Frequently Asked Questions

You can do this in a number of ways:

Through JustGiving

Set up your own JustGiving fundraising page - it's free to do and your sponsors will be able to pay you securely through your page. As an added bonus, we are able to claim any applicable Gift Aid from each donation.

Paying cash

If paying in cash, you will need to come in to the Fundraising Office in person to hand it over.  Do not send cash by post.  We will give you a receipt and confirm receipt of your donation by letter.

Paying over the phone

Call the Fundraising Office on 0151 252 5716 and pay by credit or debit card. We will then process this and send you a receipt of your donation by letter.

Paying by cheque

Cheques can be posted or handed in to the Fundraising Office, made payable to Alder Hey Children’s Charity. If the money has been raised by a large group of people (e.g. company, club, school) or you have secured media coverage, you may want to formally present your cheque to someone from the Fundraising Team in front of the people who supported your event, or to record the presentation with a photograph. Please feel free to ask and we will do our best to arrange this.

Paying online

Use our donation pages - you will get an opportunity to let us know your money is from an event.

Or to transfer the money using BACS please contact us  for our bank details.

Yes.  You should contact us with details of what your fundraising event will be and when and where it will take place and also your full name and address and a contact number.   We will then send you a letter of authority on headed paper giving you permission to fundraise on our behalf.  

This enables us to keep track of all the fundraising events taking place for the Charity, but it also protects you as we can reassure people that you are genuinely fundraising for us.  It also enables us to put other volunteers and sponsors in contact with you, if appropriate.

No. You will need to contact us to try to obtain permission for this from the appropriate Local Authority.  It is advisable to do this at least six months prior to when you want to do your collection to avoid disappointment.  Sometimes midweek dates are available.

Yes, we can provide a limited amount on a 'sale or return' basis. Please contact us for more information.

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