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You can make a secure payment by credit or debit card, as a one-time or recurring donation. You can even dedicate your donation in honour or memory of someone special to you.

UK Tax payers can boost their donation by 25% by selecting the Gift Aid option.

Just £5 per month for a year enables us to send a sewing machine, 2 haberdashery kits and cover the cost of shipping to a vocational training centre in Africa.

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GIVE A GIFT AND CHANGE A LIFE! It’s as easy as ABC for Anniversaries, Birthdays and Christmas! Pay safely online and gift cards will be sent to you for giving to your family or friends.

A refurbished Sewing Machine will enable an individual to start a business to support their family.

A Pillar Drill will enable specialist training in a workshop.
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A Knitting Machine enables a group to set up a business making school uniforms and clothing.

A Mechanics Kit will supply metalworking tools to train people in deprived areas.
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A Horticultural Kit will provide tools used to help train young people as farmers.
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A Carpentry Kit will give a self-help group the chance to earn a living and the respect of their community.

A Haberdashery Kit will help a co-operative start a tailoring business.
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Donate By Post

Cheques can be sent to Workaid, 71 Townsend Road, Chesham, Bucks HP5 2AA

Recurring payments can be made by credit card using the credit card button above. If you would prefer to setup a Standing Order mandate by post, download the form below.


The Workaid Shop

The Workaid Shop is a “charity shop with a difference”, specialising in tools and hardware, gardening equipment, lawn mowers, electrical items, craft materials, patterns, wools and yarns, fabrics and general haberdashery, sewing and knitting machines.



Visit our eBay site regularly to find interesting and unusual items that are more wisely used to raise funds for our projects.



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By shopping through the website you can access a wide variety of leading shops and brands such as John Lewis & Partners, Marks & Spencer, eBay, Sainsbury’s, Argos, Ariva, and many more. The stores will dontate a percentage of your spend to Workaid at no cost to you.


Amazon Smile

Do you shop via Amazon? If so, log in to your Amazon account using the URL and select Workaid as your nominated charity. Amazon will donate 0.5% of everything you spend at no cost to you.


Donate Tools

Tools Board

We rely wholly on your unwanted tools and equipment donations and accept a wide range even if they are vintage or antique. Click the link below to find out how to donate your tools and equipment.


How Your Money Helps

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