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Another way to donate and show your support

With our partner Ziffit you can clear out your bookshelves and cupboards, and in four easy steps turn your unwanted items into valuable donations for good causes.

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Why should I do this?

If you want to help your friend or family raise even more money, you can sell your unwanted items with Ziffit. It’s a quick and easy way to give more and won’t cost you a penny.

Ziffit is a free online service that instantly values your books, games, DVDs and CDs and lets you generate cash quickly – which can be donated directly to your chosen fundraiser’s page.

Do your bit with Ziffit

You can declutter your home and donate the value of your unwanted items - simply use the 'Donate your stuff' link on your fundraiser's page:

Use the Donate your stuff link on your fundraising page

Donate your stuff in four easy steps

Step 1 - Enter the barcode

Enter the barcode number or ISBN of your product and get an instant value

Step 2 - Complete the online trade

Complete the online trade and pack up your unwanted goodies

Step 3 - Use Ziffit's free courier

Use Ziffit's free courier or drop-off service to send your items

Step 4 - Value of your items will donated to your VMG page

The value of your items will be donated to your Virgin Money Giving fundraising page

Ready to declutter and donate?

Simply search for your chosen fundraiser’s page and select 'Donate your stuff'.

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Donor Ziffit FAQs

Not yet – but we are working on developing this functionality, so watch this space.

Yes, the charity will already be selected if you followed a link from a Virgin Money Giving page or if you go directly to Ziffit you can choose which charity you want to donate to.

Yes – whenever someone makes a donation or sponsors a friend we’ll ask if you’re eligible for Gift Aid. If you 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.

Ziffit will confirm when the trade has been processed and once we’ve received the money, we’ll email you to let you know we’ve made the donation.

Once Ziffit has received the items you have traded in they will pass the proceeds of the trade to us weekly, at which point it will appear on your fundraising page.

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

Ziffit FAQs

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.

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

Ziffit is a really easy way to trade in your old Books, Games, DVDs and CDs. It’s really 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.

Send your trade in using their Free Collect + service, you 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.

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.

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