You can support The Island Trust in a number of ways

It’s Easy To Help Us!

Donate in a few easy steps using your debit/credit card, PayPal or CAF account, and if you are a UK tax payer don’t forget to Gift Aid it.

Through our programs young sailors return to their schools and communities with increased motivation, leadership and communication skills, and a fresh perspective on their self-worth and abilities.

Whatever amount you are able to give, it will help us to help disabled and disadvantaged young people living in the UK.

For other ways to donate, and cost free giving services please scroll down the page.

Thank you for your support.

Other ways to Donate

Donate by Cheque

Please make cheques payable to The Island Trust and post to 10 Manston Terrace, Exeter, Devon EX2 4NP and if you are a UK tax payer don’t forget to include a Gift Aid Declaration form.

Standing Order

You can set up a standing order direct with your bank or complete our Standing Order and Gift Aid Declaration form and post it to : The Island Trust, 10 Manston Terrace, Exeter, Devon EX2 4NP.


Remember us in your Will

Leaving a legacy gift to The Island Trust is a great way to guarantee that our work with young people suffering deprivation, hardship or disability continues for years to come.

Legacy gifts to charity can reduce the rate of inheritance tax. Your Solicitor will be able to talk through the options that are right for you and your circumstances.

Donations in lieu of flowers at a funeral

If you are arranging a funeral or memorial service for a loved one and would like friends and relatives to donate to charity instead of giving flowers, you can arrange this with your funeral director, and we can also set up a dedicated donation form on our website for those people that wish to give online. Please contact us if you would like us to arrange this.

When you shop online you can generate some extra pennies for The Island Trust at no extra cost to you!  You can also support us when buying or selling on eBay, you can donate your unwanted good quality clothes on Thrift+ and your empty inkjet cartridges can generate a few pounds for us too.

You shop Amazon gives



Shop on Amazon through AmazonSmile online or with the App, a free giving service funded by Amazon. Amazon donate 0.5% of the net purchase price from your eligible purchases.

Use your existing Amazon account to login to On your first visit you will need to select our charitable organisation before you begin shopping. Then every eligible purchase you make at will result in a donation.

Donate with Thrift+

Donate your best second-hand fashion to Charity with Thrift+. Order your free ThriftBag, fill it up and drop off at a local collection point, or have it collected from home.

Each time an item sells, you earn 33% in Thrift+ credits, 33% goes to your chosen charity, or 66% if you choose to forgo your share, and 33% is retained by Thrift+ (£5 minimum per item sold).

Give As You Live

Shop at over 4,300 leading stores via the Give As You Live website and you’ll raise free funds for The Island Trust.

For in-store shopping you can buy Give As You Live store cards for grocery retailers Tesco, ASDA, Waitrose and Mark & Spencer, as well as dozens of leading stores and restaurants. In addition, a Give As You Live Gift Card can be given as a gift and used at over 100 high street retailers.

Donate with eBay

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Support us when buying and selling on eBay:

Add us as a favourite charity to your eBay account and click on the ‘Save as Favourite’ button.
Selling on eBay – you can donate 10-100% of your sale proceeds when you sell an item on eBay.
Buying on eBay – when you pay through eBay Checkout using PayPal, you can choose to make a small donation to us by adding us as a favourite charity on your eBay account.
PayPal Giving Fund passes 100% of the funds you donate to our charity, plus Gift Aid (where applicable).

Recycle Your InkJets

Recycle your empty inkjet cartridges with Recycle 4 Charity to help protect the environment and raise money for our charity.
£1 donated per usable inkjet. Makes you can recycle include HP, Dell, Lexmark, Canon, Samsung, Neopost.

Recycle Inkjets