Thank you for your kindness!
Choosing to support young people like this really is an act of kindness. We’d like to thank you not only for your generosity, which will change lives, but also for being the kind of person who really cares enough to support these young people in their time of need.
Ways to donate
Whether you’d like to make a one-off donation or a regular gift there are multiple ways that you can donate. And if you’re a UK tax payer you can make make that donation go even further with Gift Aid.
However you choose, and whatever you can give, you will be helping change the lives of young people at Red Balloon.
Donate via bank transfer
Donating by bank transfer is the quickest and most cost effective way to support us with a monetary gift. Funds will reach us within a day and there are no processing fees, so your whole donation has the maximum impact.
You can donate to us using the bank details below, please do send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know to expect your gift and so we can let you know when it arrives!
Bank: CAF Bank
Account name: Red Balloon Educational Trust
Sort code: 40-52-40
Account number: 00094644
If you would like your donation to benefit a particular Centre please let us know otherwise we will gratefully put it to good use wherever the need is greatest. Thank you!
Donate regularly via standing order
Standing orders set up with your bank are a great way to regularly give. As with a bank transfer, this is the quickest and most cost-effective way to support us regularly without losing any money to processing fees.
You can set up a standing order, or recurring payment, with your bank using our bank details above.
Don’t forget to send us an email to email@example.com to let us know to expect your gift and so we can let you know when it arrives!
You can make your donation online. You will receive an automated acknowledgement, so you can be confident that your gift has been received. We will then send you a more personal thank you for your kindness a few days later.
You can use the same online form to become a Friend of Red Balloon by setting up a monthly recurring card payment of £5 or more.
Donating by post
If you’d rather send in a cheque, postal order or charity voucher, please make it payable to Red Balloon Educational Trust and send it to the address below. If you would like your donation to benefit a particular Centre please let us know otherwise we will gratefully put it to good use wherever the need is greatest. Thank you!
Red Balloon Educational Trust
37 High Street
Donating in person
We would love to meet you, so you’re very welcome to bring your donation in to the address above. Please call in advance so we can be sure there is someone to greet you. Our telephone number is 01223 366052.
Donating to your local Centre
If you would like to donate to a particular Red Balloon Centre, you can use our online form. Alternatively, if you would like to drop a cheque in, do give them a call to arrange a suitable time. They will be touched to hear from you!
Don’t forget gift aid!
If you are a UK taxpayer we can collect an extra 25% on top of your donation at absolutely no cost to you.
It takes less than two minutes to fill out a Gift Aid form to make your donation go even further.
Thank you for making a difference
Thank you so much for choosing to help vulnerable children get their lives and their learning back on track. Your support will help students like Eve, John and Anna flourish and find their place in the adult world.
Your donation will support students like these:
“What I value at Red Balloon is that everyone accepts each other for our uniqueness.”
From the Red Balloon of the Air Centre
“Thank you for giving us our son back. We do not know what would have happened if he did not come to Red Balloon.”
From the Red Balloon Norwich Centre
“It's a place where I feel comfortable and where I can go at my own pace, I can focus on socialising and on my education comfortably.”
From the Red Balloon Cambridge Centre
If you need any support to set up a donation or complete a gift aid form, or if you’d like to discuss your donation options then don’t hesitate to get in touch! You can reach us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 01223 366052 and asking for the fundraising team.