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Thank you

Thank you for donating to BBC Children in Need via text. Your money will help us to make a real difference to the lives of disadvantaged children and young people across the UK.

The government's Gift Aid scheme means that we can receive even more money, at no extra cost to you. This money helps keep us running, to ensure your donation gets to where it's needed most!

To see where your money goes, visit our website

A Big Thank You!

A big thank you to the UK mobile phone operators, who have made it possible for us to receive the full £5 you have donated: 3, O2, Orange, T-Mobile, EE, Virgin and Vodafone.

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I confirm that:

  • This is a personal donation, made from my own mobile.
  • I am a UK taxpayer and I will pay UK income or capital gains tax (this does not include VAT or council tax) this year, at least equal to the amount reclaimed on all of my charitable donations.

Find out more about the government's Gift Aid scheme


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So that we can claim Gift Aid on your donation, please enter the mobile number your donation was sent from, your full name and your home address.


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We will not sell or swap your details with any third parties, but in order to carry out our work we may need to pass your details to service companies authorised to act on our behalf.

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