Give as you Live is a free and easy way to raise money for Home-Start West Berkshire, just by shopping online. They have over 4100 plus stores.The donation amount varies from store to store. Most of the time you raise a percentage of what you spend – between 1% and 10% – whilst sometimes it’s a fixed amount. You don’t pay anything extra for your shopping, the donation is made at no extra cost to you.It’s also completely free for Home-Start West Berkshire. There are no joining or payment fees, so 100% of the donation will reach us.

Once you’ve signed up, you can browse our website for the store you want to shop with. Click ‘shop now’ to go to their website, then continue to shop as normal. They will email you within 1-7 days to let you know how much you’ve raised. You can view the status of every donation within your account. A donation will typically move from ‘pending’ to ‘approved’ to ‘paid’ over the course of a few months.