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Boost your fundraising with unwanted items

Ziffit is a free web and app service that instantly values your books, games, DVDs and CDs and lets you generate cash quickly – which can be donated directly to your chosen charity or fundraising page.

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Raise more without it costing you a penny

You can de-clutter your home and donate your unwanted items.

Your friends and family can give you their unwanted items and you can pass them on to Ziffit.

Or if it's easier they can send their stuff directly to Ziffit and use your unique Ziffit link to add the value donated to your page or donate directly to your chosen charity using the free Ziffit app.

So clear out your bookshelves and cupboards and easily turn your unwanted items into precious pounds for your good cause. Here's how it works:

Step 1 - Enter the barcode

Scan or 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 log in to your fundraising account to access your unique Ziffit link:

Log in to your fundraising account and press Donate your stuff

Use this link each time you want to turn unwanted items into donations and the value of the items will appear on your fundraising page.

Share this link with friends, Family, colleagues and on social media:


Get your Ziffit link

Get the Ziffit app!

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

  • Donate your trade directly to your charity
  • Super-fast barcode scanner
  • Easy to use
  • Free to use

Download the free Ziffit app today:

Get it on Google Play
Download on the App Store
Get the Ziffit app

Fundraisers Ziffit FAQs

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

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.

By using the app the trade value will not appear on your fundraising page but you can manually add this as an offline donation.

Yes, the charity will already be selected if you use your unique Ziffit link from your fundraising page or if you go directly to Ziffit you can select which charity you want to donate to at checkout.

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 have received the money, we’ll email you to let you know we’ve made the donation.

Once Ziffit has received your items, they’ll pass the proceeds to us weekly so we can donate them to your fundraising page.

You can easily share your unique Ziffit link. You can find this in the ‘Share’ section of you fundraising account when you log in.

Your trade will be displayed the same as a regular monetary donation.

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

At present Ziffit don't offer this facility. Please contact them at and they may be able to offer a bespoke service for you.

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.

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

Ziffit have now made collection available for parcels over 5kg (this is around the weight of 15 average paperback books). So that you can continue to Ziffit safely, they are now collecting direct from more people, using DPD's contact-free collection services.

Or 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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