By giving what you would have spent on cards and stamps anyway, you’ll be helping Dogs Trust without being out of pocket.
The DontSendMeACard Team will personally follow up with an e-certificate of carbon savings from your generous donation and green choice.
Remove yourself from reminders to buy cards and the annual chore of the postal deadline. Do something cutting-edge by breaking from a wasteful tradition.
Let loved ones know in your e-card that you'll be in touch in your own way without cards. Re-connect with more phone calls and visits.
Cost per card
First of all, what sort of cards do you typically buy?
£0.50 - cheap
£1 - standard
£2 - nicer
£3 - mid-range
£5 - fancier
£6 - getting into silly territory
+ More?! Do we have a problem?
The average amount spent on a greeting card is £1.68
Volume of cards
Now have a think and estimate how many cards you're sending in total e.g.:
150 cards @ £3 each = £450
Amazing how much it adds up to, right!
Now factor in how many you post e.g.:
50 Christmas Cards and 10 Birthday Cards via 1st Class per year @76p per stamp = £45.60
What!!!? ON STAMPS ALONE. Yes, now breathe my dear.
1st Class stamp = £0.76p
2nd Class Stamp = £0.65p
Total donation calculated
Now combine the total cost of cards and stamps. Don't worry if it's not 100% exact. Dogs Trust will still appreciate your donation amount if close enough e.g:
£450 on cards + £45.60 on stamps = £495.60 per annum.
• Select an e-card image
• Write a personal message
• Donate the cost of cards via PayPal or credit card
• Edit your message after you’ve donated
• Opt to display how much you gave
• Send individually or in one batch
• Loved ones receive an e-card HTML email
• They can follow suit and click 'Do the Same'
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