Cards that Give

Send eCards with a donation of the cost of cards. It's easier, and helps your choice of charity.

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Sending Traditional Greeting Cards Costs Time, Money, and Our Planet

The problem of greeting cards

With DontSendMeACard you can send designs from your favourite charities
in just a few clicks

Birthday ecard Shelter
Thank you
Celebration ecard CLIC Sargent
Thank You ecard
Thinking of you ecard
Birthday ecard
Birthday ecard Dogs Trust
Thank you ecard
Thinking of you ecard
Thank You ecard dog

Cards Done. Feet Up.

Occasions sorted

Easily mark special occasions with a custom e-card and loved ones will see that you donated.

Card online alternative

Include a personal message and opt to display your donation amount

Stay on top

Track how much you've given, your carbon savings, and the delivery status of your e-cards.

Donations in lieu of cards

We’ll email you an invite to access more awesome features

Easier than cards

1. Choose a charity
2. Compose an e-card
3. Donate the cost of sending greeting cards

Send ecards to friends and family

Send e-cards individually or in one batch

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Delivery reports

Track the delivery status of your e-card sends

You can now track the delivery status of your e-card sends with DontSendMeACard – so you know that your cards and special messages have been sent and opened by recipients.

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NSPCC joins 726 charities to offer e-cards

The team at DontSendMeACard.com have announced that they are on course to reach 1000 charity partners on their innovative fundraising system. Recent organisations that have joined the platform include NSPCC.

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Cracking cards arrive

Children's hospital charity The Grand Appeal have teamed up with DontSendMeACard.com and brought along the much loved Wallace & Gromit within their ecard designs!

Charity eCards

If you're looking to send charity christmas ecards, birthday ecards, or for other occasions we've got you covered with ecards designed by the good causes that you love to support! We're sure you'll find the perfect e greeting cards at DontSendMeACard.

Getting Started Questions

How many eCards can I send?

When you make a donation we assign you either x100 ecards for common occasions, such as Christmas, or x5 ecards for single occasions where you would send one physical card.

Can I send personalised eCards?

Yes when you use our system you are sending email cards with your custom messaging tailored to your recipients.

When you go to use your assigned volume of electronic cards you can personalise the Message and From name for each recipient or to groups, or even send one message to everyone in one hit. It’s up to you!

Sending personalised Christmas ecards is especially popular at Christmas with us and we see this as much simpler to do – and better for the environment – in comparison to sending printed cards or printed personalised charity cards.

Can I see if my cards have been delivered?

Absolutely. You can now track the delivery status of each of your ecard sends with our new Delivery Reports feature. If you’re looking around for how to send Christmas cards online, how many of the myriad solutions out there actually show you in detail where your cards have gone?

As a collaboration of web developers and designers you can trust our expertise in delivering a personalised electronic card site that actually delivers.

When will my charity receive their donation?

Straight away. Let’s say that you make a donation in lieu of Christmas cards, we send your selected charity your donation instantly and at the same time allocate you your designated volume of virtual Christmas cards to send.

So you can take care of doing good with the cost of cards – and marking the end of the year by sending Christmas cards online – in one comfortable sitting :)

Find out more – how it works for individuals.

What features can I expect to see in the charity ecard platform dashboard?

We've worked hard to build a feature-packed dashboard to fundraise with. Features include:

Edit and create your own ecard fundraising pages, for any special occasion. Tailor each fundraising page by editing the title, subtitle, preset pricing, and upload your own ecard designs – including support for animated GIF designs.

Monitor the performance of each design uploaded. This then informs you of which are most popular, very handy for promoting, and which to replace.

Collect the data to process Gift Aid and for contributors to elect to hear more by Email, in a fully GDPR compliant system.

Is there a charge to join as a charity or nonprofit?

There's no monthly fee or setup cost to join. To operate the site we deduct a 5% fee on each transaction. View pricing.

We support fundraising from multiple regions in five different currencies – GBP, USD, AUD, CAD and EUR.

Are you the innovators of this model?

Yes. We are the innovators of the charity eCard fundraising platform. We brought our innovation to the world of fundraising in 2015 and have been trailblazing ever since. By partnering with us you can expect early access to our new features and developments giving you a competitive edge when looking at new fundraising methods.

Do you offer customisations?

We do offer a number of optional paid customisations on top of the free access to the fundraising features. For example, you can instruct us to create a custom mail template – designed in your style so all eCard recipients receive branded emails. You can find our rate card in the charity account dashboard after registering.

What resources will I have to fundraise with?

We have a library of graphics, videos, animated GIFs, and pre-written copy that you draw upon for general awareness and for specific occasions. You’re welcome to use, edit, and modify these to build your own promotional campaigns. We also send you tips and insights into fundraising performance from our experience with the 700+ charities that we have already run campaigns with.

Find out more – how it works for charities.

How does DSMAC work for company Christmas cards?

When you decide that your organisation wants to make a responsible choice for your corporate Christmas greeting, you can donate what you would have spent on producing a personalised corporate Christmas card to your choice of charity, and then send a virtual Christmas ecard instead.

Customers and partners will see your customised festive Christmas greeting, along with a corporate ecard design created by your choice of cause.

What volume of ecards do I receive for my corporate Christmas card donation?

Volumes assigned are tiered based on how much you give:
    • £1.00 per card on donations of £50
    • £0.88p per card on donations of £51–£100
    • £0.66p per card on donations of £101–£200
    • £0.50p per card on donations over £200

The easiest way to view the volume of cards that you'll receive is to pick a card and input your donation amount and we'll show you on the page.

Can you give me an overview of the functionality for sending corporate ecards?

After donating you can then use your assigned volume of ecards. From your account you can access a dedicated send page that multiple users can send your assigned volume from. When sending your corporate e Christmas card you can opt to display how much you donated in lieu of cards.

To send you can either input a list of email addresses or upload a CSV file of contacts. You can edit the ecard Message and From Name between sends if you’d like to personalise to various recipients. Personalise your cards to groups of recipients e.g. on a volume of 500 cards – send one message to a CSV of 250 contacts and another message to a 2nd CSV list of 250.

What branding options do I have?

You can upload your company logo to be featured in the ecard email – this feature is included in your donation. We also offer a custom service giving you the ability for you to use your own company Christmas ecard design. Find out more here.

Find out more on how it works for companies.

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Shelter have ran successful campaigns for three years running on this incredible platform.

Alison Lewis

Senior Digital Fundraising Executive, Shelter

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The perfect option for corporate business’ at Christmas time and certainly a lot less hassle than printed cards to send out.

Jaclyn Dinnan

Personal Assistant to General Manager NZ, Sanitarium

The Official Platform for Donations In Lieu of Cards

With over 726 trusted charity partners and featured as a trend in the news as a carbon-neutral alternative to cards – we welcome you to join the initiative if you’re a card sender, charity fundraiser, or responsible company.

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