24th August 2020

Auction Week – Other ways to get involved

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Missed out on your favourite item from the GWT auction, or having a clear-out? Across the country, supporters are buying and selling items to benefit The Trust.

Whether it’s selling unwanted clothes through eBay, auctioning a family heirloom through a local auction house or upcycling and crafting items through Facebook marketplace, there are multiple ways to help us fundraise and help Gurkha veterans and their families.


eBay

You can list items to sell, selecting the percentage you wish to donate to The Trust and eBay will ensure the money reaches us. You can also donate when you buy an item through eBay.

View our supporters’ live eBay items

Auction Houses

For valuable antiques or artwork, it may be better to sell with your local auction house. Many will reduce or waive sellers fees if you mention it benefits your favourite charity. Read how a Japanese sword, sold via auction, has helped our veterans and their communities.

Read how a Japanese sword is helping Gurkha veterans

Facebook Marketplace

Are you a crafter? Why not make items to benefit The Trust and sell them using Facebook Marketplace or by sharing your talents among your friends.

Visit Facebook Marketplace

Cashback sites

We are partnered with a variety of cashback sites, allowing you to shop as normal, while we receive a portion of your purchase from the site as a donation.

Fundraise for us while you shop with Give as you Live

Recycling

The Recycling Factory will donate up to £3.50 to us for every inkjet cartridge that can be successfully recycled – a cartridge which would otherwise end up in harmful landfill sites.

Visit their website

Recycling for Good Causes can recycle:

• Jewellery
• Bank notes from any country/old and new
• Stamps

Small amounts of jewellery and bank notes may be sent via Recycling for Good Causes’s freepost system. You can download and print their freepost label below:

Download freepost label

Stamps can be sent to the following address (postage needs to be applied):

The Gurkha Welfare Trust, PO Box 16992, Sutton Coldfield B73 9YA

For further information please call or email:

Tel: 0800 633 5323
Email: info@recyclingforgoodcauses.org

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