Tuesday, 11 October 2016

#ebayforcharity nominations - I choose Freegle!

I received an email from Eastbourne's Freegle group this morning which reminded me that I really must update my Freegle account to show Torbay! It also alerted me to a fun eBay charity promotion that I was immediately keen to support.

Melissa, a Freegle volunteer, wrote the following:
"Freegle is in the running to win a competition being run by eBay to find their members' favourite charity.

You don't have to make a donation or buy or sell, you just have to click on a button and make Freegle a favourite charity in eBay and Freegle could win as much as £7000. Money that would help Freegle with its running costs. Remember Freegle is free to use, but not to run. Freegle survives on donations and opportunities like this.

If you have an eBay account all you need to do is sign in and go to this address:- 

http://www.ebay.co.uk/egw/ebay-for-charity/charity-profile/Freegle/74430

Then just click on the "Save as favourite" button on the right hand side of the screen. There's loads of nice comments about Freegle there as well! There is a leader board at the following address where you can see how Freegle is doing.

http://charity.ebay.co.uk/leaderboard

Please vote - even if we don't win, every vote will help raise Freegle's public profile. Five people who nominate a favourite charity will also be picked at random to win £250 each.



If you use Twitter or Facebook you can also help by posting:-
 Support Freegle with #ebayforcharity @eBay4CharityUK. Make Freegle your favourite charity on eBay http://www.ebay.co.uk/egw/ebay-for-charity/charity-profile/Freegle/74430

Thanks,
Melissa, Freegle Volunteer"

If you're not already aware of Freegle, it is effectively a recycling noticeboard website where people post about items they no longer require and are looking to give away, or about items they would like to acquire. Everything is free and we used Freegle to get shot of lots of stuff when we sold our Polegate home. It's amazing what people will eagerly come and collect!


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