Other ways to give
Make a donation in memory of a someone special
Pay tribute to the life of a much-loved friend or relative. Making a donation in memory of a loved one is a wonderful way to celebrate their life. A donation in memory of someone special can be made in place of‚ or as well as‚ flowers at a funeral, or simply as a way of recognising their connection to a charity during their lifetime. We are always particularly touched by these wonderful donations. If you choose to make an “In memory” gift, you will find more information here, or alternatively, you could use the JustGiving – In Memoriam service.
Celebrate & Give
Whatever your special occasion, use it to bring happiness to blind and partially sighted children, young people and adults by asking friends and family to make a donation instead of – or as well as – buying you a gift. Remember JustGiving is a great place to set up a fundraising page where it is easy to give and you can see the generous donations and messages as they roll in.
This is a simple, efficient and flexible scheme, which allows you to donate to any UK registered charity of your choice by a direct deduction from your wage. All donations given in this way are tax effective so the charity receives your donation and the tax you would have paid on this amount. Please contact your company Payroll Office if you’d like to support us in this way. Our registered charity number is 1049103. Please also tell us so we can look out for your gift! A £5 donation costs you just £4.00 if you pay tax at 20%, or £3.00 if you pay tax at 40%.
By giving shares to the Living Paintings it is possible to make a substantial tax saving, not only on income tax but on capital gains tax as well. A donation of £5,000 of shares means you could receive income tax relief to the value of £2,000. Find out more here.
We have teamed up with Giveacar, the UK’s largest scrap car and vehicle donation service. The service organises the free collection and recycling of any car or vehicle, anywhere in the UK. Cars are either disposed of, and the value of the scrap metal donated, or placed into an auction, and the sale price donated. To donate a car to Living Paintings, please click here and it will lead directly to our page on the Giveacar website.