How to donate

We are extremely grateful for the dedication and support of those who donate to Caritas Anchor House each year. Without their generosity we would not be able to help as many people as we do.

If you would like to donate to Caritas Anchor House, you can do so via any of the options listed below.

If you are a UK taxpayer, please remember to Gift Aid your donation. This allows Caritas Anchor House to increase the value of your donation by reclaiming the base-rate of tax, currently 20%.

Please download a Donation Form here. (pdf)

Already donated, but want to add Gift Aid? You can download a Gift Aid Form here. (pdf)

By card

If you have a credit or debit card, you can give online via JustGiving’s secure website or via BT Donate.

In November, our Director Keith Fernett is doing a sponsored trek – sponsor him on JustGiving here.

Alternatively, you can call us on 020 7476 6062 at any time to make a card payment.

By cheque or postal order

Please make your cheque or postal order payable to Caritas Anchor House, and post to:

Caritas Anchor House, 81 Barking Road, Canning Town, London E16 4HB

By text giving

You can text HOPE to 70300 to give a one-off donation of £3. Or if you want to subscribe to make a regular contribution you can text ROOM to 70300 to give £3 each month.

Donations will be deducted from your mobile phone account and cost £3 plus your standard network rate for one text message. Caritas Anchor House will receive 100% of the donation.

Regular donors may unsubscribe at any time by texting STOP to 70300 or SKIP to 70300 to miss a monthly payment.

Text service provider Vir2 text helpline 0330 6600 425.

By leaving a Gift

Investing in Caritas Anchor House by leaving a gift in your will is another way you can make a vital difference to the lives of the people we work with.

Leaving a gift in your will is actually very straight forward. All the information you need from us (to pass on to your solicitor) is our address and charity number (below).

81 Barking Road, Canning Town, London, E16 4HB

Registered charity number: 1147794

There are different ways to leave a gift (legacy) so you can tailor your giving to suit you and ensure your Will works for the best of your loved ones.

Legacy gift options include the following:

Pecuniary legacies are where someone, in a Will, leaves a specified donation amount to a person or organisation.

Residuary legacies are where, after all the pecuniary legacies have been paid out, the remainder (i.e. residuary) of the estate goes to a person or organisation.

Specific legacies are a specific gift left to charity and can range from jewellery, art works of value, buildings or stocks and shares.

If you have any questions about leaving a donation or legacy to Caritas Anchor House, please contact us on 0207 476 6062 or email [email protected].

Caritas Anchor House is a registered charity (registration no. 1147794)

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