How DONATE™ digital fundraising tools can raise funds to support your foodbank.

Giving made easy

SMS text giving

Collect regular and one-off text donations from your supporters for bulk food purchases or logistics with DONATE™ text giving service. Make the most of our text raffle service to boost the fun and funds. Read more

Web giving

Wow your donors with fun, inspiring fundraising activities from online fundraising events to live auctions. Set up and customise campaigns on your portal and use the weblinks and QR codes provided to collect one-off and regular web donations.  Read more


Contactless giving

DONATE™‘ contactless giving units are perfectly suited to fundraising at your foodbank location or at fundraising events allowing donors to give when not carrying cash. We provide the units, the clearing of the funds and branding of labels… Read more



Key considerations

  • Easy to setup – a fundraising campaign or raffle can be set-up within 24hrs
  • Reduce admin – no paper forms and no cash to be counted or banked
  • Attract new supporters – promote DONATE™ giving services through web and offline communications
  • Immediate campaign management – change keywords, monitor income and develop bespoke messaging all from your secure portal
  • Personal support – our dedicated team are here to help you with any queries and advice

Regular Donations

Already run a regular giving programme? DONATE™ text and online regular giving can reduce the administrative burden and cost associated with traditional regular giving programmes. Find out more about this process here

Instantly add Gift Aid

Increase your income with Gift Aid. Your donors can add and manage Gift Aid themselves. We process and collect any applicable Gift Aid before passing it on to you net of fees. Find out more about this process here

Food Bank Fundraising Stories

Gift Aid booster


Canterbury Food bank CIC has raised over £55,ooo.oo since joining DONATE™ in 2019. Whilst they welcome food donations to keep their services running they also collect money where this isn’t possible. 58% of donors opted to add gift aid when making their donation by completing DONATE’s enduring Gift Aid declaration. All gift aid is processed by DONATE™ meaning Canterbury Food Bank received 100% of these donations.

Auction Fundraiser


Newcastle West End Foodbank help people in Newcastle experiencing food poverty by providing food parcels and other care and support, to enable them to live free from hunger. As part of a live signing event, local band, Maximo Park auctioned ‘A Certain Trigger’ Gold Disc to raising £1,525.00 for the Food Bank.