Christmas shopping with a difference

Stuck for last minute Christmas gift ideas?  A new charity owned website Care2Save may be just the thing for you.

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Last week at Parliament I met with Siobhan Horton and Wendy Field to talk about this brilliant new project – a charity owned website that enables you to raise money for your local hospice and other local and national charities without costing you an extra penny. You can do your last-minute Christmas shopping while helping to raise money for charities across Eastleigh – a win-win!

Care2Save is unique in the UK, as it gives 100% of the money that it makes through commission directly to the charity sector. The site offers over 12 million products from over 2,000 UK-based high street retailers, making it a one-stop shop for ethical Christmas shopping.

80 per cent of the commission generated through each purchase goes to a registered charity of the shopper’s choice, and the remaining 20 per cent goes to the Care2Save Charitable Trust, which supports hospice and palliative care in the UK and globally.

Online spending over Christmas is predicted to reach an all-time high of £13bn[1]. If just 5 per cent of purchases are made through Care2Save.co.uk, £19.5m could be raised for good causes this festive season.

I will certainly be getting a gift wine case using the website. To get your gifts visit http://care2save.co.uk/



[1] http://internetretailing.net/2014/08/uk-online-shoppers-set-to-spend-13bn-this-christmas-forecast/

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