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Fundraising FAQs

Can you supply Safe Child Thailand branded fundraising materials?

Of course! We have t-shirts, buckets and collection tins available for our fundraisers. Just email our Community & Events Fundraiser, Kim, on kim@safechildthailand.org with details about your event, your request and we’ll get them sent out to you.
 
Please remember that these materials are produced at a cost to the charity so please order modest numbers of what you need. If you are able to send them back to the charity after your event, this would be greatly appreciated. 

Can Safe Child Thailand promote my fundraising event?

Yes! We would love to hear about your fundraising and share your event. Please contact our Online Fundraiser, Gareth, at gareth@safechildthailand.org who will be able to share your event through our social media channels.

I want to hold a raffle or do a street collection. How do I get a letter of authorisation?

A letter of authorisation outlines that you or your event is an official Safe Child Thailand fundraising event. You may need a letter like this if you plan to do a street collection or acquire donated prizes for a raffle. You can find more information in our guide to making your fundraising legal.

Email kim@safechildthailand.org and tell us your name, address and what you are doing to fundraise so we can send you an authorisation letter. 

How do I explain what Safe Child Thailand does?

Safe Child Thailand work for a Thailand where all children are respected, protected and enjoy equal opportunities. We support programmes that help reduce the risks facing children in Thailand and increase access to essential services of at-risk children. Discover more about the issues we tackle and projects we support on our website: www.safechildthailand.org/work 

Can someone from Safe Child Thailand come to my event?

We would love opportunity to attend your fundraising event, whether to speak about our work or to support your efforts. Please get in touch with our Community & Events Fundraiser, Kim, at kim@safechildthailand.org who, location and other commitments permitting, may be able organise one of our team to attend your event.

Collecting and donating money

How do I collect donations for a sponsored event?

You can collect donations either in person using our Sponsorship Form or online by setting up a JustGiving page.

How do I pay in my donations?

There are several ways for you to pay in your fundraising:

At the bank

Please email kim@safechildthailand.org who can give you our bank details for you to transfer your fundraising over to us. If you are paying in a cheque, please make sure it is made payable to: Safe Child Thailand 

By post

You can send any cheques made payable to Safe Child Thailand with your completed sponsorship forms to our London office:

Safe Child Thailand, 72 Venn Street, London SW4 0AT 

Or for our Irish office, please send them to: 

PO Box 13, Edenderry Post Office, 6-7 JKL Street, Edenderry, Co. Offaly

Online

Go to www.safechildthailand.org/donate and drop us an email to tell us about your fundraising.

How do I claim Gift Aid on the money I raise?

As a registered charity, Safe Child Thailand is allowed to claim back an extra 25p on every £1 donated to us in Gift Aid. 

For us to be able to claim Gift Aid you need to check the sponsor or donor is a UK tax payer, record their home address, postcode, donation amount and make sure they tick the Gift Aid box on your Sponsorship Form

How do I know that my donations have reached you?

It can take up to a few weeks to process your donations but as soon as we receive them, we will send you a thank you letter by way of receipt. 

For any further queries or to have a chat about your fundraising please call our Community & Events Fundraiser, Kim, on 020 7602 6203 or email her at kim@safechildthailand.org