Donating to Veterans helps make a vital difference to their lives. We spend the bare minimum on administration to make sure your money has the maximum impact. 
Donating is a simple and secure process. You can give by text, online and by cheque. 
Donating to Veterans - photo of soldiers on manoeuvre

How to donate  by text 

The easiest way to support us is by sending a text through JustTextGiving.  
Text LIGH20 £10  
LIGH20 £20 to 70070 
The donation amount will be added to your next mobile bill. 

How to donate  online 



How to donate just by  shopping online  

Donating to Veterans can be done at no cost to you, just by shopping online. Over 4,100 leading online stores such as Amazon, eBay, Tesco, John Lewis, Sainsbury's, Just Eat and Trainline are included. 

How does  it work? 

You earn a percentage of your purchase total from the retailer, which Give As You Live turns into a donation to us. Check out our  

How to donate by cheque  

Please make your cheque payable to  
'FirstLight Trust'  
and send it to: 
63 Newborough 
YO11 1ET 

Get sponsored for charity  

Whether it's a cake bake or a marathon, any sponsorship money raised will be put to good use. Please get in contact so we can publicise your efforts on social media and on this website. 

How to donate if you're in the US 

We are an approved charity of The Anglo American Foundation. This Foundation enables American citizens, companies and foundations to donate to charities in the UK.  
They make donating to Veterans tax efficient. Please use this link to  

Our  charity shops 

Whether you're looking for a bargain or have unwanted goods after a clear out, please head to our shops.