all of the money in your account yourself or opt to donate all, or a percentage of it. There is also a mobile app – learn more and download the app here. Start raising money now by signing-up. There will be a banner stating you have been referred by ‘Paulk22’.
Which is best?
Do you shop mainly from a desktop, laptop or a mobile device? Which shops do you visit most regularly and spend the most at? Choose the scheme and application that will work best for you, that suits your needs and will generate funds on your most frequent or profitable transactions – and there is no need to restrict yourself to just one option!
COMPARE PARTICIPATING STORES AND DONATION RATES:
Give As You Live™ – see stores participating in this scheme and % donation rates here.
Easyfundraising.org.uk – see stores participating in this scheme and % donation rates here.
Top Cashback – see stores participating in this scheme and % donation rates here.
eBay for Charity is an easy way for buyers and sellers on eBay.co.uk to support Invest in ME Research. Buyers can shop for items knowing they’re supporting a good cause. Sellers, whether they’re individuals or businesses, can donate a percentage from any sale to a charity of their choice and add Gift Aid to their donations. Charities can also sell their own items directly on eBay.co.uk. In addition, all eBay for Charity items will qualify for a fee credit on basic insertion and final value fees equal to the percentage donated. eBay for Charity donations are administered by PayPal Giving Fund. Learn more about eBay for Charity and PayPal Giving Fund here. Search for Invest in ME or find the charity on eBay here. Find items for sale in aid of the charity here.
Selling your car through Give A Car does not cost you anything. You can choose to donate all the money raised or send half to your chosen charity and keep half. But is it really worth it? Yes every vehicle is worth something, and not just cars – Give A Car take ride-on lawnmowers, farm machinery, vans, motorbikes and lorries as well. It’s an easy way to get rid of a problem and raise money for a good cause at no cost to you. Click here to read how car donation works. Donate you car to Invest in ME here.
Raise funds by recycling your empty inkjet and toner cartridges with The Recycling Factory, download freepost label to send your items in for free and Invest in ME will receive a 100% donation of the value of all items successfully recycled. Free courier collection may be available for larger volumes. Full details on the Invest in ME Recycling Factory page here.