How to donate to Findacure after Virgin Money Giving closes

by | Nov 18, 2021

As you know, Virgin Money Giving (VMG) is closing on 30 November 2021 at midnight.

Once VMG closes, we’ll be moving over to the Wonderful 100% fee free donation fundraising platform!

If you don’t have the time to organise your own fundraising event but would like to donate to Findacure, we’ve provided easy ways to do so below!


Make a donation

Did you know that you can donate to Findacure via Paypal and Wonderful? PayPal Giving Fund helps you raise vital funds for our work through PayPal, eBay and other online platforms. You can also donate to us via Wonderful, which is a 100% fee free donation fundraising platform!

Amazon Smile

Did you know that when you shop via Amazon Smile, Amazon donates funds to Findacure? It’s true! You simply select Findacure as your favourite charity, shop at and Amazon will do the rest!

If you tend to forget to shop directly on Amazon Smile, you can download the free Smilematic Chrome extension to be automatically redirected to Amazon Smile when you go to shop.

Facebook Fundraiser

Have a birthday or anniversary coming up? Consider running a Facebook fundraiser! Facebook birthday fundraisers are perfect for those who would like their family and friends to forgo gifts and donate to Findacure instead.

Give As You Live

Shoppers, listen up. This one is for you!

You can now shop at over 5,500 stores while raising money for Findacure with Give As You Live! We receive 100% of the free donations you raise by shopping online at stores, such as eBay, Argos, Expedia and trainline.


Okay, fashionistas. It’s time to clear out your closet for a good cause!

We are officially on Thrift+, which means you can now donate your unwanted clothes to Thrift+ and raise funds for Findacure! Each bag of donated clothing aims to generate £20 for our rare disease charity. Each bag also gives you shopping credit on the Thrift+ website as a thank you. Now you can switch over your wardrobe, support us and join in the #FashionForGood movement!


Consider yourself a fitness fanatic? With the Fit4Change app, you can raise money for Findacure with every mile you walk, run or cycle! The Fit4Change app is free to download and is available on the Apple store and Google Play. Simply select Findacure as your favourite charity and break a sweat knowing that you’re raising crucial funds for our cause!

Nice genes: Charitable clothing brand

Nice genes is a company that’s near and dear to our hearts, as it donates 100% of its net profits to scientific research and patient support group organisations! Nice genes has generously named Findacure one of its rare disease charity partners. This means that you can shop the entire website and donate to Findacure by selecting us as your preferred rare disease charity. Shop Nice Genes hoodies and T-shirts now to support science research, patient groups and us!

Leave a gift in your will

Considering leaving money to charity in your will? We would be honoured if you decided to leave a legacy gift to Findacure. In doing so, you would be helping to create a brighter future for rare disease patients and their families. Your gift would ensure that our vital work continues.

If legacy giving or any of the above resonate with you, email our Fundraising Manager, Laura at to discuss your fundraising event ideas. She will be happy to provide you with advice and fundraising materials. Thank you for considering raising money for Findacure!