Fundraising Information

Alpha-1 Awareness UK  relies on the generosity of its members and the general public in order to continue supporting Alphas in the UK. There are several  ways in which you can help to support our charity.

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1. Sign in and use the Quick Links … (on the right hand side) to ‘Find a charity or community’.  Search for Alpha-1 and you will find our entry.  Then simply press Join this community.
2. Start shopping… just click on the links from givingabit to visit the shops.

Make A Donation

To make a secure online donation to Alpha-1 Awareness UK, simply click on the logo below. If you are a UK taxpayer the charity can claim back the tax via Gift Aid. This makes your donation even more generous, without costing you a penny more!

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Text A Donation

Simply text ALFA11 £10 to 70070 to donate to Alpha 1 Awareness UK with your mobile phone. JustTextGiving by Vodafone.  Please note to put a space character before the £ sign.

Visit Our Shop

By buying our branded goods from our online shop you help spread awareness of alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and all profits from the sales go to the charity’s general fund.  Go to online shop.

Raise Funds Yourself

If you’re thinking of undertaking a sponsored event, such as a marathon, a mountain-climb, a slimming-challenge – in fact anything that might raise funds for Alpha-1 Awareness UK – then you’re already a hero in our eyes. To make the most of your event, please consider creating a page on JustGiving and linking it directly to our charity. They’ll take care of the Gift Aid and give you your very own Event Page on the JustGiving website, which you can promote or use to keep in touch with your sponsors and supporters, as well as their all-important donations! Use the button below to get started (and thanks, by the way!):

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Online Shopping Support

Shop online and raise funds for Alpha-1 Awareness UK. It is completely free to register with shopping directory Easyfundraising and it won’t cost you a penny more to shop and raise funds in this way. In fact you could even SAVE MONEY as many retailers give exclusive discounts, special offers and even ‘e-vouchers’ when you shop through the easyfundraising site. Easyfundraising features over 600 trusted online stores, including the following. Just click on the logo to register for free, or to find out more.

Asda, Tesco , Argos, Amazon, the Body Shop, NEXT, Debenhams, John Lewis, Toys’R’Us, HMV, Virgin, iTunes, CD WOW, Marks and Spencer, Currys, Dixons, Staples, PLAY.COM, Pets at Home, Choices Direct, WH Smith, The AA, RAC, Direct Line, Churchill, The Carphone Warehouse, Ticketmaster and over 600 others…

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Search Online & Raise Funds

You can now raise funds for Alpha1 Awareness UK just by surfing the web. Different search engines deliver different results for the same search. Easysearch combines the strengths of several search engines (including Yahoo!, Bing and MIVA) to give you the very best results in terms of accuracy and relevance. These big-name search engines generate large amounts of money from online advertising. By using as your search provider a small donation is made to our charity each time you browse the net. Just click on the logo to register, for free.

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Active Support

Everyone can further the aims of our charity by raising money.  Why not consider holding a quiz night, a tea party or a sponsored walk? Some of our supporters take part in events such as the Brighton Run, Great North Run and the London Marathon.  This is a great way to increase awareness and raise money for the cause. If you would like to make a donation, could run an event or have an idea about fundraising then please contact us.