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  • Fundraising

    There are now two easy ways for you to help raise funds for Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society!

    A typical household can raise around £200 for us in donations in a year, and savings passed on to you with discounts exclusive to easyfundrasing just by shopping for the things you need.

    If you already make online purchases then this could save you money and raise funds for us: books, CDs, DVDs, clothing, electrical items, flowers, furniture, games, gifts, toys, or wine and food?

    easyfundraising is a shopping directory listing some of your favourite online stores including Argos, Next, Debenhams, John Lewis, Toys R Us, HMV and over 600 others.

    Just use the links on the easyfundraising site whenever you shop online and, at no extra cost to you, we'll receive a free donation of up to 15% from every purchase you make. It really is that simple!

    You can also insure your car, home and pets through easyfundraising, as well as purchase holidays, flights and train tickets, switch utility suppliers, apply for credit cards and take out breakdown cover, plus much more. Every transaction you make results in a free donation for us, so please support us by using this fantastic site.

    It’s completely FREE to register and you won’t pay a penny more for your shopping when you use the easyfundraising site. In fact you can even SAVE MONEY as many retailers offer discounts, special offers and even 'e-vouchers' exclusive to easyfundraising.

    If you shop online anyway then why not raise valuable extra funds for us by using this fantastic scheme. All you need to do is visit and when you register, select Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society as the organisation you wish to support.

     Search the Web and Raise Funds

    You can also raise funds when you search the Web - with easysearch, a search engine with a difference!

    When you search the Web with easysearch instead of Google or any other search engine, you’ll raise funds for us with every search you make! Just like easyfundraising it’s completely free to use and if you make just 10 searches a day, you could raise £20 a year - or more - for us, just by switching to easysearch.

    Check out our unique easysearch page at and use it every time you search the Web.

     The Society is registered with the Charity Conmission for England and Wales as charity 1064103 .

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