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About eBay for Charity - Some useful snippets

See how to donate when you shop

Other ways to give

It's easy to support your favourite charity on eBay, even if you're not selling an item. Take a look at the other ways you can make a difference while doing what you do every day on eBay.

Buy a charity item

You can support charities when shopping by buying items marked with the eBay for Charity ribbon Charity. When you see the ribbon you'll known that some or all of what you pay will go to charity. To find out more and to start shopping visit our Shopping Page.

Donate at checkout

When you pay through eBay Checkout for an item you've won, you have the option to add a small donation to a featured charity. By adding a little extra to your purchase, you can support a good cause when you shop on eBay.

You can choose which charity (or charities) you see in eBay Checkout by finding a charity to support.

PayPal Giving Fund, eBay's partner charity, will collect your donation and deliver it in full to your chosen charity. Note that your donation will appear as a separate transaction, paid to PayPal Giving Fund, in your PayPal account.

You can also ask PayPal Giving Fund to claim Gift Aid on your donation, boosting its value to the charity by 25% at no cost to you.

Make a 'Donate Now' donation any time with PayPal

You can make an instant donation via PayPal to any charity registered with eBay for Charity. Just follow these simple steps:

  1. Search for the charity using the Charities badge on the right.
  2. Click on the View button to visit the charity's page, and select the Donate Now tab.
  3. Choose the amount you'd like to give, and whether you'd like to hear from the charity.
  4. Log in to your PayPal account, and complete the transaction.

PayPal Giving Fund, eBay's partner charity, will collect your donation and deliver it to your chosen charity. You can also ask PayPal Giving Fund to claim Gift Aid on your donation, boosting its value to the charity by 25% at no cost to you.

If you'd like to make a cash donation now, just find a charity to support and click on the Donate Now tab. You can also choose one of today's featured charities in your Donation Account.

Note:

Donate Now is only for cash donations unrelated to any eBay sale. Use eBay checkout to pay for items you purchased on eBay. If you've sold an item for charity, you can make your donation from the Donations Due page in your Donation Account, or wait for PayPal Giving Fund to collect your donation automatically.