Fundraise

All your support and fundraising efforts make a positive difference to our work and we hugely appreciate them. Let us know what you’re up to… we might be able to support your fundraising events.

Support Buglife by organising or taking part in a sponsored event – you could join in a marathon, hold a sponsored silence or even run a cake sale see more ideas here or why not try a virtual challenge. Go to our fundraising suite to set up a page for your event and then ask family and friends for their support. Looking for a real challenge then have a look at Choose A Challenge for a carbon neutral challenge of a lifetime  for which Buglife are available to choose from the open charity partners.

Set up a fundraising page

Alternatively, sponsor someone else’s event and help to make it a huge success or use one of our partners for a service and trigger donations to Buglife.

Shop, Swap or Recycle to Help Buglife

Amazon Smile

Shop through Amazon Smile with Buglife your designated charity to generate donations on everything you purchase

Anna Raven

Anna Raven is an artist who makes tiles, prints, cards and tea-towels whilst generating donations for Buglife

Avebury Waine Ltd

Sale of bug related mugs on Amazon

Brother Wolf

Every rainbow beetle t-shirt purchased leads to a donation to Buglife

Carabus Limited Edition Papillon Gin

Carabus Limited Edition Papillon Gin 70clThis Limited Edition Gin from Papillon has been created in collaboration with Nick Baker, Dartmoor wildlife presenter, in celebration of the rare Blue Ground Beetle. Distilled with woodland botanicals of rowan and hawthorn berries, nettles, wood sorrel and hazelnuts, it has a smooth taste with a roundness from the berries and pearly finish from the nuts. £2 from every 70cl bottle will be donated to Buglife to help this special beetle.

Charitable Travel

Charitable Travel a travel company that looks to invest in the local environment and empower charitable giving with holiday cost reductions.

CJ Wildlife

Buy your habitats and other wildlife friendly products including bird food from CJ Wildlife for donations back to Buglife.

Creature Candy

Use code BUG10 for 10% off and to donate to Buglife from this great site for gifts.

Dianas Gardens

Nature inspired 3D printed jewellery which also generates money for Buglife.

Ecotricity

Switch your energy provider to green energy company Ecotricity and Buglife will receive a £60 donation! Just quote the code BUG1.

Evergreen Insurance

Evergreen Insurance Services is an ethical insurance provider for individuals and businesses. Up to 25% of our commission goes directly to charity. By insuring with us, you’ll be donating to Buglife at no extra cost. Call our dedicated Buglife line on 020 3372 2172 or visit our website and request a quotation.

Give a Car

Give a Car is a way to get rid of old unwanted cars whilst generating funds for charity

Higher Pendeen Camping

Higher Pendeen is a  rustic, family-run, friendly, off-grid and ecologically considerate back to basics camping site, built on our sustainable farming ethos, with a small but perfectly formed selection of furnished, canvas bell tents and limited open pitches. On the North Cornwall coast and the Cornwall B-Line. 5% from every booking goes to support the work of Buglife.

JessEco Designs

Jesseco Designs is a small sustainable clothing business run by me (Jessica) and my husband (Jonny) with the aim of giving something back to our poor suffering planet. One of the main driving forces behind Jesseco is to create hand-drawn clothing designs that highlight the plight of often overlooked species that are at risk – and particularly those that may have a less ‘cool’ reputation such as so-called ‘creepy crawlies’. Insects often get forgotten about in the fight for our planet, but our own survival actually depends on the valuable work that bugs carry out on a daily basis. That is why I have illustrated and curated my ‘Insect Respect’ collection at Jesseco and decided to donate £1 from every item purchased in this range to Buglife whose amazing work helps our essential insects to survive and thrive

Kim Gromoll

Within her artistic practice Kim Gromoll aims to reconnect people with the natural world. Cocoon as an artwork offers the viewer a possibility to get a closer look on the tiny & fragile beings that run our planet. The collaboration with Buglife entails that for every purchased cocoon 10% will be donated in order to support their projects & campaigns and to contribute to a bigger cause that aids in protecting insects and their environment. (All insects of the cocoon series, died a natural death.)

