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Festive Fundraising

Find out all the ways you can support us this Festive Season

Buy a card to support us

If you're sending cards or ecards to the people you care about this Festive Season, why not buy through Making A Difference Cards and help support Anna Freud? Making A Difference take no commission or charge any fees - so up to 100% of your donation reaches us or 125% if you Gift Aid it!

You can choose from over 1300 designs, customise your message/text, upload your own photos, send an audio or video message and have them delivered by post, email or text message. So no matter how you celebrate, there's a design for everyone!

If you've got your eye on the perfect gift for someone special you can make your purchase go further by using EasyFundraising. They work with over 3,500 retailers including Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, eBay, and M&S. Every time you shop at an eligible retailer, a donation will be made to Anna Freud. 

Alternatively, Giving Machine’s Go Shopping platform allows you to raise funds for your favourite good causes when you go shopping online. Each purchase generates a donation for Anna Freud, at no extra cost. They have over 2,600 retailers, including John Lewis, Boots, Ocado, Trainline, and Asos. Registering is free at You can select up to four causes to support!

Give as You Live is a free way to raise money for charity when shopping online. There are over 6,000 stores participating, and each purchase generates a commission donated to your charity of choice. It’s free to register and to use, with no extra cost for the donation. 

Fundraise for us

There are loads of exciting ways you can fundraise for us this festive season. If you're a fan of crafting, why not create some festive crafts and sell them to friends and family to raise funds? If your gift presentations make you the envy of your friends every year, offer a gift wrapping service in exchange for a donation! 

You can find everything you'll need in our Fundraising Pack or email the team. We'd love to hear from you!

Where to find support

We know the Festive Season is not an easy time for everyone. It can bring up painful and difficult memories and feelings for some and we want to ensure everyone is supported. If you feel you need to speak to someone urgently you can access the AFC Crisis Messenger by texting AFC to 85258.

If you are experiencing anxiety or depression over the festive period, you can find strategies to help on our self-care resource.