Give as you shop Christmas shopping has already begun this year! Donate to Mountbatten as you shop online from the comfort of your home, without changing who you shop with – at no extra cost to you. Check out the online platforms below and how to donate with ease. Your support is just a click away! AmazonSmile AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Mountbatten every time you shop, at no cost to you. Amazon Smile is the same as Amazon; same products, same prices but now with the added benefit of supporting Island patients and their families. How does it work? If you already have an Amazon account, you can start shopping instantly: Visit smile.amazon.co.uk Log on with your usual Amazon account details Search for Mountbatten in the 'Select a Charitable Organisation' search bar Select 'Earl Mountbatten Hospice' from the search results Fill your basket as you would usually on Amazon, knowing each purchase will be supporting Islanders facing death, dying and bereavement How much does AmazonSmile donate? Amazon automatically donates 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to your chosen charity. The great news is, shopping with AmazonSmile doesn’t cost you, or your chosen charity, any extra. Easy Fundraising If you already shop online with retailers such as Amazon, Argos, John Lewis, Tesco, iTunes, or eBay, then why not sign up to Easy Fundraising and raise money for Mountbatten while you shop! How does it work? Go to www.easyfundraising.org.uk Choose from the 4000+ retailers and start shopping After you check out, the retailer will make a free donation to your chosen charity say “thank you” - it doesn't cost you a penny For more information, visit easyfundraising.org.uk How much do retailers donate? An average online shopper can easily raise over £100 a year with Easy Fundraising. The donation per purchase will generally be between 0.5% and 10%. Some retailers – including insurance and broadband providers – will pay a set fee which can be in the £100s Give as you Live Give as you Live is another free and easy way to raise money for Mountbatten, just by shopping online. Give as you Live works with thousands of top retailers including Amazon, Tesco, John Lewis and M&S, to name but a few. How does it work? Go to www.giveasyoulive.com Enter your details to sign up and select Mountbatten as your favourite charity Start shopping as you would normally Give as you Live will email you within 1-7 days to let you know how much you've raised. You can also download an app so you can browse the internet as you would normally, and an alert will show tell you when free donations are available For more information, visit giveasyoulive.com How much do retailers donate? In general, you raise a percentage of what you spend - between 1% and 10% - whilst sometimes it's a fixed amount. Thank you for supporting Mountbatten this Christmas. Please send us an email if you have any questions or call us on (01983) 217300.