There's lots of ways to get your money to us! Since 1980, you've raised a staggering £650 million to help disadvantaged children and young people right here in the UK.

By post

Please do not send cash by post. Send a cheque, postal order or CAF voucher made payable to 'BBC Children in Need' to:

BBC Children in Need Appeal

PO Box 1000

London, W12 7WJ

If you’re paying in money on behalf of a business or other group, please include your organisation’s name along with your payment.

At any Bank, Building Society or Post Office

Use the BBC Children in Need Appeal paying-in slip enclosed within your fundraising pack to pay in money at your bank, or ask for one at the building society. If you’re paying in money at the Post Office, please use FREEPAY 1066.

Most banks, building societies and Post Offices will accept the money you have raised for BBC Children in Need for a month or two after the Appeal, and HSBC will accept it all year round.

To transfer donations to us using your bank's phone or online service, please use these details:

  • Account name: BBC Children in Need Appeal
  • Account number: 51535293
  • Sort code: 40-05-30

If paying your money in on behalf of a nursery, school, business or other group, please include your organisations name as a reference.


You can also donate securely online using your PayPal account.

If you already have a PayPal account, click here to donate now.

Alternatively, you can sign up for a free PayPal account and make your donation.


You can pay in money securely online using your credit or debit card.

By phone

You can donate by credit or debit card on our donation line:

0345 7 33 22 33 (calls charged at standard geographic rates).

You can also download our free mobile app iPudsey to your smartphone to donate on the go.

At any RBS or NatWest Cash Machine

You can donate to BBC Children in Need when you visit any RBS or NatWest cash machine.

At any Bank's free to use ATM

You can donate to BBC Children in Need when you visit any Bank's free to use ATM. Click here to find your nearest ATM.


You can donate your loose change using your nearest Coinstar Centre - the big blue machine in supermarkets throughout Britain - during November and December.

To locate your closest machine call 0800 328 2274 or visit


Simply go to your local PayPoint store, and tell the retailer that you have a donation for BBC Children in Need. Hand over the cash you would like to donate and you will receive a receipt with a Thank You message from Pudsey.

Find your nearest Paypoint store.

CAF Account

If you have a CAF account, you can donate online via the CAF website.

From your pay

You can give regularly each month from your pay to BBC Children in Need via your company Payroll Giving or Workplace Giving scheme.

This is a tax effective method and your employer may have a scheme to match your donation.

Thank you certificate

Pudsey would love to say thank you to everyone who fundraises for BBC Children in Need - so don't forget to request your Thank You Certificate!

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