Wedmin genius alert! If you've been wrangling with the traditional favour dilemmas ('What to give?' 'How much to spend?' 'AS IF I've got time to make 100 jars of jam!'), then why not use your table-gift budget to support a great cause instead?

British Heart Foundation

With the huge variety of charities offering favour options right now, and prices starting from just £1, it's never been easier to support a cause that's close to your heart - whether it's fighting disease, caring for animals or making children's dreams come true.

Sign up with the charity of your choice and you'll receive small gifts for your tables, or place cards that explain your donation - meaning it won't just be the Prosecco that gives your guests a warm glow.

So, for a big day that makes a huge difference, be inspired by these charities and give the gifts that keep on giving…

Alzheimer's Society

Join the fight against dementia with favours ranging from pin badges to silver bracelets and pendants. From £1, alzheimers.org.uk

British Heart Foundation

What could be more wedding-appropriate than tables adorned with heart-shaped badges, place names and confetti? From £1, bhf.org.uk

Cancer Research

Help to fund vital work by choosing gifts including forget-me-not seeds and brooches designed by Alex Monroe. From £2, cancerresearchuk.org

Dogs Trust

Pooch-loving couples can buy place cards and pins to provide toys, medical treatment and training for dogs in care. From £1, dogstrust.org.uk

Make-A-Wish

Buy these favour boxes, place cards and gold star badges and you'll be helping to create magical memories for seriously ill children. From £1, make-a-wish.org.uk

Mind

Go bright and beautiful with packs of sunflower seeds - and help to support people with mental-health problems. From £12 (for 10), mind.org.uk

RSPCA

Animal lovers will go wild for this idea - favour cards that show you're protecting the nation's pets and wildlife. £10 (for 10 cards), rspca.org.uk

Sense

Share the love - literally - with 'Love' pin badges and you'll be supporting people with complex communication needs, including deafblindness. £1 each, sense.org.uk

Shelter

Help the homeless with favour cards (a great option if you're asking for donations instead of gifts) or pin badges. From £2, shelter.org.uk

UNICEF

Create a safer world for children with this range of 'virtual' favours: choose school supplies, water-purification tablets, vaccines, vitamins or emergency food. From £25 (for 10 gift cards), unicef.org.uk

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