Donate by telephone

If you'd like to speak to a real person to make your donation, call 0800 008 7005. Lines are open between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. Please have your credit/debit card at the ready.

Donate by post

If you'd like to donate by post, simply send a cheque made payable to Barnardo's to: BARNARDO'S SUPPORTER CARE TEAM, Barnardo House, Tanners Lane, Barkingside, Ilford, IG6 1QG. Please add a postage stamp when sending by post.

If you'd like to set up a Direct Debit by post, please download this form. Send your completed form back to us at the same address. 

Leave a gift in your Will

What do you remember about your childhood?

Remember childhood in your Will and you help make sure our work carries on today, tomorrow, and long into the future.

We can help you write or update your Will with our free Will writing services and free downloadable guide to leaving a gift in your Will.

Other ways to donate

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Lotteries and raffles

Enter our weekly lottery or our raffle for a chance to win big while changing children and young people’s lives.

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Give for a special occasion

Whether you're getting married, celebrating a birthday or remembering a loved one, we'd like to be part of your important day. Getting presents feels great, but knowing you can change a child’s life feels better. Why not set up a fundraising page and ask friends and family to give a gift to help children and young people who need it most?   

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Your philanthropic support allows us to be innovative and to respond quickly to the urgent needs of children and young people, making them safer, happier, healthier and more hopeful.

Donate your preloved items

When you shop unique finds or donate your preloved items to us, you can feel good knowing you’re supporting children, young people and families around the UK. Find your local Barnardo’s store or shop with us online.

Gift aid

Did you know you can make your donation go even further with gift aid? Find out how it works and see if you're eligible.

Give direct from your salary

Giving direct from your salary is a simple and convenient way to help us support children and young people across the UK. Find out about donating to us this way below.

Donate shares

Donating shares can be a tax-efficient way for you to support us to make children safer, happier, heathier and more hopeful.

Thank you for changing childhoods and changing lives

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Where does your donation go?

For every pound we spend (excluding retail costs) approximately: 

  • 94p goes on working with the children and young people who need it most 

  • Less than 1p goes on investment management costs 

  • And the remaining amount – just over 5p – goes on raising the next £1 

 For more info about how we raise and spend our money, please look at our latest annual report.

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We're registered with the Fundraising Regulator and comply with their Code of Fundraising Practice and The Fundraising Promise. Find out more about how we fundraise.