Support RBST


RBST needs to raise over £700,000 a year to fund our conservation work with the UK's rare native breeds of farm animals and poultry. Any help you can give will be very much appreciated.

Here you can find out about joining RBST as a member or make a donation.

As predicted, the recession is having a negative impact on levels of charitable donations. At RBST, we understand that everyone is feeling the pinch at the moment, and unfortunately the first expense we all cut back on is our charitable donations. However, there is a simple way for you to continue supporting RBST at NO extra cost to you.

Give As You Live works with 2,469 leading stores and online retailers that have signed up to donate a commission on every online purchase to the charity of your choice. This commission is already included in the price of what you are buying and Give As You Live use the same technology as most comparison sites so you will be able to access the best price available online for the product or brand you are looking for.

To sign up and start shopping, click on the picture and follow the simple steps to install Give As You Live for free.

RBST is registered on Ebay through the Paypal Giving Fund ( This enables EBay members to select RBST as one of their favourite charities and donate when they buy

or sell. You select us as a favourite charity by going to My Ebay, Account, Donation Account and search for us alphabetically. 

When selling an item, choose the Advanced Sell option and when you have completed your listing go to the Ebay for Charity section and search for RBSas a charity.Select the percentage of the final sale price that you would like to donate and bear in mind that there is a minimum £2 donation. If you are buying on Ebay using PayPal, you can tick the box to donate to your favourite charity.

If you'd like to become a local volunteer fundraiser for RBST, why not create a page on Virginmoneygiving? The site has lots of help guides for fundraisers about how to create your page and interact with your sponsors.

Could you have a collection box for us, or organise a small round of collection boxes for us in local shops and businesses? Would you be able to organize a coffee morning in aid of RBST or take part in a sponsored walk or run? Call 02476 696551 to speak to our Fundraising team if you'd like more information or email

If you would like to send in a donation by post, please make your cheque payable to Rare Breeds Survival Trust and send it to:

  • RBST
    National Agricultural Centre
    Stoneleigh Park
    CV8 2LG