Support us

The PDA Society is a registered charity in England and Wales, run by trustees and volunteers who are all parents of children or young adults with PDA and receives no external funding. We rely on donations and successful grant applications to cover the majority of our activities, which include: 

  • Printing and distributing information leaflets and booklets
  • Delivering our webinars
  • Organising, hosting and contributing to the costs of our conferences
  • Maintaining our web site (including hosting fees)
  • Maintaining our telephone and email support facilities
  • Attending autism events across the UK to raise awareness and provide support to parents
  • Day to day running of the organisation
  • Contribution to the delivery cost of our six week courses for Parents and Carers

If you are able to make a donation or raise funds for the PDA Society, however small, to help us help others, please use one of the options below (please scroll down further for full details of each option):

  1. Donations and fundraising  - via PayPal Giving Fund (including Facebook, Instagram and eBay donations), GoFundMe and Give as you Live Donate
  2. ​PayPal - for payments for postage & packing for booklets/leaflets or other payments to the PDA Society
  3. Donate whilst you shop - via Amazon Smile, Give as you Live, EasyFundraising or Giftonomy

You can also help with awareness raising by visiting the PDA Society Store where you can purchase awareness and alert cards, PDA Society pin badges and car stickers featuring our panda ambassador and cuddly toy pandas.


1. Donations and fundraising 

You can donate to and/or fundraise for the PDA Society in the following ways:

  • Make a one-off donation via PayPal Giving Fund here

  • Donate a portion of your eBay sales here

  • Create a fundraiser for The PDA Society on Facebook or add a donate button to your Facebook posts here 

  • Begin a GoFundMe fundraising campaign for the PDA Society here

  • Make a one-off or monthly repeat donation or create a fundraising page for the PDA Society via Give as you Live Donate here

  • Add a donation sticker for the PDA Society to your Instagram stories - learn how here

2. PayPal - to cover postage and packaging for booklets and leaflets



3. Donate while you shop

You can donate to the PDA Society whilst you shop in the following ways:

Visit the Amazon Smile website to make your purchases, and nominate the PDA Society as your chosen charity, then 0.5% of your spend will be donated to the PDA Society!
Give as you Live - choose from over 4000 stores to shop from, click through to the store via the Give as you Live site and a percentage of your purchase will be donated to the PDA Society!

Easyfundraising - choose from 3,500+ retailers to shop with, click through to the retailer via the Easyfundraising site and a percentage of your purchase will be donated to the PDA Society!