Give as you live
Did you know you can raise free funds for Cats Protection simply by shopping online?
Well, by donating with Give as you Live, now you can and it’s super simple!
What is Give as you Live?
When you sign up to Give as you Live, you can support Cats Protection every time you make a purchase via their site. A percentage of the price gets turned into free funds for Cats Protection. So far, the platform has helped raise over £9.2 million for over 10,000 UK registered charities.
All you have to do is sign up for free online and shop at any of the 4,100 top online retailers to generate free funds for Cats Protection. It’s a no-brainer, so what are you waiting for? Sign up today.
Here are some popular Give as you Live stores you can shop at, to earn vital funds for cats in our care:
- John Lewis
- Thomas Cook
How do I use Give as you Live?
It’s simple to sign up for Give as you Live and start raising money for Cats Protection. In just three steps you could be helping us care for cats in need.
1. Click here to sign up as a shopper supporting Cats Protection with Give as you Live
2. Once signed up, find a retailer that you want to shop with on the Give as you Live site and click 'shop now'
3. Give as you Live will track your purchase and a percentage of the total price will be generated in free funds for Cats Protection
It really is a free and simple way of raising funds for us!
Also, install the Give as you Live Donation Reminder browser extension and you'll never forget to raise free funds when you shop online for Cats Protection.
Give as you Live app
The Give as you Live app is here! Available to download on your iPhone/iPad now, the new app has more features and functionality than ever before including a fast and intelligent browser search enabling you to shop faster on the go. The Give as you Live fundraising app allows you to raise free funds for Cats Protection at the swipe of a button.
Simply log in or sign up for free on your device, choose us as the charity you want to support, then search for the store you want to shop with using the search facility.
Once you've found the store you want to shop with click on the "Shop & raise" button. You'll be redirected to the store’s website where you can shop as normal.
Once you've made a purchase the store will confirm your transaction with Give as you Live. You’ll then receive an email from Give as you Live confirming how much you've raised for your chosen charity.
What it means to us
So far Give as you Live has raised over £27,000 for Cats Protection, which is a fantastic amount. This could help us to microchip over 5,400 cats! You can find out about everything that we do here.
However, even just a small amount raised can make a big difference to us. Just £2 could help cover the cost of care for a cat in one of our centres for the day.
If you shop online regularly, then you could even save money through exclusive member discounts. Popular retailers on the Give as you Live site include Amazon, John Lewis, Expedia, Booking.com and Thomas Cook.
How does Give as you Live work?
You might be wondering how Give as you Live actually works and where the money comes from. If you don’t pay anything extra on your purchase then how does Give as you Live generate free funds for your chosen charity?
It’s based around the affiliate marketing scheme. The retailer pays a commission to Give as you Live for sending traffic to their websites and Give as you Live pass at least 50% of this commission on to the charity of your choice.
Still not sure? Check out the video below with a step by step process of how it works.
Give as you Live is available on iPads, tablets, phones, laptops and desktops, meaning you have access to shop online from wherever you are.