We’re all looking at ways in which we can save money, especially during January. After the events of 2020 having a huge impact on us all financially, many of us will be wanting to go into 2021 with ways to save on the pennies, often turning to discount code websites to save a little here and there.
With Bath based promo code website Discount Promo Codes, you can save money on those all important everyday essentials such as your weekly food shop, plus those larger purchases such as electronics and appliances. Not only that, but you can also help raise money for good causes at the same time. Every month, Discount Promo Codes donate 20% of their profits to a different charity, and since launching in 2012, they’ve raised over £60,000 for worthy causes. Every single purchase made through the site contributes towards their monthly charity donation, and it’s all at no extra cost to the consumer.
Discount Promo Codes host a charity poll each month where three charities compete for votes by visitors to the site. Their monthly poll features a whole host of different charity partners, with everything from small local organisations to popular national charities taking part. Visitors to the site can vote for free in the poll, as well as take advantage of the host of deals available, and at the end of the month, the charity with the most votes wins the donation. Whether you’re browsing the January sales online or looking to save money on everyday bits and pieces, this month you can get those purchases for less, all while supporting a line-up of worthy causes. Read on to find out more about the site’s partners for this month.
FareShare is the UK’s largest food distribution charity, on a mission to tackle hunger and prevent food waste. With 1.9 million tonnes of food going to waste in the UK’s food industry, 250,000 tonnes is actually still edible and could be enough to provide 650 million meals to the 8.4 million people in the country who struggle to put food on the table. In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, FareShare launched their emergency appeal, opening up 8 new warehouses and signing up another 500 charities to their network. As a result, FareShare’s network of frontline organisations were able to provide food parcels to the most vulnerable, including those self isolating, homeless shelters and domestic violence refuges. With many families entering the new year still impacted financially by the pandemic, FareShare are continuing to support some of the most vulnerable people in the UK.
National charity Action For Kids (AFK) supports disabled children and young people through funding specialist equipment and mobility aids, as well as providing education and training programmes to help them gain opportunities to work, volunteer, and ultimately, live their life how they choose. The charity funds equipment and mobility aids not covered by the NHS, including specialist wheelchairs, walkers, car seats and hoists to the estimated 360,000 disabled children and young people in the UK. Additionally, myAFK also funds the maintenance and repairs to this equipment when needed. On top of this the charity also provides training and employability programmes which aim to tackle the issues faced by disabled people in the world of work, such as social stigma and lack of opportunity. Highly trained job coaches are there every step of the way to help young people access employment opportunities and support them throughout, as well as supporting employers in supporting the individual too. The charity also provides activity programmes for young people aged 14-25 which run during the school holidays, allowing them to meet new people and try new activities.
Somerset & Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS)
Providing specialist support to anyone who has experienced rape or sexual abuse at any time in their lives, SARSAS serves the BANES area, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, Somerset, and North Somerset. The charity believes that sexual violence and abuse is never the fault of the victim-survivor, offering a safe, non-judgemental, private space for those affected, where the individual will always be believed and supported. SARSAS offer a range of services including a free, confidential helpline, e-support and live chats, counselling and one to one support. Additionally, the charity runs a number of campaigns within the community to help raise awareness and tackle the stigma and misconceptions around rape and sexual assault or abuse, such as their Pause, Play, Stop campaign which aims to get people talking about consent; and the Learning Disability & Autism Project which is designed to support people with learning disabilities and autism who have experienced sexual abuse.
Supporting your chosen charity this January is simple - head on over to the Discount Promo Codes site, where you’ll find the poll on the homepage. Simply select your chosen charity and click the green button to confirm. There’s no need to sign up or make a purchase for your vote to count, so you can get involved even if you don’t need to do any shopping. However, if you need to make any purchases this month, it’s worth adding the site to your bookmarks, as every single one made contributes to the donation that the winning charity receives, and you’ll also be saving money whenever you shop. The site hosts a brand new line-up of charities every month, so every single time you shop online you’ll be supporting good causes. It’s the perfect way to kick off the new year!
Written by Amy Jackson - 8th January 2021