Used postage stamps for charity – used postage stamps for charity fundraising

This is a webpage listing charities, mainly in the UK which collect used postage stamps to raise money for charity. Charities find used stamps, which they then sort, and sell on to collectors and philatelists, an excellent source of extra income, and you are helping save the environment and reduce waste by not binning them! What could be better?

is a grassroots organisation working in rural villages in South India supporting orphaned and destitute children, and the very poorest families living on the margins of society. We have four Children’s Villages, our own schools and the children in our care are supported through college until they are independent young adults. We also support the poorest children in their own homes so they can attend school, build decent homes for homeless families, dig bore wells to give rural villages clean, safe water and have a microfinance scheme to help rural women set up their own enterprises.


Please leave approximately 1cm of envelope bordering each stamp – the rest of the envelope can be discarded which will make them cheaper to send. Please send stamps to:

We were founded in 2007 and have taken in over 3,000 sick, injured and orphaned hedgehogs found by members of the public. we Rescue, Repair, Rehabilitate and Release them back into safe environments. We receive no funding so rely totally on donations. Our native hedgehog is now on the endangered species list, and if their decline continues, they could be extinct by 2025 – help us prevent the loss of our favourite mammal.

Band of Rescuers help lots of different animals in need but mainly unwanted or abandoned cats and kittens. We also scan dead and live animals who are lost to help reunite them with their owners. We do home visits for all animals adopted from us and we ensure that the animals are either spayed or neutered before they go to new homes or we recall them if they are not old enough at that time. We need to raise money to pay for food for the animals in our care and of course vet fees as every one comes with costs.

is one of only two registered charities who specialise in the rescue of French Bulldogs, we are a non profit organisation run by volunteers. Our mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and re-home French Bulldogs in need from private rescue groups, and owners here in Great Britain. All the dogs are neutered and our goal is to place healthy and happy French Bulldogs into well-matched, carefully screened forever homes.

The Together Trust (registered charity number: 209782) provides care, education and support for children and adults with learning and physical disabilities, autism and emotional needs. Our services include residential homes, domiciliary care, specialist schools and a foster ing service for hard to place children. Every year we help over 1400 children and adults to overcome very significant barriers giving them the most positive future possible.

More than 1.2 million people in the UK use a wheelchair, and a significant number of those would benefit from a canine partner. We tailor make our dogs to each applicant’s individual needs, training them to help with everyday tasks such as opening and shutting doors, unloading the washing machine, picking up dropped items, pressing buttons and switches and getting help in an emergency. We train dogs for the disabled with even the most complex conditions including members of HM Armed Forces.’

Animal SOS Sri Lanka is a UK registered charity who recycles used stamps, going some way to funding their vital work with the stray animals in Sri Lanka. Animal SOS Sri Lanka own a 4-acre plot in south Sri Lanka which is an emergency veterinary clinic to treat sick and injured stray animals and a safe-haven for the vulnerable and abused. Any funding enables them to save the lives of many otherwise doomed animals, providing high standards of veterinary care inclding blood screening and postoperative care after sterilisation – which is vital to ensure the survival of the animals.

We are a small UK based charity working in The Gambia to reduce rural poverty through improving the welfare and management of working equines. We do this through a combintaion of educational programmes and also provide veterinary care for any animals who require it. The Gambian farmers rely on their horses and donkeys for both farming and transport, so by improving the lives of the animals we are also in tuen improving the lives of their owners. Please sseparate stamps into UK and Overseas and send to Gambia Horse and Donkey Trust, Brewery Arms Cottage, Stane Street, Ockley, Surrey. RH5 5TH

Just send an email with what charity its for, a few words about the charity so that people know what cause they are supporting, if its not clear from the name, and an email/website where people can ask for the postal address of where to send the stamps. This listing is free, and kept up to date, so if things change, just contact me to have the listing edited or removed.