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There are lots of other ways that you can support Laughter Africa from online shopping to even selling shares……...

Raise money for us, for free – just by shopping online

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Did you know that you can support us every time you shop online at over 3,000 retailers – without spending a penny extra? Laughter Africa has signed up to ‘Give as you Live’. With ‘Give As You Live’, every time you buy from selected online retailers they’ll make a donation to Laughter Africa – at no extra cost to you! So please sign up and download ‘Give As You Live’ now to help street children today. There are lots of different online shopping charity giving schemes available. Simply choose whichever one you feel most comfortable with.

Fundraising in celebration

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Getting married? Birthday coming up soon? A Holy Communion? A Baptism? A Confirmation? Wedding Anniversary? Retiring?  Panicking about what to ask for? Well panic no more…..Laughter Africa is here to help! Why not put a donation to Laughter Africa on your gift list or even do away with the list altogether and ask guests to make a donation to us in lieu of presents. That’s what David and Kate did for their wedding day in October 2015! And what the Makin family did for Baby James’ Baptism in April 2016. And what Pat Boyle did to celebrate a big birthday in July 2016! And what Tony and Pauline Pearson did in August 2016 to celebrate a special anniversary!

Getting your car scrapped for Laughter Africa

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Laughter Africa has teamed up with Charity Car. Charity Car is the big‐hearted scheme from the UK’s largest car recycling network CarTakeBack.com that allows people to turn their old car into a cash donation to the charity of their choice. 100% of the market value of your scrap car will be donated to Laughter Africa. Where a car still has some miles left in it, they’ll arrange for it to be sold to the highest bidder. They can even collect your car for free. All you need to do is phone 0844 669 6889, email info@CarTakeBack.com or visit www.charitycar.co.uk for more information. Don’t forget to quote Laughter Africa as your preferred charity.

Giving shares to Laughter Africa

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Donating shares to Laughter Africa can raise much needed cash for our work and it will have lots of tax advantages for you too.

It’s very simple to transfer your shares to Laughter Africa. If the shares you are donating are worth between £20 – £1000 all you need to do is complete a form and ShareGift (an organisation with whom we work) can do all the hard work for you!

If the shares you are donating are worth over £1000 then please contact us directly at info@laughterafrica.org.uk to arrange the transfer of shares.

It is Laughter Africa’s policy that when we receive gifts of shares we sell them as soon as is practicable. If we hold on to them their value might change and we believe that we should not speculate with gifts entrusted to us. We believe that we should use your gifts as soon as possible to benefit the street children.

Please note that Laughter Africa is unable to give you any financial advice. We would urge you to talk to your financial advisor about the tax implications of donating shares. For further information, please visit the HMRC website.

If you wish to sell shares on behalf of Laughter Africa or have any questions regarding stock transfers please contact us at info@laughterafrica.org.uk.