Donating to charity is one of the most rewarding ways to help give others a better life. It can be hard to know where to start as there are so many ways to show your support. Here, we share with you some of the best ways you can donate.

Donate your time

Donating your time through volunteering can be a lot of fun and it’s a great opportunity to meet people. Our amazing volunteers help with collections; fundraise and attend events to cheer our supporters on.

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Donate your skills

Many of our amazing volunteers share their skills and knowledge to help make a difference. Are you an artist with a flair for teaching? A fitness fanatic who can help build strength? Whatever your skills, get involved in supporting others.

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Encourage others to give

There are so many ways to encourage others to give. Maybe you’ve seen a great fundraiser on social? Give the post a share or make your own post with a link to their JustGiving page. You could even encourage your work to partner with us and help raise funds.

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Raise Funds

This is one of the most popular ways to donate. You could join an event or register your own. If you need inspiration, we’ve got lots of fundraising ideas to help you. You will feel great and so will anyone who is supporting you.

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Shop at the right places

There are so many ways to give as you shop. Use an online shopping gateway such as Give as you Live or easyfundraising to turn your purchases into donations. You could use one of our amazing Brand Partners to buy from or you could simply buy from our shop.

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Ask for gift donations

Are you hard to buy for? Do your family and friends ask what you want at Christmas and Birthdays? Not even sure what you want this year? Ask them for gift donations to charity instead of presents or money. You could even ask for a present from our shop or our brand partners.

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Donate your stuff

Many charities rely on donations such as clothes that you don’t wear anymore, or even old furniture. If you would like to specifically donate clothes or furniture to an Armed Forces charity, there are many which take physical donations such as Forces Support.

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Sign up to Heroes Lottery

Many charities benefit from the national lottery however many also have their own lottery, like us. It’s a wonderful way to support charities and with a bit of luck get a little something back. You can join in with our Heroes Lottery for just £1 a week and a chance to win £25,000!

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Need More Ideas?

If none of these suggestions are floating your boat, why not check out some of our other fundraising ideas for inspiration.

Why fundraise for Help for Heroes?

Help for Heroes supports veterans and their families to live well after service.  

Life can be very difficult for members of the Armed Forces community when they leave the military. 

Veterans and their families still need your support. Your fundraising can make a big difference.

If you want to help the Armed Forces community to live well after service sign up today