Shopping on Line this Christmas?

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If you are shopping online this Christmas we have two easy ways that your purchases will automatically generate money for the Arkwright Society.

Give as you Live Online is the free and easy way to raise free funds for The Arkwright Society, simply by shopping online!

Click on the link below to register and then remember to click on Give as you Live before you shop - it's that easy!  If you use Google to search there is a little logo to remind you by each store that participates.
https://www.giveasyoulive.com/join/thearkwrightsocietyltd

Plus if you shop through Amazon, you can find The Arkwright Society registered on AmazonSmile.  Again, funds come through to us at no cost to yourself, but you should note that if  AmazonSmile donates 0.5% of purchase price to us and if you shop on Amazon through Give as you Live the rate of donation is upto 1.5%.  

More detailed guide below:

 

GIVE AS YOU LIVE

What is Give as you Live and how does it work?

 Give as you Live is an online fundraising platform that allows you to raise money for your favourite charity, just by shopping online. When you shop at one of the 4,200 leading stores via the Give as you Live website, the store pays Give as you Live a percentage of your total purchase price in commission and of this, 50% is passed on to your charity of choice.

How much does Give as you Live donate?

The donation amount varies from store to store but Give as you Live commits to giving 50% of the commission they receive from retailers to your favourite charity.  

Will your shopping cost more?

 No, according to the Give as you Live website you’ll see the same price as you would if you’d visited the store's site directly. The money that is donated to your cause is a commission that the retailer pays Give as you Live for directing a sale to their website.

 How do I get Give as you Live?

To get started, simply visit  https://www.giveasyoulive.com/join/thearkwrightsocietyltd  and log in or sign up for free.  

Give as you Live will only donate to your chosen charity when you go through their website.  BOOKMARK our page (above) or download their donation reminder bar so you have an easy reminder.

If you use a smart phone you can also download the Give as you Live app.

Visit the Give as you Live website (giveasyoulive.com ) to find out more.

NOTE: If you shop on Amazon through Give as you Live the rate of donation is upto 1.5% of purchase price which would seem to be higher than the 0.5% donation by going through AmazonSmile.

 

AMAZONSMILE UK

What is AmazonSmile? 

AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices and shopping features. Your shopping experience stays the same, but every time you shop on AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to your chosen charity at no extra cost to you or your chosen charity.

How do I shop at AmazonSmile?

To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.co.uk from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. 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.

How do I get Amazon smile?

 If you already have an Amazon account, you can begin shopping instantly. Simply visit smile.amazon.co.uk to get started.

  • Log in to your Amazon account
  • Search and select The Arkwright Society Ltd in the ‘pick your own charity’ search bar
  • You will then receive an email from Amazon saying you’re ready to shop

Can I use my existing Amazon.co.uk account on AmazonSmile?

Yes, you use the same account on amazon.co.uk and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same.

FAQ’s

  • Can I change my charity? Yes, you can change your charity any time. Your AmazonSmile purchases after the change will count towards your newly selected charity.
  • What charities can I choose from?  Customers can select from a list of charities that are registered with the Charity Commission of either England and Wales, Scotland, or Northern Ireland and have enrolled in the AmazonSmile programme.
  • How much of my purchase does Amazon.co.uk donate?  Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases.
  • Can I receive a tax deduction for amounts donated from my purchases on AmazonSmile? Donations are made by AmazonSmile and are not tax deductible by you.

 

How to use Smile on the Amazon app

The main thing to note with Amazon Smile is you always need to purchase your items through smile.amazon.co.uk rather than the main Amazon site. If you use the Amazon app we have a handy workaround:

  • Shop on the app as you would normally, adding items to your basket
  • Before you checkout, switch to smile.amazon.co.uk on your mobile browser to complete the process.

 

If you use an Apple device:

  • Visit amazon.smile.co.uk in your Safari browser
  • Tap the share button and scroll right to select ‘add to Home Screen’
  • Click add and then delete your old Amazon app.

 

GIVE AS YOU LIVE

What is Give as you Live and how does it work?

 Give as you Live is an online fundraising platform that allows you to raise money for your favourite charity, just by shopping online. When you shop at one of the 4,200 leading stores via the Give as you Live website, the store pays Give as you Live a percentage of your total purchase price in commission and of this, 50% is passed on to your charity of choice.

How much does Give as you Live donate?

The donation amount varies from store to store but Give as you Live commits to giving 50% of the commission they receive from retailers to your favourite charity.  

Will your shopping cost more?

 No, according to the Give as you Live website you’ll see the same price as you would if you’d visited the store's site directly. The money that is donated to your cause is a commission that the retailer pays Give as you Live for directing a sale to their website.

 How do I get Give as you Live?

To get started, simply visit  https://www.giveasyoulive.com/join/thearkwrightsocietyltd  and log in or sign up for free.  

Give as you Live will only donate to your chosen charity when you go through their website.  BOOKMARK our page (above) or download their donation reminder bar so you have an easy reminder.

If you use a smart phone you can also download the Give as you Live app.

Visit the Give as you Live website (giveasyoulive.com ) to find out more.

 

Thank you!

 

 

 

 

 

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