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Donate your leftover currency: Over £100,000 raised in 2020

donate to over 50 charities

Donate your leftover currency to charity and join the tens of thousands of people who raised over £100,000 pounds for UK and international charities by giving away their unused travel money. There’s over fifty fantastic good causes to choose between, and more charities are being added regularly.

It's easy to donate your leftover currency to charity

Donating the exchange value of your unused travel money is easy. Simply select the currency or currencies you are exchanging, add the banknotes and coins you have to your online wallet, and select ‘donate to charity’ as your payment method. Then select the charity of your choice from the dropdown list. There’s over fifty charities we work with that accept donations, both British and International ones.jar of coinsThe easy process to donate leftover currency was recently featured on the influential US personal finance advice website

More than 50 charities to choose from

We have recently added the 50th charity profile page on our website. That means that there are now over fifty amazing charities you can choose from to donate your leftover currency to. They cover a wide range of good causes, improving the health and wellbeing of people and animals both locally and abroad.

For a full list of the charities accepting donations, visit our Charity pages.

Public continues to donate money despite Covid-19 economic slump

Despite the economic slump caused by Covid-19, we have exchanged over £100,000 pounds for charities so far in 2020. That is an amazing amount, topping all previous years!

This means a lot for the charities we work with and they are super grateful for the generous donations made by so many people who chose to give away the value of their leftover travel money to raise funds for good causes. A big Thank You to everyone who donated!foreign coins for charityIf you want to join in and donate the value of your leftover currency to charity, get started by following our simple three-step online exchange process, and select ‘donate to charity’ as your payment method.

Are you looking to raise funds for a charity yourself?

Do you work or volunteer for a charity and are you looking for a way to raise money? We can feature your charity on our website, free of charge. That way our users will be able to donate the value of their currency to your charity, and we add 5% extra paid by us.

We can also help you with a postage refund, a prepaid postage label or a courier pickup for any currency you may have collected. To get started, please get in touch and we’ll get back to you soon.


Mario Van Poppel

Mario Van Poppel is the founder and director of Leftover Currency. What started as a hobby, collecting world banknotes, evolved into a fulltime job, running a successful online bureau de change. Mario is still a collector of pre-Euro banknotes and a member of the IBNS.