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BBC Children in Need Appeal

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This Friday (14th November) sees the return of Pudsey Bear & the BBC's Children in Need Appeal.

To make a donation online
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Your support helps to positively change the lives of disadvantaged children and young people in the UK.

More Ways to Donate

By Post
Please do not send cash by post. Send a cheque, postal order or CAF voucher to:

BBC Children in Need Appeal
PO Box 1000
London, W12 7WJ

You can also send your donations to your local BBC Children in Need office. All cheques, postal orders or CAF vouchers should be made payable to 'BBC Children in Need Appeal'.

By Credit or Debit Card
Donations can be accepted on most major cards and HSBC customers can use their debit or cash card to donate any amount from 1 to 999.99 to BBC Children in Need via HSBC ATMs. You can also call our donation line on 03457 33 22 33.

Calls to 03 numbers are charged at no more than UK geographic rates (as for 01 and 02 numbers)and will be included as part of any inclusive minutes. This applies to calls from any network, including mobiles.

At Any Bank
Use the BBC Children in Need Appeal paying-in slip available from the branch, which has our details on them, or if you deal with your bank on the phone or online, the details are listed below. Most banks will accept the money you have collected for the BBC Children in Need Appeal for a month or two after the Appeal, and HSBC will accept it all year round. Banks like it best when you sort your coins into separate plastic bags before you hand in your money. Don't worry, they'll provide the bags - you can bank on that!

Bank details:
HSBC Bank
60 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 4BA
Sort code: 40-05-30
Account name: BBC Children in Need Appeal
Account number: 51535293
At a Building Society
You can pay in your money at branches of most major building societies.

At a Post Office
Pay in your money through 'FREEPAY 1066'

Via the Red Button
Digital satellite viewers can press red to donate. You will need your credit or debit card handy and your set top box needs to be connected to a phone line to complete the donation, you will not be charged for the phone call.

By PayPal
You can donate instantly using your PayPal account. Donations can be sent to paypalpudsey@bbc.co.uk. Visit www.paypal.co.uk for more information.


If you'd like a '2008 Thank You Certificate'

If you've paid in your funds at a bank, using a BBC Children in Need payslip found in the fundraising pack, fill in all the details on the top part of the form which has the payslip attached. Ask the bank to stamp it and send it to your local BBC Children in Need office.

If you've paid in your funds at a bank, using the slip provided at the branch, simply ensure that the counterfoil is stamped and send it to your local BBC Children in Need office, along with your contact details.

If you've paid in your funds at a building society or Post Office, send the stamped counterfoil or receipt to your local BBC Children in Need office, along with your contact details.

Don't forget to send us all your completed sponsorship forms when requesting your thank you certificate.

For every penny you donate, a penny will go towards projects helping disadvantaged children and young people in the UK. We are able to make this promise because the charity uses its investment income to cover all operational costs.

BBC Children in Need is a member of the Institute of Fundraising and Fundraising Standards Board. This means we've signed up to the Fundraising Promise committing us to treat the public with respect, fairness, honesty and clarity in all our fundraising activities.

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