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Another way to donate and show your support

We’ve partnered with Ziffit, a free app and website, where you can sell your unwanted books, CDs, DVDs, Blu-rays and games, and donate their value to a good cause. With charity shops closed and many of us staying at home, now is the time to get clearing out those cupboards and start raising funds. #DeclutterAndDonate

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Donate directly to your chosen charity with the free Ziffit app

Step 1 - Scan the barcode

Download the Ziffit app, scan the barcodes of your products and get an instant value

Step 2 - Select your chosen charity, pack up your unwanted goodies

Select your chosen charity at checkout and pack up your unwanted goodies

Step 3 - Use Ziffit's free courier

Use Ziffit’s contact-free courier* or drop-off service to send your items, free of charge

Step 4 - The value of the items will be donated to your chosen charity

The value of the items will be donated to your chosen charity

Get the Ziffit app

Turn your smartphone into a donation-driving, clutter-clearing, barcode scanner!

Get it on Google Play
Download on the App Store

Want to use your PC instead?

No problem - simply search for your chosen charity below, click the link and you’ll be taken to the Ziffit website:

Direct donor Ziffit FAQs

Yes – you can now download the free Zifft app from the App Store or Google Play.

The app allows you to easily scan your unwanted items using your phone camera and you can donate the value of your trade to your chosen charity at the checkout.

When using the app you can only donate the trade value to one charity and your chosen charity will need to be registered with Virgin Money Giving to use this service.

Yes. Just visit Ziffit.com, input your unwanted items and select the charity you would like to donate your trade to at the checkout.

Ziffit will confirm when the trade has been processed and once Virgin Money Giving have received the money for the donation (from Ziffit) we will confirm by email to you the donation has been made.

Yes – whenever someone makes a donation or sponsors a friend we’ll ask them if they’re eligible for Gift Aid. If they are and agree to claim Gift Aid, we’ll reclaim the Gift Aid from HMRC and it will be passed on to the charity in full.

There aren’t any. This service is completely free to use.

Ziffit FAQs

Ziffit is a really easy way to trade in your old Books, Games, DVDs and CDs. It’s quick and easy for you to get cash for your stuff (which can be turned into donations) and it is completely free.

You can trade in your books, games, DVDs and CDs in one easy to manage trade. Ziffit are unable to accept PC games unfortunately and can only accept books that have an ISBN number.

It's simple! Your books, games, DVDs and CDs all have a barcode on the cover. Simply locate the barcode and type all of the numerical digits above or under the barcode into the search box.

Ziffit can only accept items with a barcode number, this is a unique 10 or 13 digit number used to catalogue saleable goods.

Or you can download the Ziffit app and easily scan barcodes using the camera on your phone.

We understand that people may have some concerns about the safety of trading items online in regards to Coronavirus. The information provided by the NHS is "it's very unlikely it can be spread through things like packages or food". Ziffit are working to fulfil all trades as usual.

As social distancing is ever-more important, some Collect+ locations are having to shut their doors. So that you can continue to use Ziffit for as long as possible, they have reduced their courier collection weight requirements so that the majority of trades will be collected from your home. To qualify for free DPD contact-free collection service your trade will need to weigh a minimum of 5kg (this is around the weight of 15 average paperback books).

Your trade can be collected for FREE. To qualify for free DPD contact-free collection service your trade will need to weigh a minimum of 5kg (this is around the weight of 15 average paperback books).

Or send your trade in using their Free Collect + service, just find your most convenient Collect+ Store and drop it in. There are over 5000 Collect+ shops nationwide and chances are there's one within a mile of where you are now. You'll be given a receipt for your package, remember to keep this safe for proof of postage.

Yes, to qualify for this FREE courier service your trade just needs to weigh at least 5kg.

If you have a printer – great! You’ll be able to print off all the information needed for your packaging at home. If not, that’s fine too. All you need to do is write your trade number, supplied at checkout, on your package. Ziffit’s courier partners will take care of the rest.

The minimum number of items you can send in a trade is 10, or less if the value is over £5. There is no limit on how many items you can send.

*To qualify for free DPD contact-free collection service your trade will need to weigh a minimum of 5kg (this is around the weight of 15 average paperback books).

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