How you can help

There are many ways in which you can support our charity, one of them being to make a direct donation.  We welcome all donations, however big or small.  Every penny is used to provide essential support for children and familiesTo give you an example of how your funds raised can help:

  • £5 funds a toy for young children to play with at a contact session
  • £35 funds at teddy bear empathy doll, designed to help strengthen a child’s bonding through sensory stimuli
  • £100 provides a place for an adoptive parent on a therapeutic parenting training day
  • £400 provides an adoptive family a full consultation session with our adoption professionals
  • £1,000 provides a parenting programme, training workshop or online course for a family in need
  • £10,000 would contribute towards additional Social Work staff and sessional workers to allow us to provide support to even more families


Every penny of your donations matter.  If you would like to walk, run, bake, skydive or become a regular donor, scroll down to find out how.

Make a quick donation now

Click here to make a donation to us now, it’s free (apart from a tiny fee taken by credit/debit card companies) and all the money goes directly to Adoption Matters to help towards vital funding to support more children and families.  Every penny of your donations count.

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Raise money whilst shopping

easyfundraising is the UK’s biggest charity shopping fundraising site

It’s simple to use and it’s free. Since it launched in 2005, they have helped thousands of good causes raise money simply by shopping online.

How does it work?

easyfundraising turns your everyday online shopping into free donations for your favourite cause. How? Just start your online shopping first at easyfundraising, then shop as normal. The retailers will then make a small donation to say “thank you”.

They have 3,578 retailers to choose from and so far have raised over £25 million for thousands of community groups, schools, sports clubs, small and large charities across the UK.

On behalf of Adoption Matters – thank you!

Get your fundraising pack

Have you ever thought about getting active for Adoption Matters?

Maybe you fancy the challenge of a marathon, skydive, iron man, bake off or something else?  We will support you with sponsorship, fundraising and plenty of motivation.  Contact our marketing and fundraising team on 0300 123 1066 or email:

Meet some of our fundraising heroes! Click the names to read their stories 

Auction items via eBay for Charity

PayPal Giving Fund UK is a registered charity (No. 1110538) and enables eBay and PayPal users to give to good causes quickly and easily. PayPal Giving Fund certifies charities to participate in the eBay for Charity programme, and collects donations from eBay and PayPal users. It also distributes those donations and Gift Aid to donors’ chosen charities, which receive 100% of the funds raised. Learn more about PayPal Giving Fund.


Alternatively we can be chosen, by any person selling items on eBay, as a nominated charity to receive part or all of the profit made from an item sold. To find out how you could nominate our charity to receive some of the money you make whilst selling on eBay click here.

Auction items via eBay for Charity