Donate as you shop
You can help the Carmelites every time you shop on the internet via another charity called The Giving Machine. All you need to do is to provide your email address to the Shrine Office, and we’ll do the rest; to contact us by email click here. Once we have registered you and sent you details you can shop online at any of the 400+ top retailers who have teamed up with charities via The Giving Machine.
By entering the site through a special portal you can take advantage of the many exclusive special offers and discounts available to all givers, and every time you shop via The Giving Machine the retailer pays a sales commission. The Giving Machine converts 75% of this commission into a donation to the Carmelites so we can use the money for our work.
Alternatively, if you shop via Amazon, visit: https://smile.amazon.co.uk and add Carmelite Charitable Trust as your charity. Every time you shop via Amazon Smile, we receive donations (at no cost to you!).
Donate your rubbish!
We are now the public collection point in Faversham for:
- Air, Home and Laundry Care Recycling Programme
- Babybel® Recycling Programme
- Biscuit, Cracker and Cake wrappers
- The Cheese Packaging Recycling Programme
- Dishwashing, cleaning and fragrance flexible packaging
- The Ferrero Pralines Recycling Programme
- Kinder Recycling Programme
- Lavazza Eco Caps Composting Programme
- The RB® Hygiene Home Recycling Programme
- Pringle Tubes
After we have collected enough, the company Terracycle turn the items into something else - recycling items that are not normally renewable. The charity then receives donations for your rubbish!
Donate your print cartridges
You can now recycle your ink cartridges with the National Shrine of Saint Jude via The Recycling Factory. The Recycling Factory collect and recycle over 8 million inkjet & toner cartridges each year and whether you’ve got one, or hundreds of cartridges, we can help you to recycle them. Each ink cartridge that they receive, the Carmelites and the National Shrine of Saint Jude will receive a donation. Please send to: Carmelite Friars, PO Box 289, FAVERSHAM, Kent, ME13 3BZ
Donate your old stamps
Simply tear a used stamp from the envelope (being careful not to tear the actual stamp) and send to us at the Shrine Office: Carmelite Friars, PO Box 289, FAVERSHAM, Kent, ME13 3BZ. You can also donate your stamp albums, old stamp collections, and first day covers/presentation packs.
Donate your old coins
People often have old foreign coins and banknotes tucked away somewhere in a drawer. If this is you - we are currently looking for a number of coins from the pre-Euro age and any old British coins/notes that are no longer in circulation: