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TheGivingMachine team represents a diverse set of experiences and interests.  Here we share some of our insights that we think might be helpful whether you are a supporter, a good cause or a business interested in giving, technology, business, philanthropy or just making a positive difference in some way.


Black Friday is a shopping phenomenon and the busiest shopping day of the year. It is easy to get carried away and buy more than we want or can afford. Prepare for Black Friday and stick to your budget.

Navigating the Captain Tom controversy and local heroes. In a world rife with challenges, charities are the unsung heroes that step forward to make a difference. 

If you or your child are flying the nest and heading off to university, we have some tips to help make this transition as easy and stress free as possible.

We are keen to find out what motivates the supporters of our good causes to visit our website every day to collect a Free Bonus Donation.

Our shopping habits have changed. We find out how and why they have changed and what we can expect our shopping habits to be like in the future.

As much as charities need to focus on their fundraising, they also have to focus on looking after the welfare of their team. After all, people are our most important asset!

July is Sarcoma Awareness month. Awareness of Sarcoma cancer in the UK is very low and therefore it is often diagnosed too late as people are not aware of the symptoms, or are sadly misdiagnosed.

In the current cost of living climate, with many people needing to make their money stretch further, they are choosing holidays over other purchases.

During the cost of living crisis, people are finding it hard to offer their support to good causes. However there are ways we can support good causes without putting ourselves under financial strain.

Our team have tried various different aids to improve our sleep over the years. We have shared what have worked for us and hope that it can help you improve your sleep too.

Life Balance

Our team members welfare is a vital part of our Charity’s values and with this in mind TheGivingMachine has made the decision to move to a 4 day working week.

Every year a huge amount of wrapping paper is used and thrown away because it can’t be recycled. We find out how we can wrap our gifts to make them look beautiful whilst being environmentally conscious.

Dalit Logo

Supporting Dalit Children (SDC) are a registered charity that aim to provide financial and social support to Dalit children, as well as spreading awareness and teaching the wider world about the challenges that Dalit children face. They have raised nearly £1,000 since joining our GivingLottery.

We’ve teamed up with The School People to offer a great opportunity to all the causes on TheGivingMachine.

Comment on our social media post with the cause you would like to win! The cause to receive the most nominations will receive the £50 donation.

Our wellbeing should be important to us but has previously not been our priority. Since the pandemic we are rethinking and reordering our priorities and are now making our wellbeing a priority.

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