La Dolce Vita Clubcard

We’re so pleased to have partnered with Alpha’s La Dolce Vita Clubcard, the club that gives back to charity whilst providing an array of benefits to its members! Every purchase of the Clubcard gives £10 directly to us – simply enter our unique code LDV-BUG at checkout.
• Free streaming of exclusive la dolce vita entertainment
• Access to La Dolce Vita parties and limited access to Alpha Club events
• Exciting prize draws and competitions
• Exclusive offers and discounts. 1000’s of cashback incentives, discounts on your bill at ‘friends of alpha’ venues

Little Acorns

Little Acorns crochet bee toys generate 25% of sale price to support Buglife’s pollinator work

Magnet Offer

Get your own personalised fridge magnets and donate to Buglife at the same time

Making a Difference

Greeting card store which generates proceeds for Buglife and has a few unique bug designed cards.

Manifesto: How a maverick entrepreneur took on British energy and won by Dale Vince OBE

Part memoir, part mission statement, this is the story of a man whose unwavering mission to save the environment has driven him all the way to the top, and a powerful manifesto for anyone who wants to change the world.  Dale Vince has led a remarkable life. From “enemy of the state” to “green energy tycoon” he has dedicated his life to challenging conventional wisdom in pursuit of a better way to live.

NHBS

Order book or wildlife watching equipment from NHBS and trigger donations back to support Buglife’s work

Outdoor Propagation Station

Outdoor Propagation Station are making a donation to Buglife on the back of all sales of insect habitats.

Savoo

Savoo offers supporters the opportunity to shop on-line, gain discount vouchers and know that everything you do will also lead to a donation to Buglife.

Selkie Crafts

Shop with SelkieCrafts for stunning nature jewellery. Use the code SAVETHEBUGS to get 5% off your order and 10% will go to Buglife.

Sixton

Sixton jewellers are donating money to Buglife on every piece of bug themed jewellery they sell.

Starshine Music

A marvellous musical about minibeasts that’s exceptionally cute and entertaining – and informative too! Supports the KS1 science curriculum (see ‘Freebies’ tab at the foot of this page) and reinforces PHSE teaching about prejudice and diversity. Sure to be an audience-pleaser.

Teemill

We’ve teamed up with eco-fashion label Teemill and launched a collaborative invertebrate focussed fashion collection. The affordable range of T-shirts, sweats and hoodies are made from traceable organic materials in an ethically accredited, wind powered factory.

Urbee

Urbee is a little urban bee with a vision to help and support the plight of bees and other pollinating insects. We aim to raise awareness by selling lovely products for people, homes & gardens. We will donate 10% of profits to Buglife which will help with their pollinator campaigns

Vintage Giving

A chance to donate goods that will generate money for Buglife.

Wildflower Favours

Wildflower Favours have developed a Buglife range of gift favours which generate money for Buglife.

Wildlife World

Buy your habitats form Wildlife World and ensure bugs will benefit beyond your garden.

Recycling for Buglife

You can donate all your broken and unwanted jewellery to raise money for Buglife.

If you have any gold, silver, odd earrings, broken chains, costume jewellery and watches, you can recycle them at no cost to you whilst making money for Buglife.
We can recycle:
• Any jewellery – gold, silver, costume jewellery, watches, broken and damaged items (like odd earrings, snapped chains or items with missing stones).
• You can donate any unwanted banknotes from ANY country of any age, so all of those obsolete pre-euro notes are a perfect start!

Our partners at Recycling for Good Causes will reuse and recycle the jewellery and Banknotes, giving the proceeds to Buglife, saving precious raw materials at the same time.

If you would like to send your jewellery and banknote recycling to us, simply use your own envelope or jiffy bag (No bigger than A5 in size) and post free of charge by printing out the freepost label (see adjacent image) and attaching to your envelope.

*Please do not send coins or stamps to the freepost address as the postage costs will far outweigh your donation. *

Donate your Stamps
You can now donate your used stamps to raise much needed funds for Buglife. All kinds of stamps are welcome, on or off paper.
Simply cut or carefully rip the postage stamp from the used envelope, being careful that you don’t damage the stamp, and once you have a collection pop them in an envelope making sure you have the correct postage to:

Buglife
PO Box 16992
Sutton Coldfield
B73 9YA
(*postage needs to be applied*)

Recycling for Good Causes will arrange collections for larger quantities of stamps weighing over 10kgs. This equates to about two buckets full of stamps.
For further information:
@ [email protected]
T: 0800 633 5323

If you have more items than will fit into an A5 sized envelope for Buglife
Then please call 0800 633 5323 or email [email protected] to find out more information on our polybag / sack recycling projects where you can recycle larger items.

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