Why help remove plastic from oceans ?
More than 8 million tons of plastic waste are dumped into the oceans each year.
According to a Newcastle University study published in June 2019, a human being could ingest about 5 grams of plastic each week, the equivalent of the weight of a credit card. Action must be taken now to :
– Minimize our consumption of plastic packaging ;
– Help the most polluting countries to collect their waste before it ends up at sea ;
– Remove plastic already in the oceans.
Studies show that if today, no plastic waste ends up in the oceans, then it would take 15 years of clean-up to rid the oceans of all our plastic waste, at the rate of current efforts.
By making a donation to support associations that work in the field, you are enabling them to organize more and more plastic waste collections and help this urgent mission to clean up the seas and oceans along.
Who are YouCare’s partner associations ?
You can discover on our map all the associations we support. For each of them, you will find their contact information in their description.Organizations maps
How is my donation used ?
It is our duty to offer you maximum visibility on the use of your donation.
When you make a donation via our donation page, it is entirely collected by the YouCare Association, which then donates 70 % of your donation to its partner associations.
For example, if you make a donation of 10 euros, 7 euros will be donated to YouCare’s partner associations, which will allow them to remove 15.75 kilos of plastic from the oceans. (Access the detailed calculation here.)
The remaining 30 % is used to cover the operating costs of our solidarity search engine YouCare, which, unlike its competitors, uses half of its advertising revenues to help its partner associations financially. Click here to try YouCare.
Proof of donations
You will find on our donation certificates page the history of all donations made to our partner associations.Certificates of donation
In addition to our donation certificates, we ask our partner associations to regularly send us, as soon as they have the time and opportunity, photos of waste collections removed from the oceans in order to share with you the progress of the projects.Photos of donations
Is my donation subject to a tax reduction ?
How do I get my tax receipt ?
When you make a donation via our donation page, it is collected by the YouCare Association, which transfers it to its partner associations.
Once you have made your donation, you will receive a summary email from the YouCare Association. In this email, you will find a link to get your tax receipt.
If you cannot find our email, you can obtain your tax receipt via the button below.Get my tax receipt
How to contact us ?
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