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Donate your leftover currency to The BASIC Life charity

The BASIC Life Charity are the inventors of the £2 a bag Pop-Up shop model which has spread throughout the UK, allowing those in need to access surplus food, supplied by our supermarket partners.

In addition, The BASIC Life charity operate two traditional charity shop, two storage and distribution depots and have a vibrant online presence.

All funds raised are used to support those in need – whether with food insecurity or with other social issues.

It is easy to donate your leftover currency to The BASIC Life charity. To get started, download and fill out The BASIC Life charity exchange form.


Donate your leftover travel money to The BASIC Life Charity

Do you have a drawer or jam jar, filled with foreign coins, left over travel money from previous holidays? Would you consider donating that forgotten currency to help fund a good cause?

It's easy to donate your leftover holiday cash; Simply fill out our charity exchange form and send it along with your currency to our Datchet office. We will exchange all currency, coins and notes, foreign and domestic, and donate the exchange value plus 5% extra to The BASIC Life Charity.

How much of my donation goes to The BASIC Life Charity?

We donate the complete exchange value plus 5% extra to The BASIC Life Charity. There are no fees, neither do we subtract any commission. You will receive a confirmation email, containing the amount donate. We will share this information with The BASIC Life Charity.

Which banknotes and coins can I donate?

You can donate any coins or notes, foreign or domestic. We will exchange whatever currency you send us and will donate the combined exchange value plus five percent extra to The BASIC Life Charity.

We will exchange currencies listed on our exchangeable currencies page against the exchange rates shows.

All other banknotes and coins will be exchanged against their numismatic value, bullion value or scrap metal value, whichever is higher. It helps if you sort the currency before you send it. But if you are unable to sort your currency, don't worry. We will take care of the sorting and counting free of charge.

Convert leftover currency into cash, fast.

Donate online Or download our postal form