You can make a world of difference to the chimpanzees of Tacugama by taking just a moment to make a donation.
If you're not able to make a direct donation you can help us to raise funds at no cost to you just by using the internet - innovative new tools mean that you can help us raise funds through your on-line shopping and internet searches and it won't cost you anything - take a look below for more details and to find the links to these great charitable giving routes!
We appreciate and thank you for your generous support.
Donations to Tacugama are received on our behalf by our registered charities in the UK (Friends of Tacugama) and Spain (Associació Amics de Tacugama) and the full amounts donated come directly to the sanctuary after any applicable bank or processing fees may have been charged.
HERE ARE THE MANY WAYS IN WHICH YOU CAN HELP:
Adopt a chimp Why not adopt one of our ambassador chimps and become a member of our adoption program. This can make the perfect gift for family and friends!
One time donations and regular monthly donations We use Just Giving to enable donations to be made through a reliable route that allows for donations to be made in different currencies. For donors who are also UK tax payers it enables us to claim Gift Aid very easily. Click on this link to make a one-off donation or to set up a regular monthly donation.
If you don't find JustGiving convenient then it's also possible to make a donation using PayPal.
Selling and buying on Ebay We are registered as a charity with eBay – this means that you can choose to donate a percentage of the profit of your sales to the chimps simply by selecting Friends of Tacugama as your chosen charity to support. Your listing will then show up with a charity ribbon to show that you are supporting a charity with your sales. You can also donate as you buy. Find detailed information here
Select Friends of Tacugama as your chosen charity
Donate by texting from your UK Registered Mobile Phone Simply text TACU22 £5 to 70070 and 100% of your donation
will go directly to the sanctuary. We can also claim Gift Aid on your text
donations to make your donation go even further. If you would like to donate a different amount
simply change the £5 to either £1, £2, £3, £4 or £10. All text donations are free and won't come out of any inclusive texts, you just pay the cost of your donation.
Create your own event Thinking of taking part in a walk, run, swim or any other great idea for a special event? Use Just Giving so that you can set up your own campaign page and get your friends, families and colleagues to sponsor you. Their donations will go directly to help the sanctuary and donations from UK taxpayers will generate an additional 25% in Gift Aid.
Search on the internet and raise funds for free Did you know you can raise funds for Tacugama just by searching the web! Simply use the search engine through this link. Why not set the link as your internet home page to remind you to use the search engine? The pennies will quickly start to add up! You can also register if you wish to keep track of the money you have raised.
Shop online and raise funds for free Shop with your favourite stores online and they’ll donate to Tacugama – all without charging you a penny more. Get started raising money for Tacugama by joining Give As You Live and EasyFundraising today.
Getting rid of an old car in the UK? Giveacar is a not-for-profit social enterprise that can turn your old car into cash for Tacugama. They arrange free collection, then either sell your car at auction or scrap it with the proceeds raised going to the sanctuary. If you need to get rid of an old car please visit the Give a Car website for further details.
Collecting your small change Do you have small change lying around your house? Why not help the sanctuary by collecting your pennies in a pot and donating once it’s full? Click on this link for one of our printable pot labels and start collecting today! Your small change will make a big difference to the chimps! UK donors can add 25% to the value of their change with Gift Aid.