Ways to donate


Donate to us through JustGiving to directly fund our lifesaving work.


To donate £5text  ESSEX  to  70085

To donate a sum of your choice, text ESSEX followed by the amount (no £ sign). Example:  Essex 15

You will have the option to Gift Aid your donation via a reply text link.

Weekly Lottery

Join our weekly charity lottery to help us raise funds, while also being in the chance to win some great prizes!

  • ​Win prizes of up to £25,000

  • Christmas Mega Bundle prize

  • Guaranteed BASICS Essex winners

  • 50% of all tickets sold go to us

  • Tickets cost just £1 per week

Lottery powered by OneLottery. T&Cs apply. See website for details.


If you'd like to donate by cheque, please make it payable to BASICS Essex

Post it to: BASICS Essex, Moulsham Mill, Parkway, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 7PX

Free donations through AmazonSmile

Shop on Amazon?


Generate FREE funds for us every time you shop online! 


Simply enable AmazonSmile in your Amazon account. 


Same website, same app.

Please select us as your charity of choice on Amazon today!

Free donations through easyfundraising

You can raise FREE funds for us when you shop through easyfundraising.


There are 4,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation – including eBay, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, Booking.com and M&S – and it won’t cost you a penny extra to help us raise funds.


Check our Events page for more ideas on how to fundraise for us